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Kapiʻolani Culinary Professor Honored

Posted on | August 26, 2011 | Comments Off on Kapiʻolani Culinary Professor Honored

Frank Leake headshot

The American Academy of Chefs, the honor society of the American Culinary Federation, honored Kapiʻolani Professor Frank Leake with the Sharing Culinary Traditions Award. The award is presented to one Academy fellow who has demonstrated unwavering dedication to the education of future culinarians.

Leake is an active member of Chefs de Cuisine Association of Hawaiʻi Honolulu, and served as coach for the 2009 ACF National Student Team champions who represented the chapter. He is author of Coaching Culinary Champions and has been published in several magazines. His teaching philosophy is based on a quote from Leonardo da Vinci, “The master whose student does not surpass him has failed.” He is a 1974 graduate of The Culinary Institute of America, Hyde Park, N.Y.

This information is from the American Culinary Federation news release.