2013 Signature Plated Dessert Competitors

After much deliberation, our final competitors for the Signature Plated Dessert competition have been chosen! It wasn’t an easy task as over twenty talented chefs applied for just 9 slots this year. But, the following will be competing on Monday, August 26th to see which of them has the top dessert:

  • Nina Acosta, Hyatt Regency Denver, Denver, CO
  • Charles Barrett, the Four Seasons Hotel Atlanta, Atlanta, GA
  • Ami Dand, A Legendary Event, Atlanta, GA
  • Virginette Fitzpatrick, University Club of Chicago, Chicago, IL
  • Joel Gonzalez, JW Marriott Las Vegas Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas, NV
  • Samantha Mendoza, Triniti, Houston, TX
  • Thomas Raquel, Acadia, Chicago, IL
  • Kayla Swartout, The Hermitage Hotel, Nashville, TN

Congratulations to each and we’re excited to have such a talented line-up this year! Keep an eye out for more information on each of them as we draw closer to the event.

Posted in Announcement, Signature Plated Dessert.