2012 Press Releases

December 19, 2012

December 4, 2012

Local Sourcing and Healthful Kids’ Meals Top National Restaurant Association’s “What’s Hot in 2013” Culinary Forecast

November 1, 2012

American Culinary Federation Awards Grants to Chefs Volunteering for Chefs Move to Schools

October 19, 2012

ACF Culinary Team USA Has Stellar Performance at the “culinary Olympics” Placing in the Top 10 Overall and Garnering Gold and Silver Medals Against World’s Best Chefs

October 11, 2012

American Culinary Federation Partners with Hidden Valley® Original Ranch® to Support Childhood Nutrition Education

September 14, 2012

Three Chefs Appointed to American Culinary Federation Education Foundation Roles to Evaluate Culinary Education and Apprenticeship Programs

September 10, 2012

Chefs’ Salary Potential Enhanced Through Professional Certification

September 7, 2012

ACFEF Accreditation

Central Piedmont Community College Receives Programmatic Accreditation and Exemplary Status from the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation

Culinard, the Culinary Institute of Virginia College in Birmingham Receives Renewal Programmatic Accreditation from the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation

Culinard, the Culinary Institute of Virginia College in Jacksonville Receives Initial Programmatic Accreditation from the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation

Culinard, the Culinary Institute of Virginia College in Mobile Receives Initial Programmatic Accreditation from the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation

Culinard, the Culinary Institute of Virginia College in Richmond Receives Initial Programmatic Accreditation from the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation

Culinary Institute of Platt College–Moore Campus Receives Initial Programmatic Accreditation from the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation

Culinary Institute of Platt College–Tulsa Campus Receives Initial Programmatic Accreditation from the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation

Culinary Institute of St. Louis at Hickey College Receives Initial Programmatic Accreditation from the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation

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

Faulkner State Community College Receives Renewal Programmatic Accreditation and Exemplary Status from the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation

Florida State College at Jacksonville Receives Renewal Programmatic Accreditation and Exemplary Status from the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation

Great Lakes Culinary Institute at Northwestern Michigan College Receives Programmatic Accreditation and Exemplary Status from the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation

Harrisburg Area Community College Receives Renewal Programmatic Accreditation and Exemplary Status from the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation

Hudson County Community College Receives Renewal Programmatic Accreditation and Exemplary Status from the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation

Idaho State University Receives Renewal Programmatic Accreditation from the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation

Johnson County Community College Receives Renewal Programmatic Accreditation and Exemplary Status from the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation

Kapi’olani Community College Receives Renewal Programmatic Accreditation and Exemplary Status from the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation

Lorenzo Walker Institute of Technology Receives Programmatic Accreditation and Exemplary Status from the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation

Mid Florida Tech Receives Initial Programmatic Accreditation from the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation

Pueblo Community College Receives Renewal Programmatic Accreditation from the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation

Schenectady County Community College Receives Renewal Programmatic Accreditation and Exemplary Status from the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation

Sinclair Community College Receives Renewal Programmatic Accreditation from the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation

Spartanburg Community College Receives Renewal Programmatic Accreditation from the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation

St. Louis Community College Receives Renewal Programmatic Accreditation and Exemplary Status from the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation

The International Culinary School at The Art Institute of Atlanta Receives Programmatic Accreditation and Exemplary Status from the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation

The International Culinary School at The Art Institutes International Minnesota Receives Renewal Programmatic Accreditation and Exemplary Status from the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation

University of Hawaii Maui College Receives Renewal Programmatic Accreditation and Exemplary Status from the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation

September 6, 2012

ACFEF Accreditation

Central Montco Technical High School Receives Programmatic Certification from the ACFEF Accrediting Commission Secondary Certification Subcommittee

Columbia Area Career Center Receives Programmatic Certification from the ACFEF Accrediting Commission Secondary Certification Subcommittee

Cumberland County Technical Education Center Receives Programmatic Certification from the ACFEF Accrediting Commission Secondary Certification Subcommittee

Cumberland Perry Area Vocational Technical School Receives Programmatic Certification from the ACFEF Accrediting Commission Secondary Certification Subcommittee

Dorchester Career and Technology Center Receives Programmatic Certification from the ACFEF Accrediting Commission Secondary Certification Subcommittee

East Valley Institute of Technology Receives Programmatic Certification from the ACFEF Accrediting Commission Secondary Certification Subcommittee

Easton High School Receives Programmatic Certification from the ACFEF Accrediting Commission Secondary Certification Subcommittee

Frederick County Career & Technology Center Receives Programmatic Certification from the ACFEF Accrediting Commission Secondary Certification Subcommittee

Hutchings Career Center Receives Programmatic Certification from the ACFEF Accrediting Commission Secondary Certification Subcommittee

