ACF Hermann G. Rusch Chef’s Achievement Award

2017 ACF Hermann G. Rusch Chef’s Achivement Award Application Form
(Application Deadline: September 30, 2016)

This award, formerly the Hermann G. Rusch Humanitarian Award, honors chefs who have demonstrated the highest level of commitment to both ACF and the culinary profession. Such chefs, through their involvement with and contributions to ACF and our craft, have advanced the culinary profession and ensured the enrichment of students, our members and those in the profession. Candidates are worthy of carrying on the proud tradition of the chef for whom this award was named, Hermann G. Rusch, AAC (1907–1997).

Winners

James Taylor
James Taylor, CEC, AAC, MBA

* denotes National Winner

2016

Northeast - * James Taylor, CEC, AAC, MBA
Central - Thomas Elkin, CEC, AAC
Southeast - Howard Cooper, Ph.D.
Western - Bobby Moghaddam, CEC, CCE, AAC

2015

Southeast - * Hans Schadler, CEC, AAC
Central - Bernard Urban, CEC, AAC, HOF
Northeast - Robert Milam, CEC, AAC
Western - Gary Fuller, CEC, CCE, AAC

2014

Northeast - * Hartmut Handke, CMC, AAC
Central - Frances Jean Jedneak, CEC
Southeast - Reimund Pitz, CEC, CCE, AAC, WGMC
Western - Walter Leible, CMC, AAC

2013

Southeast - * Klaus Friedenreich, CMC, AAC
Central - Kevin Enright, CEC, CCE, AAC
Northeast - Robert Forquer, CEC, AAC
Western - John Fisher, CEC, CCE, AAC

2012

Northeast - * Wilfred Beriau, CEC, CCE, AAC
Central - John Kaufmann, CEC, AAC, HOF
Southeast - Richard Cote, CEC
Western - Walter Bronowitz, CCC, CCE, AAC

2011

Central - * John Zehnder, CEC, AAC
Northeast - Biagio Dente, CEC, AAC, HOF
Southeast - Costa Magoulas, CEC, CCE, CCA, AAC
Western - Leif Benson, CEC, AAC

2010

Northeast - * Americo DiFronzo, CEC, AAC
Central - Gregory Wozniak, CEC, AAC
Southeast - Donald McMillan, CEC, AAC
Western - Jean Hull, CCE, AAC

2009

Southeast - * Wolfgang Bierer, CMPC, CEC, CCE, AAC
Central - Bernard Urban, CEC, AAC
Northeast - Pierre Rausch, CEC, AAC
Western - Mohammad Moghaddam, CEC, CCE

2008

Southeast - * Roland Schaeffer, CEC, AAC, HOF
Central - Ralph Comstock, CEC, AAC
Northeast - Noble Masi, CEPC, AAC, HOF
Western - William Franklin, CMC, AAC

2007

Southeast - * Louis Perrotte, CEC, AAC
Central - Albert Imming, CMPC, CCE, AAC
Northeast - Gary Fitting, CEC, CCE, CCA, AAC
Western - Billy Sy, CEC, AAC

2006

Western - * Jon Greenwalt, CEC, AAC, HOF
Central - Michael Garbin, CEC, AAC
Southeast - George Pastor, Ed.D., CEC, CCE, AAC
Northeast - Anthony Graffeo, CEC, AAC

2005

Northeast - * Phil Learned, CEC, AAC
Central - Steven Jilleba, CMC, CCE, AAC
Southeast - Arthur Moyel, CEC, AAC
Western - John R. Fisher, CEC, CCE, AAC

2004

Northeast - * Stanley “Doc” Jensen, CEC, CCE, AAC, HOF
Central - William “Bo” Kozak, III, CEC, AAC
Southeast - John Wright, CEC, CEPC, CCE, AAC
Western - Richard Morgan, CEC, AAC

2003

Central - Oliver Sommer, CEC, AAC
Northeast - Manfred Bast, CMPC, CEC, AAC
Southeast - Joseph Amendola, CEPC, CCE, AAC
Western - Darrell Anderson, CEC, CCE, AAC

2002

Donald Antinore, CEC, CCE, AAC
Bradlee Barnes, CMC, AAC
Lisa Brefere, CEC, AAC

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