Top Chefs

Food and beverage decisions remain an essential part of the meeting planning process, but chefs don't always get the recognition they deserve. In our monthly Top Chefs column we profile the culinary experts who work closely with planners to create a memorable dining experience for their attendees.

Do you know any Top Chefs who we should highlight? Contact Tyler.Davidson@MeetingsToday.com

Johan Van Niekerk

Bob Katausky

Bob Katausky

Corporate Executive Chef, Atlantis Casino Resort Spa, Reno, Nev.

Cher Harris

Cher Harris

Executive Pastry Chef, The Hotel Hershey, Hershey, Pa.

Michael Poompan

Michael Poompan

Executive Chef, Marriott Coronado Island Resort & Spa, San Diego

Todd Kelly

Todd Kelly

Executive Chef, Director of Food & Beverage, Orchids at Palm Court, Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza

Leticia Eagle

Leticia Eagle

Executive Banquet Chef Rio All Suite Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, NV

Adam Williams

Adam Williams

Executive Chef, Baltimore Marriott Inner Harbor at Camden Yards

Manfred Lassahn

Manfred Lassahn

Executive Chef, Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort & Spa, Huntington Beach, Calif.

Juan Jose Cuevas

Juan Jose Cuevas

Executive Chef, Condado Vanderbilt Hotel, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Anthony Smith

Anthony Smith

Executive Chef, Eldorado Hotel & Spa, Santa Fe, N.M.

Robert Ciborowski

Robert Ciborowski

Executive Chef, Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel, Orlando

Benjamin Scott Knack

Benjamin Scott Knack

Executive Chef, Ostra at Mokara Hotel & Spa, Las Canarias at Omni La Mansion del Rio, San Antonio

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