Steelite Art of Presentation

  
Steelite Art of Presentation Award
      
    
 In each StarChefs Rising Stars market, Steelite presents the Art of Presentation Award. This plating award focuses on the artistry behind the plating and highlights the talent of extraordinary chefs. Check out the past winners of the Art of Presentation Award below. 
   
   
 
2017 Austin Rising Stars: Michael Fojtasek
 
   
   
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2017 Los Angeles Rising Stars: Holly Jivin
 
   
   
 2017 Los Angeles Rising Star Jolly Jivin wins Steelite's Art of Presentation award at the StarChefs Rising Stars Awards Ceremony at Vibiana. Immersed in the playful, high-volume, and ultra-technical world of Bazaar by José Andrés, Jivin has a world of influences and product at her fingertips, and she laser-beam focuses on flavor, satisfaction, and hospitality. 
   
  
   
  
   
   
   
 
2017 Colorado Rising Stars: Alberto Hernandez
 
   
   
 2017 Colorado Rising Star Alberto Hernandez wins Steelite's Art of Presentation award at the StarChefs Rising Stars Awards Ceremony at City Hall for his precise manipulations of ingredients, adding a jolt of excitement to every plate. Like a nugget of gold in the dirt, his Panna Cotta, Quince Tea, Buffalo Yogurt, Juniper, Citrus Tuile, Satsuma Sorbet, and Brulee Grapefruit jumps off the Sienna-hued Rene Ozorio plate.  
   
  
   
  
   
   
 
2017 New York Rising Stars: Aaron Bludorn
 
   
   
 2017 New York Rising Star Aaron Bludorn wins Steelite's Art of Presentation award at the StarChefs Rising Stars Awards Ceremony in Manhattan for his multi-textured, multi-dimensional plating style. He plates his Smoked Ora King Salmon, Coriander Crust, Dill Mustard, Fennel, and White Sturgeon Caviar on an Anfora Alma plate in Tacana Azul. Simple and concise manipulations of the ingredients take center stage while the brightness and romantic detail of the plate play the perfect supporting character.  
   
  
  
   
   
 
2016 Rust Belt Rising Stars: Brett Sawyer
 
   
   
 2016 Rust Belt Rising Star Chef Brett Sawyer of Plum Cafe and Kitchen in Cleveland took home the gold, the glory, and a fat stack of plates in his near future when he won Steelite's Art of Presentation award at the StarChefs Rising Stars Awards Ceremony at the Westin Cleveland Downtown. 
   
  
   
  
   
   
 
2016 San Francisco Rising Stars: Ian Palazzola
 
   
   
 2016 San Francisco Rising Star Chef Ian Palazzola of Mourad took home the glory, the bragging rights, and the big ole check when he won Steelite's Art of Presentation award at the StarChefs Rising Stars Awards Ceremony and Tasting Gala.     
   
  
   
  
   
   
 
2016 South Florida Rising Stars: Niven Pavel
 
   
   
 At the 2016 Rising Stars Gala at Marlins Park, former Michaels Genuine Chef and Rising Star Niven Patel, winner of Steelite’s Art of Presentation Award, gave South Florida a spicy preview of his next project: Ghee Indain Kitchen. His Jaggery-cured Bacon, Achar-spiced Carrots, Mung Beans, Brown Basmati, and Yogurt stunned on the stark-white Steelite Paul Liebrandt collection plate. 
   
  
  
   
   
 
2016 New Orleans Rising Stars: Michael Gulotta
 
   
   
 The 2016 StarChefs New Orleans Rising Stars Gala kicked off with the awards ceremony in the courtyard at Il Mercato, where Chef Michael Gulotta of MOPHO earned extra recognition as New Orleans’ best plater with Steelite’s Art of Presentation Award. Following his accolades, Gulotta proceeded to feed hundreds of hungry guests with his Vietnamese-inspired Lamb Neck Curry and Creole Cream Cheese Roti, which he artfully serves at his restaurant in Steelite Koto bowls.