Presentation on theme: "American Academy of Chefs"— Presentation transcript:
1 American Academy of Chefs Fellow’s MeetingSaturday, July 23, 2011
2 Pledge of AllegianceI pledge of allegiance to the flag of the United States of America, and to the republic for which it stands, one nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.
3 Culinarian’s CodeAs a proud member of the American Culinary Federation, Ipledge to share my professional knowledge and skill with allculinarians. I will place honor, fairness, cooperation andconsideration first when dealing with my colleagues. I willkeep all comments professional and respectful when dealingwith my colleagues. I will protect all members from the useof unfair means, unnecessary risks and unethical behaviorwhen used against them for another’s personal gain. I willsupport the success, growth, and future of my colleaguesand this great federation.Adopted at Board of GovernorsAugust 3, 2010
4 National Officers and Board of Directors Michael Ty, CEC, AAC, President of the American Culinary Federation John Kinsella, CMC, CCE, WGMC, AAC, Immediate Past President David Ivey-Soto, CEC, CCA, MBAJim Taylor, CEC, AAC, MBA, Treasurer David Russell, CEC, AAC, Vice President, Central Region William Tillinghast, CEC, AAC, MBA, Vice President, Northeast Region Jeff Bacon, CEC, CCA, AAC, Vice President , Southeast Region William Franklin, CMC, WGMC, AAC, Vice President, Western Region R. Douglas Martinides, Board Member at-LargeCatherine Mullarkey, ESQ., Board Member at-Large
5 AAC Board and Committee Chairs Thomas Macrina, CEC, CCA, AAC, National Academy ChairStafford DeCambra, CEC, CCE, CCA, AAC, National Academy Vice ChairJohn Minniti, CCE, AAC, HOF, HBOT , Academy AmbassadorFritz Sonnenschmidt, CMC, AAC, HOF, Chair, Past Chair CouncilBert Cutino, CEC, AAC, HOF, HBOT, Chair, Honorary Board of Trustees and Hall of FameAcademy Directors, Central Region Academy Directors, Northeast RegionJoe Aiello, CEC, AAC David Leo Banks, CEC, AACJohn Bogacki, CEC, AAC Americo “Rico” DiFronzo, CEC, AACBernard Urban, CEC, AAC Donald Hauck, CEC, AACAcademy Directors, Southeast Region Academy Directors, Western RegionMichael Bologna, CEC, CCE, AAC Joe Eidem, CEC, AACKimberly Brock-Brown, CEPC, AAC John Fisher, CEC, CCE, AACDerek Spendlove, CEPC, CCE, AAC Garry Waldie, CEC, CCE, PCEC, AACRene Marquis, CEC, CCE, PCEC, CCA, AAC , Military Regional Director
6 AAC Board and Committee Chairs Michael Rand, HAAC , Professional AlliancesJohn Kaufmann, CEC, AAC, Professional Liaisons Deborah Bando-Duit, CEC, AAC, Public Relations and MarketingJohn Fisher, CEC, CCE, AAC, Education Committee Mark Wright, CEC, AAC, Scholarship Committee Paul O’Toole, CEC, AAC, Fellowship CommitteeJohn Minniti, CCE, AAC, HOF, HBOT, Nominations and Elections Dan D’Angelo, CEC, AAC , and John Kartje, CEC, AAC, Sergeant-at-ArmsDale Miller, CMC, WGMC, AAC, and Jim Rhoads, CEC, AAC, Lifetime Achievement committee Steve Jilleba, CMC, CCE, AAC , Culinary Advisor and ACF Culinary Team USA manager
7 WelcomeNational Academy ChairThomas J. Macrina CEC, CCA, HGT, AAC
