Diamond Bar, CA, July 18, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- The International Food, Wine & Travel Writers Association's (IFWTWA) Excellence Awards program recognizes the world's finest industry professionals in several categories as experienced by the organization's journalist members. Chef Martin Yan of Yan Can Cook earned IFWTWA's Culinary Excellence Award for his exemplary work as restaurateur, culinary educator and consultant, author, broadcasting personality and chef who brings fresh concepts in Asian cuisine to the world.
According to the IFWTWA member journalist who nominated Chef Yan for recognition: “Martin Yan is an internationally acclaimed chef, teacher, TV personality, author and all around great guy. Martin has had over 3,000 TV programs on PBS for more than 30 years. The certified master chef has written 30 cookbooks. Yan continues his work from introducing California wines to Hong Kong, to consulting in Beijing, the Philippines and Istanbul. He is currently developing a new restaurant, Noodle Revolution, at Market Street Center in San Francisco.”
The award nomination was carefully evaluated and recommended by IFWTWA's Excellence Awards Committee and the award approved by IFWTWA's Board of Directors.
“As a winner of an IFWTWA Excellence Award, Chef Yan demonstrates the professional standards that represent the best in his industry,” says Maralyn Hill, IFWTWA President. “He and other professionals in his class set – and raise – the bar in the culinary field worldwide.”
About IFWTWA: The International Food, Wine and Travel Writers Association (IFWTWA) is a global network of journalists who cover the hospitality and lifestyle fields, and the people who promote them.