UMass chefs Anthony Jung Robert Bankert Taylor Whitmore and pastry chef Simon Stevenson win the gold

UMass chefs Anthony Jung, Robert Bankert, Taylor Whitmore and pastry chef Simon Stevenson win the gold.

UMass Dining Wins Gold at Taste of the World Conference

Gathering of university culinarians Featured guests include Michael Pollan, Jet Tila

The Taste of the World Chef Conference, UMass’ yearly gathering of top culinarians in university dining from all over the country (and Canada), culminates with the cooking competition.

For the fourth year in a row, UMass Dining took the gold, with head judge Nobel Masi praising the craftsmanship on the plates and the “clean, nice balance of flavor.”

The winning four-course meal consisted of Alaskan crusted cod topped with herb mousse and shrimp stuffed zucchini blossoms

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