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Ali Dee cooks with Executive Chef Brian Johnson from Levy Restaurants at the American Airlines Center.
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Welcome back to -- insider this segment that I had been waiting for. Inning basic cooking here read the platinum level the American Airlines Center with executive chef Brian Johnson for Levy restaurants he's in charge of making all the food and beverages -- -- the games. So what you have here this looks awesome. Well thank you we're excited to show all the fans and you and you some of the things we do. Here at the American Airlines Center it's all about the fan experience and the Wayne Levy restaurants. In Texas fan experiences is with its great food. Now we're going to you today we're gonna be making one of our meatballs with three meatballs and -- week's menu. This is my personal favorite it's the yet she can -- day. And it isn't thinking meatball it's -- chicken meatball it's a little lighter it's got -- Spanish twist there's three of them. There's I'm Asian and Italian and then us via Mexican or Spanish flair. But it we'll go ahead and start making it yeah it's time we've ground chicken right here. He can go to central market or anywhere and maybe ask the butcher maybe you have a grinder at home he can grind your own. You're gonna wanna get a pan. Hot. That's all of -- -- and I'll book thank. And we're gonna -- today a little bit of Pavano Peppers. And onions. And you're all you're doing it's it's gonna sweat. Swept -- that's called -- don't wanna -- get through. Because once you cook for me folks that's gonna finish up cooking process. So where you learn to cut and where did you learn that in the little flip and it's that I look official but I I can't put very likely you can go ahead and try to it's taken you know years of practice it's all practice. Like ask. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- I area full third couldn't figure out first thing we think. I. But that's pretty much -- just wanna sweated down and if you wanna help me we're gonna start mixing in the ingredients. And this is. Corn tortilla and heavy whipping cream that we're gonna pour into this is gonna be the binding. -- there that just starts during and usually you used bread crumbs. This is more of a Spanish. Flare so we're we're using corn tortillas and we have a little case of fresco case of drift boat. Two eggs. Manner seasonings which is salt pepper acumen and oregano. -- In and to finish it up we've got her salon throw. And FT shot to this you're gonna -- cool it down before adding it -- mix we're gonna do it for her. Time of for -- is television purposes. There and and that in and then you wanna mix that up very well family doing a good job or I getting -- and there -- your perfect. Once given makes up that before you start making your -- policy cooking you wanna take a little bit out. Cook it on the side make a little petty and try to make sure you're seasonings are right right before you start making a bunch me because you want him. -- -- happy -- you gotta try every half racetrack you always seems to be. And then ultimately. You're gonna you're you're gonna make your meatballs and this is going to be the though the outcome and other recipes it's our ending go to Levy restaurants that come they can get all the rest is all the sauces. And this is served with a chili beer days. And it's got a little kick it's a little spicy and then the other three are the classic Italian with marinara and parmesan cheese. And this is the agent I ginger barbecue. So after this you bring together. Put it together in the pan seared in the -- wanna see the out outside. And then you can either finish it in the -- -- you can you can finish it right in the -- but. I would suggest the -- Will this smells delicious and athletic and cooked yet yes can imagine the finished product is amazing. So what else -- we have up here we got lots of great things insanity is and chicken salad it looks like yes. Sweets you know there's definitely this building is a lot more than just hot dogs and beer which I got a good cold Bayern go to great -- -- -- But we have got some flat bread sandwiches this is -- -- flat -- We've got AM countries -- with fresh sliced tomatoes and fresh mozzarella. And then we have a skirt steak sandwich and -- for caution. This is a gap popular salad that we have on the menu this this year it's a natural chicken salad with the poppy seed vinaigrette. Serve with butter lettuce. And if you're watching your cards you can make little lettuce -- and that's really healthy choice -- who comes up with all this great is that your job to -- of -- many hours their team of people I mean there's a team shafts along with Levy restaurants you know we kind of use best practices throughout the country we do a lot of buildings. Around and I would do you know it's it's just trial and Aaron being creative. So with where on the concourse where can we find those as -- from a fan and I wanna try your chickens out of your meat balls are on -- All these items are forced sweets but some you can I'll always come to platinum club or lower Jack Daniels. They'll have these items randomly. But as far as concession world you can you can get there. There's more than just hot dogs hamburgers and concession where you can get meatballs and in -- tacos brisket topic I -- fabulous. The new concept as markets go which is off fresh -- salad sandwiches. Gluten free snacks and so -- there's a lot of choices -- for people that. Are looking for maybe something a little healthier. Right well thank you so much just isn't great learning how to cook the chicken -- meatballs. And all the other items on here thinks you guys -- Johnson personas around what it's like being executive -- here at the -- and airlines center for Levy restaurants.