Washington State Chef's

Presidents Awards Dinner 2024


Monday, FEBRUARY 5th, 2024

Event Info

Maynard’s Restaurant
2251 NW Bucklin Hill Road
Silverdale, WA 98383

2024 President’s Awards Dinner

The 2024 President’s Awards Dinner was a great success! Congratulations to all the deserving award recipients!

We bid farewell to Chef Gary Fuller after four incredible decades of service to our chapter and celebrated the dawn of a new era as I was sworn in as President for the second time.

Chef Fuller and Elaines’  presence and contributions have left a lasting mark on our industry and our communities. 

WSCA Awards – 2024 President’s Awards Dinner

Chef of the Year
Ayulieth D. Reyes Corral
View Chef of the Year Page

Student of the Year
Frizt Miller

Educator of the Year
Anthony Brooks

Humanitarian of the Year
JJ Meland

Associate Member of the Year
MarkeTeam Jason Stevens

Presidents Medallions
Jeff Pratt
Holly Yu


WSCA President Menu
-Especially created in honor of Chef Gary Fuller CEC, CCA, AAC

Appetizers / Reception
-Prepared and Sponsored by Harbor Foods

Fresh Kumamoto Oysters on the Half Shell

Delicate and briny flavor, fresh Kumamoto oysters on the half shell. Sourced directly from the waters of the Pacific Northwest, plump and luscious oysters are shucked and served chilled, allowing their natural essence to shine. Accompanied by a zesty mignonette sauce and wedges of tangy lemon. Savor the unparalleled freshness of these exquisite oysters, a true delicacy that captures the essence of the sea.

Maynard’s Smoked Beet and Goat Cheese Salad

Vibrant flavors of our smoked beet whipped goat cheese and almond salad. Tender roasted beets are delicately smoked to enhance their natural sweetness, then paired with creamy whipped goat cheese for a luxurious texture. Topped with a generous sprinkling of toasted almonds for a delightful crunch, and finished with a drizzle of tangy balsamic vinaigrette reduction to create a symphony of flavors that will leave your taste buds longing for more.

-Prepared by Maynard’s – Sponsored by Harbor Foods

Beef Bourguignon

A hearty French dish made with tender braised beef cheek in red wine and rich broth, infused with aromatic herbs and vegetables. This delectable beef stew is paired with a side of Gratin Dauphinois, a creamy and luxurious potato gratin that adds a touch of comfort. Accompanied by a flavorful Poêlée Forestière, a medley of sautéed forest mushrooms, haricot verts, asparagus, peppers and fava beans with fresh herbs, this dish is a true delight that promises to satisfy your cravings for timeless French cuisine.

-Prepared by Maynard’s & Harbor Foods – Sponsored by Harbor Foods

Chocolate Pâté

Velvety Chocolate accompanied by a luscious raspberry coulis and delicately whipped cream. Savor the rich, velvety texture of the chocolate pâté as it perfectly complements the vibrant notes of the raspberry coulis. Topped with a dollop of freshly whipped cream, this dessert is a harmonious symphony of flavors and textures.