2017 Silver Award Winning Team

Congratulations Kris German, Renée Willey, Angel Shappy, Sean Gallagher on your Silver Medal at the 2017 American Culinary Federation Competition held at Skidmore College.

Competitors were required to use part of each ingredient in their “Market Basket” for their meal:
Proteins: Whole Pheasants, “Reds Best” Skate Wings, Uncured Kurobuta Bacon, Bison Flank Steak
Vegetables: Napa Cabbage, Romesco Cauliflower, Tri-Colored Carrots, Bok Choy, Mini Cucumbers
Grains & Legumes: Marble Potato, Bulgur Wheat, Red Lentils: Rice Noodles
Fruits & Nuts: Avocados, Pomegranates, Mangos, Dragon Fruit, Pears, Pistachios, Macadamias, Walnuts
Optional: 1 package of Popcorn, 1 quart of Black Lager: Death Wish Coffee Paralysis

Our Menu:
Salad: Seared Skate Wing over Marble Potato Romanesco Salad, Pomegranate Brown Butter
Entrée: Pheasant Two Ways with Death Wish Reduction, Bulgar Wheat and Tourne’ Tri Colored Carrots
Dessert: Poached Pear & Apple Crisp with Spiced Streusel, Vanilla Whipped Cream
Buffet: Pan-Seared bison Flank Steak with Mushroom Demi Glace, Garlic Celeriac Mash, Vegetable Melange

Kris German / Graduate of ACF Apprentice Program, The River Club, Jacksonville,FL; 21 years experience between Otesaga, Cooperstown and SUNY Cobleskill
Angel Shappy / Owner/Operator of Borealis for 7 years, 9 years at various locations in Cobleskill and 6 years with SUNY Cobleskill Auxiliary Services, Inc.
Sean Gallagher / 9 years with SUNY Cobleskill Auxiliary Services, Inc., and an additional 5 years at local restaurants
Renée Willey / 5 years with SUNY Cobleskill Auxiliary Services, Inc. and an additional 3 years at local restaurants