Chef Danny Smith of Frank’s Outback was named Best Seafood Chef in South Carolina at the fourth Annual South Carolina Seafood Challenge and will represent South Carolina at the Great American Seafood Cook-off in New Orleans in August.
The event was organized by the Myrtle Beach Chapter of the American Culinary Federation and was held at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center, Jan. 28-30, according to a press release.
Smith won with his Yellow Eye Snapper, Golden Beet Risotto, Sweet Snow Pea Puree and Garden City Shrimp Butter Sauce. He was assisted by Sous Chef Steve Sleeman. The Yellow Eye Snapper was provided by Seven Seas of Murrells Inlet.
Danny moved to Murrells Inlet in 2009 and became the chef of The Brentwood.
“With the support of my wife, Paula, I have been able to pursue my passion for the culinary arts,” said Smith. In 2013, Smith began mentoring students at The Trio Dinner Coastal Culinary Experience through the Academy for Technology and Academics.
Frank’s and Frank’s Outback has been in business for 25 years and is located at 10434 Ocean Highway in Pawleys Island. Call 237-3030 or visit www.franksandoutback.com.
American Culinary Federation of Myrtle Beach is located in Myrtle Beach and is one of more than 230 chapters of the American Culinary Federation, Inc. For more information, visit www.myrtlebeachacf.com.