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Dysart’s Chef to Appear on Food Network’s ‘Chopped’

HERMON, Maine — The chef at Maine’s Dysart’s restaurant and truck stop is ready to test his skills on the hit cooking show “Chopped.”

Shaun Yazbek, known as Chef Yaz, will be one of four chefs competing for $10,000 on an episode titled “Truck Stop Stars.”

It’ll appear on the Food Network on March 1.

Yazbek’s specialties include comfort foods like the hot Thanksgiving sandwich, poutine, chicken pot pies and Yankee pot roasts. He said that if he wins, he’ll use the money to help pay his brother’s medical bills.