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

Honorary

Bruno Campisano

Executive Chef, Best Western Hotel & Convention Center, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

Giovanni Delrosario

Director Culinary Arts-Associate Professor, Los Angeles Harbor College

George Brown Jr.

Past Bailli Delegue National, Confrérie de la Chaîne des Rôtisseurs of the United States

Jerry Marcellus, CCC, CCE®

Professor, Hospitality Management, Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, Kansas

James F. Bodkin

Southeast Regional Sales Manager, Zonin Wines

Donnah DeCambra

Hospitality Administrative Executive, ACF Poarch Creek Chapter, Atmore, Alabama

Heinz Hofmann

Chancelier, Confrérie de la Chaîne des Rôtisseurs of the United States, La Quinta, California

Mauricio Armendaris

National President Ecuadorian Chefs Association, Quito, Ecuador

Jon M. Lodi

Retired Chef, President Ventura Chefs Association, Ventura, California

Dr. Howard Hsia

CEO-Director of Culinary Arts, Kai Ping Culinary School, Taipei, Taiwan

Jean Pierre

L’Ordre Des Canardiers, France

Gerald Coudray

Vice President, L’Ordre Des Canardiers, France