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James Beard Foundation Award Semifinalists

Check out the semifinalists in all categories, from Outstanding Restaurant to Rising Star Chef of the Year. Final Restaurant and Chef Award nominees, as well as the nominees for Media and Restaurant Design Awards, will be announced in Philadelphia on Wednesday, March 14. The nominee announcement will begin at 9:30 a.m. EST and will be streamed live. Visit the James Beard Foundation website for additional details.

Chapter News

Welcome New Members!

Please welcome the following new members of the Michigan Chefs d’ Cuisine:

Professionals: Craig A. Corcoran, Amy L. Langoni

Students: Brenis L. Chapman, Jr., Tamu J. McKaye

Associate: Carrie M. Klein


Congratulations to the following members of the Michigan Chefs d’ Cuisine:

Certifications: Gerneil L. Franklin, CEC, CCA (Certified as CCA in January 2018); Kayla Noel, CC (Certified as CC in February 2018); Clayton E. Rygwelski, CC (Certified as CC in February 2018)

Recertifications: John Adamski, CEC (Recertified as CEC in January 2018); Nancy R. Davis, CC, CPC (Recertified as CC in March 2018); Nancy R. Davis, CC, CPC (Recertified as CPC in March 2018); Eric P. Gackenbach, CEC (Recertified as CEC in March 2018); Julie L. Kolakowski, CC (Recertified as CC in March 201


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