Meet the Chef: Tim Morton, Restuarant 1620 (Soirée Special Promotion)
Tim Morton, Restaurant 1620
1620 Market Street
Little Rock, Ark.
DINNER: Mon-Sat 5:30 pm to 10 pm
BRUNCH: Sun 10 am to 2 pm
"At 11 years old, I was working at Allouette’s, seeing the beauty and savoring the flavor of all the dishes."
Signature dish - Maple-cured duck with a black-eyed pea cake and signature tomato marmalade.
Best compliment to the chef - An empty plate.
My guilty pleasure - Late-night chocolate.
Weirdest thing i've eaten - Chitterlings.
Culinary pet peeve - Lack of respect for the food being prepared.
Must-have kitchen tool - Blender.
Biggest cooking challenge - Opus 2007: To serve 700 people an exceptional four-course meal in one hour.
Where i eat on my night off - I don’t take nights off.
When I'm home I eat - I don’t. I’m always at work.
These days, i'm crazy about - Local peaches and tomatoes from Collins Round Mountain Orchard in Conway.
Chef recommends - Taking advantage of the beautiful produce that Arkansas, The Natural State, has to offer.