2011 Press Releases

December 14, 2011

PDF American Culinary Federation Partners with Indianapolis’ The Chef’s Academy to Offer Four New Scholarships Totaling $20,000

PDF American Culinary Federation Chefs Visit White House for Holiday Tour

December 8, 2011

PDF Hottest Restaurant Menus Trends in 2012 Include Healthful Kids’ Meals and Locally Sourced Ingredients, According to National Restaurant Association

December 5, 2011

PDF The American Culinary Federation Announces Its 2012 Events Series

November 30, 2011

PDF Job Corps Culinary Training Programs Granted Quality Program Status by American Culinary Federation Education Foundation

November 22, 2011

PDF American Culinary Federation Chef Andy Bacigalupo Receives a $10,000 Lowe’s Gift Card on 400th Episode of “The Dr. Oz Show,” November 18

November 14, 2011

PDF ACF and Hidden Valley® Original Ranch® Partner for National Fundraiser in Support of Chefs Move to Schools

November 3, 2011

PDF Need Expert Cooking Advice? Let American Culinary Federation Chefs Answer Your Holiday Kitchen Questions

October 20, 2011

PDF R.B. Hunt Elementary School First-Graders Learn How to Eat Healthfully

October 11, 2011

PDF USDA Official, Farmer and American Culinary Federation Chef Celebrate Farm to School Month at R.B. Hunt Elementary School, St. Augustine, Fla., Oct. 18

October 10, 2011

PDF Garde Manger: Cold Kitchen Fundamentals

October 3, 2011

PDF Nashville State Community College Receives Accreditation from the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation

September 21, 2011

PDF ACFEF Chef & Child Foundation Names Chair, Vice Chair for 2011–2013

August 29, 2011

PDF Two Basic American Foods Potato Products Earn ACF Seal of Approval

August 22, 2011

August 19, 2011

ACFEF Accreditation

PDF Academy of Culinary Arts at Atlantic Cape Community College Receives Accreditation from the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation

PDF California Culinary Academy Receives Renewal Programmatic Accreditation and Exemplary Status from the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation

PDF Hillsborough Community College Receives Programmatic Accreditation and Exemplary Status from the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation

PDF Indiana University of Pennsylvania Receives Programmatic Accreditation and Exemplary Status from the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation

PDF Lake Washington Technical College Receives Programmatic Accreditations from the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation

PDF Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Atlanta Receives Programmatic Accreditations from the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation

PDF Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Las Vegas Receives Accreditation and Exemplary Status from American Culinary Federation Education Foundation

PDF Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Los Angeles Receives Programmatic Accreditations from the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation

PDF Lincoln Culinary Institute Receives Programmatic Accreditation and Exemplary Status from the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation

PDF Milwaukee Area Technical College Receives Programmatic Accreditations from the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation

PDF Pennsylvania College of Technology Receives Programmatic Accreditations from the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation

PDF Pikes Peak Community College Receives Programmatic Accreditations and Exemplary Status from the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation

PDF Pinellas Technical Education Center’s Clearwater Campus Receives Accreditation from the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation

PDF Rel Maples Institute of Culinary Arts at Walters State Community College Receives Accreditations from the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation

PDF San Jacinto College Receives Initial Programmatic Accreditation from the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation

PDF The Culinary Institute of Charleston at Trident Technical College Receives Accreditation from the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation

PDF The International Culinary School at The Art Institute of Charlotte Receives Accreditation from the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation

PDF The International Culinary School at The Art Institute of Las Vegas Receives Accreditation from the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation

PDF Tri County Technology Center Receives Programmatic Accreditation and Certification from American Culinary Federation Education Foundation

PDF West Kentucky Community & Technical College Receives Initial Programmatic Accreditations from the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation

PDF William McFatter Technical Center Receives Programmatic Accreditations and Exemplary Status from American Culinary Federation Education Foundation

PDF Zane State College Receives Programmatic Accreditation from the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation

August 10, 2011

PDF Professional Certification Gives Chefs Leverage When Seeking Employment and Promotion in Recovering Economy, ICE President Says

August 9, 2011

American Academy of Chefs®

PDF American Academy of Chefs® Announces its 2011 Inductees and Award Winners

PDF Stafford DeCambra, CEC, CCE, CCA, AAC®, Receives Chair’s Medal from the American Academy of Chefs®

PDF Derek Spendlove, CEPC, CCE, AAC®, Receives Joseph Amendola Award from the American Academy of Chefs®

PDF J. Kevin Walker, CMC, AAC®, Receives Chef Good Taste Award from the American Academy of Chefs®

PDF Frank Leake, CCC, CCE, AAC®, Receives Sharing Culinary Traditions Award from the American Academy of Chefs®

