Anne Burrell

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  • Secrets of a Restaurant Chef

    Chef Anne Burrell takes your tastebuds on a flavor journey to Germany. With just a few of Chef Anne's easy tips, you will be cutting into restaurant-worthy Veal Chop Holstein Schnitzel, in the comfort of your own home! Brightly flavored German Potato Salad makes a winning side dish, and a cool glass of GRUNER Gruner Veltliner wine makes all the flavors pop.

  • Secrets of a Restaurant Chef

    Chef Anne Burrell has a fail proof technique to light-as-air ricotta gnocchi, and she is finally revealing her secrets. Cloudlike Spinach and Ricotta Gnocchi are a creamy counterpoint to vibrant Quick Tomato Sauce. Tender, sweet biscuits in the Apricot Nectarine Shortcake perfectly showcase the best seasonal fruit in your market.

  • Secrets of a Restaurant Chef

    Chef Anne Burrell gives her secrets to making weeknight chicken restaurant-worthy. Her Crispy Chicken Breasts Stuffed with Mushrooms and Goat Cheese are literally packed with flavor, and are a breeze to put together. Wilted Escarole with Pine Nuts and Raisins strikes the perfect sweet-salty balance for an elegant side dish. Wine: Pinot Grigio

  • Chef Wanted With Anne Burrell

    Family-run New York landmark Victor's Cafe is in need of a new executive chef to continue their philosophy of the evolution of Cuban cuisine. The four chefs Anne Burrell brings to owners Sonia and Monica are first asked to create their own adobo blend and are then tasked with cooking a classic and nuevo version of a tradition Cuban dish. The last two chefs standing are given the keys to run dinner service for a night. They each handle the pressure so well, that the owners are faced with a very tough decision on which chef is the right fit for the family at Victor's Cafe.

  • Secrets of a Restaurant Chef

    Anne transforms humble potatoes into an elegant crust for her halibut filets. Served with tender braised vegetables and a bubbling Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp, this tasty fish is dressed to impress.

  • Secrets of a Restaurant Chef

    Chef Anne Burrell shows you how to take your lasagna from good to great with her signature homemade marinara sauce, Italian sausage, cremini mushrooms, and three different cheeses. Her Fried Calamari is perfectly golden and not at all greasy, perfect as an appetizer with a few fresh lemon wedges.

  • Secrets of a Restaurant Chef

    Chef Anne Burrell proves that with a few simple tricks and good-quality ingredients, a special occasion meal can be a cinch to prepare. Cornish Game Hens with Pomegranate Molasses are elegant single-serve birds that roast until beautifully golden and juicy. The flavors are perfectly complemented by Israeli Couscous, brimming with toasted sliced almonds, fresh pomegranate seeds, and diced dried apricots. For dessert, Apple Brown Butter Tarte is especially flavorful with a buttery crust, vanilla custard filling, and brandy-flambéed apples.

  • Secrets of a Restaurant Chef

    Give your favorite chicken recipe a break; Chef Anne Burrell shows duck breasts can be just as cinchy, with just a few easy tips. Her Seared Duck Breasts with Grape Sauce are even more impressive alongside Roasted Baby Carrots and Parsnips with Wilted Radicchio. Chef Anne even offers up an appetizer: Honey Crisp Apple, Cheddar, Bacon and Dandelion Crostini. With wine, Merlot.

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  • Secrets of a Restaurant Chef

    Chef Anne Burrell takes your tastebuds on a flavor journey to Germany. With just a few of Chef Anne's easy tips, you will be cutting into restaurant-worthy Veal Chop Holstein Schnitzel, in the comfort of your own home! Brightly flavored German Potato Salad makes a winning side dish, and a cool glass of GRUNER Gruner Veltliner wine makes all the flavors pop.

  • Secrets of a Restaurant Chef

    Anne Burrell shows how to transform the humble shepherd's pie into a restaurant-worthy entrée, using a little technique and a lot of love. Her Shepherd's Pie features diced lamb and veggies simmered in a rich stew, and baked under a thick blanket of creamy mashed potatoes. Equally belly-warming, Anne's Mushroom Soup with Bacon is a savory, smooth puree served with extra mushrooms, crisp bacon, and freshly chopped parsley.

  • Chef Wanted With Anne Burrell

    World renowned chef and restaurateur Kurt Gutenbrunner is in need of an executive chef for Blaue Gans, his Austrian Wirsthaus in New York. Anne Burrell brings him four candidates who are tested on their ability to create a refined version of Goulash and on creating an accessible dish using uncommon cuts of organ meat. During the final round's dinner service, one chef's struggle with soup almost sinks his whole service while the other chef lets the intensity get the best of him and finds himself letting the kitchen run him.

  • Secrets of a Restaurant Chef

    Anne Burrell shows how to be good to your heart, and your sweetheart, with a healthy and romantic menu. Seared Arctic Char with Kumquat Compote impresses alongside Wilted Romaine Salad with Pears, Taleggio and Hazelnuts. Leave room for dessert: Cinnamon Orange Creme Brulee is a special twist on a classic.

  • Secrets of a Restaurant Chef

    Go beyond chops with Anne's rich and tender Braised Lamb Chops. Herby Gremolata provides a hit of fresh flavor, and Hard Polenta Cakes are perfect for soaking up the rich braising liquids.

  • Secrets of a Restaurant Chef

    Whole fish filets always impress at a restaurant; Anne shows how to bring that wow-factor home with her failproof Pan-Fried Trout. Served crispy, alongside Bacon Braised String Beans and Pickled Cauliflower Salad, for a delicious and balanced plate.

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About Anne

Anne Burrell has worked at some of New York's top restaurants and hosts Chef Wanted, Worst Cooks in America and Secrets of a Restaurant Chef. More

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