U.S. COMPETES IN
Share Our Strength (SOS) invites restaurants of all segments to register to participate
in the 2011 Share Our Strength’s Dine Out for No Kid Hungry™ (formerly, Share Our
Strength’s Great American Dine Out), taking place Sept. 18-24 across the U.S. Last
year, more than 4,000 restaurants participated and raised more than $1.5 million for
the organization’s mission to help end childhood hunger in America by 2015. This
year, SOS hopes to raise $3 million and involve 5,000 restaurants. Register at
www.DineOutforNoKidHungry.org or call Sheila Bennett at (678) 455-5405.
REGISTER FOR DINE OUT FOR NO KID HUNGRY™
Michael Matarazzo, executive chef at
Bear Mountain Inn, Bear Mountain, N. Y.,
and the 2010 U.S.A.’s Chef of the Year™,
placed second in the World Association
of Chefs Societies (WACS) Global Chefs
Challenge semifinals for the Americas
held June 11 during the Canadian
Culinary Federation’s 2011 National
Conference, June 12-15, in Vancouver,
British Columbia. Canada won first place
and will advance to the Global Chefs
Challenge in South Korea in May 2012.
Ecuador placed third.
Daniel Gorman, sous chef at Cherokee
Town Club, Atlanta, and the 2010 ACF
Student Chef of the Year, won a gold medal
and placed first in the Hans Bueschkens
World Junior Chefs Challenge semifinals
for the Americas, June 12. Canada placed
second and Chile, third. Gorman will
represent the Americas in the worldwide
competition in South Korea in May 2012.
In June, Slidell,
Bakers of America
that Felix Sherman,
of The Ambrosia
Bakery, Baton Rouge, La., will serve as
president of RBA for a one-year term.
Sherman was installed at a banquet held
in conjunction with the RBA Board of
Directors spring meeting, May 15.
RBA NAMES NEW