Hartmut Handke

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Hartmut Handke

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He has worked in world-class kitchens in Germany, Switzerland, Holland, Jamaica, Barbados, Antigua, Canada and the United States. His award-winning global cuisine reflects his diverse influences and his mastery of the highest culinary standards.

Chef Handke has competed in over 50 national and international culinary competitions and salons. He has won 38 gold medals, more than any other chef in America. He was a member of the American Culinary Federation (ACF) Culinary Team USA 1984 and 1988, both of which won gold medals in the cold food and pastry competitions. In 1995, he won the Auguste Escoffier USA Grand Prix and went on to represent the United States in the Grand Prix Culinaire International Auguste Escoffier in Nice, France, winning the dessert competition and placing second overall. Chef Handke served as team manager in 1998 for the ACF Culinary Team USA, which won gold medals in both cold and hot food at the Culinary World Cup at Expogast in Luxembourg. In May 2000, Chef Handke won the final competition at the Bocuse d’Or USA Concours and the honor of representing the United States in Lyon, France, in 2003. In the competition, Chef Handke won the very first Gold Medal ever for the United States!

Chef Handke’s peers have also recognized his contributions and achievements. He is the only chef to receive all three of ACF’s most prestigious professional awards. In 1992 he received “ACF Culinarian of the Year Award” and “ACF Chef Professionalism Award”. A year later he was awarded ACF’s “National Chef of the Year Award.” In 1989, Chef Handke was recognized as “Ambassador” by the Culinary Institute of America.

In addition to his experiences outside America, Chef Handke has worked in fine-dining establishments in the United States for over 25 years. He served as executive chef of the Athletic Club of Columbus, Columbus, Ohio, for nearly nine years and as executive chef of The Greenbrier, White Sulphur Springs, W. Va., from 1986 to 1991. Since then, he has been chef-proprietor of Handke’s Cuisine in Columbus, Ohio. In 2001, 2002, 2003 and now 2004 the Zagat Survey ranked Handke’s Cuisine the top restaurant in both Columbus and the state of Ohio, and his créme brêlùe dessert the best in the country.

Chef Handke is one of only 75 chefs in the country who has achieved certified master chef (CMC), the certification given by ACF to recognize the highest achievement in the culinary profession. He was the thirteenth chef to receive the CMC designation after passing the grueling 10-day, 130-hour examination.

Chef Handke devotes his personal time to the professional development of talented, young culinarians through teaching, coaching and training.

An ACF-sanctioned culinary judge, Chef Handke has judged numerous culinary competitions during his career, most recently at the 2000 “International Culinary Olympics” in Erfurt, Germany, and the culinary competition held during the World Association of Cooks’ Societies Congress in Melbourne, Australia.

While maintaining active memberships in professional trade associations, Chef Handke is also involved in local charities and community organizations.

In addition to owning and operating Handke’s Cuisine, he is a professional culinary consultant. He served for five years on the menu design team for United Airlines Worldwide and has consulted for Kellogg’s, Caribbean Hotel Association, Donatos Pizza, Huntington Bankshares and OSO Sweet Onions.

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