ACF Southeast Regional Conference 2007 Scrapbook

Baase, Willis 
and Walker
U.S.A.’s Chef of the Year™ sponsored by Unilever Foodsolutions
ACF Southeast Region Vice President Elizabeth Baase, CEC (middle), and Timothy Willis (left), East division corporate chef, Unilever Foodsolutions, present J. Kevin Walker, CMC (right), with the 2007 ACF Southeast Region Chef of the Year award. Walker is executive chef at Cherokee Town & Country Club in Atlanta, Ga., and member of the ACF Greater Atlanta Chapter Inc.

Carol Ewing and Natasha Capper
ACF Pastry Chef of the Year sponsored by Splenda®
Carol Ewing (left), director of marketing for Splenda®, presents Natasha Capper, CEPC (right), with the 2007 ACF Southeast Region Pastry Chef of the Year award. Capper is executive pastry chef at Piedmont Driving Club in Atlanta, Ga., and a member of the ACF Greater Atlanta Chapter Inc.

Bruce Ozga
ACF Chef Educator of the Year
Bruce Ozga, CEC, CCE; dean of culinary education, Johnson & Wales University, North Miami, Fla.; ACF Greater Miami Chapter Epicurean Club

Elizabeth Baase and Louis Perrotte
ACF Hermann G. Rusch Chef’s Achievement Award
ACF Southeast Region Vice President Elizabeth Baase, CEC (left), presents Louis Perrotte, CEC, AAC (left), with the 2007 ACF Southeast Region Hermann G. Rusch Chef’s Achievement Award. Perrotte is chef/owner of Le Coq Au Vin in Orlando, Fla., and a member of the ACF Central Florida Chapter.

James Thomas
ACF Chef Professionalism Award sponsored by Nestlé FoodServices
James Thomas, CEC; executive chef, The Ocean Forest Golf Club, Sea Island, Ga.; ACF Golden Isles of Georgia Chapter

Michael Speranza and Wing Lau
ACF Student Culinarian of the Year sponsored by Custom Culinary, Inc.
Michael Speranza, CEC (left), corporate chef for Custom Culinary, Inc., presents Wing Lau (right), with the 2007 ACF Southeast Region Student Culinarian of the Year award. Lau is a student at The Art Institute of Atlanta in Atlanta, and member of the ACF Greater Atlanta Chapter Inc.

Guilford Technical Community College Knowledge Bowl 
Team
Baron H. Galand Culinary Knowledge Bowl™
Guilford Technical Community College winners of the 2007 ACF Southeast Region Baron H. Galand Culinary Knowledge Bowl™ with ACF Southeast Region Vice President Elizabeth Baase, CEC. Pictured from left to right: Tina Wilcox, co-coach; Angela Kelch; Stephanie Falish; Sonia Haga, team captain; Elizabeth Baase, CEC; Tyler Rodgers; Tim Smith; and Donald C. McMillan, CEC, AAC, coach.

Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College 
Student Team
ACF Student Team Regional Championship sponsored by R.L. Schreiber, Inc.
Tom Schreiber, HAAC, HHOF, president of R.L. Schreiber, Inc., presents Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College of the ACF Western North Carolina Culinary Association with the 2007 ACF Southeast Region Student Team Regional Championship. Pictured from left to right: Tom Schreiber, HAAC, HHOF; Chambli Stuber; Daniel Gorman; Matthew Gruber; Paula Michelle Bailey; and Jason Huang.

Stephen Afflixio and Elizabeth Baase
ACF Chef & Child Little Oscar Award
Chapter president Stephen Afflixio, CEC, AAC accepts the 2007 ACF Southeast Region Chef & Child Little Oscar Award on behalf of the ACF Tampa Bay Culinary Association from ACF Southeast Region Vice President Elizabeth Baase, CEC.

John 
Ferrell and Gary Rawson
ACF President’s Medallions Award Recipients
John Ferrell (left), sales, Buckhead Beef, A SYSCO Company; and Gary Rawson, executive chef, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tenn. and ACF Middle Tennessee Chapter president. Not pictured: Michael Bologna, CEC, CCE, AAC; educator, Chattahoochee Technical College, Marietta, Ga., ACF Greater Atlanta Chapter Inc.; and George Pastor, Ed.D., CEC, CCE, AAC, retired, ACF Tampa Bay Culinary Association.