McDonald's Top Chef Names His Top Chefs

I got to hang out in the kitchen with Dan Coudreaut, director of culinary innovation for McDonald’s. Dressed in his chef’s jacket and working at an industrial cook top, he showed me a new recipe. It’s not something you’ll ever see on the McDonald’s menu, he concedes: eggplant (picked that morning from his own garden) in a Thai red curry sauce. But he says the Asian blend of cumin, coriander, cilantro, ginger, and lemongrass might make its way one day into ranch dressing.

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