Chef Damarr Brown's Lemon Chicken

The newly crowned James Beard Award winner is featured in the first episode of this ongoing video series that spotlights chefs preparing a signature recipe in their restaurant kitchens.
Chef Damarr Brown's Lemon Chicken
Video by Dean Vernon for Restaurant Business

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Damarr Brown is chef de cuisine at Virtue Restaurant and the 2023 recipient of the James Beard Award for Emerging Chef.

Virtue is a high-end Southern restaurant located in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Chicago with a menu that honors heritage recipes. Brown cooks up Lemon Chicken, a dish he grew up eating and has now elevated into a signature at Virtue. Watch as he demos the step-by-step recipe, highlighting each ingredient and detailing the cooking technique. Brown finishes by plating the dish just as he would in the restaurant kitchens.

Watch Damarr Brown cook up his signature Lemon Chicken recipe

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