Hey Wingers fans, we wanted to share how Amazing one of our members of the Wingers team with you! Our COO Brandon Howard has been nominated and now recognized as one the Best Chefs in America.
Here below is the press release:
Wingers Restaurants Top Chef Brandon Howard Named Among BEST CHEFS IN AMERICA
Summary: Wingers Restaurants Executive Chef Brandon Howard has been recognized as a Best Chefs in America, following nomination by his fellow Executive Chefs.
Executive Chef Brandon Howard, COO of Wingers culinary and management team has been named one of the Best Chefs in America. The recognition was given after he was nominated by his fellow Executive Chefs, and he is now one of fewer than 5,000 chefs across the country who is recognized as being among Best Chefs in America.
Best Chefs in America has a stringent selection process for the chefs that they recognize. The organization carries out one-on-one interviews with chefs, who tell them the chefs that they consider to be the best in the business. Best Chefs in America describes their criteria as chefs “who lead and inspire their kitchens to consistently create excellent food, strive to innovate with their dishes and ingredients, and are respected by their peers.”
Chef Brandon Howard has developed skills in business development and culinary and operational development over the course of his career, which spans almost three decades. He has been awarded several national and local awards, including the Silver Plate Award (Chaîne des Rôtisseurs) and has hosted culinary events for world leaders and celebrities. In addition to his commitment at work, Chef Howard also supports several social and non-profit organizations, including Huntsman Cancer Institute, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Pro Start, and Red Barn Farm.
Wingers Restaurants have establishments in Utah, Idaho, Oregon, and Nevada. The first Wingers was opened more than 25 years ago in Bountiful, Utah, and the brand has since grown into a successful franchise with more than 25 restaurants across four states. Wingers also offers takeout and online ordering, in addition to restaurant service, and has a catering service operating in all four states.
Eric Slaymaker, President of Wingers USA Inc. said:
“We are excited to have Executive Chef Brandon Howard leading our Wingers culinary and management team as (Chief Operating Officer). His experience and creativity will have a huge impact on the Wingers brand – and with our new sister QSR brand – Sticky Bird!
“Our primary objective at Wingers is to keep a laser focus on delivering the highest quality and experience to our guests, and Chef Brandon brings the leadership to make this happen. I am confident to say that Wingers has the best culinary operations team in the country.”
Chef Brandon has featured as one of the Best Chefs in America since 2013 when the brand published their first book, containing their best chefs from across all 50 states. As one of the select few chefs to be recognized by Best Chefs in America, he is an impressive representative of Wingers Restaurants.
To find out more about Wingers Restaurants, visit https://wingerbros.com/ or for press inquiries get in touch with Bruce Hansen by calling (801) 631-0603, emailing Bruce@wingerbros.com or writing to 404 East 4500 South, Suite A-12, Salt Lake City, UT 84107.