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Congratulations to all of our winners!

MCCA Chef of the Year

  • Matthew Schellig, CEC, CEPC, CCE, CCA, Associate Director – Culinary Arts, Dorsey Culinary Academy

MCCA Pastry Chef of the Year

  • Alice Kovacs, Pastry Chef, Steve & Rocky’s

MCCA Educator of the Year

  • Julie Selonke, CEC, Chef Instructor, Culinary Studies Institute of Oakland Community College

MCCA Student Chef of the Year

  • Austin Hannah, Schoolcraft College

Additional Student Chef Winners

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

Vendor of the Year

  • Gerald Matthes, Give Thanks Bakery

  Honorary Member of the Year

  • Madeline Triffon, Master Sommelier, Plum Market

  Associate Member of the Year

  • Brittany Foley, Trade Commissioner, Consulate General of Canada

  MCCA Chef Professionalism Award

  • Frank Turchan, CEC, Campus Executive Chef, MDining, University of Michigan

  MCCA Chef’s Achievement Award

  • Rajeev Patgaonkar, CEC, AAC, HGT, Executive Sous Chef, Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center, Michigan State University

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