ACF Culinary Team USA Managers & Advisors

A team of seasoned culinary experts have come together to coach, advise and lead ACF Culinary Team USA. These culinary professionals will lead the team down a path of excellence and success culminating at the 2024 IKA, informally known as the “culinary Olympics.”

Meet the Team Behind the Team

J. Kevin Storm J. Kevin Storm, CEC, AAC ACF Culinary Team USA Manager
Randy J. Torres Randy J. Torres, CEC, AAC ACF Culinary Team USA Assistant Manager
Susan E. Notter Susan E. Notter, CEPC, AAC ACF Culinary Team USA Pastry Manager
John Coletta John Coletta, HAAC Logistics Manager
Christopher A. Desens Christopher A. Desens, CEC, CCA, AAC Business Manager
Thomas J. Macrina Thomas J. Macrina, CEC, CCA, AAC, HOF, HBOT Director of Culinary


Edward Adel Edward Adel, CEC, AAC Youth Team Advisor
Timothy Bucci Timothy Bucci, CMC, CCE, AAC National/Youth Team Advisor
Jason D. Hall Jason D. Hall, CMC National Team Advisor
Steven Jilleba Steven Jilleba, CMC, CCE, AAC National Team Advisor
Aidan P. Murphy Aidan P. Murphy, CMC, AAC National Team Advisor
Reimund D. Pitz Reimund D. Pitz, CEC, CCE, AAC, HOF National Team Advisor
Russell Scott Russell Scott, CMC National Team Advisor