2013 Press Releases

December 3, 2013

What’s Hot in 2014 Culinary Forecast Predicts Top Menu Trends

American Culinary Federation to Unveil New Logo as it Commemorates 85 Years

December 2, 2013

U.S. Receives Gold at Dubai World Hospitality Championship 2013

November 13, 2013

American Culinary Federation Announces 2014 Events Series for Chefs, Food Enthusiasts and Foodservice Professionals

November 6, 2013

William Tillinghast, CEC, AAC, MBA, Receives “Doing The Most Good Community Leadership” Award from The Salvation Army of Greater Philadelphia

November 5, 2013

American Culinary Federation National President Thomas Macrina, CEC, CCA, HGT, AAC, Awarded Antonin Carême Medal

October 16, 2013

American Culinary Federation Fields Team to Represent United States In Dubai World Hospitality Championship

September 24, 2013

American Culinary Federation’s Certified Executive Pastry Chef® Credential Receives Accreditation from National Commission for Certifying Agencies

September 23, 2013

American Culinary Federation Education Foundation Grants Programmatic Secondary Certification to 16 Culinary Programs in U.S.

September 20, 2013

Vitamix® Joins American Culinary Federation Chefs and Chapters in Supporting Childhood Nutrition Day, October 16

September 18, 2013

Eleven Chefs Selected for Renowned ACF Culinary Team USA

September 16, 2013

American Culinary Federation Education Foundation Grants Programmatic Accreditation to 51 Postsecondary Culinary Programs in U.S.

The Bears’ Steakhouse Receives Achievement of Excellence Award From the American Culinary Federation

September 5, 2013

Three Chefs Receive American Culinary Federation Hero Awards for Outstanding Volunteer and Humanitarian Efforts

September 3, 2013

American Culinary Federation Joins Recipeace Movement to Promote World Peace Day Sept. 21

August 28, 2013

August 22, 2013

August 16, 2013

ACFEF Chef & Child Presents Awards to Childhood Nutrition Advocates During the 2013 ACF National Convention

August 15, 2013

14 Chefs Go Head-to-Head Competing for Spot on ACF Culinary Team USA

August 12, 2013

American Culinary Federation National Officers Begin Two-Year Term

August 9, 2013

August 8, 2013

August 6, 2013

ACF Culinary Team USA

Woojay Poynter, CSC®, Advances in ACF Culinary Team USA Tryouts in Pursuit of Spot on Internationally Acclaimed Six-Member Team

Shawn Culp, CEC®, Advances in ACF Culinary Team USA Tryouts in Pursuit of Spot on Internationally Acclaimed Six-Member Team

Matthew Seasock, CEC®, Advances in ACF Culinary Team USA Tryouts in Pursuit of Spot on Internationally Acclaimed Six-Member Team

Joseph Albertelli Advances in ACF Culinary Team USA Tryouts in Pursuit of Spot on Internationally Acclaimed Six-Member Team

John Reed, CEC®, CCA®, Advances in ACF Culinary Team USA Tryouts in Pursuit of Spot on Internationally Acclaimed Six-Member Team

Jason Hall, CMC®, Advances in ACF Culinary Team USA Tryouts in Pursuit of Spot on Internationally Acclaimed Six-Member Team

George Castaneda Advances in ACF Culinary Team USA Tryouts in Pursuit of Spot on Internationally Acclaimed Six-Member Team

Corey Siegel, CC®, Advances in ACF Culinary Team USA Tryouts in Pursuit of Spot on Internationally Acclaimed Six-Member Team

Brian Campbell, CEC®, CCE®, Advances in ACF Culinary Team USA Tryouts in Pursuit of Spot on Internationally Acclaimed Six-Member Team

Ben Grupe Advances in ACF Culinary Team USA Tryouts in Pursuit of Spot on Internationally Acclaimed Six-Member Team

Ashley VanHulle Advances in ACF Culinary Team USA Tryouts in Pursuit of Spot on Internationally Acclaimed Six-Member Team

Alison Murphy Advances in ACF Culinary Team USA Tryouts in Pursuit of Spot on Internationally Acclaimed Six-Member Team

Adam Munroe Advances in ACF Culinary Team USA Tryouts in Pursuit of Spot on Internationally Acclaimed Six-Member Team

Aaron Haga, CEC®, Advances in ACF Culinary Team USA Tryouts in Pursuit of Spot on Internationally Acclaimed Six-Member Team

August 5, 2013

Hawaiian Chef Alan Wong Recognized as 2013 American Academy of Chefs Culinary Hall of Fame Celebrated Chef

San Francisco Chef Reilly Meehan Wins Hans Bueschkens Young Chefs Semifinal to Represent the Americas in International Culinary Competition

Ohio Chef Scott Ryan, CEC, AAC, Wins Global Chefs Semifinal Challenge to Represent Americas at International Culinary Competition in Norway