Jordan Vocational High School Receives Programmatic Certification from the ACFEF Accrediting Commission Secondary Certification Subcommittee

Joseph M. Barry Career and Technical Education Center Receives Programmatic Certification from the ACFEF Accrediting Commission Secondary Certification Subcommittee

Miller Grove High School Receives Programmatic Certification from the ACFEF Accrediting Commission Secondary Certification Subcommittee

Region 8, Mid-Coast School of Technology Receives Programmatic Certification from the ACFEF Accrediting Commission Secondary Certification Subcommittee

Rockdale Career Academy Receives Programmatic Certification from the ACFEF Accrediting Commission Secondary Certification Subcommittee

Technology Center of DuPage Receives Programmatic Certification from the ACFEF Accrediting Commission Secondary Certification Subcommittee

Ware County High School Receives Programmatic Certification from the ACFEF Accrediting Commission Secondary Certification Subcommittee

August 31, 2012

August 21, 2012

Jason Hall, Executive Chef at Hammock Dunes Club, Palm Coast, Fla., Earns American Culinary Federation Certified Master Chef® Certification

August 6, 2012

American Academy of Chefs

Albert Imming, CMPC®, CCE®, AAC®, Receives 2012 Joseph Amendola Award from the American Academy of Chefs®

Harry Brockwell, CEC®, AAC®, Receives Lawrence A. Conti, CEC, AAC, HOF, Chair’s Achievement Award

Michael Minor, CEC®, AAC®, Receives American Academy of Chefs® 2012 Chair’s Medal

Paul O’Toole, CEC®, AAC®, Receives Chef Good Taste Award from the American Academy of Chefs®

Ralph Comstock, CEC®, AAC®, Receives Sharing Culinary Traditions Award from the American Academy of Chefs®

Sgt. Maj. David Turcotte, CEC®, AAC®, Receives Lt. General John D. McLaughlin Award

Anthony Patalano, AAC®, Inducted Into American Academy of Chefs Culinary Hall of Fame™

Anton Flory, CMC®, WGMC, AAC®, Posthumously Inducted Into American Academy of Chefs Culinary Hall of Fame™

Christian Inden, WGMC, AAC®, CHA, Inducted Into American Academy of Chefs Culinary Hall of Fame™

Pierre H. Rausch, CEC®, WCC, AAC®, Inducted Into American Academy of Chefs Culinary Hall of Fame™

Allan Okuda, CEC®, AAC®, Selected as Honorary Inductee Into Prestigious American Academy of Chefs® Society

Cary Miller Selected as Honorary Inductee Into Prestigious American Academy of Chefs® Society

Donald Gyurkovits Selected as Honorary Inductee Into Prestigious American Academy of Chefs® Society

Guy Lott Selected as Honorary Inductee Into Prestigious American Academy of Chefs® Society

Joseph Hardiman Selected as Honorary Inductee Into Prestigious American Academy of Chefs® Society

Neal Miller Selected as Honorary Inductee Into Prestigious American Academy of Chefs® Society

Barry Young, CEC®, CCE®, ACE, Selected as One of 16 American Academy of Chefs® Society Inductees for 2012

Brian Hardy, CEC®, CCE®, Selected as One of 16 American Academy of Chefs® Society Inductees for 2012

Christopher Tanner, CEC®, WCC, CHE, Selected as One of 16 American Academy of Chefs® Society Inductees for 2012

Clark Braun, CEC®, Selected as One of 16 American Academy of Chefs® Society Inductees for 2012

David Knickrehm, CEC®, Selected as One of 16 American Academy of Chefs® Society Inductees for 2012

Douglas Petruzzi, CEC®, Selected as One of 16 American Academy of Chefs® Society Inductees for 2012

Franz Kubak, CEC®, Selected as One of 16 American Academy of Chefs® Society Inductees for 2012

Gary Rawson, CEC®, Selected as One of 16 American Academy of Chefs® Society Inductees for 2012

Gregory Skibinski, CEC®, Selected as One of 16 American Academy of Chefs® Society Inductees for 2012

James Connolly, CEC®, Selected as One of 16 American Academy of Chefs® Society Inductees for 2012

Michael Paradiso, CEPC®, Selected as One of 16 American Academy of Chefs® Society Inductees for 2012

R.C. Schroeder, CEC®, Selected as One of 16 American Academy of Chefs® Society Inductees for 2012

Randy Torres, CEC®, Selected as One of 16 American Academy of Chefs® Society Inductees for 2012

Roger Newell, CEC®, CCE®, CCA®, Selected as One of 16 American Academy of Chefs® Society Inductees for 2012

Shawn Hanlin, CEC®, Selected as One of 16 American Academy of Chefs® Society Inductees for 2012

Tony Hilligoss, CCE®, Selected as One of 16 American Academy of Chefs® Society Inductees for 2012

