Pittsburgh Today Live: Sustainable Pittsburgh Restaurant & or, The Whale

Rebecca Bykoski and Chef Dennis Marron stop by Pittsburgh Today Live to talk about the Sustainable Pittsburgh Restaurant program and or, The Whale! Watch here >>

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Point Park Globe: Local restaurants offer sustainable options

Mar 20, 2018 Pittsburgh restaurants are making sustainable business easy and delicious by integrating economic, environmental and employee equity practices into each meal. “We believe in what we’re doing here,” said Edward Lai, owner and chef of Bae Bae’s Kitchen located in the Cultural District as he discussed his sustainability practices. The eclectic dining-out options […]

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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Audience cheers on teen-chef teams

DIANA NELSON JONES March 16, 2018 At 6:04 p.m., a cry for garlic punctured the din of 15 voices in various stages of panic, with cleavers pounding, knives fast-tapping toward deadline. “Keep it moving, y’all!” A blender roared, plantains sizzled. “Need olive oil!” “Knives behind you!” Chop-chop-chop-chop. “C’mon Yellow Team, big push right here!” Upstairs, a […]

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90.5 WESA: Live Cooking Competition Is The Cherry On Top For Teens Interested In Restaurant Careers

KATIE BLACKLEY March 12, 2018 Ry’Anna Moore leaned over a stainless steel surface as Chef Kevin Sousa eyeballed cup after cup of heavy cream. The 17-year-old junior from Pittsburgh Obama had never tasted lychee or played with a blow torch, but thanks to the Steel Chef culinary training program, she was about to cook with both. […]

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Pittsburgh City Paper: Pittsburgh teens prepare for Steel Chef Cook Off

Celine Roberts March 9, 2018 If you love chef showdowns, you have a chance to see one live on March 12, at the Steel Chef Cook Off, a collaboration of Focus on Renewal, Sustainable Pittsburgh Restaurant program and Ohio Valley hospital. Area teens and local chefs will team up for a culinary showdown hosted by chef […]

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WPXI Proud to be from Pittsburgh: Steel Chef

March 9, 2018 Pittsburgh’s food scene is growing, and has received national attention for the caliber of chefs and restaurants in town. Six chefs from those restaurants have been volunteering with local students, offering mentorship and guidance. Since January 2018, students in McKees Rocks have been slicing, dicing and chopping. “It’s been fun. It’s been […]

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