Rising Stars Rust Belt – Art of Presentation Award

Steelite is excited to present the 2016 Rust Belt Rising Stars Art of Presentation contest featuring talented chefs from Pittsburgh, Cleveland and Detroit. This contest is all about the beauty of presentation, so take a look! Please vote for the Chef that created your favorite plating presentation.

Check out the images* in each Chef’s plating gallery shown below, then use the poll to vote.  The deadline to vote is Friday, December 2nd at 3 pm EST. The winner will be announced on Wednesday, December 7th at the Awards Ceremony & Tasting Gala. The winning chef receives $5,000 towards Steelite International product of their choice (at a discounted price) and a ticket to the 2017 StarChefs International Chefs Congress with a spot in Steelite’s Art of Presentation Pop Up. Please only vote ONCE.

Share this contest with your friends! Use the hashtag #ArtofPresentation and tag us @steeliteusa.

*All images provided by StarChefs.com

This poll is closed! Poll activity:
Start date 04-05-2017 10:30:00
End date 04-21-2017 03:00:00
Poll Results:

Chef Nick Janutol of Forest Grill

Main image: Black Rice, Tomato, Cobia, and Toasted Nori


Chef David Kocab of Trentina

Main image: Ama Koji Grouper Collar, Rye Shio Koji, ISI Hollandaise, and Sumac 



Chef Brett Sawyer of Plum Cafe & Kitchen

Main image: Nashville Cold Chicken: Pickle, Bourbon-Truffle Honey, Lardo Breadcrumb, and Crispy Skins 


Chef John Vermiglio of Grey Ghost

Main image: Summer Squash, Farro, Kalamata Olives, and Yogurt 


Chef Brad Greenhill of Katoi

Main image: Wok-charred Brassicas: Napa Cabbage, Chinese Broccoli, Miso, Tahini, Pickled Chiles, Rice Crispies, and Mint



Chef Ben Hall of Russell Street Deli

Main image: Summer Parsnips, Broccoli Leaves, Sorrel, Pork Cheek, House Shichimi Egg, and Brodo


Chef James Rigato of Mabel Gray

Main image: Roasted Michigan Beet Salad: Yogurt, Peach, Macadamia Nuts, Michigan Blueberry Agrodolce, and Herbs



Chef Jamilka Borges of Spoon

Main image: Skate, Cauliflower, Mushroom, Rice, Salsa Verde, and Golden Raisin Chutney



Chefs Kate Lasky and Tomasz Skowronski of Apteka

Main image: Kartofle z Jogurtem: Potatoes, Apple-Cabbage Kraut, Cashew-Almond Yogurt, Ligonberries, and Dried Apple




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