Chefs and students from the West gathered at the American Culinary Federation (ACF) Western Regional Culinary Salon to battle it out for ACF’s annual regional awards February 5-7 at The Academy of Arts, Careers & Technology, Reno, Nevada. Four competitions took place at the salon to determine who would receive ACF’s Western Region titles for Chef of the Year, Pastry Chef of the Year, Student Chef of the Year and Student Team Regional Championship.
The following ACF Western Region competition award winners will compete for their respective national titles at Cook. Craft. Create. Convention & Show, Phoenix, July 15-19.
ACF Western Region Chef of the Year, sponsored by Unilever Food Solutions: Lenard Rubin, CEC, of Phoenix, is executive chef at The Country Club at DC Ranch, Scottsdale, Arizona.
ACF Western Region Pastry Chef of the Year, sponsored by Plugrá® European-Style: Andrew Corrao, CCC, CEPC, of Salt Lake…
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