It’s happening now: unbridled creativity, unequaled inspiration, unprecedented value. And it’s happening with pork! Chefs across the country are rolling up their sleeves, laying down their cutting boards and making it happen with pork. So it’s no surprise that consumers are doing the same in their own kitchens. Pork is truly the taste of now.
The National Pork Board has teamed up with three of today’s leading chefs to discover their favorite pork dishes, the techniques behind them, and how pork can inspire creativity in the kitchen for consumers at home. Meet our chefs and their new recipes!
Chef Matt Abdoo | New York City, New York
Chef Adam Sappington | Portland, Oregon
Chef Sappington is an established cookbook author and James Beard finalist. He is the owner/head chef of The Country Cat in Portland, a cozy restaurant that blends midwestern and northwestern cuisines.
Chef José Mendín | Miami, Florida
A five-time James Beard semi-finalist, Chef Mendín is the founding partner and chef at Pubbelly Noodle Bar in Miami, an Asian-inspired gastropub.
Chef Mendín has created four new dishes based on trending flavors. Michoacan-Style Pork Carnitas, Honey Balsamic-Glazed Ham, Pork Pappardelle Puttanesca and Sautéed Cuban Pork Loin, each allow you to embrace the taste of now at home!