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John Tesar - Dallas Restaurant Group, Dallas

Known widely for his sustainable-food ethic and seafood mastery, John is DRG Concepts’ culinary director, responsible for the creation of new restaurant concepts and the continued development of three existing brands: Dallas Chop House, Dallas Fish Market and Go Fish Ocean Club. During John’s tenure as executive chef at Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek, the restaurant earned raves from Dallas food critics and was named one of America’s best new restaurants by Esquire. A semifinalist in the 2009 James Beard Foundation Awards (Best Chef: Southwest), John serves on Share Our Strength’s Taste of the Nation Culinary Council. John— who was “Jimmy Sears” in Anthony Bourdain’s Kitchen Confidential - will release his cookbook Exploring the Great American Burger in 2011.

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Lime & Curry-Marinated Grass-Fed Rib-Eye Steaks with Cucumber & Honeydew Melon Chutney & Spiced Basmati Rice

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