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Open Flame: Surf and Turf

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Here’s the latest episode, and the second, in our Open Flame series featuring Dave Cathey as host of a local grilling showcase.

We tape at the American Propane Cabana, which if you haven’t been there, you should. And you should be very jealous. High-end grills under a cabana with a flat screen.

What more does a guy need?

So we shot this a couple weeks ago. The first episode had three chefs. This time we added two more guys at the grills and additional segments with Jim Grigsby, owner at American Propane.

Chefs included Ryan Parrott from Iguana Grill and Table One, DeLancey Miller who supplied the fish, Kevin Lee from downtown’s Burger Rush (he’s looking to expand into other areas, stay tuned) and Luke Fry from A Good Egg Dining and Republic Gastropub.

We shot this with two Canon 7D cameras, but also added some entertainment features during the taping. We used component cables from a JVC cam to Jim’s flat screen so those attending (about 30-40) could watch up close from their seats. We also used our wireless mics in our PA system for additional sound. The highway is right next to American Propane, although Luke Fry doesn’t have a problem cutting over that noise.

Needless to say, the food was amazing. Great grilling action by all. We have four more episodes to go, one each month of the summer.

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Dave Cathey

The Oklahoman's food editor, Dave Cathey, keeps his eye on culinary arts and serves up news and reviews from Oklahoma’s booming food scene. Read more ›

David Morris

Dave Morris serves as Director of Video at OPUBCO, where he's worked since 1996. Morris spent two years as a sports reporter for The Oklahoman before transitioning to online efforts. He has 15 years of digital management with Oklahoman.com and... Read more ›

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