Tradition & Technique Meet Trendy
Whole roasted chicken has stood the test of time as one of the most time-honored, continental-style dishes. While it’s a simple dish in essence, traditional whole roasted chicken preparations are elaborate and involve multiple steps, from marinating or brining to air-drying, trussing, and roasting. These fundamental techniques have proven to produce chicken that’s evenly cooked, perfectly juicy with a crisp exterior, packed with ﬂavor, and classically prepared.
Chefs have remained loyal to this beloved dish for various reasons, and one reason, Chef Thomas Keller explained, is that “Roasted chicken is one of those preparations that crosses all geographic boundaries, social boundaries, and even economic boundaries. Everybody loves roasted chicken.” Though it takes a wealth of culinary consideration, serve a signature take on whole roasted chicken that’s approachable, infused with trending, contemporary components, and most importantly, exhibits passion, love, and care.