On the Line: Jason Kordas of Jason's Downtown

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Photo Courtesy of Jason's Catering
​Jason Kordas has catered for Bill Clinton, Al Gore and Pete Wilson. And for the past two years, his Santa Ana restaurant Jason's Downtown has been a fixture of the downtown dining and music scene.

Kordas also still offers his catering services if you have people at your shin dig to feed.  And you don't have to have held a political office to secure his talents.
 

Here are his answers to our survey.

1. Dish that you cook that most represents you.

Caribbean Rumaki - bananas wrapped in applewood smoked bacon in a brown sugar rum spice glaze. Love bananas and swine is fine!!

2. What was the last meal you had at home?

Pizzadillas w/ my son for dinner with gala apples and popcorn.

3. Your favorite restaurant (other than yours):

In OC, Stonehill Tavern; in NYC, Babbo; in San Fran, The Boulevard.

4. Fast food guilty pleasure:

Wienerschnitzel's chili cheese dog--a couple times a month got to drive thru and get one on the run.

5. Complete this sentence I would like to [verb] [Food Network Star] with [noun].
(for example: "I would like to BEAT BOBBY FLAY with A STALE BAGUETTE." or "I would like to SHOWER GIADA DE LAURENTIIS with FLOWERS"):

I would like to beat all the Iron Chefs in a cook off. Then sit down with Cora and drink Ouzo. Hey, I can dream can't I?

6. Last meal of your life, what would it be?

Cream cheese & wild strawberry jam omelette with toasted English slathered in sweet butter.

7. Items you always have in your refrigerator:

Colby cheese, cream cheese, baby dills, White Castle mini cheese burgers and some frozen Trader Joe's entrees.

8. Your most indispensable kitchen tool or appliance:

My Cuisinart and spices.



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