Newsmaker: Regis Holden
Noteworthy: Westmoreland County Community College gave Holden its Distinguished Alumnus Award during commencement ceremonies in May.
Occupation: Corporate chef for Eat'n Park Restaurants and Hello Bistro.
Residence: North Huntingdon
Family: Wife, Sarah; daughter, Victoria, 24, who is working on her doctorate and son, Vincent, 21, who is a senior at the University of Pittsburgh.
Background: In conjunction with the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank, he does cooking demonstrations at the food bank's farmstands. He also serves on culinary curriculum advisory boards for Seton Hill University, Pittsburgh Public Schools, Northern Westmoreland Career and Technical School and Westmoreland County Community College.
Education: Holden holds an associate degree in culinary arts from Westmoreland County Community College, where he also completed his chef's apprenticeship through the American Culinary Federation, a professional organization for chefs.
Quote: “What keeps me in (food service)? I just really love to see them enjoy their meals — a meal I've cooked or a recipe I've created.”
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