In the past decade, there’s been a huge change in people’s attitudes about what they eat and drink. America's chefs are changing to keep pace. This year the American Chef’s Federation and the American Academy of Chefs honored Kapiolani Community College’s Frank Leake, with the Culinary Traditions award for excellence in developing the next generation of culinary leaders. HPR’s Noe Tanigawa spoke with him about eating and cooking.
The Hawai’i Food and Wine Festival starts this Thursday. Find out more at http://www.hawaiifoodandwinefestival.com/
. Hawai’i-born KCC graduate Lance Nitahara is currently competing in "Chopped", the Food Network program Frank Leake calls the most true to life. Be prepared for a dramatic finish.