ACF Chef Educator of the Year Award

2017 ACF Chef Educator of the Year Award Application Form
(Application Deadline: September 30, 2016)

ACF National Educator of the Year award pays tribute to an active culinary educator whose knowledge, skills and expertise have enhanced the image of the professional chef, and who, by example, has given leadership, guidance and direction to students seeking a career in the culinary profession. This person demonstrates the ability to help students define and develop their careers by using their skills and abilities to provide a strong foundation for their future success.


* denotes National Winner


Central - * Christopher Misiak, CEC, CCE
Northeast - Gerard Prevost, CEC, CCE
Southeast - Kathleen Vossenberg, CCC, CCE
Western - Cheryl Lewis, CCC, CCE


Northeast - * Ray McCue, CEC
Central - Carl Conway, CEC
Southeast - Christian Markussen, CEC
Western - Andrew McColley, CEC, CCE


Southeast - * Jean Yves Vendeville, CEPC
Central - Frederick Ferrara, CEC, CCE
Northeast - Judy Walsh, CCE, CSCE, CPC
Western - Noel G. Ridsdale, CEC, CCE, AAC


Southeast - * Leslie Eckert, CWPC, CCE
Central - Stephen DeShazo, CEC
Northeast - David Campbell, CCC, CCE
Western - Randy Torres, CEC, AAC


Central - * Casey Shiller, CEPC
Northeast - Mark Mistriner, CEC
Southeast - Costa Magoulas, CEC, CCE, CCA, AAC, MHA
Western - Frank Leake, CCC, CCE, AAC


Central - * Dina Altieri, CEC, CCE
Northeast - Desmond Keefe, CEC, CCE
Southeast - Michael Carmel, CEC, CCE
Western - Bill Sy, CEC, AAC


Western - * Jeffrey Brown, Ed.D., CEC, CCE
Central - Timothy Meyers, CCC, CCE
Northeast - Maureen Costello-Garfolo, CEC, CCE
Southeast - Kenneth Bourgoin, CEC


Central - * Timothy Bucci, CEC, CCE, CHE
Northeast - Thomas Griffiths, CMC
Southeast - David Weir, CEC, CCE
Western - Heinz Lauer, CEC


Northeast - * Wilfred Beriau, CEC, CCE, AAC
Central - Robert Anderson, CEC, CCE
Southeast - David Pantone, CEC, CEPC, CCE, AAC
Western - Robert Hudson, CEC, CCE


Northeast - * Norman Hart, CEC, CCE, AAC
Central - Michael Artlip, CEC, CCE, CHE
Southeast - Bruce Ozga, CEC, CCE
Western - Jerald Chesser, CEC, CCE, AAC


Western - * Raimund Hofmeister, CMC, AAC
Central - Kevin Enright, CEC, CCE, AAC
Northeast - James Taylor, CEC, AAC
Southeast - G. Michael Harris, CEC, CCE, AAC


Northeast - * Timothy Michitsch, CEC, CCE
Central - Phillip F. Gatto, CEC, CCE
Southeast - Keith E. Gardiner, CEC, CCE, CCA, AAC
Western - Steven Ted Lammers, CCE


Northeast - * George O'Palenick


Northeast - * Thomas Recinella, CEC


Central - * Derek Spendlove, CEPC, CCE, AAC


Paul Sorgule, CCE, AAC


Dr. John Bowen


Kevin Duffy, CEPC, CCE, AAC


Ferdinand Metz, CMC, AAC

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