Monday, May 18, 2015

Seattle Chef Thoa Nguyen "Beats Bobby Flay"



She may look sweet, but she has bite!
Opening Sushi Chinoise in Bothell later this year


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — Seattle, WA May 18, 2015

                       Last week Chef Nguyen beat Bobby Flay (click to watch show) on Food Network.  Thoa defeated Chef/Owner Jason Hippen of Jay’s on Third New Jersey for the opportunity to compete against Bobby Flay. She then beat Chef Flay with her version of Bibimbap, a Korean rice bowl dish. Her signature Bibimbap dish recipe is here. A busy week for Chef Nguyen, she just also signed a lease for a third restaurant, Sushi Chinoise, opening later this year, in the Beardslee Crossing development in Bothell, WA.  


About Chinoise & Wabi Sabi Restaurants:
                       Founded in Seattle by chef, restaurateur Thoa Nguyen, Chinoise Cafe & Wabi Sabi Sushi Bar are contemporary Pan Asian restaurants defined by their fresh, beautiful food from sushi to pho, wok dishes to summer salad rolls. Approachable Asian, affordable, fun, friendly and authentic, since 1996. 
                       In 2015, Chef Nguyen was a contestant on Beat Bobby Flay, Food Network. Chef Thoa was also profiled by National Public Radio for their Last Days in Vietnam program, premiering April 28 in 2015.  
                Chef Thoa competed on the Food Network program, Beat Bobby Flay. She defeated another accomplished chef for the opportunity to compete against Bobby Flay. She beat Bobby Flay with her version of Bibimbap, a Korean rice bowl dish.   
     Chef Thoa has just announced she has signed a lease on a new restaurant to open this year, in the Beardslee Crossing development in Bothell, WA.