PDF William J. Tillinghast, CEC, AAC®, MBA, Receives Prestigious American Academy of Chefs® Lt. General John D. McLaughlin Award

PDF Donal Weaving, CEC, AAC®, Receives American Academy of Chefs® Lawrence A. Conti, CEC, AAC, HOF, Chair’s Achievement Award

PDF Anthony Graffeo, CEC, AAC®, Inducted Into American Academy of Chefs Culinary Hall of Fame™

PDF John Kaufmann, CEC, AAC®, Inducted Into American Academy of Chefs Culinary Hall of Fame™

PDF William “Bill” Lyman, CEC, AAC®, Posthumously Inducted Into American Academy of Chefs Culinary Hall of Fame™

PDF Bruce Riddell, CEC, AAC, Inducted Into American Academy of Chefs Culinary Hall of Fame™

PDF James Doherty, HAAC, HBOT, Inducted Into American Academy of Chefs Culinary Hall of Fame™ as Honorary Member

PDF Jeffrey Bricker, CEC, CCE, Selected as One of 20 American Academy of Chefs Society® Inductees for 2011

PDF Nancy Burback, CEC, CCE, Selected as One of 20 American Academy of Chefs® Society Inductees for 2011

PDF Janet Crager, CEC, Selected as One of 20 American Academy of Chefs® Society Inductees for 2011

PDF Carl Deutsch, CCC, CCE, Selected as One of 20 American Academy of Chefs Society® Inductees for 2011

PDF Scott Erwin, CEC, Selected as One of 20 American Academy of Chefs® Society Inductees for 2011

PDF Thomas Hannum, CEC, Selected as One of 20 American Academy of Chefs® Society Inductees for 2011

PDF Peter Hodgson, CEC, Selected as One of 20 American Academy of Chefs® Society Inductees for 2011

PDF Robert Hudson, CEC, CCE, Selected as One of 20 American Academy of Chefs® Society Inductees for 2011

PDF Mark Kent, CEC, Selected as One of 20 American Academy of Chefs® Society Inductees for 2011

PDF John Kukucka, CCC, Selected as One of 20 American Academy of Chefs® Society Inductees for 2011

PDF Lawrence Matson, CEC, CCE, MBA, Selected as One of 20 American Academy of Chefs® Society Inductees for 2011

PDF Michael Osborne, CEC, Selected as One of 20 American Academy of Chefs® Society Inductees for 2011

PDF Douglas Patten, CEC, CCA, Selected as One of 20 American Academy of Chefs® Society Inductees for 2011

PDF Brian Peffley, CEPC, CCE, Selected as One of 20 American Academy of Chefs® Society Inductees for 2011

PDF Steven Pollack, CEC, Selected as One of 20 American Academy of Chefs® Society Inductees for 2011

PDF Garrett Sanborn, CEC, CCE, Ed.D., Selected as One of 20 American Academy of Chefs® Society Inductees for 2011

PDF Andrea Schrenk, CEPC, CCE, Selected as One of 20 American Academy of Chefs® Society Inductees for 2011

PDF Samuel Sears, CEC, CCA, Selected as One of 20 American Academy of Chefs® Society Inductees for 2011

PDF Michael Smith, CEC, Selected as One of 20 American Academy of Chefs® Society Inductees for 2011

PDF Mark Wilson, CEC, Selected as One of 20 American Academy of Chefs® Society Inductees for 2011

PDF Blaise Alan Dente, CCC, Selected as Honorary Inductee Into Prestigious American Academy of Chefs® Society

PDF Mary Louise and Peter Huebner Selected as Honorary Inductees Into Prestigious American Academy of Chefs® Society

PDF Noreen Kinney Selected as Honorary Inductee Into Prestigious American Academy of Chefs® Society

PDF Christopher Koetke, CEC, CCE, MBA, Named Honorary American Academy of Chefs® Society Inductee

PDF Cindy Komarinski, CCC, CCE, Selected as Honorary Inductee Into Prestigious American Academy of Chefs® Society

PDF Kathleen Mancini Selected as Honorary Inductee Into Prestigious American Academy of Chefs® Society

PDF David Smith, CC, Selected as Honorary Inductee Into Prestigious American Academy of Chefs® Society

PDF Michael Zappone Selected as Honorary Inductee Into Prestigious American Academy of Chefs® Society

August 1, 2011

2011 ACF National Convention Award Winners

PDF Joliet Junior College Student Team Wins American Culinary Federation 2011 National Student Team Championship, Makes History for School

PDF Tennessee Healthcare Chef and Dietary Manager Win ACF National Championship: Cooking for Life Competition in Dallas

PDF Cincinnati Chef Todd Kelly Named 2011 U.S.A.’s Chef of the Year™

PDF Atlanta’s Alex Hwang Named 2011 Pastry Chef of the Year by American Culinary Federation Following National Competition

