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Preparing Perfect Steak

Our Best New Chefs consistently amaze us with their kitchen wisdom. Here, past winners share their expertise with mini lessons on everything from how to make the ultimate panini to how to stock the perfect pantry.

Lee Hefter of the steak house CUT in Beverly Hills says, “I rub olive oil all over the steak before seasoning it, so the sea salt and black pepper really stick to the meat. But the most important part comes after the steak is off the grill: A good steak should rest in a warm spot near the grill for at least half the time it took to cook, in order for the juices to settle inside. Otherwise, when you slice the meat, the juices will run out onto the cutting board.”

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Published July 2008
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