Rising Stars Plating Award – TN/KY

On February 10, 2014, in Tradeshows & Events, by steelite

Steelite is proud to present the 2014 Kentucky-Tennessee Rising Stars Plating Award!  This award celebrates the extra special attention that is paid to aesthetic and composition by truly great culinary professionals.  Honoring chefs that complement their cooking skills with an unparalleled ability to present food in ways that look as incredible as they taste, the Rising Stars Plating Award is a homage to the art of presentation.

The Plating Award winner is determined by public vote!  Click the images shown below to view each Chef’s plating gallery, then use the poll to vote for your favorite Rising Star Chef’s dish.  The deadline to vote is 3pm EST Wednesday, February 19th. The winning chef receives $5,000 towards Steelite International product of their choice (at list price).  Please only vote ONCE.

 

Voting for 2014 Kentucky-Tennessee Rising Stars Plating Award is now CLOSED. Congratulations to all of the chefs who participated.  We are proud to announce Chef Annie Pettry of Decca as the 2014 TN-KY Art of Presentation winner. Chef Annie has been awarded $5,000 in Steelite product. Thanks to all those who voted!

 

Chef Annie Pettry of Decca

Main image: Diver Scallop Crudo, Jonathan Apple, Fried Sunchokes, Lime Zest, and Fennel Pollen

Chef Annie Pettry of Decca – Louisville, KY

Click to view Chef Annie’s Plating Gallery

Chef Matt Gallaher of Knox Mason

Main image: Crispy Braised Pork Belly, Tobasco-Sweet Potato Purée, Benton’s Bacon, and George Dickel Apples

Chef Matt Gallaher of Knox Mason, Knoxville, TN

Click to view Chef Matt’s Plating Gallery

Chef Keri Moser of IvyWild

Main image: Pork Shoulder, Pickled Peaches, Cornbread, Foie Gras Butter, and Sorghum Vinaigrette

Chef Keri Moser of IvyWild, Sewanee, TN

Click to view Chef Keri’s Plating Gallery

Chef Levon Wallace of Proof on Main

Main image: Seared Bison Carpaccio, Horseradish, Oyster Mushrooms, Squash Pickles and Seeds, and Nasturtium with House Ranch

Chef Levon Wallace of Proof on Main – Louisville, KY

Click to view Chef Levon’s Plating Gallery

Pastry Chef Kayla Swartout of Capitol Grille

Main image: Tennessee Corn Cake, Cruze Dairy Buttermilk Ice Cream, Meringue, Blood Orange Curd, and Citrus

Chef Tyler Brown and Pastry Chef Kayla Swartout of Capitol Grille - Nashville, TN

Click to view Chef Kayla’s Plating Gallery



Chef Michael Hudman & Chef Andrew Ticer of Hog and Hominy

Main image: Butternut Squash, Acorn Squash, Maple-Soy Glaze, Corn Nuts, and Pak Choi

Butternut Squash, Acorn Squash, Maple-Soy Glaze, Corn Nuts, and Pak Choi

Click to view Chef Michael and Chef Andrew’s Plating Gallery



Chef Phillip Krajeck of Rolf and Daughters

Main image: Squid Ink Canestri, Squid and Shrimp Sauce, House-cured Pancetta, Toasted Garlic, and Calabrian Chiles

Chef Philip Krajeck of Rolf & Daughters – Nashville, TN

Click to view Chef Phillip’s Plating Gallery



Chef Matt Lackey of Flyte World Dining

Main image: Trout Collar Croquette, Carrot Top Pesto, Cruze Buttermilk, and Winter Herbs

Chef Matt Lackey  and Pastry Chef Tony Galzin of Flyte World Dining – Nashville, Tennessee

Click to view Chef Matt’s Plating Gallery



Chef David Mitchell of Mitchell Deli

Main image: Bahn Mi – Pork Butt Confit in Benton’s Bacon Grease, Jicama-Carrot Slaw, Cucumber, Cilantro, Lime Mayonaise, and Silkes Hoagie

Chef David Mitchell of Mitchell Delicatessen – Nashville, TN

Click to view Chef David’s Plating Gallery

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