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Recipe: Chilled Cucumber Buttermilk Soup with Blue Crab and Dill Salad from Metro Brasserie

It's all about doing things right for Matt Taylor.

In the kitchen of Metro Brasserie & Bar in Old Town Scottsdale, his staff of 12 guys is loose and laid-back during the day. But, in the kitchen, things change.

"When we're actually cooking, there's a set way we do things," he says. But, unlike a lot of chefs you'll find in French restaurants, "there's not too much yelling and screaming," he says.

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