Board of Trustees


Thomas J. Macrina wearing a chef coat and toque

ACFEF Chair, ACF Immediate Past President

Thomas J. Macrina, CEC, CCA, AAC, HOF, HBOT


Kimberly Brock Brown wearing a chef coat and toque

ACF National President

Kimberly Brock Brown, CEPC, CCA, AAC


Jeff Bacon wearing a chef coat and toque

ACF National Secretary

Jeff Bacon, CEC, CCA, AAC


Kent Andersen wearing a chef coat and toque

ACF National Treasurer

Kent L. Andersen, CEC, CCA, AAC


Rajeev Patgaonkar wearing a chef coat and toque

Vice President, Central Region

Rajeev Patgaonkar, CEC, AAC


Barry Young wearing a chef coat and toque

Vice President, Northeast Region

Barry Young, CEC, CCE, AAC


Bryan Frick wearing a chef coat and toque

Vice President, Southeast Region

Bryan Frick, CEC, AAC


Greg Matchett wearing a chef coat and toque

Vice President, Western Region

Greg Matchett, CEC, AAC


Americo “Rico” DiFronzo wearing a chef coat and toque

American Academy of Chefs, Chair

Americo “Rico” DiFronzo, CEC, CCA, AAC


Michael M. Moench wearing a chef coat and toque

ACFEF Accrediting Commission, Chair

Michael M. Moench, CEC, AAC


Douglas R. Maneely wearing a chef coat and toque

ACFEF Apprenticeship Committee, Chair

Douglas R. Maneely, CEC, CCA, AAC


J. Kevin Storm wearing a chef coat and toque

ACF Culinary Team USA Manager

J. Kevin Storm, CEC, AAC


Heidi Cramb standing in front of background bearing American Culinary Federation logo

Board Liaison & Executive Director, Operations

Heidi Cramb