3 exciting seattle chef shake-ups – zagat

In November, Seattle darling Zoi Antonitsas announced she would be moving on from the Huxley Wallace Wallingford spot Westward, a place she helped open in 2013. Chicken parmesan recipe without breadcrumbs While there, the already accomplished chef was named one of Food and Wine’s Best New Chefs (class of 2015) and helped land Westward on Bon Appetit’s 2014 10 Best New Restaurants list. Chicken parmesan recipe giada Many hoped that Antonitsas’ departure meant she would soon be hanging a shingle of her own, but the Mediterranean-focused chef says “not just yet,” and instead she landed at the sleek Greek Omega Ouzeri in Capitol Hill in December of 2015.


What’s Changed: Antonitsas stresses that there isn’t anything at Omega that’s broken. Chicken parmesan best recipe “I’m not here to fix anything. Food network chicken parmesan It’s not broken, it’s a ‘let’s take a look at what you have and make it better.’” Existing fans of the restaurant have seen slow, incremental changes that have refined the existing menu — an ouzo tomato jam with the pork and lamb meatballs and green garlic skordalia with the grilled octopus — as well as new dishes that pull from Antonitsas’s Greek background like a za’atar-crusted rack of lamb. Parmesan chicken salad As the weather warms, look for her mother out front in the garden; she’s planning on adding a softer touch to the industrial-leaning space.

Must-order: Start with the grilled halloumi ($13) with pickled rhubarb, honey and almonds and continue on with the Kotopoulou ($25), an organic half chicken roasted and served right now with spring nettle Dakos, pine nuts and feta.

This Belltown seafood-and-clever-cocktail-focused spot opened in February 2015 with iconic Seattle chef Walter Pisano at the helm, but according to the owners, the Tulio chef was only there to steer the ship until they could find a fully committed rock star. Make parmesan chicken Enter Carolynn Spence, a New Jersey native who spent the past 10 years as the executive chef at LA’s Chateau Marmont. What is a chicken parmesan Previously, Spence spent time working as a sous chef for Bobby Flay at Mesa Grill, chef de cuisine at the Spotted Pig and sous chef at Blue Smoke, among others. Chicken parmesan italian When asked why Spence would want to leave sunny LA, she answered that while “LA was a fine place to live,” she was really drawn to Seattle. Parmesan chicken manicotti “Downtown reminds me of Greenwich Village from the ’80s, full of cafes, fun bars, art spaces and music venues and the geography reminds me a bit of Ireland and Sweden. Easy bake chicken parmesan I love the islands all along the coast and the waterways.”

What’s Changed: According to Spence, everything. How to make chicken parmesan baked “I tell my cooks, once they get comfortable cooking an item it will probably change,” she says. Chicken parmesan in oven recipe Spence is looking to amp up Shaker + Spear’s somewhat subdued identity slowly to create “a real entity.” This is starting to shine through in dishes like the kale and quinoa salad spiked with a roasted tomato vinaigrette, crab-studded clams casino with hot bacon vinaigrette and the Palladian hot fudge dessert with brown sugar ice cream, brownie and sassy cherries.

Must-order: The crispy bass sandwich ($17) manages to make what could be a greasy, heavy affair into a bright, crunchy lunch with the addition of pickled red onions and incredibly addictive tartar sauce. Parmesan chicken breast recipes A side order of Parmesan truffle fries ($8) doesn’t hurt, either.

For many Seattleites, Canlis is the be-all, end-all when it comes to fine dining. Easy parmesan chicken bake Snagging a window seat overlooking Lake Union requires a dinner jacket and cocktail attire, people can sometimes wait weeks for reservations, and the tasting menu is an amazing experience. Recipe for chicken cutlet parmesan Chilean-native Mario Hevia spent four years in the hallowed kitchen at Canlis, working his way up from line cook to entry level sous chef to executive sous chef, even temporarily taking over in the interim between outgoing chef Jason Franey and current chef Brady Williams. Parmesan chicken pasta ruby tuesday In early March it was announced that Hevia would be leaving Canlis for Marination — a restaurant group known for its pork-smothered aloha fries, Spam musubi and laid-back vibes dished up on food trucks and at three quick-serve Marination spots and the slower paced Super Six in Columbia City. Baked chicken parmesan recipe easy He says that although he misses the garden and the bees at Canlis, for him “fine dining is just a word for caring.” Plus, he’s putting in a garden at Super Six.

What’s Changed: As of now, not much, but Hevia says he’s looking to bring in some of his South American roots, specifically sandwiches — but with a twist. Pan fried chicken parmesan Hevia also grew up with a lot of Koreans, meaning he had kimchi on his spicy Chilean sandwiches. Parmesan chicken legs “You can mix and match flavors and still everything makes sense and it’s fun. Chicken breast parmesan recipe I really like fun stuff,” he says. Parmesan crusted chicken baked Keep an eye out for new fusion flavors.

Must-order: Poke ($10-$18) at Super Six where Hevia is spending most of his time before the warm weather really ramps up and he makes an appearance at other Marination locations. Crispy chicken parmesan New flavors should hit the menu this week.