The American Academy of Chefs AAC Donors

The American Academy of Chefs is an ambassador of culinary education and programs, but it’s only with your help that we can make the greatest impact. Donate now and help us advance the culinary profession. The Academy sincerely thanks these individuals and organizations for their generous donations. You can show your support, too.

Donations listed since October 1, 2018

Member Contributions

  • Joe G. Aiello, CEC, AAC, HOF (new)
  • Vincent J. Alberici, CEC, AAC (new)
  • Joe Alfano, CEC, AAC (new)
  • Carmen J. Allegrucci, CEC, AAC
  • Donald Antinore, CEC CCE CCA AAC HOF (new)
  • Earl R. Arrowood, Jr., CCC, CCE, AAC (new)
  • Alfredo Arroyo, CEC, AAC (new)
  • Moses Ball, CEC, CCE, AAC
  • Deborah A. Bando-Duit, CEC, AAC
  • Byron J. Bardy, CMC, AAC (new)
  • Dietmar Barnikel, AAC (new)
  • Steven E. Barron, CEC, AAC
  • Manfred W Bast, CMPC, CEC, AAC, HOF
  • David S. Bearl, CCC, CCE, AAC (new)
  • Robert R Bland, AAC
  • John E. Bogacki, CEC, CCE, AAC (new)
  • Arthur P Buccheri, CEC, AAC (new)
  • Jacky Burette, AAC
  • Gloria M. Cabral, CWPC, CCE, AAC
  • Gaspard Caloz, AAC
  • Michael J. Campe, CEC, AAC
  • Jerald W. Chesser, CEC, CCE, AAC
  • Jim Churches, CEC, CCA, AAC
  • Kelly V. Cook, CEC, AAC (new)
  • William R. Crawford, CEC, AAC
  • Richard J. Crisanti, CEC, CCA, AAC (new)
  • Bert P. Cutino, CEC, AAC, HBOT, HOF
  • Willi Daffinger, AAC (new)
  • Keith E. Davis, CEC, AAC
  • Joseph Deas, Jr., CEC, AAC
  • Stafford T. DeCambra, CEC, CCE, CCA, AAC (new)
  • James L. Decker, CEC, AAC (new)
  • Americo S. DiFronzo, CEC, CCA, AAC (new)
  • James V. DiMarzio, CEC, AAC (new)
  • Jim H Douglas, CEC, CCE, AAC, HOF
  • Dennis A. Duck, CEC, CCA, AAC (new)
  • Curtis H. Eargle, CEC, AAC
  • Denis F. Ellis, CEC, AAC
  • Kevin Matthew Enright, CEC, CCE, AAC
  • Eric D. Ernest, CEC, CCA, AAC (new)
  • Albert W. Exenberger, CEC, CCE, AAC (new)
  • Douglas A. Fisher, CEC, CCE, AAC (new)
  • Nicholas F. Follacchio, CEC, AAC, HOF (new)
  • Gary L. Fuller, CEC, CCE, AAC (new)
  • Michael H. Garbin, CEC, AAC
  • Wolfgang D. Geckeler, CEC, AAC, HOF (new)
  • Nancy Louise Geddes, CEC, AAC (new)
  • Todd R. Gold, CEC, CCA, AAC (new)
  • Winslow R. Goodier, CEC, AAC
  • David A. Goodwin, CEC, CCA, AAC (new)
  • Andre Gotti, AAC (new)
  • Anthony M. Graffeo, CEC, AAC, HOF (new)
  • Denise S. Graffeo, CEC, AAC, HOF (new)
  • Joachim W Green, AAC (new)
  • Robbie J. Hammond, AAC (new)
  • Thomas A. Hannum, CEC, AAC (new)
  • Brian A. Hardy, CEC, CCA, AAC
  • Jeffrey H. Heinzman, AAC (new)
  • Robert B. Hertel, CEC, CCE, AAC
  • Uwe Hestnar, CEC, AAC (new)
  • Raimund W. Hofmeister, CMC, AAC
  • Harold Holanchock, CEC, CCE, AAC (new)
  • Mary Louise Huebner, HAAC
  • Peter Huebner, HAAC
  • Karl Hutter, AAC (new)
  • Jeffrey S. Igel, CEC, CCE, CCA, AAC
  • Christian Inden, AAC, HOF (new)
  • Arthur Inzinga, CEC, CCE, AAC
  • Rene A. Jacobus, AAC
  • Dean Jaramillo, AAC
  • John V. Johnson, CEC, CCE, AAC
  • Ewart G. Jones, CEC, AAC, PhD
  • Hilmar B. Jonsson, AAC
  • John Kaufmann, CEC, AAC, HOF
  • John Kempf, AAC (new)
  • Claude L. Kern, AAC (new)
  • Thomas Kiernan, CEC, CCA, AAC (new)
  • Dieter H Kiessling, CMC, AAC
  • Gerhard Z. Kowalski, CMC, AAC (new)
  • Albert Kramer, AAC
  • O. Siegfried Krauss, CEC, AAC (new)
  • Franz X. Kubak, CEC, AAC
  • Kurt A. Kwiatkowski, CEC, CCA, AAC
  • Dominick Laudia, CEC, AAC
  • Luigi John LaValle, AAC
  • Walter W. Leible, CMC, AAC, HOF
  • Gernot J Leitzinger, AAC (new)
  • Perrin H. Long, CEC, CCE, AAC (new)
