The Culinary Institute of America

Brian West

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Chef-Instructor—Culinary Arts


AAS, The Art Institute of Houston, TX.

Professional Background:
Executive Chef, Hotel Contessa, San Antonio, TX; Fresh Horizon Catering, San Antonio. Owner/Executive Chef, Cafe Paladar, San Antonio. Banquet Chef, Biga on the Banks, San Antonio. Sous Chef, Westin La Canterra, San Antonio.

Manager of the Quarter, Hotel Contessa, 2010. Top 100 Chefs in Texas, Texas Monthly, 2008. People's Choice Award, Blue Star Competition, 2003. Gold Medal, Star Chef Competition, 2002.

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