Ahwahnee Hotel chefs garner prestigious honors



PASTRY CHEF PAUL PADUA, LEFT, RECENTLY WON A PRESTIGIOUS AWARD FOR HIS CREATIONS.
T
he Ahwahnee Hotel dining room is among the world’s finest dining establishments.

Now, two of its chefs have garnered international honors at culinary competitions.

Percy Whatley, Yosemite’s executive chef at The Ahwahnee, won the award for “best meat” category at the Bocuse d’Or USA culinary competition at the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, NY.

Whatley was one of...

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