President’s Messages

2024 President’s Messages
Month Title
May/June It is with great pleasure that I introduce this issue featuring military chefs for Military Appreciation Month in May
March/April As we traverse the culinary landscape, our commitment to excellence and innovation remains steadfast
January/February As we embark on a new year, I want to extend my warmest wishes
2023 President’s Messages
Month Title
November/December As we approach the holiday season, I want to take a moment
September/October I am honored and humbled to be the first military chef to hold the esteemed position
July/August Convention, convention, convention!
May/June We’re only a couple months away from the 2023 ACF National Convention!
March/April Spring is about to be sprung!
January/February Happy New Year!
2022 President’s Messages
Month Title
November/December The holidays are upon us!
September/October All I can say about the 2022 ACF National Convention is: WOW!
July/August This is one of my favorite times of the year.
May/June “Let’s go!”
March/April Spring is here—what better time to spring forward?
January/February Happy New Year!
2021 President’s Messages
Month Title
November/December It’s transition time!
September/October Hello, fellow ACF members and friends!
July/August It’s a bittersweet moment for me.
May/June I am beyond excited for the 2021 ACF National Convention in Orlando!
March/April I’m looking forward to spring.
January/February There’s something about a new year.
2020 President’s Messages
Month Title
November/December This is my favorite time of year.
September/October As we move through these challenging times ...
July/August This has been a challenging year, and it’s far from over.
May/June A Message of Hope and Recovery
March/April 'Tis the Season
January/February ACF Culinary Team USA
2019 President’s Messages
Month Title
November/December Strategic Plan for the Future of the ACF
September/October ACFEF Students and Your Community.
July/August Faster and cheaper robots are coming but I believe, with the right mindset, chefs will never be obsolete.
May/June To expand the abilities of our kitchens, we must diversify the way we think about hiring.
March/April Reducing food and packaging waste is one of the easiest ways to reduce our carbon footprints and stem the tide of climate change.
January/February When did the professional chef become a magician?
2018 President’s Messages
Month Title
November/December I look forward to our 90th anniversary in 2019 with something akin to awe.
September/October Are you ready to commit to reinvigorating and revitalizing ACF?
July/August Let’s talk about some of the changes that will be in place by convention time.
May/June Now it’s time to look ahead to Cook.Craft.Create. ACF National Convention & Show, which takes place July 15-19 at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans.
April Welcome to spring. I know that for many of you, the change in seasons is especially welcome after the harsh winter.
March Competitors of all kinds ... have this in common: ... a will to win, followed by a recognition of what a privilege it is to be in the competition arena.
February As we embrace Be the Change, let’s move forward as a team of one and a family—ohana—bound together for the common good.
January Let's challenge each other to be the change taking place in our organization.