ACF Central Regional Conference 2007 Scrapbook

Matthew Southard
U.S.A.’s Chef of the Year™ sponsored by Unilever Foodsolutions
Matthew Southard; executive chef, Prestwick Country Club, Frankfort, Ind.; ACF Windy City Professional Culinarians Inc.

Michelle Garcia
ACF Pastry Chef of the Year sponsored by Splenda®
Michelle Garcia; owner/executive pastry chef, The Bleeding Heart Bakery, Chicago; ACF Windy City Professional Culinarians Inc.

Michael 
Artlip
ACF Chef Educator of the Year Michael Artlip, CEC, CCE, CHE; AAS culinary-arts program chair, The School of Culinary Arts at Kendall College, Chicago; ACF Windy City Professional Culinarians Inc.

Albert 
Imming
ACF Hermann G. Rusch Chef’s Achievement Award
Albert Imming, CMPC, CCE, AAC; professor emeritus, Joliet Junior College, Joliet, Ill.; ACF Louis Joliet Chapter

Erica Kendall
ACF Student Culinarian of the Year sponsored by Custom Culinary, Inc.
Erica Kendall; student, Joliet Junior College, Joliet, Ill.; ACF Louis Joliet Chapter

Knowledge Bowl 
Team
Baron H. Galand Culinary Knowledge Bowl™
Chefs de Cuisine Association of St. Louis Inc., St. Louis
L to R: Vicki Davenport, coach; Brian Horton, co-captain; Mary Boehne, captain; Stephen Durley; Sheeri Sullivan; Corey Moore; Joseph Mueller, CCC, coach

Student Team
ACF Student Team Regional Championship sponsored by R.L. Schreiber, Inc.
Michigan; ACF Michigan Chefs de Cuisine Association; Culinary Studies Institute at Oakland Community College
L to R: Thomas Schreiber, sponsor; Kevin Enright, CEC, CCE, AAC, coach; John Clements; Bradley Ball; Kathryn Szczerba; Jo Elizabeth Kallio; Norman Valenti; Tammy Gauthier, coach

Chapter 
Representatives
ACF Chapter Achievement Award
(not in order of appearance) ACF Black Hills Chapter of Professional Chefs, ACF Capital Area Professional Chefs and Cooks, ACF Chefs of Milwaukee Inc., ACF Chicago Chefs of Cuisine Inc., ACF Greater Des Moines Culinary Association, ACF Greater Indianapolis Chapter, ACF Minneapolis Chefs Chapter, ACF South Bend Chefs and Cooks, ACF Windy City Professional Culinarians Inc., Chefs de Cuisine Association of St. Louis Inc., and Texas Chefs Association