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Our 2019 Bite of Apprentice event was featured in Evening Magazine! Click here to watch the video...

At our recent WSCA President’s Awards Dinner in February 2019, our award winners for 2018 were named:

2018 Award Winners

Sponsor or Associate Member of the Year 
BMI Hospitality Management 

Presidential Medallions 
Kahale Ahina, CSC
Bonney Lake High School ProStart Instructor 
Diana Prine, CEC 
Washington State Chefs Association Apprentice Instructor 

Chef Professionalism Award
Roger Knapp, CEC
Bates Technical College 

Student of the Year
David D. Geonanga
Bell Harbor International Conference Center 

Educator of the Year 
Chef Kimberly Smith, CEPC 
Chef Christopher Harris

Chef of the Year
J.J. Meland, CEC, CCA, WCCE
Maynards Restaurant

The Washington State Chef’s Association is the official Washington chapter of the American Culinary Federation. The WSCA provides opportunities for culinary professionals, students, food purveyors, business owners and those with a passion for food to share, educate, and connect through meetings, projects and other activities which promote the culinary arts in Washington State. The WSCA and AAC are proud to provide scholarships for our student members. For more information visit our Scholarships page.

Join us for a meeting – all are welcome! Visit the coming events page to find info on future events and check out the past events page to see pictures and follow-up info on past events. If you would like to see a list of our officers and board members, visit the contact page. Make sure you check out our supporters on the bottom of each page!

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