Hy-Vee Lees Summit West’s talented Chef Mark Webster, has been accepted into the Honorable Order of the Golden Toque. The exclusive club was established to give recognition to chefs of at least 20 years’ service who have achieved high estate and distinguished service in the culinary profession. Membership is restricted to 100 lifetime members and something you cannot apply for membership in.
Three Chefs who are already Golden Toque members feel Mark Webster has made a difference in the culinary world and is truly devoted to the culinary profession and arts. “I am incredibly humbled and remarkably grateful for this honor. I have known and read about many Golden Toque members and have tried to emulate them in everything I do.”
Webster has had a long impressive culinary career starting in the US Navy and working around the world. “The Honorable Order of the Golden Toque in many ways represents the ultimate honor from my peers. I couldn’t be more pleased and proud.”
Chef Webster is the past winner of the Greater Kansas City Chef’s Association Chef of the Year and the winner of a Presidential Medal, he won the Chef Professionalism of the Year Award for the Central Region, is a member of the American Academy of Chefs and is currently the Chairman of the Greater Kansas City Chef’s Association. Webster is also the National Ethics Chairperson for the American Culinary Federation will be inducted into the Honorable Order of the Golden Toque this June.