ACF Culinary Youth Team USA Has Been Selected

ACF Culinary Youth Team USA
Front row (left to right): Megan Bamford, Kristyn Chatlosh, Jesus Olmedo, Tracy Morris, and Lydia Ross, CC; Back row (left to right): Trae Shriner, Josh Page, and Jordan Gardiner

Each of the members participated in two phases of the try-out process. They each participated in a cold-food program at regional conferences. The winners from each regional conference then went on to participate in the hot-food program at the 2014 ACF National Convention in Kansas City, Missouri. After several days of competitions at the 2014 ACF National Convention, in Kansas City, Missouri, the ACF Culinary Youth Team USA was named during the President’s Grand Ball on July 29, 2014.

The members of 2016 ACF Culinary Youth Team USA were named during the 2014 ACF National Convention. They are:

  • Megan Bamford
  • Kristyn Chatlosh
  • Jordan Gardiner
  • Tracy Morris
  • Jesus Olmedo
  • Lydia Ross, CC
  • Trae Shriner

They will be joining ACF Culinary National Team USA at practices starting in August as they begin their quest for gold in 2016.