Food Network Stars Dish on Grilling Preferences

By: Sarah De Heer
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Top chefs answer burning questions about their grilling preferences.

It's probably no surprise that if you ask Bobby Flay to choose between a burger and a hot dog, he'll probably laugh and expect you to know better. But if given the choice between barbecue chicken and steak — what do you think he'd say?

FN Dish caught up with Bobby, Michael Symon, Guy Fieri, Marc Forgione, Masaharu Morimoto, Aarón Sánchez and Andrew Zimmern to ask them several grilling rapid-fire questions, perfect for the hot summer months.

Click play on the video above to hear what each had to say about charcoal and gas grills, hot dogs versus burgers and barbecue chicken versus steak.

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