Chicken Pesto Club Panini


PMQ Test Chef Brian Hernandez demonstrates a crispy sandwich featuring everyone's favorite sauce, pesto, in a recipe provided by Grande Cheese.


  • Chicken breast (feathered and cut in half), fried in olive oil and a dash of salt
  • One ciabatta bun
  • 2 Tbsp. of mayo
  • 2 Tbsp. of pesto sauce
  • 2 Slices of tomato
  • 2 Slices of bacon (cooked)
  • 2 slices of sandwich sliced provolone
  • Optional


The directions are simple! Put the ingredients between the bun!

  • Fry up the chicken to order in olive oil.
  • Grill up the bun in a panini press (or on the flat top with a flat iron)
  • Spread the mayo on the top and bottom of the buns (1 Tbsp. ea.)
  • Spread the pesto on the buns (1 Tbsp. ea.)
  • Add the chicken breast
  • Add 2 slices of tomato
  • Add 2 slices of bacon
  • Then add your provolone on top
  • Add top and garnish as you like