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GCC chef wins second place in Paris

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by Janjeera Hail

Guam - Guam Community College culinary arts instructor Chef Paul Kerner gave judges a little taste of Guam and walked away with the second place prize at this year's CCC (Comite de Coordination des Collectivites) International Chefs Competition. A total of eight countries were represented at the November 17 event, which took place in Paris, France. 

Kerner's award-winning menu consisted of halibut with Marianas Island pesto, mushroom kelaguen steam-baked in banana leaf, wild mushroom mousse, and ragout with sweet potato.  The CCC hosts the competition every two years to recognize the best chefs in the non-subcontracted sector of food service in hospitals, schools, factories, ministries, and more.

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