Northeast Region Honorees

Congratulations to the 2009 ACF Northeast Regional Conference award recipients and honorees for their outstanding contributions and goodwill.

ACF Chapter of the Year
ACF Pittsburgh Chapter; Pittsburgh

ACF Chapter Achievement Awards
ACF Akron-Canton Area Cooks and Chefs Association; Akron, Ohio
ACF Cape Cod & The Islands Chefs Association; Cape Cod, Mass.
ACF Casco Bay Culinary Association; South Portland, Maine
ACF Columbus Chapter; Columbus, Ohio
ACF Down East Chapter Inc.; Bangor, Maine
ACF Epicurean Club of Boston; Boston
ACF First State Chefs Association; Wilmington, Del.
ACF Great Bay New Hampshire Chapter; Durham, N.H.
ACF Greater Cincinnati Chapter; Cincinnati
ACF Long Island Chapter; Long Island, N.Y.
ACF Nation’s Capital Chef’s Association; Washington, D.C.
ACF New England Culinary Institute; Essex Junction, Vt.
ACF Northern New Jersey Chapter
ACF of Greater Buffalo New York; Buffalo, N.Y.
ACF Pittsburgh Chapter; Pittsburgh
ACF Philadelphia Chapter; Philadelphia
ACF Professional Chefs & Cooks Association of Rochester; Rochester, N.Y.
ACF Professional Chefs of Northeast Pennsylvania; Scranton, Pa.
ACF Rhode Island Chapter; Providence, R.I.
ACF Susquehanna Valley Chefs Association; Lancaster, Pa.
Maumee Valley Chefs Chapter ACF; Toledo, Ohio

ACF President’s Medallions
Jeffrey D. Barr
; chef, U.S. Foodservice, Ashland, Mass.; ACF Epicurean Club of Boston
Murray Long, CCE; executive chef-instructor, McIntosh Atlantic Culinary Academy, Dover, N.H.; ACF Great Bay New Hampshire Chapter
Perrin Long, CEC, CCE, AAC; educator, Portsmouth High School, Portsmouth, N.H.; ACF Piscataqua Chapter
Linda Musch, CCE, AAC; chef-instructor, Chariho Area Career and Technical Center, Wood River Junction, R.I.; ACF Rhode Island Chapter
George O’Palenick, CEC, CCE, AAC; associate professor, Johnson & Wales University, Providence, R.I.; ACF Rhode Island Chapter
Thomas Recinella, CEC, AAC; culinary program director, State University of New York at Delhi, Delhi, N.Y.; ACF Chefs and Cooks of the Catskill Mountains
Ming Tsai; owner, Blue Ginger, Wellesley, Mass.

American Academy of Chefs Chair’s Scholarship
Jonathan Moreira
; student, Johnson & Wales University, Providence, R.I.; ACF Epicurean Club of Boston

American Culinary Federation Education Foundation (ACFEF) Exemplary Programs
Westmoreland County Community College, Youngwood, Pa.; associate of applied science (AAS) degree in baking and pastry, apprenticeship and non-apprenticeship option; AAS degree in culinary arts, apprenticeship and non-apprenticeship option; and AAS degree in restaurant/culinary management