ACF Hermann G. Rusch Chef’s Achievement Award

This award, formerly the Hermann G. Rusch Humanitarian Award, honors chefs who have demonstrated the highest level of commitment to both ACF and the culinary profession. Such chefs, through their involvement with and contributions to ACF and our craft, have advanced the culinary profession and ensured the enrichment of students, our members and those in the profession. Candidates are worthy of carrying on the proud tradition of the chef for whom this award was named, Hermann G. Rusch, AAC (1907–1997).

ACF Hermann G. Rusch Chef’s Achievement Award (Northeast and Southeast Region)

2020 Regional Winners

Central

Rajeev Patgaonkar

Rajeev Patgaonkar CEC, AAC

Northeast

Raimund Hofmeister

Raimund Hofmeister CMC, AAC

Southeast

Louis  Perrotte

Louis Perrotte CEC, AAC, HOF


Previous Winners