8 2011 AAC InducteesJeffrey A. Bricker, CEC, CCE ACF Greater Indianapolis ChapterSponsored by:Ralph Comstock, CEC, AAC;Donal Weaving, CEC, AACNancy J. Burback, CEC, CCE ACF New Orleans ChapterSponsored by:Terris G. Newkirk, CEC, AAC; Karl F. Tipton, CEC, CCE, AACJanet R. Crager, CECACF Southern Oregon ChapterSponsored by:Jesse R. Bartyzal, CEC, AAC;Walter N. Bronowitz, CCC, CCE, AACCarl F. Deutsch, CCC, CCEACF Philadelphia ChapterSponsored by:John P. Mondone, CEC, AAC; Frederick A. Robinson, CEC, AAC
9 2011 AAC Inductees Scott T. Erwin, CEC Thomas A. Hannum, CEC ACF South Bend Chefs and Cooks AssociationSponsored by:Charles W. Boydston, AAC; Donald R. Miller, CEC, CCE, AACThomas A. Hannum, CECACF First State Chefs AssociationSponsored by:Scott Daniels, CEC, CCA, AAC; Edward J. Hennessy, CEC, AACPeter J. Hodgson, CECACF Beehive Chefs Chapter Inc.Sponsored by:Harry Brockwell, CEC, AAC; Michael Ty, CEC, AACRobert F. Hudson, CEC, CCE ACF Pikes Peak Chapter Inc.Sponsored by:O. Siegfried Krauss, CEC, AAC; Bruce Riddell, CEC, AAC
10 2011 AAC Inductees Mark S. Kent, CEC John Kukucka, CCC ACF Akron-Canton Area Cooks and Chefs AssociationSponsored by:Timothy Michitsch, CEC, CCE, AAC Ron R. Perkins, CEC, CCE, AACJohn Kukucka, CCCACF Michigan Chefs de Cuisine AssociationSponsored by:Paul O’Toole, CEC, AAC;Mark Wright, CEC, AACLawrence T. Matson, CEC, CCETexas Chefs AssociationSponsored by:Ernst Gruch, CMC, AAC; Bernard Urban, CEC, AAC, HOFMichael R. Osborne, CECACF Middle Tennessee ChapterSponsored by:Jeff Bacon, CEC, CCA, AAC;Paul C. Jensen, II, CEC, CCA, AAC
11 2011 AAC InducteesDouglas C. Patten, CEC, CCA ACF Epicurean Club of BostonSponsored by:Americo S. DiFronzo, CEC, AAC; Anthony Graffeo, CEC, AACBrian D. Peffley, CEPC, CCEACF Harrisburg ChapterSponsored by:Charles H. Gipe, CEC, AAC;William J. Tillinghast, CEC, AAC, MBASteven M. Pollack, CECACF Akron-Canton Area Cooks and Chefs AssociationSponsored by:Kenneth J. Bucholtz, CEC, AAC;James Miller, CEC, AACGarrett C. Sanborn, CEC, CCE, ED. ACF NationalSponsored by:L. Edwin Brown, HAAC, HHOF;John Kinsella, CMC, CCE, WGMC, AAC
12 2011 AAC Inductees Samuel Sears, CEC, CCA Andrea C. Schrenk, CEPC, CCE ACF Pittsburgh ChapterSponsored by:Byron J. Bardy, CMC, AAC;William M. Hunt, CEC, CCE, AACSamuel Sears, CEC, CCABluegrass Culinary Association ACFSponsored by:Derek Spendlove, CEPC, CCE, AAC; Edward Valente, AACMichael J. Smith, CECACF Northern New Jersey ChapterSponsored by:Steven Jilleba, CMC, CCE, AAC; Michael L. Minor, CEC, AACMark J. Wilson, CECACF Philadelphia ChapterSponsored by:Daniel A. D’Angelo, CEC, AAC; Roger S. Kelly, CEC, AAC
13 2011 Honorary AAC Inductees Blaise Alan Dente, CCC Chef/OwnerDente’s Catering Service Pittston, Pa.Mary Huebner Marketing DirectorCanada Cutlery, Inc. Pickering, Ontario, CanadaNoreen Kinney PresidentCordon D’Or - Gold Ribbon Academy of Culinary ArtsSaint Petersburg, Fla.Peter Huebner PresidentCanada Cutlery, Inc. Pickering, Ontario, Canada
14 2011 Honorary AAC Inductees Christopher Koetke, CEC, CCE Executive DirectorKendall College School of Culinary Arts, ChicagoVice President, Laureate International Universities Centerfor Excellence in Culinary ArtsCindy Komarinski, CCC, CCE Associate Professor Westmoreland CountyCommunity CollegeYoungwood, Pa.Kathleen Mancini Business DevelopmentAllen BrothersDallasDavid Smith, CCRetiredU.S. NavyNashua, N.H.
