AHF Culinary Competition Winners Announced

The Association for Healthcare Foodservice hosted its sixth annual Culinary Competition, showcasing five competing teams.

Winners include:

  • First Place

Patrick Young, Director of Culinary and Nutritional Services, and Stacy Chesney, Chef Production Manager

Swan Creek Retirement Village, Toledo, Ohio

Pan Smoked Duck Breast with German Potato Spaetzel Salad and Wilted Swiss Chard

  • Second Place

Adam Schloemer, CC, Food Production Supervisor, and Clayton Bell, Cook III

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital, Dallas, Texas

Potato Crusted Salmon with Lite Dill Cream, Vegetable Medley and Potato Beet Gnocchi

  •  Third Place

Alan Hudalla, Culinary Director, and Noah Sharpe-Stirewalt, Cook

Cuyuna Regional Medical Center & Heartwood Senior Living Community, Crosby, Minnesota

Lime-Coconut Water Poached Crispy-Skinned Barramundi with Edamame-Wasabi Whipped Potatoes, Carrot Ginger Reduction and Arugula Greens

The teams and their dishes were judged on organization, time management, culinary skills, originality, taste, plate presentation, and use of the mystery ingredient.

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