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NyiNyi Myint, Kyirisan (far right), at The Washington Post Sous Chef Challenge 2016

NyiNyi Myint, Kyirisan (far right), at The Washington Post Sous Chef Challenge 2016

“Nyi Nyi Myint, 40, Tim Ma’s “right-hand man” at the new Kyirisan in Shaw, who, ahem, turned out to technically be more chef de cuisine than sous-chef, recently participated in the Washington Post’s Sous Chef Challenge. Sous-chefs are the second-in-command (typically to the executive chef or chef de cuisine) in a restaurant kitchen, and, like the vegetable we tasked them with cooking, we wanted to give them a little time in the spotlight, too.”

“The chefs had rules to follow: Their recipes were limited to six ingredients, not including salt and pepper; they had to be doable for home cooks; and the dishes had to be prepared within an hour. The trio met for competition downtown at the CulinAerie cooking school, whose co-founder Susan Holt joined a judging panel of Food section staffers. Dishes were scored for taste, appearance, originality and overall success.”

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