3/9/15 ASHLAND, Ohio – René Rawraway, assistant professor in the hospitality management program at Ashland University, received an award at the American Culinary Federation Conference held at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront in Baltimore Feb. 15-17.
Rawraway received the ACF Northeast Region Cutting Edge Award at the event, which honored chefs, students and foodservice professionals from the American Culinary Federation's (ACF) Northeast and Southeast Regions. Those attending gathered for professional development and culinary trend seminars at ChefConnect: Baltimore.
“The Cutting Edge award distinguishes individuals who are ‘a cut above the rest’,” Rawraway said. “I am honored to have been recognized for doing things that I love to do and are, for me, as natural as breathing.”
Rawraway is a graduate of the Culinary Institute in Hyde Park, New York. In 2003, Rawraway was named the ACF Northeast Region Chef Professionalism Award winner. He also serves on the Team Cuisine advisory board and is a judge for many regional culinary competitions. Rawraway is currently serving as the ACF Northeast Region Ethics Chair.
Ashland University is a mid-sized, private university conveniently located a short distance from Akron, Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio. Ashland University (www.ashland.edu) values the individual student and offers a unique educational experience that combines the challenge of strong, applied academic programs with a faculty and staff who build nurturing relationships with their students. ###