PDF Joliet Junior College Grad Aaron Guajardo III Wins National Culinary Award Following Dallas Competition

PDF ACFEF Chef & Child Foundation Recognizes Award Winners at the 2011 ACF National Convention

PDF Eight Chefs Receive Cutting Edge Awards at 2011 American Culinary Federation National Convention in Dallas

PDF Special Awards Presented at 2011 ACF National Convention in Dallas

PDF Eight Chefs Receive President’s Medallions at 2011 American Culinary Federation National Convention

PDF Richfield, Minn., School Wins USDA Recipes for Healthy Kids National Cook-Off

PDF Samuel Murillo Wins National Paella, Please! Competition and $1,000 in Dallas

PDF Kendall College Wins Baron H. Galand Culinary Knowledge Bowl for Second Consecutive Year at 2011 ACF National Convention

PDF Orlando Chef Russell Scott, CMC, WGMC, Receives 2011 Chef Professionalism Award at ACF National Convention in Dallas

PDF Kendall College’s Dina Altieri, CEC, CCE, Named National Chef Educator of the Year by the American Culinary Federation

PDF John Zehnder, CEC, AAC, Receives 2011 Hermann G. Rusch Chef’s Achievement Award at ACF National Convention in Dallas

July 28, 2011

PDF The American Culinary Federation Announces its 2011 National Award Winners

July 18, 2011

PDF Donald Dickinson, CEC®, CCA™, AAC, Named American Culinary Federation Certification Commission Chair-Elect

July 13, 2011

PDF Chefs Bring Nutrition Message to Dallas Families July 22 with Live Cooking Demonstrations at Turner Courts Recreation Center—Media Welcome

July 11, 2011

2011 Achievement of Excellence Awards

PDF The American Culinary Federation Announces Its 2011 Achievement of Excellence Award Winners

PDF Back Door Café to Receive 2011 Achievement of Excellence Award at American Culinary Federation National Convention in Dallas

PDF Café Cimino Country Inn to Receive 2011 Achievement of Excellence Award at American Culinary Federation National Convention in Dallas

PDF Canterbury Golf Club to Receive 2011 Achievement of Excellence Award at American Culinary Federation National Convention in Dallas

PDF Casola Dining Room at Schenectady County Community College to Receive 2011 Achievement of Excellence Award at ACF National Convention in Dallas

PDF Eagle Oaks Golf & Country Club to Receive 2011 Achievement of Excellence Award at American Culinary Federation National Convention in Dallas

PDF Eat’n Park Hospitality Group to Receive 2011 Achievement of Excellence Award at American Culinary Federation National Convention in Dallas

PDF Goodwill Great Lakes to Receive 2011 Achievement of Excellence Award at American Culinary Federation National Convention in Dallas

PDF The Grove Park Inn Resort & Spa to Receive 2011 Achievement of Excellence Award at American Culinary Federation National Convention in Dallas

PDF Hotel du Pont to Receive 2011 Achievement of Excellence Award at American Culinary Federation National Convention in Dallas

PDF The Hotel Hershey to Receive 2011 Achievement of Excellence Award at American Culinary Federation National Convention in Dallas

PDF Iridescence at MotorCity Casino Hotel to Receive 2011 Achievement of Excellence Award at American Culinary Federation National Convention in Dallas

PDF JaCiva’s Chocolates to Receive 2011 Achievement of Excellence Award at American Culinary Federation National Convention in Dallas

PDF La Tavola to Receive 2011 Achievement of Excellence Award at American Culinary Federation National Convention in Dallas

PDF Lake Mary FishBones to Receive 2011 Achievement of Excellence Award at American Culinary Federation National Convention in Dallas

PDF Lilly’s Bistro to Receive 2011 Achievement of Excellence Award at American Culinary Federation National Convention in Dallas

PDF Magnolias to Receive 2011 Achievement of Excellence Award at American Culinary Federation National Convention in Dallas

PDF Pacific Asian Bistro to Receive 2011 Achievement of Excellence Award at American Culinary Federation National Convention in Dallas

PDF The Palmer House® Hilton to Receive 2011 Achievement of Excellence Award at American Culinary Federation National Convention in Dallas

PDF Pier 37 Bar & Grill to Receive 2011 Achievement of Excellence Award at American Culinary Federation National Convention in Dallas

PDF Premier Food Services to Receive 2011 Achievement of Excellence Award at American Culinary Federation National Convention in Dallas

PDF Red Rocks County Club to Receive 2011 Achievement of Excellence Award at American Culinary Federation National Convention in Dallas

PDF Savannah Red to Receive 2011 Achievement of Excellence Award at American Culinary Federation National Convention in Dallas

PDF United States Olympic Committee Colorado Springs Olympic Training Center Food & Nutrition Services to Receive 2011 Achievement of Excellence Award

