Big Rock Chop House Chef Competes for Title and James Beard Chefs Visit
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Big Rock Chop House in Birmingham: Executive chef Brian Henson will compete in the American Culinary Federation's Regional Chef of the Year competition for the central region April 28 through May 1 in Little Rock, AR. Last fall, Henson was named the 2012 Chef of the Year by the American Culinary Federation's Michigan Chefs de Cuisine Association. The regional winner will move on to the national competition. Big Rock Chop House is located at 245 S Eton St. Call 248-647-7774 for more information.
Five new restaurants in Rochester-Rochester Hills: The Big Salad, Ya-Ya's, Jake's Wayback Burgers, Shish Palace, Yummie Yogurt and Yogurt City Frozen Yogurt all have plans to open this year. Stay tuned to Patch's weekly Restaurant News roundup for more details when they become available!
More than 100 Bloomfield-area residents sampled the fine cuisine of some of the best chefs in the country during the recent James Beard Celebrity Chef Tour stop in Bloomfield Hills. The chefs and staff at the Bloomfield Open Hunt Club served 112 guests as part of the sold-out gathering on Jan. 27 that highlighted a mix of the best locally-and-nationally renowned culinary artists.
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