Brian Hinshaw is one of Columbus’s most decorated and accomplished chefs with over 20 years of culinary experience having worked in renowned kitchens in great cities such as Columbus, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Chicago. During his time in the Culinary Arts Program at Columbus State, Brian apprenticed under Chef Hartmut Handke, ranked as the 13th top Master Chef in the country. Brian began his tenure at CMR in 1999 as Executive Chef for Mitchell’s Ocean Club then opened M as Executive Chef before his appointment to Regional Chef in 2005, and in 2009 to Vice President, Executive Corporate Chef. Well known for his creative cuisine and attention to detail, Brian is dedicated to the training and advancement of future culinarians both inside and outside the Company.
Chef Brian Hinshaw, of Columbus, recently won the second annual Texas Pete® Kitchen Hero Cook Off Challenge and $10,000 to benefit Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry Campaign. Hinshaw took top honors against three other U.S. culinary experts, which was presented at the Multi-Unit Foodservice Operators Conference (MUFSO) in Dallas, Texas.