Tag: 2013

Q&A: Sheldon Simeon

From working at Pizza Hut to celebrity status, Sheldon Simeon has come a long way from his humble roots in Hilo on the Big Island. After his appearance on Bravo’s “Top Chef: Seattle” this year — and finishing in the top three and earning the title of “Fan Favorite” — Simeon is only just starting.

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Q&A: Richard Rosendale

It’s not in Richard Rosendale‘s DNA to give up. He learned that from his mom, who raised him and his sister by herself. When a fire on Christmas Day destroyed everything they had, his valiant mother stayed strong and pushed through. And that’s been the motivation behind this certified master chef and 2013 U.S.A. candidate for the Bocuse d’Or, who has already amassed more than 45 national and international medals.

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