2014 BFS Food Show RECIPE: Holy Smoke Spice Rubbed Pork by Chef Charon McKenzie

2014 BFS Food Show Culinary Competition Recipe
LOGOAlwaysTenderLoinsBonelessChef Charon McKenzie ~ Lyford Cay Club

Holy Smokes Spice Rubbed Pork w/Cauliflower and Potato Purée served with Sautéed Broccoli, Baby Carrot and Asparagus, Sweet Potato Ball accented with Hibiscus Reduction and Caramelized Rosemary Shallots

PROTEIN: Hormel “Always Tender” Pork Tenderloin



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Rainbow Trout en Papillote

En papillote is French for “in parchment”  is a method of cooking in which the food is put into a folded packet of foil or parchment and then baked. The paper or foil is carefully folded in to seal and hold in the steam which cooks the food. Fish is the most common protein cooked in this method, with a broth of wine or stock, herbs and seasonings. The papillote is then opened at the table for effect, and the guest can be impressed with the aroma.

Rainbow trout is related to salmon, except that is caught in fresh water. The flesh is similar with a sweeter flavour and more tender texture.

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Sautéed Duck Breast with Cherries

Maple Leaf Duck Breast is the star of this simple and elegant dish, topped with a luscious, savoury fruit sauce.


Item # Description and Pack Size
4604045 Maple Leaf ® Duck Breast 32/7-8 oz
1809831 Roland® Balsamic Vinegar 16/16.9 oz
4700630 Fresh Cherries 1/11 lb
0484510 Florida Crystals® Dark Brown Sugar 24/1 lb
2200760 Vermont Creamery® Slightly Salted Butter 12/1 lb
7802019 Major (Rest. Pride label) Chicken Base (no added MSG) 6/2 lb

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Naturally Fresh® is a division of Bay Valley Foods that concentrates on high quality dressings for foodservice and retail. Most products must be refrigerated as they do not contain preservatives.

Many of the fruit-based vinaigrettes are fat-free, and can be used as marinades as well as salad dressings.

  • Raspberry Shrimp
  • Caribbean Chicken Salad
  • Raspberry Turkey Salad
  • Wilted Spinach Salad with Pears
  • Wild Rice & Spinach Salad
  • Fruit Salad
  • Bleu Hawaiian Salad
  • Pasta Chicken Breast Salad
  • Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Raspberry Vinaigrette
  • California Chicken Orange Salad
  • Caribbean Corn & Black Bean Salad
  • Caribbean Chicken Salad
  • Lite Raspberry & Lemon Chicken Salad

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