We're excited to see the field of competitors who have already won their golden ticket and registered to compete at the 2017 World Food Championships. And we are always proud to announce our special guests and celebrity judges participating in our judging events across the nation - we're sure the championship food certainly helps! Best of luck to our 2017 competitors!
2014 WFC Judge
One of only 68 Certified Master Chefs in the United States and less than 700 (WACS) Global Master Chefs in the world, Chef Miller is recognized in the upstate New York region, as the “Dean of Area Chefs”.
He is President of Master Chef Consulting Group, LLC, which he founded in 1996. The company specializes in helping major food corporations, retailers and independent restaurants develop new and innovative culinary concepts, strategies or solutions for their businesses. Clients include Maple Leaf Farms Duck, Campbell’s Corporation, Cabot and McCadam Cheese, Ginsberg’s Food Service, McDonald’s, Red Lobster, Miller’s Select Crabmeat, Olive Garden and the Pride of NY program. In 2012 he was appointed to the Board of Directors of Maple Leaf Farms, a corporation that has become a global brand.
Chef Miller is proud to be a Fellow of The Culinary Institute of America and is currently the Past Chair of the Alumni Council Board. He is an active member of the American Culinary Federation and its Honor Society, the American Academy of Chefs. Chef Miller was unanimously voted in and inducted as a lifetime member of the elite Honorable Society of the Golden Toque, the highest acclaimed recognition a chef can receive in America. In, July 2009 he was honored with the prestigious ACF National Chefs Professionalism Award. He devotes much of his time to community service and has been instrumental in raising millions of dollars for many non-profit and charitable organizations. He has an endowed scholarship at the CIA, which awards six students a year, $5,000 each toward their culinary education.