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Department of Tourism announces inaugural class of West Virginia Chef Ambassadors


The West Virginia Department of Tourism tapped the expertise of nine local chefs across the state to serve as the first-ever class of West Virginia chef ambassadors.

The chefs were honored at the annual Governor’s Conference on Tourism that took place in Huntington last week.

The West Virginia Chef Ambassador Program is a new initiative created by the Department of Tourism designed to promote local Appalachian cuisine through media events and promotional activities, while nurturing the industry for future growth through educational training and seminars.

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