Seth Adams, a 1998 graduate of the IUP Academy of Culinary
Arts and executive chef and co-owner of the Riverhorse on Main in Park City,
Utah, made a guest appearance on the Today Show on Monday, August 15, 2014.
Chef Adams shared one of his favorite recipes, a delicious and simple crab cake with
avocado and corn relish.
A Pittsburgh native, Adams came to the Culinary Arts program
at IUP in 1996. Following his classwork on the culinary campus in Punxsutawney,
he accepted an externship position at Deer Lakes in Park City, Utah, which would
forever shape his professional career.
Banquet chef for Snow Park Lodge at Deer Valley, sous chef at
Morton’s Steak House in Chicago, executive sous chef at the Grand Summit in
Canyons, and executive chef at Riverhorse on the Green at the Hotel Park City are
positions Adams held as he developed his professional culinary career.
He was hired as executive chef at Riverhorse on Main in 2004
and purchased the business with a partner in 2011.
With a décor that is both stylish and contemporary, Riverhorse
on Main features an American menu with unique and creative entrée choices
ranging from Utah Red Trout with Pistachio Nut Crust to Trio of Wild Game
(with buffalo, venison, and elk) to Lemon Fetuccini Pasta Primavera and much,
Dedicated to providing excellent cuisine and outstanding
service, the Riverhorse is an award-winning restaurant. It was the first
restaurant in Utah to receive the DiRoNA Award recognizing “excellence in
dining” and has maintained this award every year since 1995. The restaurant is
also the recipient of a Forbes Four-Star
and a AAA Four-Diamond ranking.
In 2013, Adams hosted the James Beard Foundation Celebrity
Follow this link to view Chef Adam's appearance on the Today
Show and get his recipe for Crab Cakes with Avocado and Corn Relish.