15 2011 Honorary AAC Inductees Michael ZapponeAcademic DirectorCulinary and Hotel/Restaurant Management The International Culinary School of Art Institute of Pittsburgh
16 Oath of the AACI, (state your name), do pledge that I will be a faithful and active Fellow of the American Academy of Chefs. I will devote time and effort to the betterment of my profession, my family and the American Culinary Federation. I will support the efforts of my fellow chefs to bring education to the generations of young culinarians who follow in our footsteps. I will endeavor to pass on to them the skills, training and expertise that was taught to me by my chef. I acknowledge that “no person is an island” and realize that we must all stand together for the betterment of our profession and of our daily lives. I will respond willingly to requests for professional assistance by my peers and my colleagues in the field of cookery. I will do my best to preserve the dignity of my profession and to maintain the high standards of the American Academy of Chefs and of the American Culinary Federation. All this I pledge from my heart, so help me God, and keep me steadfast.
17 American Academy of Chefs Culinary Hall of Fame™ Chair, American Academy of Chefs Culinary Hall of Fame™Bert Cutino, CEC, AAC, HBOT, HOF
18 2011 American Academy of Chefs Culinary Hall of Fame™ Inductees Anthony Graffeo, CEC, AAC, is a retired executive chef in Saugus, Mass. During his many years in the restaurant business, he established a reputation as one of the most outstanding chefs in Boston. He has been a member of ACF Epicurean Club of Boston for more than 45 years, and has served as president, vice president and chairman of the board. Graffeo’s numerous awards include his chapter’s Chef of the Year award in 1981, 1994 and 2005, and the 2010 Lawrence A. Conti, CEC, AAC, HOF, Chair’s Achievement Award.
19 2011 American Academy of Chefs Culinary Hall of Fame™ Inductees John Kaufmann, CEC, AAC, is a retired chef/owner in Chicago and an active volunteer. He is co-founder/ president of the Chicago Culinary Museum/Chefs Hall of Fame, and chair of Les Amis d’Escoffier Society of Chicago and AAC’s professional liaisons committee. He established the Charlie Trotter and Lewis Szathmary scholarship funds, and has founded/chaired numerous committees/ charitable events. He has received several ACF President’s Medallions, the 2002 ACF Chef Professionalism Award, the 2008 ACF President’s Award and the 2010 AAC Chair’s Medal. He is a member of ACF Chicago Chefs of Cuisine Inc.
20 2011 American Academy of Chefs Culinary Hall of Fame™ Inductees Bruce Riddell, CEC, AAC, is a retired executive chef in Colorado Springs, Colo. He has a diverse background in culinary arts and has mentored and trained numerous chefs. He continues to be an active member of ACF Pikes Peak Chapter, serving as AAC chairman, as well as certification advisor. Riddell has helped many members work toward their certification, and has inspired many chefs to join ACF. He is active in his community, supporting ACFEF Chef & Child, Care & Share and Meals on Wheels.
21 2011 American Academy of Chefs Culinary Hall of Fame™ Inductees Jim Doherty, HAAC, HBOT (honorary), is executive vice president of Lebhar-Friedman, Inc., New York, and past publisher/editor of Nation’s Restaurant News. He sits on the board of trustees of The Culinary Institute of America and on AAC’s honorary board of trustees. He is past chairman of the board of Children’s Institute International and is a member of the National Restaurant Association’s (NRA) International Relations taskforce. He has been inducted into Les Amis d’Escoffier Society and Confrerie des Chevaliers du Tastevin. In 2003, he was named a diplomate by the NRA Educational Foundation.
22 2011 American Academy of Chefs Culinary Hall of Fame™ Inductees William “Bill” Lyman, CEC, AAC (posthumous), was dedicated to and passionate about the culinary profession. He served as Grand Commander of the Honorable Order of the Golden Toque, was on ACF’s certification committee, and was an active member of the AAC. Lyman was a great chef, educator and mentor. He selflessly gave many hours of his time in providing demonstrations and was always willing to lend a helping hand. He was full of kindness and humanity, and always willing to offer friendship and share his knowledge. Lyman was a member of Central Maryland Chefs & Cooks Association.