  • Thomas J. Long, CEC, AAC
  • John J Lubinski, AAC
  • Wieland Ludwig, CEC, AAC (new)
  • Thomas J. Macrina, CEC, CCA, AAC, HBOT
  • Orlin Marcus, CEC, AAC
  • Damian Joseph Martineau, AAC (new)
  • Charles L. Mattocks, Jr., CEC, CCA, AAC (new)
  • Mark S. Mayers, CEC, AAC (new)
  • Christopher M. McCook, CEC, AAC (new)
  • John D. McCormack, CEC, CCE, AAC
  • Donald C. McMillan, CEC, AAC
  • Dominic J. Menna, CEC, AAC (new)
  • Jesse C Mercado, CEC, AAC, HOF
  • John Miller, CEC, CCA, AAC
  • Michael L. Minor, CEC, AAC, HOF (new)
  • Jeffrey S. Mitchell, CEC, CCA, PCC, AAC
  • Patrick D. Mitchell, CEC, AAC
  • Bobby Moghaddam, CEC, CCE, AAC (new)
  • Linda S. Musch, CCE, AAC (new)
  • Christine Amarosa Neugebauer, CEC, AAC
  • Fritz A Neukam, CMPC, CCE, AAC (new)
  • Diane R. Newell, CC, CPC
  • Stephen M. O'Donnell, CEC, AAC
  • Gale E. O'Malley, CEPC, AAC (new)
  • George A. O'Palenick, CEC, CCE, AAC, HOF (new)
  • Anthony Patalano, CEC, AAC, HOF (new)
  • Rajeev V. Patgaonkar, CEC, AAC
  • Douglas C. Patten, CEC, CCA, AAC
  • Brian D. Peffley, CEPC, CCE, AAC (new)
  • Louis Perrotte, CEC, AAC, HOF
  • Robert W. Phillips, CEC, CCA, AAC
  • Michael A. Piccinino, CEC, CCE, AAC (new)
  • Christopher H. Plemmons, CEC, AAC
  • Friedrich Pohl, AAC
  • Douglas J. Polmann, CEC, AAC (new)
  • Gary J. Prell, CEC, CCE, AAC (new)
  • Pierre H. Rausch, CEC, AAC, HOF
  • Rene' Rawraway, CEC, CCE, AAC (new)
  • Jeffrey A. Rheiner, CEC, AAC
  • James G. Rhoads, III, CEC, AAC (new)
  • Michael J. Rigberg, CEC, CCE, CCA, AAC
  • Art Ritt, HAAC
  • Leon J. Roberge, CEC, AAC (new)
  • Frederick A. Robinson, CEC, AAC, HOF (new)
  • Robert W. Roebuck, CEC, AAC
  • Addiemae Rolle-Farrington, CEC, HAAC, CWPC
  • John J. Romano, CEC, AAC (new)
  • Jeffrey A. Rotz, CEC, CCE, AAC (new)
  • Scott A. Ryan, CEC, AAC (new)
  • Manfred Sander, CEC, AAC (new)
  • Hans J. Schadler, CEC, AAC (new)
  • Roland E Schaeffer, CEC, AAC, HOF (new)
  • John F. Schlaner, CEC, AAC (new)
  • Jack L. Schmid, AAC
  • Hubert Schmieder, AAC
  • Richard E. Schneider, CMC, AAC (new)
  • Samuel Sears, III, CEC, AAC
  • Donald E. Sedivy, Jr., CEC, AAC (new)
  • Frank J. Setera, CEC, AAC, HHOF
  • Gary L. Sheldon, CEC, AAC (new)
  • George M. Sideras, CEC, AAC
  • John J Sinkeldam, AAC (new)
  • Roderick G Smith, AAC
  • Brian J. Sode, CMC, AAC (new)
  • Fritz H Sonnenschmidt, CMC, AAC, HOF
  • Paul E Sorgule, MS, AAC (new)
  • Stephen D. Spencer, CEC, AAC
  • Patrick J Sweeney, CEC, AAC
  • Genevieve W. Thomas-Woodward, CEPC, CEC, CCE, AAC (new)
  • James J. Timko, AAC (new)
  • Boy L Toy, CEC, AAC
  • Kenneth B. Trout, CEC, CCA, AAC
  • David J. Turcotte, CEC, AAC
  • Michael Ty, CEC, AAC (new)
  • Daniel J. Varano, CEC, CCE, AAC (new)
  • Marc H. Vedrines, CEC, AAC (new)
  • Garry W. Waldie, CEC, CEPC, CCE, AAC
  • Robert Walljasper, CEC, CCE, AAC (new)
  • Julius Weiss, CEC, AAC
  • William A. Wiklendt, CEC, CCE, AAC
  • Mark J. Wilson, CEC, AAC (new)
  • Bryant E. Withers, CEC, AAC
  • Mark G. Wright, CEC, AAC (new)
  • Barry R. Young, CEC, CCE, AAC, MBA
  • John Zelko, CEC, AAC (new)
  • Hans R Zulliger, CEC, CEPC, AAC (new)

Company Contributions

  • ACF Chefs de Cuisine Association of California
  • Essex Golf & Country Club

Chapter Contributions

  • ACF Black Hills Chapter of Professional Chefs
  • ACF Caxambas Chapter of Southwest Florida
  • ACF Chefs of the Low Country
  • ACF Epicurean Club of Boston
  • ACF of Greater Buffalo New York
  • ACF Professional Chefs Association of South Jersey
  • Texas Chefs Association