Joseph Amendola Award
The Joseph Amendola Award is presented to a Pastry Chef or Master
Baker. This recipient has devoted their career to their profession and
to the mentoring of young individuals who will be future pastry
2016 - Jan M. Bandula, CMPC, CEC, AAC
Faculty Emeritus, Stratford University, Baltimore, Md.; Chapter Membership Chair, ACF Greater Baltimore Chapter, Inc.
2015 - Darrin Aoyama, CEPC, AAC
Executive Pastry Chef, River Oaks Country Club; ACF Professional Chefs Association of Houston.
2014 - Gale O’Malley, CEPC, AAC
Pastry instructor, Kapiolani Community College, Honolulu; ACF Honolulu Chapter
2013 - Wolfgang Bierer, CMPC, CEC, CCE, AAC
Retired; ACF Chefs of the Low Country
2012 - Albert Imming, CMPC, CCE, AAC
Culinary professor emeritus, Joliet Junior College, Joliet, Ill.; ACF
Louis Joliet Chapter
2011 - Derek Spendlove, CEPC, CCE, AAC
Chair, baking/pastry arts, Sullivan University, Louisville, Ky.; ACF
2010 - John Hui, CEPC, AAC
Corporate pastry chef, Pebble Beach Resorts, Pebble Beach, Calif.
ACF Chefs Las Vegas
2009 - Gunther Heiland, CMPC, AAC
2008 - Noble L. Masi, CEPC, AAC, HOF