David Burke Guest Speaker at Culinary Awards Ceremony

Chef David Burke speaks at Brookdale's Culinary Awards Ceremony

Chef David Burke, a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America, was the guest speaker. He is considered a rock star of modern American cuisine, has won numerous awards, including being nominated twice for the James Beard Best Chef. He is a television personality and a leading contributor to ABC, FOX, Forbes, NYTimes, and Bloomberg. In addition, during the pandemic he fed the front-line workers, has a cookware line, and has published two cookbooks. He has 19 restaurants.

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