“It’s our first dish in Thailand that we used potatoes,” said Kittichai of the flavorful Thai recipe. Blair Richardson, president and CEO of Potatoes USA announced the winner during the luncheon on Thursday. [wpaudio url=”http://traffic.libsyn.com/zimmcomm/potato-expo-17-chef-winner-announcement.mp3″ text=”Spud Nation Throwdown winner announcement”]
Kittichai’s formidable competitors in the cook off were Tony de Graaf of Taiwan who made Potato Involtini with Taiwanese Sausage; Doris Goldgewicht of Costa Rica with her Potato Picadillo; and Wandy Robles from the Dominican Republic who prepared Potato Mofongo.
All of the chefs sat down on stage Thursday morning with The Supermarket Guru Phil Lempert to discuss global foodservice perspectives. Listen to their conversation here: [wpaudio url=”http://traffic.libsyn.com/zimmcomm/potato-expo-17-chef-panel.mp3″ text=”Potato Expo chef panel”]