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Centerplate Taps Chef Chin for D.C. Center | Centerplate
WASHINGTON (May 28, 2009) Renowned chef Philippe Chin said Thursday he has been hired by on-site foodservice provider Centerplate Inc. to be the executive chef at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center here.
Paris-born Chin has been a fixture in the Augusta, Ga., scene for years, most notably as executive chef of the Partridge Inn, where he started in 2001.
Before that he
had a successful career in Philadelphia at Philippe on Locust and Chanterelles.
He has been nominated for regional James Beard Foundation awards and was the youngest chef on record to be inducted into the Maitres Cuisiniers de France.
"We are delighted to announce Philippe Chin as the latest addition to our network of culinary experts," said Des Hague, president and chief executive of Centerplate.
"With the addition of Philippe -- a highly acclaimed master chef with an unparalleled record -- we will continue to raise the bar by delivering unmatched culinary innovation."
News | Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington
Press Release | FINAL - FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION For Centerplate:Mia Herron Mia@NeighborAgency.com 310.464.0894 ForWashingtonConvention and Sports Authority:Chinyere Hubbardchubbard@wcsa.com202.439.5133 Centerplate'sMaster Chef Philippe Chin, Executive Chef of the Walter E. WashingtonConvention Center, and company's Culinary Leadership Team to Host Event for theJames...
Centerplate's Master Chef and company's Culinary Leadership Team Host James Beard Foundation Event | Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington
Centerplate'sMaster Chef Philippe Chin, Executive Chef of the Walter E. WashingtonConvention Center, and company's Culinary Leadership Team to Host Event for theJames Beard Foundation
.The event willfeature an evening of progressive cuisine from five Centerplate executive chefsincluding Philippe Chin of the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, DavidSkorka of the Dallas Convention Center, Jonathan Barnett of the Miami BeachConvention Center, Robert Campbell of Toronto's Direct Energy Centre and JeffLeidy of the San Diego Convention Center.
The youngest chef on record to be inducted into theprestigious MaîtresCuisiniers de France, Philippe Chin
joined Centerplate asthe
'sExecutive Chef in May 2009, where he
has since planned and executed menus forthe Senate House Dinner, Washington Israel Summit and Human Rights CampaignNational Dinner.
Alreadya familiar name to the Beard House, Chin was among the nominees for the JamesBeard Foundation's Best Chef in the Mid Atlantic Award.
The menu at theUnconventional Chefs dinner will include Chin's own Tuna Tuna
,a ginger scented tuna brulee withpickled ginger pearls and kabayaki, a dish reflective of the chef's signatureFrench Asian upbringing and cuisine, as well as his
Truffled Edamame PannaCotta with red kaiware shoots and black truffle tuile.
"We are proud to showcase our team of elite culinaryprofessionals and their dedication to exciting and innovative cuisine," saidDes Hague, president and
ofCenterplate."The Beard House serves asan ideal setting to share Chefs Chin, Skorka, Barnett, Campbell and Leidy'sunique epicurean talents with
01.27.2010 Centerplateâ€™s Master Chef ...
01.27.2010 Centerplateâ€™s Master Chef Philippe Chin, Executive Chef of the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, and companyâ€™s Culinary Leadership Team to Host Event for the James Beard Foundation