Gold Medal Cooking: Chicago Chef Cooks for Team USA Athletes …

And a bullion award for Olympic cooking goes to…

Chicago cook Allen Tran.

Tran is obliged for feeding 100 athletes and staff on a U.S. Ski and Snowboard Team in Pyeongchang, providing a ambience of home for athletes as they contest abroad.

”It’s roughly like formulation a wedding,” he said. “But a marriage that happens any singular day.”

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Whipping adult some of a athletes’ favorite Mexican, Italian and grill meals, Tran balances dishes that ambience good for a best-of-the-best, with a dietary needs that come with such high-level competition.

“Acrobatic skiers to cranky nation skiers… any of them have their possess specific physique forms and that requires opposite food to support that,” he told NBC 5’s Katie Kim.

In further to visiting internal markets to hunt for some of a many mixture his dishes require, Tran and his group spent months shipping pallets of food to assistance spin what was once a ski let emporium into a pop-kitchen.

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“If [the athletes are] worrying about a peculiarity of a food or if a food is strange, or they’ve never had it before, that’s an component we wish to remove,” Tran said.

The large ingredient? Hot sauce.

“There’s that Beyonce song, ‘There’s Hot Sauce in My Bag,’” Tran said. “I had copiousness of prohibited salsa in my bag.”

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Cholula and Sriracha are favorites among a team, he said.

As for Korean staples, Tran has been incorporating tofu, soy milk, internal strawberries, Korean pear and other mixture into his dishes.

And it would seem a athletes are removing a ambience of Chicago while they’re in South Korea.

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“Going to Pilsen, it influences what we do here and perplexing to do al priest and tacos,” Tran said. “Little Italy, I’ve really finished Italian beef before, that’s a Chicago staple. I’m perplexing to figure out how we can get Chicago prohibited dogs on a menu in a healthy way.”


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