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2019 Chef of the Year Nominees

Chef of the Year

  • John Clements, CEC, CCA, Executive Chef, Plum Hollow CC
  • Tyler Coleman, Executive Sous Chef, Orchard Lake CC
  • Matt Schellig, CEC, CEPC, CCE, CCA, Culinary Director, Dorsey Culinary Academy
  • Steve Valenti, CEC, Chef de Cuisine, Country Club of Detroit

Pastry Chef of the Year

  • Christine Anschuetz, Pastry Chef, The Henry
  • Kristin Jablonski, CEPC, Pastry Instructor, Henry Ford Community College
  • Alice Kovacs, Pastry Chef, Steve & Rocky’s

Educator of the Year

  • Gary Marquardt, CEC, Culinary Instructor, Washtenaw Community College
  • Russell Zampich, CEC, Culinary Instructor, Dorsey Culinary Academy
  • Julie Selonke, CEC, Chef Instructor, Oakland Community College

Student Chef of the Year

  • Quentin Buchanan, Dorsey Culinary Academy
  • Tederran Brundidge, Oakland Community College
  • Mahamed Alqumoussi, Henry Ford Community College
  • Austin Hannah, Schoolcraft College
  • Amy Gagleard, Macomb Community College
  • Anfernee Milton, Wastenaw Community College

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