23 2011 American Academy of Chefs Culinary Hall of Fame™ Inductees Celebrated ChefSam Kass serves as Assistant Chef and Senior Policy Advisory for Healthy Food Initiatives at the White House. A Chicago native, Sam graduated from the University of Chicago with a degree in U.S. History. During college, he took a job cooking at the restaurant 312 Chicago under Chef Dean Zanella, an experience that set him on his current path. While finishing his final college year abroad Sam was trained as a chef by one of Austria’s greatest chefs, Chef Christian Domschitz in Vienna.In 2009, Sam joined the White House Kitchen staff under Executive Chef Cris Comerford’s leadership as Assistant Chef and, in 2010, became a Senior Policy Advisor for Healthy Food Initiatives. In this role, he advises the Let’s Move! initiative on food policy issues and overall program strategy.
24 2011 AAC Award Recipients National Academy Chair Thomas J. Macrina CEC, CCA, HGT, AAC
25 2011 AAC Award Recipients Derek Spendlove, CEPC, CCE, AAC Joseph Amendola AwardThe Joseph Amendola Award is presented to a Pastry Chef or Master Baker. The recipient has devoted their career to their profession and to the mentoring of young individuals who will be future pastry chefs. This award was established in memory of Joseph Amendola, who touched the lives of students in countless ways with his dedication to teaching, his amazing talent as an ice sculptor, his engaging personality, and his infectious passion for baking.Derek Spendlove, CEPC, CCE, AACChair, baking/pastry arts, Sullivan University, Louisville, KY. ACF Kentucky Chapter
26 2011 AAC Award Recipients Chef Good Taste Award The American Academy of Chefs presents the Chef Good Taste Awards annually to Academy Fellows who have been actively involved in furthering the culinarian’s greatest achievements and upholding the traditions of classical cuisine.J. Kevin Walker, CMC, AAC Executive chef, Cherokee Town and Country Club, Atlanta ACF Greater Atlanta Chapter
27 2011 AAC Award Recipients Sharing Culinary Traditions Award The AAC presents the Sharing Culinary Traditions Award annually to one Academy Fellow who has demonstrated unwavering dedication to the education of future culinarians and whose involvement in the AAC has been recognized by their region’s AAC director.Frank Leake, CCC, CCE, AACProfessor of culinary arts, Culinary Institute of the Pacific, Honolulu Chefs de Cuisine Association of Hawaii Honolulu
28 2011 AAC Award Recipients Lt. General John D. McLaughlin Award The Lt. General John D. McLaughlin Trophy is presented annually to an individual of high honor, distinction, and involvement in the culinary field. This award was established in memory of Lt. General McLaughlin, who was instrumental in bringing professional recognition to the American executive chef.William J. Tillinghast, CEC, AAC, MBADirector, culinary/pastry programs, The International Culinary School at The Art Institute of PhiladelphiaACF Philadelphia Chapter
29 2011 AAC Award RecipientsLawrence A. Conti, CEC, AAC, HOF, Chair’s Achievement AwardThis award is given to a Fellow of the Academy who is not only dedicated to the American Academy of Chefs but also to the culinary profession. This individual must be an ACF member for a minimum of 35 years and be actively in the AAC and the ACF, making the advancement of both organizations a personal priority. The person selected for this award will have achieved success in both business and culinary arts and must have the respect of AAC Fellows at large.Donal Weaving, CEC, AACRetired executive chef/owner, Majestic Oyster Bar and Grille, Indianapolis, Ind.ACF Greater Indianapolis Chapter
30 2011 AAC Award Recipients Chair’s Medal The AAC Chair’s Medal is bestowed annually upon one Academy Fellow who has demonstrated exemplary dedication and made outstanding contributions to the culinary profession. This individual has also maintained the highest standards and ideals of the AAC, and has significantly and positively worked to ensure excellence among future culinarians.Stafford DeCambra, CEC, CCE, CCA, AACcorporate executive chef, PCI Gaming Authority, Atmore, Ala.ACF Poarch Creek Chapter, Inc.
