Master Chef Hartmut Handke is Featured Judge for American Culinary Federation Hot Plate Competition

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ — Master Chef Hartmut Handke will preside over the third annual culinary competition at Columbus State Community College, Wednesday, August 31, beginning at 8:00 a.m. The big news this year is that the competition has shifted from one for students to an American Culinary Federation sanctioned Hot Plate Competition for which chefs can earn points for certification.

The ACF Columbus Chapter and Cameron Mitchell Restaurants are sponsoring this Category “K” Signature Dish Competition. Only 12 chefs will participate in the competition. There will be two rounds of six chefs each who will have sixty minutes to prepare their entry and five minutes to plate.

Joining Handke in the judging will be Chef Alex Darveshi and Kevin Goranski. Each participant pays a $50.00 entrant fee. Brian Hinshaw of Cameron Mitchell Restaurants is organizing the competition and can be reached for more information at or at 614-371-3061.

The Columbus Food and Wine Affair charity fundraiser event will be held Friday, September 23 at the Franklin Park Conservatory, 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm. Tickets are $75.00 and can be purchased at

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