Chef Richard Petty Wins Eric Hoffer Award

LOS ANGELES, CA – July 18, 2012 –The book Beyond Soul Food- Modern American Heritage Cuisine has been honored with an Eric Hoffer Award as one of the best books in the “Home” category.

The awards, named for the great American philosopher Eric Hoffer, recognize independent books of exceptional merit. The book received an honorable mention in its category and was also a First Horizon Award finalist.

Chef Petty is a California Culinary Academy graduate and has worked for renowned chefs Bradley Ogden and Wolfgang Puck.  He has created dishes in some of the most prestigious restaurants on the West Coast including the Beverly Hills Inn, Wolfgang Puck Café, Diaghilev Restaurant and Keyshaun Johnson’s Reign Restaurant.

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