The American Academy of Chefs

2020 American Academy of Chefs® Candidates for Induction

Bryant K. Alden, CEC®

White Mountain Chapter of ACF®
Sponsored by: Barbara R. Sanders, CCE®, AAC® and Gary Shelden, CEC®, AAC®

Leslie L. Bartosh, CEC®

Texas Chefs Association
Sponsored by: Johnny Curet, CEC®, AAC® and Ewart Jones, CEC®, AAC®

Brian R. Beland, CMC®

ACF Michigan Chefs De Cuisine Association
Sponsored by: Kevin Brennen, CEC®, AAC® and Scott A. Ryan, CEC®, AAC®

Geoffrey A. Blount, CEPC

ACF Myrtle Beach Chapter
Sponsored by: Alan R. Romano, CEC®, CCE®, AAC® and John C. Schopp, CEC®, CCE®, AAC®

David E. Brough, CEC®, CCE®, CCA®

ACF Capital District – Central New York
Sponsored by: Dale M. Miller, CMC®, AAC® and James G. Rhoads, CEC®, AAC®

Alain V. DeCoster, CEC®

ACF Long Island Chapter
Sponsored by: Eric P. Pellizzari, CEC®, CCE®, AAC® and Lawrence G. Weiss, CCC®, CCE®, AAC®

Gerneil L. Franklin, CEC, CCA

ACF Michigan Chefs De Cuisine Association
Sponsored by: John Miller, CEC®, CCA®, AAC® and Rajeev V. Patgaonkar, CEC®, AAC®

Robert C. Granberg, CEC®

ACF Kentucky Chapter
Sponsored by: Jeff Bacon, CEC®, CCA®, AAC® and Michael R. Osborne, CEC®, AAC®

Helmut Franz Josef Holzer, CMC®

ACF Atlanta Chefs Association
Sponsored by: Beat Giger, AAC® and John J. Romano, CEC®, AAC®

Joseph M. Leonardi, CMC®

ACF Rhode Island Chapter
Sponsored by: Ray McCue, CEC®, AAC® and George A. O’Palenick, CEC®, CCE®, AAC®, HOF

Shawn J. Loving, CMC®

ACF Michigan Chefs De Cuisine Association
Sponsored by: John Kukucka, AAC® and Thomas Recinella, CEC®, AAC®

Paul F. Magnant, CEC®, CCE®, CCA®

ACF National Member
Sponsored by: Michael Harants, CEC®, CCE®, AAC® and John A. Minniti, CCE®, AAC®, HOF, HBOT

Douglas R. Maneely, CEC®, CCA®

ACF Columbus Chapter
Sponsored by: Thomas P. Hunt, CEC®, AAC® and Jim Taylor, CEC®, AAC®

DeWayne E. McMurrey, CEC®

ACF Texas Panhandle Chefs de Cuisine
Sponsored by: Louis Chatham, CEC®, AAC® and Lawrence Matson, CEC®, CCE®, AAC®

Jonathan P. Moosmiller, CMC®

ACF Tulsa Chapter
Sponsored by: Thomas J. Macrina, CEC®, CCA®, AAC® and Ted Polfelt, CEC®, CCA®, AAC®

Joseph J. Piazza, CEC®

ACF of Greater Buffalo New York
Sponsored by: Jacqueline Bamrick, CEC®, AAC® and Mark G. Wright, CEC®, AAC®

Timothy R. Prefontaine, CEC®

Texas Chefs Association
Sponsored by: Charles M. Carroll, CEC®, AAC® and Steven Jilleba, CMC®, CCE®, AAC®

Timothy D. Recher, CEC®

ACF Caxambas Chapter of Southwest Florida
Sponsored by: Rene J. Marquis, CEC®, CCE®, CCA®, AAC® and Reimund D. Pitz, CEC®, CCE®, AAC®

Tom Valentin, CEC®

ACF Greater Miami Chapter Epicurean Club
Sponsored by: Bert Cutino, CEC®, AAC®, HOF, HBOT and Bruce Ozga, CEC®, CCE®, AAC®

Charles E. Wilson, CEC®, PCEC®, CCA®

ACF Raleigh – Durham Area Chefs Association
Sponsored by: Bryan D. Frick, CEC®, AAC® and Michael J. Smith, CEC®, AAC®

Eric T. Yeager, CEC®

ACF Coastal Virginia Chapter
Sponsored by: Rich Hoffmann, CEC®, CCA®, AAC® and Robert Marilla, CEC®, AAC®

2020 Honorary American Academy of Chefs® Candidates for Induction

Anita Cheng

Sponsored by: Bill W. Sy, CEC®, AAC®, HOF

Kevin Dunn

Sponsored by: Reimund D. Pitz, CEC®, AAC®

Ronna D. Keck

ACF Greater Kansas City Chefs Association
Sponsored by: Mark Webster, CEC®, CCE®, AAC®

Paula I. Recinella

ACF Michigan Chefs de Cuisine Association
Sponsored by: Rajeev V. Patgaonkar, CEC®, AAC®

Morris Salerno

Texas Chefs Association
Sponsored by: Patrick D. Mitchell, CEC®, AAC®