Congratulations to Kamisha Jones from Sullivan University in Louisville, who won the S. Pellegrino Almost Famous Chef regional title last night at Kendall College, and will go on to the national finals in Napa in March. Jones won out over competitors from seven schools in the North Central division with her signature dish, Seared Breast of Duck; she was chosen by a panel of judges including local chefs Sarah Grueneberg of Spiaggia, David Posey of Blackbird, Chef Jean Joho of Everest and Paris Club, and Chef Jared Van Camp of Old Town Social and Nellcote, as well as media judges Lisa Shames of CS Magazine, Anthony Todd of Chicagoist, Deb Pankey of the Daily Herald, and Beth Dugan of Chef Magazine.
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