31 National Academy Vice Chair Call for QuorumNational Academy Vice ChairStafford DeCambraCEC, CCE, CCA, AAC
32 Honoring Deceased Members John D Todd, AAC ACF Chefs Assn of Southern Arizona TucsonDarrell L Anderson, CEC, CCE, AAC, HOF ACF Washington State Chefs AssociationH. Dean Atkinson, CEC, AAC ACF Colorado Chefs AssociationAnna E Chenin, CEPC, AAC ACF Cleveland Chapter IncBob L Chester, CEC, CCE, AAC ACF NationalJohn DeBeus, AAC Chefs Assn of Westchester and Lower ConnRaymond A. Delfino, CEC, CCA, AAC ACF Chefs de Cuisine of the Inland NorthwestAaron Kaplan, CEC, CCE, AAC ICA-ACF Big Apple ChapterJames A Kosec, CEC, CCE, AAC ACF of IowaRobert E Lee, CCC, CCE ACF Tampa Bay Culinary Association IncWilliam A Lyman, CEC, AAC Central Maryland Chefs and Cooks AssociationJean Michelet, AAC ACF Philadelphia ChapterPeter Montan, AAC ACF Greater Miami Chapter Epicurean ClubArthur Moyel, CEC, AAC ACF Greater Miami Chapter Epicurean ClubNorman D Myerow , CEPC, CCE, AAC ACF Epicurean Club of BostonJoseph A Rooksberry, CEC, AAC ACF Tampa Bay Culinary Association IncNancy S Steryous ,CCE, AAC ACF Inc FL Suncoast Cooks AssociationT E Williams, CEC, CCE, AAC ACF Chefs Las VegasRichard C Wing CEC, AAC ACF Chefs de Cuisine Association of California
33 Message from ACF President ACF National PresidentMichael Ty, CEC, AAC
34 State of the AAC National Academy Chair Thomas J. Macrina CEC, CCA, HGT, AACNational Academy Vice ChairStafford DeCambraCEC, CCE, CCA, AAC
35 State of the AAC Regional Academy Dinners 2011 ACF Southeast Regional Conference2011 ACF Northeast Regional Conference2011 ACF Central Regional Conference2011 ACF Western Regional Conference2011 ACF National Convention40th Annual Academy Induction Reception and DinnerSpouses Luncheon – Monday, July 25, at The Fort Worth Club – Tickets available2011 Grants and Scholarships UpdateStudent team grants8 grants of $750 awarded to support travel to regional conferences4 grants of $1,000 awarded to each regional championship teamScholarships10 Chaîne des Rôtisseurs scholarships4 Culinary Institute of America scholarships2 Johnson & Wales University scholarship
36 State of the AAC Scholarships cont. 2 Baltimore International College scholarshipsnew partnership formed with The Chefs AcademyACF Mentorship programThe ACF mentorship program will pair student culinarians with professional chefs that have exhibited similar interests and will foster professional growth for a specified period of time.The program started in February and is well underway with several matches successfully coordinated.Donations and SponsorshipsAs of June 24, 2011, the Academy has received donations totaling $17,330 for Our target for the year is $22,000. Thank you !Thank you to our 2011 AAC Sponsors
37 AAC Sponsors Grand Platinum Splenda® Platinum Koch Foods, Inc. NEWCHEF Fashion Inc.Gold Ecolab Kingsburg Orchards Villeroy & BochSilver BelGioioso Cheese, Inc. Lactalis FoodserviceBronze Allen Brothers Youngstown DistributorsCobalt The Schwan Food CompanyCopper Gourmet Trading Company S&D Coffee ValrhonaFriend Caviar & Caviar Contessa Premium Foods Crystal Cave Desmond Great Valley Hotel & Conference Center Desserts International Fresh Point Hudson Valley Foie Gras Ocean Garden/Storm Seafood PinSource Sysco Dallas Tito’s Handmade Vodka Wind Creek Casino & Hotel Zonin USA
38 2010 Minute Review and Approval National Academy Vice ChairStafford DeCambraCEC, CCE, CCA, AAC
39 2011 Budget Review and Approval National Academy Vice ChairStafford DeCambraCEC, CCE, CCA, AAC
40 American Academy of Chefs New Business and Chapter Donations
41 2011 Nominations and Elections AAC Nominations & Elections
42 Induction of New AAC Officers National Academy ChairStafford DeCambraCEC, CCE, CCA, AACNational Academy Vice ChairMark WrightCEC, AAC
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