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Foodland's Chang Wins FMI Chef Showdown

DALLAS — Keoni Chang, a chef at Foodland Super Markets in Hawaii, won the first-ever FMI Supermarket Chef Showdown at the Food Marketing Institute show here Thursday.

Chang (left) had entered the competition with a recipe for "Deconstructed Ahi California Roll" in the Indulgent category. Other finalists were Brian Dunn of Roche Bros., Ethnic category; Rachael Perron of Kowalski's, Healthy Alternatives category; and Amber Pruett of Publix Super Markets, Family Meals category.

Each of the finalists wins $1,000, and Chang, as Grand Chef Champion, wins a three-day professional development course at the Culinary Institute of America.

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