Chef of the Year
2000 James White
2001 Dianne Dougherty
2002 Jerry Marcellus
2003 Ronna Keck
2004 John Head
2005 Russ Muehlberger
2006 Mark Prece
2007 Gary Hild
2008 Felix Sturmer
2009 Mark Webster
2010 Trevor Thomas
2011 Russ Muehlberger
2012 Bob Brassard
2013 Todd Walline
2014 Jim Tinkham
2015 Mike Chrostowski
2016 Richard McPeake

Apprentice of the Year

2000 Anthony Schwappach
2001 Nathan Havercroth
2002 Megan Handke/Nathan Havercroth/Jessica Mullins
2003 Dawn Julinana
2004 Dawn Julinana
2005 Matt Pohl
2006 Thomas Haggerty Jr. / Johnathan Stockdale
2007 Thomas Haggerty Jr. / Johnathan Stockdale
2008 Renee Shortlidge
2009 Sheena Maisch
2010 Bryce Klein
2011 Mayla Kritski
2012 Delci Reimer
2013 Damon Cates
2014 Aaron Phouthavong, Blue Hills Country Club
2015 Isaac Dominguez
2016 Margaret Lawlor, Jax Fish House

Purveyor of the Year

2005 Ambrosi Brother’s Cutlery
2006 Fabulous Fish
2007 American Italian Pasta Company
2008 The Herb Company
2009 US Foodservice
2010 Liberty Fruit Company
2011 Elite Foodservice Specialists
2012 Tasteful Olive
2013 The Roasterie
2014 Kansas Beef Council and U.S. Foods
2015 Vita Craft
2016 Rego Express

Culinarian of the Year

2007 Gerald Janzen
2008 Marco Ambrosi
2009 Kathy Perkins
2010 Sharla Huseman, Kansas Beef Council
2011 Pat Lockwood
2012 Jill Silva KC Star
2013 Mike Hursey
2014 Buddy Lahl
2015 Tom Stevens, Regal Distributing
2016 Kelly Jenkins and David Roth, KCK Community College

Presidents Award

2001 Eric Case
2002 Patrick Sweeney
2003 Rosemary Gallo
2007 Robert Honeychurch
2008 Jerry Marcellus
2009 Karen Putman / Bill Spano
2010 Liberty Fruit
2011 Felix Sturmer
2012 US Food & Kathy Perkins
2013 Mike Chrostowski
2014 Ronna Keck
2015 Bridget McNabb
2016 Mary Berg, JCCC

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