Beauty of the Bistro is Representing KC in the Thomas’ Breakfast Battle!



We are thrilled to announce that Beauty of the Bistro is representing Kansas City in the Thomas’ Breakfast Battle, Food Truck Edition! This iconic brand invited Beauty of the Bistro to be part of it’s national breakfast competition and we are so honored to be part of it!!

• Last year, Thomas’ celebrated its 135th Anniversary with the inaugural Hometown Breakfast Battle competition — where 135 chefs from across the country battled it out to create America’s best breakfast recipe.
• In 2016, Thomas’ has taken the Breakfast Battle on the road with the Food Truck Edition.
• 50 food trucks from across the country, including our truck, have created one breakfast recipe inspired by the theme of their truck using a variety of Thomas’ English Muffins and Bagels as the main ingredient.
• Our goal was to create delicious, yet achievable and approachable breakfast recipe that fans can recreate at home.

Our Submission was the ENGLISH COWBOY!!  


Created by Sidney Fish, owner of Beauty of the Bistro

Our signature dish, Cowboy Skillet is served on an English Muffin with Smoked Gouda Cheese and a Fried Egg! A new way to try your favorite dish. 

Serves 4

Prep and Cook time: 30 minutes

Thomas’ Original English Muffins, sliced in half

8 slices of Smoked Gouda

4 eggs

3 Links of Andouille Sausage, sliced

1 Red Bell Pepper, finely diced

1 Cup Mushrooms, sliced

1 Medium sized Zucchini, halved and sliced thin

¾ Cup of Fresh or Frozen Corn

Season to taste with Salt, Pepper and Oregano

Sauté the red pepper, zucchini, mushrooms, corn and sausage in a skillet with Olive Oil, until vegetables are tender.

While the above mixture is sautéing, fry 4 individual eggs, over easy, one for each muffin.

Toast the English Muffins, and butter each side.

Place a slice of Smoked Gouda on Muffin bottom, then spoon a generous amount of Sautéed vegetable and Sausage Mixture onto English Muffin. Top with the egg, a second slice of Smoked Gouda, then the muffin top. Place the completed dish on a panini grill or in the oven to heat throughout, until the Smoke Gouda begins to melt.

Serve with Jalapeno Aioli (Recipe following)

1 Cup Buttermilk

½ Cup Mayonnaise

1 small can of Green Chilies

1 T. Hidden Valley Ranch Salad Dressing Mix

½ Cup Sliced Jalapenos

½ Cup Fresh Cilantro

Place the above ingredients in a blender, until smooth. Keeps fresh in a refrigerator for approximately 5 days.


Simply go to

 Find Beauty of the Bistro food truck icon on the map (right on the border of KC and MO) and click on it

Enter your information and “vote” for us!  VOTE DAILY and you can win a prize INSTANTLY and your name will be added to the $5,000 grand prize drawing PLUS, free Thomas products!