WSCA Presidents Dinner
Monday,February 8th, 2016
Hilton Seattle Airport & Conference Center
Our annual Presidents award dinner held at the airport Hilton and convention center was a big hit with everyone that attended. The 5 course meal served by the catering staff at the venue was delicious and was delivered in a very professional manner. The awards given during the nights festivities were:
Chef of the Year:
Chef Brandon LaVielle – well-deserved for his untiring work this year.
Humanitarian of the Year:
Chef John Fisher – for Johns work with young culinarians over the years and an instructor and mentor for so many in the community.
Professional Chef of the Year:
Hollie Yu – for the support she always gives at all events as the chapter photographer and any other support needed, while always being a professional.
Associate Members of the Year:
Canada Cutlery – for their support of the competitions and students.
enticemedia – for their continued efforts and service to make sure our website is all it can be.
Students of the year:
Marshall Reed from BTC
Bren Alora from RTC
Janet Waters from LWTC – For her work and support over the years as secretary and social media guru.
Chef Daniel Griffith from Mission Healthcare at Bellevue – for his support as one of our newest members of the board and for having that drive to help us move forward.
Tray passed Hors D’ oeuvres
Chickpea cake, Winter Ratatouille
Ancho Chili Braised Short Rib Bites
Duck and Raspberry Consommé
Duck Tian, Fresh Raspberries, Torn Mint
Crisp Pork Belly, Bourbon Molasses Glaze, Fried Brussels Sprouts, Candied Kumquats
Baby Frisee’, Mache and Lola Rosa, Satsuma Tangerine
Goat Cheese, Toasted Pumpkin Seeds; Citrus Vinaigrette
Vermouth and Herb Marinated Sablefish, Seared Foie Gras,
Red Wine Butter Fondue with White Asparagus
And Butter Poached Fingerling Potatoes