Chef Chris Shaften's maple gastrique

Chef Shaften shows you the techniques for and variation on a basic gastrique 

Chef Chris Shaften, owner of Taste First private chef services and season 3 contestant on Top Chef Canada, demonstrates the proper techiques of making a gastrique. The maple syrup and spices in this variation is perfect in a vinaigrette that's paired with root vegetable in the fall and winter. 

Special thanks for SAIT Polytechnic in Calgary, Alberta for providing the venue and Dreadnaught Digital for producing the video.