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Dale TaldeNEW MAKER!

New York, NY, USA


Dale Talde is a chef/co-owner of Food Crush Hospitality. A native of Chicago and raised by first-generation Filipino immigrants. As a “Top Chef” alumnus, he effortlessly blends the tastes, ingredients and nuances of Eastern and Western cuisines and techniques. The result is a menu that explores new, and at times unexpected, combinations of flavors. In addition to his work in the kitchen, Dale was also a three-time cheftestant on Bravo’s Emmy Award-winning culinary show, “Top Chef.” He competed in Season 4, “All Star” Season 8, “Top Chef Duels”, and became one of the show’s most popular cast members. Dale has competed on “Chopped,” “Iron Chef America,” “Knife Fight” and was also head judge on “Knife Fight” Season 4, as well as a guest judge on both “Chopped” and “Beat Bobby Flay.” In September of 2015, Grand Central Publishing released Dale’s first cookbook, Asian American