11 Things You Didn't Know About Scott Conant

Think you know all about Chopped judge Scott Conant? Learn all about this chef’s favorite foods, pet peeves and more.

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The Scoop on Scott

You know him as a Chopped All-Stars chef, a restauranteur and a judge on Chopped who notoriously hates red onions. But how much do you know about Scott off-camera? Check out his most-memorable meal, plus his favorite food city.

Must-Have Kitchen Tool: Hand-Held Blender

Pet Peeve: He Has No Patience for Pretentiousness

Food He Always Orders Out: Octopus

Close-up of Octopus Salad in plate on white background.

Most-Memorable Meal: The Restaurant at Meadowood 

Guilty Pleasure Food: Reduced-Fat, Super-Chunky Peanut Butter

3 Things He'll Never Eat: Durian, Insects, Rodents

If He Wasn't a Chef: His Dream Job Would Be a Professional Baseball Player

New Baseball in a Glove in the Infield

Favorite City for Food: Tokyo

Go-To Late-Night Snack: Popcorn with Sea Salt and Popped in Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Homemade Kettle Corn Popcorn in a Bag

Last Supper: His Mother’s Sausage and Peppers

Favorite Person to Cook With: His Daughter

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