Teens from Clyde A. Erwin High School and North Buncombe High School win awards in local Y.E.S. Chef! youth culinary competition

The Joseph Initiative is pleased to announce the winners of its Y.E.S. Chef! Youth culinary competition held at AB Tech this past Saturday, November 3rd. Winning the Judges’ Award was the Clyde A. Erwin High School/Biltmore team while the Youth’s Choice Award was given to the North Buncombe High...

Two Distinguished Chefs and Local Youths to Judge Y.E.S. Chef! Culinary Competition

The Joseph Initiative Inc. is pleased to announce that two distinguished chefs, Bruce Brown from Bruce’s Fabulous Food and WLOS’ Carolina Kitchen, and Patrick O’Cain, owner of Asheville’s Gàn Shān Station will be judges at the organization’s upcoming Y.E.S. Chef! Youth Culinary Competition. The youth attending the event will...

Becoming a Professional

Recently I read an article that compared what it means to be an amateur to a professional. The gist of the article was to say that a professional puts in effort to improve and grow in whatever it is they are pursuing, while an amateur remains stagnant. So much more blood sweat and tears – as they...