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
  • Vincent J. Alberici, CEC, AAC
  • Carmen J. Allegrucci, CEC, AAC
  • Earl R. Arrowood, Jr., CCC, CCE, AAC
  • Moses Ball, CEC, CCE, AAC
  • Deborah A. Bando-Duit, CEC, AAC
  • Steven E. Barron, CEC, AAC
  • Manfred W Bast, CMPC, CEC, AAC, HOF
  • Robert R Bland, AAC
  • Arthur P Buccheri, CEC, AAC
  • 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 (new)
  • William R. Crawford, CEC, AAC
  • Bert P. Cutino, CEC, AAC, HBOT, HOF
  • Willi Daffinger, AAC
  • Keith E. Davis, CEC, AAC
  • Joseph Deas, Jr., CEC, AAC
  • James L. Decker, CEC, AAC
  • Americo S. DiFronzo, CEC, CCA, AAC
  • Jim H Douglas, CEC, CCE, AAC, HOF
  • Curtis H. Eargle, CEC, AAC
  • Denis F. Ellis, CEC, AAC
  • Kevin Matthew Enright, CEC, CCE, AAC
  • Douglas A. Fisher, CEC, CCE, AAC
  • Nicholas F. Follacchio, CEC, AAC, HOF
  • Gary L. Fuller, CEC, CCE, AAC
  • Michael H. Garbin, CEC, AAC
  • Winslow R. Goodier, CEC, AAC
  • Denise S. Graffeo, CEC, AAC, HOF
  • Joachim W Green, AAC
  • Brian A. Hardy, CEC, CCA, AAC
  • Robert B. Hertel, CEC, CCE, AAC
  • Uwe Hestnar, CEC, AAC
  • Raimund W. Hofmeister, CMC, AAC
  • Harold Holanchock, CEC, CCE, AAC
  • Mary Louise Huebner, HAAC
  • Peter Huebner, HAAC
  • Jeffrey S. Igel, CEC, CCE, CCA, AAC
  • 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
  • Dieter H Kiessling, CMC, AAC
  • Gerhard Z. Kowalski, CMC, AAC
  • Albert Kramer, AAC
  • O. Siegfried Krauss, CEC, AAC
  • Franz X. Kubak, CEC, AAC
  • Kurt A. Kwiatkowski, CEC, CCA, AAC (new)
  • Dominick Laudia, CEC, AAC
  • Luigi John LaValle, AAC
  • Walter W. Leible, CMC, AAC, HOF
  • Gernot J Leitzinger, AAC
  • Thomas J. Long, CEC, AAC
  • John J Lubinski, AAC
  • Wieland Ludwig, CEC, AAC
  • Thomas J. Macrina, CEC, CCA, AAC, HBOT
  • Orlin Marcus, CEC, AAC
  • Mark S. Mayers, CEC, AAC
  • John D. McCormack, CEC, CCE, AAC
  • Donald C. McMillan, CEC, AAC
  • Jesse C Mercado, CEC, AAC, HOF
  • John Miller, CEC, CCA, AAC (new)
  • Michael L. Minor, CEC, AAC, HOF
  • Jeffrey S. Mitchell, CEC, CCA, PCC, AAC
  • Linda S. Musch, CCE, AAC
  • Christine Amarosa Neugebauer, CEC, AAC
  • Diane R. Newell, CC, CPC
  • Stephen M. O'Donnell, CEC, AAC
  • Gale E. O'Malley, CEPC, AAC
  • George A. O'Palenick, CEC, CCE, AAC, HOF
  • Rajeev V. Patgaonkar, CEC, AAC
  • Douglas C. Patten, CEC, CCA, AAC
  • Brian D. Peffley, CEPC, CCE, AAC
  • Louis Perrotte, CEC, AAC, HOF
  • Robert W. Phillips, CEC, CCA, AAC
  • Michael A. Piccinino, CEC, CCE, AAC
  • Albert H Pijnappel, CEPC, AAC
  • Christopher H. Plemmons, CEC, AAC
  • Friedrich Pohl, AAC
  • Douglas J. Polmann, CEC, AAC
  • Pierre H. Rausch, CEC, AAC, HOF
  • Jeffrey A. Rheiner, CEC, AAC
  • Michael J. Rigberg, CEC, CCE, CCA, AAC
  • Art Ritt, HAAC (new)
  • Leon J. Roberge, CEC, AAC
  • Frederick A. Robinson, CEC, AAC, HOF
  • Robert W. Roebuck, CEC, AAC
  • Addiemae Rolle-Farrington, CEC, HAAC (new)
  • Manfred Sander, CEC, AAC
  • Hans J. Schadler, CEC, AAC (new)
  • Roland E Schaeffer, CEC, AAC, HOF
  • John F. Schlaner, CEC, AAC
  • Jack L. Schmid, AAC
  • Hubert Schmieder, AAC
  • Richard E. Schneider, CMC, AAC
  • Samuel Sears, III, CEC, AAC
  • Frank J. Setera, CEC, AAC, HHOF
  • Gary L. Sheldon, CEC, AAC
  • George M. Sideras, CEC, AAC
  • John J Sinkeldam, AAC
  • Roderick G Smith, AAC
  • Brian J. Sode, CMC, AAC
  • Fritz H Sonnenschmidt, CMC, AAC, HOF
  • Stephen D. Spencer, CEC, AAC
  • Patrick J Sweeney, CEC, AAC
  • James J. Timko, AAC
  • Boy L Toy, CEC, AAC
  • Kenneth BB. Trout, CEC, CCA, AAC
  • David J. Turcotte, CEC, AAC
  • Michael Ty, CEC, AAC
  • Daniel J. Varano, CEC, CCE, AAC
  • Marc H. Vedrines, CEC, AAC
  • Garry W. Waldie, CEC, CEPC, CCE, AAC
  • Julius Weiss, CEC, AAC
  • William A. Wiklendt, CEC, CCE, AAC
  • Mark G. Wright, CEC, AAC
  • Barry R. Young, CEC, CCE, AAC
  • John Zelko, CEC, AAC

Company Contributions

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

Chapter Contributions

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