Kraft lauds chefs for mustard-focused dishes

Kraft lauds chefs for mustard-focused dishes

GLENVIEW Ill. —Kraft Foodservice has named its 2009 Chefs of Grey Poupon. The company said the three chefs reflect the spirit of culinary creativity and accomplishment, and all use Grey Poupon for signature items that have contributed to their success.

The chefs are Tim Curci, co-founder of Bonefish Grill in St. Petersburg, Fla.; Christopher Cristiano, executive chef for Fox Restaurant Concepts in Scottsdale, Ariz.; and Lenny Scranton, vice president of culinary, Morrison Healthcare Food Services in Atlanta. —Kraft Foodservice has named its 2009 Chefs of Grey Poupon. The company said the three chefs reflect the spirit of culinary creativity and accomplishment, and all use Grey Poupon for signature items that have contributed to their success.

To recognize the chefs, Kraft is hosting a reception and culinary competition featuring students from top culinary schools around the country. The three chefs will judge the student culinary competition and award four culinary school scholarships: first place, $20,000; second place, $5,000; third place, $3,000; and fourth place, $2,000. —Kraft Foodservice has named its 2009 Chefs of Grey Poupon. The company said the three chefs reflect the spirit of culinary creativity and accomplishment, and all use Grey Poupon for signature items that have contributed to their success.

The reception and competition will take place at The Chopping Block at the Merchandise Mart in Chicago on May 6. —Kraft Foodservice has named its 2009 Chefs of Grey Poupon. The company said the three chefs reflect the spirit of culinary creativity and accomplishment, and all use Grey Poupon for signature items that have contributed to their success.

All of the chefs developed three culinary selections for the event, which will be served at the reception. Curci’s dishes are Spicy Mustard Chicken with Dijon-Pineapple Salsa; Heirloom Tomato Salad with Mustard Vinaigrette; and Jerk Shrimp with Dijon-Pineapple Salsa. —Kraft Foodservice has named its 2009 Chefs of Grey Poupon. The company said the three chefs reflect the spirit of culinary creativity and accomplishment, and all use Grey Poupon for signature items that have contributed to their success.

Cristiano prepared Spicy Asian Pulled Chicken Salad; Country Braised Short Ribs with Mustard Sauce; and a Tuna and Bacon Sandwich. —Kraft Foodservice has named its 2009 Chefs of Grey Poupon. The company said the three chefs reflect the spirit of culinary creativity and accomplishment, and all use Grey Poupon for signature items that have contributed to their success.

Scranton’s trio of dishes is Red Bean and Rice Cakes with Spicy Remoulade Sauce; Grilled Shrimp and Mixed Greens Salad with Mustard Vinaigrette and Smoked Turkey; and Apple and Brie Flat Bread with Honey-Dijon. —Kraft Foodservice has named its 2009 Chefs of Grey Poupon. The company said the three chefs reflect the spirit of culinary creativity and accomplishment, and all use Grey Poupon for signature items that have contributed to their success.