14 Things You Didn't Know About Jet Tila

You know him as a tough-love judge on Cutthroat Kitchen, but did you know that Jet Tila isn't a fan of whipped cream? Find out why and learn more facts about him.

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The One Dish He Always Orders Out and Never Cooks at Home: "Proper Barbecue"

"It takes forever and is tough to get right, so I leave it to the experts."

His Go-To Weeknight Dinner: A Well-Rounded Meal

"Could be anything from grilling some chicken or ribs to making pizza at home. And I always have a main and some veggies."

The One Thing He Won't Eat: Whipped Cream

"Bleh … it’s like flavorless fat. I love my fat full of flavor."

His Favorite Late-Night Snack: Fruit Pie with Vanilla Ice Cream

His Guilty-Pleasure Food: "Fried Chicken, for Sure"

His Favorite Pizza Toppings: Sausage, Fennel and Onions

His Drink of Choice: A Martini

"Gin martini with a twist. Ice cold."

His Favorite Food City Is Sin City

"Las Vegas is a great food city, and when there I head to Lotus of Siam for anything Northern Thai."

If He Weren't a Chef, He Would Have Joined the Force

"Like my brother, I would have been a police officer."

His Favorite Burger Toppings: Bacon, Cheddar, Onion Rings and BBQ Sauce

His Green-Room Essential: Diet Coke

"I can't live without it."

The Strangest Item in His Refrigerator: Anchovy Paste

"It’s such a great hack for adding umami into just about anything. I mean anything from dressings, marinades, sauces and more."

One Must-Have Dish at His Last Supper: The Ultimate Chicken Wings

"Fried chicken wings bathed in four parts sweet chili sauce and one part Sriracha."

His Favorite Flavor of Ice Cream: Vanilla Swiss Almond

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Check out Food Network's Cutthroat Kitchen headquarters to see Jet in action as a judge of this evilicious competition.

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