Miami Beach chef wins "Chopped"

Sushisamba in Miami Beach. (Courtesy)

On Monday, I told you about Miami Beach chef Cara Thompson's appearance on Food Network's "Chopped."

She won!

Thompson, sous chef at Sushisamba (600 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach, 305-673-5337) took home a $10,000 prize.

The show feature four chefs competing to turn a mystery basket of ingredients into chef worthy dishes.


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Last night's mystery ingredients included sea cucumber, duck tongue, pork shoulder and mamaye.

Congrats chef Thompson!