Braddock's American Brasserie in Pittsburgh is known for its eclectic menu of globally-inspired comfort food favorites and handcrafted cocktails. It should come as no surprise that its executive chef, Jason R. Shaffer, is known for his creative, innovative dishes and a love of locally sourced ingredients. Recently, the Bradford, PA native answered some questions about his two-year tenure at Braddock's and his life-long love of cooking. When did you start cooking?
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