CE RTI FY?
93% of ACF certified
members report that
certification is important
to their culinary career.
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BOARD OF DIRECTORS
President Michael Ty, CEC, AAC
Immediate Past President John Kinsella, CMC, CCE, WGMC, AAC
National Secretary Thomas Macrina, CEC, CCA, HGT, AAC
National Treasurer James Taylor, CEC, AAC, MBA
Chair, American Academy of Chefs Stafford DeCambra, CEC, CCE, CCA, AAC
Vice President Central Region Kyle Richardson, CEC, CCE, CHE, AAC
Vice President Northeast Region William Tillinghast, CEC, AAC, MBA
Vice President Southeast Region Jeff Bacon, CEC, CCA, AAC
Vice President Western Region David Goodwin, CEC, CCA, AAC
At Large R. Douglas Martinides
At Large Catherine A. Mullarkey, Esq.
Certified executive chefs
on average earn $10,000
more a year than executive
chefs not certified
Executive Director Heidi Cramb
OFFICIAL MAGAZINE OF THE AMERICAN CULINARY FEDERATION
97% of ACF certified
members would recommend
ACF certification to their staff,
peers or culinary students
Editor in Chief Kay Orde
Graphic Designer Jen McClelland
Sales Specialist Liz Knapke
Sales Specialist Hayley Hamilton
Director of Communications Patricia Carroll
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