Nominations and Elections

Here are our candidates for the AAC elected offices of Chair and Vice-Chair, for the term 2019-2021.

Nominee for Academy Chair

Americo “Rico” DiFronzo, CEC, CCA, AAC

Chef Americo DiFronzo is running unopposed for the position of American Academy of Chefs Chair.

Nominees for Academy Vice Chair

Chef Joe G. Aiello, CEC, AAC

2019 Vice Chair Nominee Chef Aiello, CEC, AAC : Biography

Chef Wilfred Beriau, CEC, CCE, AAC

2019 Vice Chair Nominee Wilfred Beriau, CEC, CCE, AAC : Biography

Chef Rajeev Patgaonkar, CEC, AAC

2019 Vice Chair Nominee Chef Rajeev, CEC, AAC : Biography