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2BC Member Named 'Best in KC'

The 2BC family has gotten to enjoy chef and 2BC member Jim Pinkham's cooking at our Thanksgiving Dinner, and now we're proud to say that he has been recognized citywide! Chef Jim Tinkham, C.E.C., A.C.E. and Executive Chef at Centerpoint Medical Center, was awarded Chef of the Year from the Greater Kansas City Chapter of the American Culinary Federation. 

Chef Jim graduated from The Culinary Institute of America in 1985 which kick-started his extraordinary culinary career. He has had 37 years of food service industry experience; 23 of those with major hotels and casinos and 14 in the health care industry. He has been a Certified Executive Chef for 21 years. He has been a member of the Greater Kansas City Chapter of the American Culinary Federation since 1994 and has been a committee chair and/or elected officer for several of their programs. He is currently serving as their President. 

Not only is Chef Jim active with the ACF GKCCA, he has been a proud supporter of the community. He has judged many culinary championships, conducted cooking classes for schools and churches and has also been highlighted on TV media outlets for campaigns such as Go Red for Women, Chiefs N Chopper and Better KC. Chef Jim also enjoys teaching culinary cooking classes at the Culinary Center of Kansas City in old Overland Park,Ks. Chef Jim and his wife, Stacey, have been married for 23 years and together, they have two children, Kayleigh and Bryce. Centerpoint Medical Center is proud to call Chef Jim the BEST CHEF IN KANSAS CITY!

Posted by Terri Soper at 11:09 AM
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