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    Chef Tony
    Chef Tony
  • Chef Tony Matassa, ShoppersChoice.com, LLC

    Chef Tony Matassa was trained in his family's restaurant virtually from the time he was born! In his career, he has worked with some of the best chefs in the Cajun heartland, including Louisiana Chef Andrew Jaeger, French Chef Gerard Hemery, and Baton Rouge favorite Chef Joey Distefano.

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Meet Chef Tony, Our BBQ Expert

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Chef Tony's Menu

Tin Roof Beer-Brined Pulled Pork Tacos Recipe with Pineapple Slaw
Tin Roof Beer-Brined Pulled Pork Tacos
Want to infuse your favorite beer into your next smoked pork shoulder? In this recipe, you'll learn how to make a beer brine for pork, resulting in incredibly juicy and flavorful pulled pork!
Tin Roof Amber Ale Beer-Infused BBQ Sauce Recipe
Tin Roof Beer-Infused BBQ Sauce Recipe
Do you love beer? Do you love Barbecue? This recipe is for you! In this recipe, you'll learn how to make homemade Amber Ale beer-infused BBQ sauce.
Char-Grilled Buffalo Style Oysters On The Half Shell
Char-Grilled Buffalo Style Oysters
Perfect for parties or appetizers, these delicious char-grilled oysters are easy to make and have a great kick! We use reusable oyster shells for this recipe so there is no shucking required!
Smoked Ribs w/ Chipotle Sauce
Smoked Ribs w/ Chipotle Sauce
Everybody loves tender and juicy, smoked St. Louis style spare ribs. While the ribs smoke, you can make a homemade Pineapple Chipotle BBQ sauce that brings the perfect amount of sweet and heat!
Barbecue Chicken with Bourbon Peach BBQ Sauce
BBQ Chicken w/ Bourbon Sauce
BBQ chicken is a staple dish of most barbecue cookouts. Chef Tony shows you how to properly brine and grill your chicken and then slather it in a thick Bourbon Peach BBQ Sauce!
Grilled Flank Steak Nachos Recipe
Grilled Flank Steak Nachos
Nachos are always a popular party food. Make this recipe for your next party, and we guarantee they'll be a hit.
Pulled Pork Shoulder Recipe on a Kamado Grill
Smoked Pulled Pork Shoulder
Grab a drink and relax while you go low and slow on a kamado grill in order to create the perfect smoked pulled pork shoulder.
Buffalo Chicken Wings on the Grill
Buffalo Chicken Wings
These buffalo wings are always a favorite at tailgates or football parties. Chef also shares his recipes for several dipping sauces.
Grilled Buffalo Chicken Pizza Recipe
Grilled Buffalo Chicken Pizza
On this pizza, the melted mozzarella cheese and blue cheese crumbles are a perfect complement to the spicy buffalo sauce.
Stuffed Pork Loin Smoked on a Kamado Grill
Smoked Stuffed Pork Loin
This smoked pork loin is stuffed with melty brie, smoky bacon, pineapple bits and more. You will want to be sure to bookmark this recipe.
Lamb Sliders with Cucumber Sauce Recipe
Lamb Sliders w/ Cucumber Sauce
Ground lamb seasoned with fresh herbs and paired with a cucumber sauce. This dish is easy and it will impress your friends.
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How To's & Demos

What Gas Grill is Best For You?
What Gas Grill is Best For You?
Looking for the perfect gas grill? In this video, Chef Tony looks at some things you will want to consider when shopping for a gas grill.
How to Fry a Turkey Video
How to Fry a Turkey
Chef Tony shows you how to safely fry a turkey and some of the gear you will need.
How to Care for Your Kamado Video
How to Care for Your Kamado
Chef Tony walks you through the basics you need to know about the general care and maintenance of kamado style charcoal grills.
How to Buy Kitchen Cutlery Video
How to Buy Kitchen Cutlery
Learn the important aspects to consider when selecting a quality set of kitchen cutlery and knives.
How to Make a Pork Rub Video
How to Make a Pork Rub
The best rubs aren't bought at a store, they're prepared in your kitchen. Discover how simple it is to make your own rub.
How to Grill the Perfect Burger
How to Grill the Perfect Burger
Cooking the perfect hamburger is a skill that every Grillmaster should have. Follow this recipe to get a perfect, juicy burger every time.
Differences Between Pork Roasts Video
Differences Between Pork Roasts
Learn about the differences between these often confused pork roast types, and how they are best prepared.
How to Chop an Onion Video
How to Chop an Onion
Watch Chef Tony demonstrate his best practices for efficiently chopping and dicing an onion.
Hamburger Grilling 101 Video
Hamburger Grilling 101
Take a look as Chef Tony walks you through the "Do's" and "Don'ts" of grilling hamburgers.
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