Acorn Chef Scott Walton and retired Pittsburgh Steeler Andy Russell will represent Pittsburgh at Taste of the NFL

January 20, 2019


In a Trib Live article Acorn Chef Scott Walton describes his dish for the Taste of the NFL event as well as how the proceeds of the event will benefit food partries across the country, including the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank.

The Taste of the NFL event features a chef from each NFL city serving a dish they created alongside an NFL player.

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“We will be presenting a BBQ celeriac, fried ‘rice,’ ” Walton said, “composed of peanuts that have been braised in coconut, lemon grass and kaffir lime until soft and then extruded to represent the size and texture of rice. The milk and umboshi (salted cured Japanese plum) — braised celeriac will be grilled and have the texture of meat. Bean sprouts, apple and kimchi vinaigrette finish the dish.”

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