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Big Rock Chop House Chef to Compete for Title and More Restaurant News

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Big Rock Chop House in Birmingham: Executive chef Brian Henson will compete in the American Culinary Federation's Regional Chef of the Year competition for the central region April 28 through May 1 in Little Rock, AR. Last fall, Henson was named the 2012 Chef of the Year by the American Culinary Federation's Michigan Chefs de Cuisine Association. The regional winner will move on to the national competition. Big Rock Chop House is located at 245 S Eton St. Call 248-647-7774 for more information.

Five new restaurants in Rochester-Rochester Hills: The Big Salad, Ya-Ya's, Jake's Wayback Burgers, Shish Palace, Yummie Yogurt and Yogurt City Frozen Yogurt all have plans to open this year. Stay tuned to Patch's weekly Restaurant News roundup for more details when they become available!

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Wanda Wolber February 08, 2013 at 08:06 PM
Congrats on going to the competition! I'm a Culinary student at Dorsey, still working on my confidence to enter something like this. Wanda

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