The Chef’s Academy’s Glenn Brown Named Local American Culinary Federation Chef of the Year

Culinary Institute’s Culinary Instructor/Corporate Chef Recognized by American Culinary Federation Greater Indianapolis

Indianapolis, IN, March 28, 2012 --( The Chef’s Academy (, the Culinary Division of Harrison College, a 110-year-old, nationally accredited institution that offers 40 degree programs in five schools of study, has announced that Chef Glenn Brown, CEC, AAC, ACE, culinary instructor and corporate chef at The Chef’s Academy, has been named “Chef of the Year” by the American Culinary Federation (ACF) Greater Indianapolis chapter. This award is given annually to a chef who represents himself or herself and the culinary profession to the highest level of integrity.

Brown is one of 16 culinary professionals selected on a national level to go on to compete for ACF National Chef of the Year. He will participate in the ACF sanctioned regional competition at the ACF Central Regional Conference, held at MotorCity Casino Hotel on April 14-16 in Detroit. One chef from each of the four regional competitions will become that region’s semi-finalist and will compete for National Chef of the Year at the 2012 ACF National Convention, held at the Orlando World Center Marriott Resort on July 14–17 in Orlando, Fla.

“It is an honor to be recognized by my peers at the American Culinary Federation,” said Brown. “The Chef of the Year is the most respected and sought after title in the culinary industry, and I am humbled to win it for Greater Indianapolis. I believe in giving back to our profession, and I am passionate about anything that preserves, protects and advances culinary arts.”

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The Chef’s Academy is the Culinary Division of Harrison College, a 110-year-old, nationally accredited institution that offers 40 degree programs in five schools of study. More than 6,000 students altogether are enrolled at Harrison College’s 12 campuses, its online division and The Chef’s Academy. Headquartered in Indianapolis, The Chef’s Academy opened a second academy on a 4.37-acre campus in North Carolina’s Triangle in August 2011. At The Chef’s Academy, students become prepared and marketable graduates entering the fields of culinary arts, pastry arts, and hospitality and restaurant management through classroom and experiential instruction that sets up expectations for the real-life industry. The college’s culinary division provides an environment that fosters students’ passion for culinary arts and hospitality and a curriculum developed by the most qualified instructors and leaders in the market. The Chef’s Academy is endorsed and accredited by the American Culinary Federation (ACF). For more information about The Chef’s Academy, visit

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