3 female chefs score top jobs at Pechanga after conquering ‘Top Chef’-like competition

SAN DIEGO UNION TRIBUNE – Kolk, Schenk and Surakul were all recently promoted to the position of head chef at Pechanga Resort & Casino, after years of putting their leadership skills and kitchen mettle to the test and then edging out their competition in “Top Chef”-like tasting auditions for a demanding panel of food and beverage executives.