At the 2010 American Culinary Federation (ACF) Southeast Regional Conference April 24 to 26 in Birmingham, Ala., the American Academy of Chefs recognized chef, student and educator winners, who will compete for national titles against their winning regional counterparts at the 2010 ACF National Convention in Anaheim, Calif., Aug. 2 to 5.
Among the 2010 ACF Southeast Regional Conference award recipients were:
Chef of the Year, sponsored by Unilever Foodsolutions
Jonn Nishiyama, garde manger chef, Cherokee Town and Country Club, Atlanta; ACF Greater Atlanta Chapter Inc.
Pastry Chef of the Year, sponsored by Splenda
Andreas Proisl, executive pastry chef, Isleworth Country Club, Windermere, Fla.; ACF Central Florida Chapter
Chef Professionalism Award, sponsored by Minor's
Michael Rosen, CEC, executive chef, The Speedway Club at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord, N.C.; ACF Inc. Charlotte Chapter
Make-It-Mini Dessert Trio, sponsored by Mars Foodservice
Kyongran "Alex" Hwang, assistant pastry chef, Cherokee Town and Country Club, Atlanta; ACF Greater Atlanta Chapter Inc.
One-Pot Win A Lot, sponsored by Riviana
Louis Chatham, CEC, AAC, executive chef, PCI Gaming, Atmore, Ala.; ACF Choctaw Chapter