Leslie Eckert
2013 National Winner
Leslie Eckert, CWPC, CCE, MBA

ACF Chef Educator of the Year Award Winners

* denotes National Winner

2013

Southeast - * Leslie Eckert, CWPC, CCE
Central - Stephen DeShazo, CEC
Northeast - David Campbell, CCC, CCE
Western - Randy Torres, CEC, AAC

2012

Central - * Casey Shiller, CEPC
Northeast - Mark Mistriner, CEC
Southeast - Costa Magoulas, CEC, CCE, CCA, AAC, MHA
Western - Frank Leake, CCC, CCE, AAC

2011

Central - * Dina Altieri, CEC, CCE
Northeast - Desmond Keefe, CEC, CCE
Southeast - Michael Carmel, CEC, CCE
Western - Bill Sy, CEC, AAC

2010

Western - * Jeffrey Brown, Ed.D., CEC, CCE
Central - Timothy Meyers, CCC, CCE
Northeast - Maureen Costello-Garfolo, CEC, CCE
Southeast - Kenneth Bourgoin, CEC

2009

Central - * Timothy Bucci, CEC, CCE, CHE
Northeast - Thomas Griffiths, CMC
Southeast - David Weir, CEC, CCE
Western - Heinz Lauer, CEC

2008

Northeast - * Wilfred Beriau, CEC, CCE, AAC
Central - Robert Anderson, CEC, CCE
Southeast - David Pantone, CEC, CEPC, CCE, AAC
Western - Robert Hudson, CEC, CCE

2007

Northeast - * Norman Hart, CEC, CCE, AAC
Central - Michael Artlip, CEC, CCE, CHE
Southeast - Bruce Ozga, CEC, CCE
Western - Jerald Chesser, CEC, CCE, AAC

2006

Western - * Raimund Hofmeister, CMC, AAC
Central - Kevin Enright, CEC, CCE, AAC
Northeast - James Taylor, CEC, AAC
Southeast - G. Michael Harris, CEC, CCE, AAC

2005

Northeast - * Timothy Michitsch, CEC, CCE
Central - Phillip F. Gatto, CEC, CCE
Southeast - Keith E. Gardiner, CEC, CCE, CCA, AAC
Western - Steven Ted Lammers, CCE

2004

Northeast - * George O'Palenick

2003

Northeast - * Thomas Recinella, CEC

2002

Central - * Derek Spendlove, CEPC, CCE, AAC

2001

Paul Sorgule, CCE, AAC

2000

Dr. John Bowen

1999

Kevin Duffy, CEPC, CCE, AAC

1998

Ferdinand Metz, CMC, AAC