July 31, 2013

American Academy of Chefs

Scott Steiner, CCE, Inducted into American Academy of Chefs Society

Casey Shiller, CEPC, Inducted into American Academy of Chefs Society

Mark R. Schneider, CEC, Inducted into American Academy of Chefs Society

Stefan Ryll, CEC, CCE, Inducted into American Academy of Chefs Society

Scott Ryan, CEC, Inducted into American Academy of Chefs Society

Michael Rosen, CEC, Inducted into American Academy of Chefs Society

Bruce Reinecke, CEC, Inducted into American Academy of Chefs Society

Daniel Pliska, CEC, Inducted into American Academy of Chefs Society

Ricardo Perez, CEC, Inducted into American Academy of Chefs Society

Greg M. Paulson, CEC, CCE, CCA, Inducted into American Academy of Chefs Society

Gerard Molloy, CEPC, Inducted into American Academy of Chefs Society

Mark Mistriner, CEC, Inducted into American Academy of Chefs Society

Michael McCombe, CEC, CCE, Inducted into American Academy of Chefs Society

James McAfee, CEC, Inducted into American Academy of Chefs Society

James A. Lauser, CEC, Inducted into American Academy of Chefs Society

Jacqueline Hamilton, CEC, Inducted into American Academy of Chefs Society

Rebecca Formwalt, CSC, CCE, Inducted into American Academy of Chefs Society

Keith Coughenour, CEC, Inducted into American Academy of Chefs Society

Jay Christmas, CEC, CCE, Inducted into American Academy of Chefs Society

Leslie T. Bender, CEC, Inducted into American Academy of Chefs Society

Ronald Andrews, CEC, Inducted into American Academy of Chefs Society

Alan Anderson, CEC, Inducted into American Academy of Chefs Society

July 26, 2013

American Culinary Federation Announces its 2013 National Award Winners

July 9, 2013

July 2, 2013

June 20, 2013

Chefs and Foodservice Professionals Across the Nation Gather in Las Vegas for the 2013 American Culinary Federation National Convention, July 21–25

June 19, 2013

University Foodservice Teams Compete in 2013 ACF National Championship Collegiate Dining Challenge in Las Vegas, July 23

June 11, 2013

American Culinary Federation 2013–2015 National Officers Announced

June 7, 2013

Gabriela Grande, Student at Monroe College in New Rochelle, N.Y., Wins American Culinary Federation’s Lead Like “Mike” Contest

May 31, 2013

ACF Louis Joliet Chapter Wins Childhood Nutrition Outreach Challenge, Receives $10,000 from ACFEF Chef & Child

May 22, 2013

Chefs Compete for Spot on Renowned ACF Culinary Team USA

May 20, 2013

May 14, 2013

May 10, 2013

Brian Lorge, CCTP, of Wood Dale, Ill., Honored with ACF Central Region Extra Mile Award at American Culinary Federation’s Central Regional Conference

May 8, 2013

May 3, 2013

Randy Torres, CEC, AAC, Culinary Department Chair, Le Cordon Bleu, Los Angeles, Receives 2013 ACF Western Region Chef Educator of the Year

May 2, 2013

Chefs and Culinary Students Honored with 2013 ACF Central Region Awards

May 1, 2013

John Fisher, CEC, CCE, AAC, Culinary-Arts Instructor at Renton Technical College, Receives Western Region Hermann G. Rusch Award

April 30, 2013

April 29, 2013

April 23, 2013

April 22, 2013

Learn about the Baking & Pastry Station with ACF’s National Apprenticeship Training Program for Cooks, Now Available

April 17, 2013

April 16, 2013

Hundreds of Chefs Expected in Little Rock for American Culinary Federation’s Central Regional Conference, April 28–May 1

Chefs and Culinary Students Honored with 2013 ACF Western Region Awards

April 5, 2013

April 3, 2013

March 28, 2013

Westmoreland County Community College Team Named ACF Northeast Region Baron H. Galand Culinary Knowledge Bowl Champions

March 27, 2013

March 26, 2013

March 22, 2013

March 18, 2013

March 13, 2013

Sullivan University Student Kendall Knies Named 2013 ACF Southeast Region Student Chef of the Year

March 12, 2013

March 11, 2013

March 5, 2013

Hundreds of Chefs Expected in Verona, N.Y., for American Culinary Federation’s Northeast Regional Conference, March 17–20

Chefs and Students Honored with 2013 ACF Southeast Region Awards

February 25, 2013

February 20, 2013

February 14, 2013

Hundreds of Chefs Expected in Louisville for American Culinary Federation Southeast Regional Conference, March 1–4

February 7, 2013

Ryan Baxter, CEC®, Senior Executive Research and Development Chef at Kraft Foodservice, Chicago, to Retake Final Segments of ACF-Certified Master Chef® Exam

February 6, 2013

Paul Kampff, CEC®, of Saint Charles, Mo., Executive Chef at St. Louis Country Club, St. Louis, to Retake Final Segment of ACF-Certified Master Chef® Exam

February 5, 2013

February 4, 2013

January 16, 2013

Plugrá® European-Style Butter Joins American Culinary Federation Pastry Chef of the Year Competition as Title Sponsor

January 11, 2013

American Culinary Federation Announces 2013 Events Series for Chefs, Culinarians, Foodservice Professionals and Food Enthusiasts