August 1, 2012

American Culinary Federation Education Foundation’s Apprenticeship Program with U.S. Army Recognized as Trailblazer by U.S. Department of Labor

July 30, 2012

July 24, 2012

July 18, 2012

American Culinary Federation Announces its 2012 National Award Winners

July 3, 2012

Chefs Help Central Florida Families Embrace Healthy Food Choices

June 27, 2012

June 26, 2012

Culinary Experts Converge in Orlando for 2012 American Culinary Federation National Convention

June 22, 2012

Culinary Experts Compete to Make Healthy Meals for School Cafeterias

June 21, 2012

Five Culinary Students from Across the Country Named Winners of “Be a Member of ACF Culinary Team USA for a Day”

June 18, 2012

Chicago Chef Michael Garbin, CEC®, AAC, Appointed to American Culinary Federation Certification Commission

June 15, 2012

ACF Awards Grants to Chefs to Educate Children about Healthy Eating

June 13, 2012

June 12, 2012

May 11, 2012

Daniel Gorman Wins International Competition, Hans Bueschkens Junior Chefs Challenge, in South Korea

May 9, 2012

Get Sizzle: The American Culinary Federation Quarterly for Students of Cooking Wherever You Are with its New Free Mobile App

May 3, 2012

May 2, 2012

May 1, 2012

Learn About the Soup & Sauce Station with ACF’s National Apprenticeship Training Program for Cooks, Now Available

April 20, 2012

University of Notre Dame’s Donald Miller, CEC, CCE, AAC, Receives Regional Culinary Award for Professionalism

April 18, 2012

April 17, 2012

April 12, 2012

Hundreds of Chefs Expected in Niagara Falls for American Culinary Federation Northeast Regional Conference, April 28–30

April 4, 2012

March 20, 2012

Hundreds of Chefs Expected in Detroit for American Culinary Federation Central Regional Conference, April 14–16

March 19, 2012

March 16, 2012

March 15, 2012

March 13, 2012

March 12, 2012

Learn About the Breakfast Station with ACF’s National Apprenticeship Training Program for Cooks, Now Available

February 28, 2012

Hundreds of Chefs Expected in Sparks, Nev., for American Culinary Federation Western Regional Conference, March 12–14

Savannah Technical College Culinary Students Named ACF Southeast Region Knowledge Bowl Champions

February 27, 2012

February 24, 2012

February 23, 2012

Lunch Break for Schools Fundraiser Comes to Cities Across America Feb. 27–March 2 in Support of ACF’s Chef & Child Foundation

Chefs, Students Honored with 2012 ACF Southeast Region Awards

February 21, 2012

American Culinary Federation Releases 2011 Salary Study, Salary Calculator

February 17, 2012

February 14, 2012

The American Culinary Federation Makes Culinary Training Easy With New ACF Apprenticeship Training Modules and Book

February 10, 2012

First Lady Michelle Obama Announces New Chefs Move to Schools Coalition and Website in Dallas

February 8, 2012

ACFEF Programmatic Accreditation

American Culinary Federation Education Foundation Grants Programmatic Accreditation to 25 Culinary Programs in U.S.

Wor-Wic Community College Receives Programmatic Accreditation from the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation

The International Culinary School at The Art Institute of California–Los Angeles Receives Programmatic Accreditation from the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation

Sullivan University’s Culinary Programs Receive Programmatic Accreditation and Exemplary Status from the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation

Sarasota County Technical Institute Receives Programmatic Accreditation and Exemplary Status from the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation

Salter College Receives Initial Programmatic Accreditation from the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation

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

Horry-Georgetown Technical College Receives Renewal Programmatic Accreditation from the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation

Dorsey Culinary Academy Receives Initial Programmatic Accreditation from the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation

Delaware Technical & Community College Receives Initial Programmatic Accreditation from the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation

Culinary Institute of Savannah at Savannah Technical College Receives Programmatic Accreditation and Exemplary Status from the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation

College of Southern Nevada Receives Programmatic Accreditation and Exemplary Status from the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation

Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts Receives Renewal Programmatic Accreditation from the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation

Atlantic Technical Center Receives Renewal Programmatic Accreditation from the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation

February 6, 2012

January 30, 2012

ACF Certified Master Chef® Richard Rosendale Wins Bocuse d’Or USA

January 24, 2012

Award-Winning ACF Chefs Offer Valentine’s Day Recipes and Tips

January 23, 2012

Culinary Students Compete for Regional Award in North Carolina, Feb. 20–21

Ronald DeSantis, CMC®, AAC®, CHE, Named ACF Certification Commission Chair

January 12, 2012

Hundreds of Chefs Gather in Winston-Salem, N.C., for the American Culinary Federation Southeast Regional Conference, Feb. 20–22

January 10, 2012