The American Academy of Chefs 2015 AAC Inductees

Candidates for 2015 induction into the American Academy of Chefs:

Northeast

John C. Burden, CEC

Chefs Association of Greater Buffalo New York
Sponsored by: Dorothy Johnston, CEC, CCE, AAC; Cornelia Walmsley, CEC, AAC

Elena M. Clement, CEPC

ACF Nation’s Capital Chef’s Association
Sponsored by: William C. Franklin, CMC, AAC; David J. Longstaff, CEC, AAC; Thomas E. Peer, CMC, AAC; Curtis H. Eargle, CEC, AAC

James V. DiMarzio, CEC

Epicurean Club of Boston
Sponsored by: Americo “Rico” DiFronzo, CEC, CCA, AAC; Anthony M. Graffeo, CEC, AAC, HOF

Otto F. Kurcsics, CEC, CCE

ACF of Greater Buffalo New York
Sponsored by: Wilfred R. Beriau, CEC, CCE, AAC; Louis Venezia, CEC, AAC

George M. Sideras, CEC

ACF Greater Dayton Chapter
Sponsored by: Keith E. Davis, CEC, AAC; Allan Gazaway, CEC, AAC

Southeast

Joseph Alfano, CEC

ACF Central FL Chapter
Sponsored by: Steven Jayson, CEC, AAC; Roland E. Schaeffer, CEC, AAC, HOF

Leslie L. Eckert, CEPC, CCE, MBA

ACF Tampa Bay Culinary Association
Sponsored by: Frederik J. Lucardie, CEC, AAC; Stephen M. Afflixio, CEC, AAC

Noralyn A. Galdiano, CEC

ACF Central FL Chapter
Sponsored by: Frank Leake, CCC, CCE, AAC; Jeffrey A. Rotz, CEC, CCE, AAC

Gerard C. Marquetty, CEC, CCA

ACF Tampa Bay Culinary Association
Sponsored by: Michael Deihl, CEC, CCA, AAC; Allan Gazaway, CEC, AAC

Dennie Streeter, CEC, CCE

ACF North Carolina Chapter
Sponsored by: Kimberly Brock Brown, CEPC, CCA, AAC; Louis Perrotte, CEC, AAC, HOF

Central

Peter Gebauer, WCMC, GMC

ACF Chefs of Milwaukee Inc.
Sponsored by: John W. Kaufmann, CEC, AAC, HOF; Jesse W. Cobb, CEC, AAC; Gregory A. Wozniak, CEC, AAC

Harold E. Grose, CEC, CEPC, CCE

ACF Greater Indianapolis Chapter
Sponsored by: Jeffery A. Bricker, CEC, CCE, AAC; Glenn S. Brown, CEC, AAC; Donal Weaving, CEC, AAC

Mark Handy, CEC

ACF Flint/Saginaw Valley Chapter
Sponsored by: John W. Zehnder, CEC, AAC; Rajeev V. Patgaonkar, CEC, AAC

James F. Kokenyesdi, CEC, CCA

ACF Michigan Chefs de Cuisine Association
Sponsored by: Rene J. Marquis, CEC, CCE, CCA, AAC; Timothy L. England, CEC, AAC

Jackson York, CEC

Texas Chefs Association
Sponsored by: Kelly V. Cook, CEC, AAC; John D. Bretzke, CEC, AAC

Western

Michael S. Baldwin, CCE

ACF Washington State Chefs Association
Sponsored by: Mark A. Linden, CEC, AAC; Gary L. Fuller, CEC, CCE, AAC

Carlton W. Brooks, CEPC, CCE

ACF Chefs Association of Arizona, Inc.
Sponsored by: Garry W. Waldie, CEC, CEPC, CCE, AAC; Dieter C. Preiser, CEC, AAC

Dan A. Lewark, CCA, CEC

ACF Washington State Chefs Association
Sponsored by: John R. Fisher, CEC, CCE, AAC; Gary L. Fuller, CEC, CCE, AAC

Melody L. Money, CEC

ACF Pikes Peak Chapter, Inc.
Sponsored by: Michael D. Paradiso, CEPC, AAC; Jacqueline L. Hamilton, CEC, AAC

Tony D. Parker, CEC

ACF Washington State Chefs Association
Sponsored by: Karl Hutter, AAC; Mark A. Linden, CEC, AAC

Brandon W. Parry, CEC

ACF Chefs Las Vegas
Sponsored by: William C. Franklin, CMC, AAC; David J. Turcotte, CEC, AAC

Robert W. Phillips, CCE, CCA

Chef De Cuisine Association of California
Sponsored by: Daniel A. Drumlake, CEC, CCE, CCA, AAC; J. Luis Martinez, AAC

Robert T. Reid, III, CEC, CCA

Chefs de Cuisine Association of San Diego
Sponsored by: Joseph E. Eidem, CEC, AAC; Urs B. Emmenegger, CEC, AAC; Bruce G. Staebler, CEC, AAC