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Blind Kitchen: Schooled

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In this episode, Simone Montali, chef instructor at Cambridge School of Culinary Arts, and Anthony Haley, executive chef at Antonio’s Bacari and chef instructor at Cambridge School of Culinary Arts, face off to see who can recreate each other’s signature dish. 

Each recreated meal will be judged on:

  • Percentage of correct ingredients 
  • Similarities in flavor and plating
  • Re-creation as a stand-alone dish

Chef Simone Montali: Mushroom-Prosciutto Cappellacci

Chef Simone grew up in Florence, Italy, and his Italian influence shows in his cooking. Focusing on pure, clean flavors, chef Simone believes in letting the ingredients speak for themselves. When he’s not cooking, you can find Chef Simone teaching at Cambridge School of Culinary Arts.

Signature Dish: Mushroom-Prosciutto Cappellacci

Fresh pasta dough, mushroom, prosciutto, mascarpone, Parmigiano-Reggiano, onion, walnuts 

Chef’s Choice Charity: Women’s Lunch Place

Women’s Lunch Place is a shelter that was founded in Boston in 1982. Located on Newbury Street, Women’s Lunch Place provides two meals a day, six days a week, to women experiencing homelessness, along with free medical services and other programs.

Chef Anthony Haley: Seared Scallop Bagna Cauda

Johnson & Wales graduate chef Anthony found his love for cooking at a young age while watching his mother and grandmother in the kitchen. Today, chef Anthony teaches at Cambridge School of Culinary Arts, and is the head chef at Antonio’s Bacari, a Venetian wine bar and restaurant, in Hyde Park.

Signature Dish: Seared Scallop Bagna Cauda

Scallops, radicchio, chicory, garlic, anchovies, almonds, lemon

Chef’s Choice Charity: The Jimmy Fund 

Established in Boston in 1948, the Jimmy Fund supports the fight against cancer through fundraising events, donations, and more that help to further groundbreaking cancer research.

Meet the Judge: Mark Farone

Chef Mark is a chef instructor at Cambridge School of Culinary Arts and has been cooking since he was 13.

Want to see who wins?

You can watch this episode, Blind Kitchen: Schooled, on the Very Local channel. You can stream all of the episodes of Blind Kitchen for free. 

Looking for more Boston eats…

We’ve got more episodes of Blind Kitchen for you to stream on the Very Local channel. 

Plus, check out our guide to the best international food stores in Boston, and learn more about the history of America’s first chocolate mill in Lower Mills. 

If you are looking to catch your own lunch, check out this episode of “Finding Adventure” to learn more about lobstering in Portland, Maine. 

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