David Burke Entertains at The Daily Meal Luncheon (Slideshow)

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David Burke returns to The Daily Meal's Test Kitchen and fills it with the wafting aromas of some new seafood delicacies
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Tuna tartare push pop for the taking.

A Seafood Shot

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Tuna tartare push pop for the taking.

Entrée of the Hour

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The second prepared dish, a nori-crusted tuna on a bed of vegetables.

Edible Aesthetics

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A unique yet tasty display, dubbed "Dirty Laundry Bacon."

Vegetable Plate

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Some assorted vegetables for guests to munch on while they wait for the entrées. 

Fried and Fabulous

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Lobster wonton pockets.

Balls of Fusion

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Truffled mushroom risotto fritters.

Crispy and Garnished

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The chef’s specialty crabcakes. 

Soup du Jour

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Butternut squash soup shooter. 

Man of the Hour

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Chef David Burke welcomes guests and begins his demonstration.

The Importance of Presentation

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The first featured dish, tuna tartare.

A Unique Method

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Chef Burke incorporates a hot salt block into the second tuna preparation for a flavorful and presentable add-on. 

Sizzle, Sizzle

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The nori-crusted tuna yielding a lightly browned, crisp exterior.

His Drink of Choice

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Chef Burke showcases a unique and alcohol-free flavored drink, 12NtM Sparkling Beverages. 

Poses with the Chef

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[From left to right] Chef Burke and Luigi Camacho of Carat.

Guests Pose with the Chef

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[From left to right] MC Joyce Lee, Nicole Holzberg, and Kim Ruvolo of Equinox. 

Dessert Tree

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A festive structure holding different flavored cheesecake pops.

Wrapped and Ready

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Salmon-wrapped breadstick appetizer.

Renowned and Remembered

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Chef David Burke adds his name to The Daily Meal’s Celebrity Chef Board.