Dr. L.J. Minor Chef Professionalism Award
The national Dr. L.J. Minor Chef Professionalism Award is presented
to the chef who exemplifies the highest standard of professionalism
through certification, continuing education and training, culinary
competitions and community involvement. It honors culinarians who help
elevate the status of chefs and cooks in the United States.
New for 2018! For the first time since its inception, the national Dr. L. J. Minor Chef Professionalism Award will be voted on by the entirety of the American Culinary Federation’s membership. Be on the lookout for a link in your mailbox and make your voice heard.
Click on each finalist's name to learn more about our awesome Chefs!
2018 Dr. L.J. Minor Chef Professionalism Award Regional Finalists
Central Regional Finalist
Kevin Brennan, CEC, AAC
Executive Chef, Detroit Athletic Club
Northeast Regional Finalist
John Selick, CEC, CCA
Senior Culinary Manager, Sodexo Healthcare Services for University Hospitals Cleveland
Southeast Regional Finalist
Joe Alfano, CEC, AAC
Park Executive Chef, Universal Studios, Orlando
Western Regional Finalist
Peter Hodgson, CEC, AAC
Campus Executive Chef, Chartwells Higher Education University of Utah
Photos from the 2017 Dr. L.J. Minor Chef Professionalism Dinner are available for download.