Minor’s:  Trusted by ChefsDr. L.J. Minor Chef Professionalism Award

The national Dr. L.J. Minor Chef Professionalism Award is presented to the chef who exemplifies the highest standard of professionalism through certification, continuing education and training, culinary competitions and community involvement. It honors culinarians who help elevate the status of chefs and cooks in the United States.

2021 National Winners

* denotes National Winner

Southeast - * Timothy Recher, CEC, AAC
Northeast - Joseph Piazza, CEC, CCA, AAC
Central - Jim Churches, CEC, CCA, AAC
Western - Christopher DeJohn, CEC, AAC

Previous Winners