L.A. Province Chef Wins Food Network Competition

Chef Derek Walker Wins on Hero Episode of "Chopped"

Chef Derek Walker from the Culinary Training Program at the St. Joseph Center for the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet in Los Angeles is a current champion on the Food Network program, “Chopped!”

Sealed by a confidentiality agreement for the past six months, Chef Derek's winning episode finally aired on Tuesday, September 10.

It was a special episode called “Hero Chefs,” highlighting chefs who have served their communities with their culinary talents. Chef Derek is in charge of the culinary training program at the center as well as chef of Bread and Roses Cafe, which provides meals to the less fortunate in a comfortable and clean setting.

Read more about Chef Derek in the Santa Monica Daily Press. Click here to read. 

Visit the Chopped website for full episodes. Click here.




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