Dean Kronauer, the Executive Chef at Palace Buffet, won first place in the ‘Best Sandwich of the South’ category at a recent Merchants Foodservice Culinary Expo with his Southern Shrimp Boil Wrap. Chef Kronauer’s winning sandwich will be available at Wahoo’s Poolside Bar & Grill this summer at Palace Casino Resort. Kronauer’s first place win will advance him into the World Food Championship, to be hosted in Kissimmee, Florida in November.
Kronauer will compete in the World Sandwich Championship portion of the competition. A grand prize of $10,000 is up for grabs along with the title of World Sandwich Champion, in this category. The 2015 World Food Championships will highlight cuisines from around the world.
Chef Kronauer joined the food and beverage team at the Palace Casino Resort in August 2001, and was promoted to his current position of Buffet Executive Chef in October 2005.