Alaska Airlines #SalmonChef Copper River Salmon Arrival (17 May 2013) - brianwestbrook
Alaska Airlines hosted their annual "The Copper Chef" competition featuring local chefs: Pat Donahue (Anthony's Restaurants), John Howie (John Howie Steak House, Seastar, SPORT), Chris Bryant (Wildfin American Grill), and Master Sgt. Robert Shulman (USAF Reserve/Joint Base Lewis McChord). The very first Copper River Salmon, caught yesterday, arrived in Seattle kick-off the annual season. Judges Jay Buhner (Seattle Mariner Hall of Famer), Mike Fourtner (Deadliest Catch), McChord Command Chief Tony Mack, and Alaska Airlines' VP/Customer Service Airports Jeff Butler tasted and tabulated... the winner? Chef John Howie!

All Photos (C) 2013 Brian M. Westbrook / brianwestbrook.com. For details: photos AT brianwestbrook DOT com

Alaska Airlines hosted their annual "The Copper Chef" competition featuring local chefs: Pat Donahue (Anthony's Restaurants), John Howie (John Howie Steak House, Seastar, SPORT), Chris Bryant (Wildfin American Grill), and Master Sgt. Robert Shulman (USAF Reserve/Joint Base Lewis McChord). The very first Copper River Salmon, caught yesterday, arrived in Seattle kick-off the annual season. Judges Jay Buhner (Seattle Mariner Hall of Famer), Mike Fourtner (Deadliest Catch), McChord Command Chief Tony Mack, and Alaska Airlines' VP/Customer Service Airports Jeff Butler tasted and tabulated... the winner? Chef John Howie!

All Photos (C) 2013 Brian M. Westbrook / brianwestbrook.com. For details: photos AT brianwestbrook DOT com

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