MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) — Celebrity Chef Gordon Ramsay is making a unique dish while filming in Florida. It’s Burmese Python.READ MORE: Broward School Board Approves $743K Severance Deal For Embattled Supt. Robert Runcie In 5-4 Vote
Ramsay joined Kyle Penniston of Miami on July 15th to hunt invasive pythons in the Everglades for an upcoming episode of his competitive-cooking television variety show “The F Word with Gordon Ramsay.”
Penniston hunts pythons for the South Florida Water Management District , the state agency that oversees Everglades restoration. Researchers say pythons are decimating populations of native mammals that live in the vast wetlands.READ MORE: 'This Is Not Just Any Usual Recovery': Economist Explains Rash Of Price Hikes, Product Shortages
According to a statement Tuesday from the district, Ramsay and his son, Jack, helped Penniston kill three pythons in western Miami-Dade County.
The district says Ramsay cooked one python alongside a levee in a portable oven. Penniston said it was an honor to have his first taste of python cooked by Ramsay.MORE NEWS: Local 18-Year-Old Rapper Jahjah Shot Outside His Home Near Fort Lauderdale
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