Plate It, Pittsburgh!: Yinz Eats

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Check out this episode to see David Carmine, executive chef at The Abbey on Butler Street, go head to head with Kay Stewart, owner of House of Soul Catering. 

Chef David Carmine // The Abbey on Butler Street

A Pittsburgh native, Chef David harbors fond childhood memories of Sundays in the kitchen cooking Italian food with his family. His cooking career started as a simple hobby, and later became a profession after training in kitchens all around the city. 

Follow: @abbeyonbutler and @carminedf

Charity of Choice: National Fragile X Foundation

This foundation provides support for people with fragile X syndrome, a disorder that causes cognitive disability. 

Chef Kay Stewart // House of Soul Catering

Chef Kay learned to cook starting at the age of seven, and has nurtured her business all the way to features in well-known publications like Forbes. Her Southern food brings back family memories for many of her customers. 

Follow: @houseofsoulcatering

Charity of Choice: Serenity Living Transitional Home

This organization assists young women between 18 and 25 who are facing homelessness. 

The Market: Pennsylvania Macaroni Company

This beloved neighborhood shop has been serving a variety of specialty products, including their world-famous macaroni, since 1902. 

The Challenge:

The contestants must cook an appetizer, entree, and dessert with a theme of “Yinz Eats” using the following ingredients:

  • Cheese
  • Bell pepper
  • Chipped meat

Bonus ingredient: Something pickled or brined

The Judges:

The chefs will each be judged on the criteria of taste, creativity and presentation. They will have 45 minutes to create the full three-course meal. 

  • Host Dave Forman
  • Brianna White, author of Breelicious Bites
  • Chancelor Humphrey, founder of @keepingpittsburghdope

Just have to know who won? 

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But Wait, There’s More!

Watch Ed Bailey and Day Bracey as they explore the Strip District and tour an authentic Italian bakery in Ed and Day in the ‘Burgh. Ed and Day are also the hosts of the Drinking Partners Podcast.