June 20, 2011

PDF Filtercorp’s SuperSorb® CarbonPad Earns Prestigious ACF Seal of Approval

June 16, 2011

June 15, 2011

PDF Walla Walla Community College Culinary-Arts Student Kristin Swaggart Wins American Culinary Federation’s Be Like “Mike” Contest

June 13, 2011

PDF New York Chef Michael Matarazzo Places Second in Global Chefs Challenge Semifinals for the Americas in Canada

PDF Daniel Gorman Wins Hans Bueschkens World Junior Chefs Challenge Semifinals for the Americas, Advances to Global Competition in 2012

June 10, 2011

PDF American Culinary Federation 2011–2013 National Board of Directors Announced

June 8, 2011

June 7, 2011

PDF Chefs Head to Dallas for 2011 American Culinary Federation National Convention Featuring Alton Brown and USDA Recipes for Healthy Kids National Cook-Off

June 6, 2011

PDF New York Chef Michael Matarazzo Competes in Canada for a Chance to Represent the U.S. on the World Culinary Stage

PDF Atlanta Sous Chef Daniel Gorman Competes in Canada June 12 for Chance to Represent the Americas in Worldwide Culinary Competition

June 3, 2011

PDF ACF President at Launch of MyPlate Commends USDA and First Lady Michelle Obama on New Food Icon to Help Consumers Make Healthier Food Choices

June 2, 2011

Nutrition, Health and Consumer Advocates Applaud the Launch of the New MyPlate Icon to Help Consumers Make Healthier Food Choices

PDF Kansas Chef Renée Shortlidge, CSC™, Appointed to American Culinary Federation Certification Commission

May 31, 2011

PDF Ten Students Win American Culinary Federation 2011 Student Culinarian Invitational, Will Cook at Dallas Reception and Travel to South Korea

May 18, 2011

PDF Two American Culinary Federation Chefs Receive Cordon d’ Or - Gold Ribbon International Culinary Academy Awards

May 9, 2011

PDF Kendall Farms Crème Frâiche Earns Chef Recognition with ACF Seal of Approval

PDF Anthony Danna, CEC, AAC, Receives Regional Chef Professionalism Award

May 6, 2011

May 5, 2011

May 3, 2011

PDF American Culinary Federation Announces 2011 Western Region Award Winners

April 27, 2011

PDF SPLENDA® Earns Prestigious American Culinary Federation Seal of Approval

April 25, 2011

April 21, 2011

PDF 2011 Central Region American Culinary Federation Award Winners Announced

April 11, 2011

PDF Michael Ty, CEC, AAC, Inducted Into Disciples Escoffier International–USA

April 6, 2011

PDF Chefs Gather in Scottsdale, Ariz., for American Culinary Federation Western Regional Conference, April 29–May 2 at Talking Stick Resort

March 31, 2011

March 28, 2011

March 24, 2011

PDF 2011 Northeast Region American Culinary Federation Award Winners Announced

March 21, 2011

PDF American Culinary Federation Central Regional Conference April 17–20 Brings Chefs and Government Officials Together in New Orleans

March 16, 2011

March 8, 2011

PDF Sizzle: The American Culinary Federation Quarterly for Students of Cooking Unveils New Look and Enhanced Content

March 2, 2011

PDF Chefs Head to Columbus for American Culinary Federation Northeast Regional Conference, March 20–23 at the Renaissance Columbus

February 23, 2011

February 14, 2011

PDF Michael Ty, CEC, AAC, Receives North American Association of Food Equipment Manufacturers Doctorate of Foodservice Award

February 8, 2011

February 1, 2011

PDF American Culinary Federation Members Participate in Orange County Public Schools’ Chefs Move to Schools Debut of Healthier Lunches

January 27, 2011

PDF Three New Members Join the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation Accrediting Commission and New Chair Elected

January 25, 2011

PDF ACF Invites Students to Apply for Its 2011 Student Culinarian Invitational

January 24, 2011

PDF McCormick For Chefs™ Joins ACF Culinary Team USA as Silver Sponsor

January 11, 2011

PDF Eric Pellizzari, CEC®, CCE®, Approved as an American Culinary Federation Culinary Competition Judge

PDF Five Teams of Culinary Students Compete for Southeast Region Championship Title in Atlanta in February

January 10, 2011

PDF Stephen Giunta, CMC®, Approved as an American Culinary Federation Culinary Competition Judge

PDF Five Student Teams Put Their Culinary Knowledge to the Test During Regional “Jeopardy”-Style Competition in Atlanta, Feb. 19

January 6, 2011

PDF More than 450 Chefs Head to Atlanta for American Culinary Federation Southeast Regional Conference, Feb. 18–21, at the Hilton Atlanta

January 5, 2011

PDF R. Douglas Martinides and Catherine Mullarkey, Esq., Join the American Culinary Federation’s Board of Directors as Members At-Large

January 4, 2011