Dave Smith Photographer
Michael Finch, CEC, executive chef/
director, Harrisburg Area Community College,
Harrisburg, Pa.; ACF Harrisburg Chapter
Todd Gray, chef/owner, Equinox,
Washington, D.C.; ACF Nations Capital
company’s behalf by Peter Huebner, president,
and Mary Huebner, marketing director.
The ACF Leadership Award was presented
to David Turcotte, CEC, AAC, executive
chef, U.S. Army, a member of Old Dominion
ACF Chapter. Turcotte is manager of ACF
Culinary Military Team USA.
Karl Guggenmos, AAC, university dean
of culinary education, Johnson & Wales
University, Providence, R.I., and a member
of ACF Rhode Island Chapter, received the
ACF Immediate Past President’s Award.
ACF Greater Kansas City Chefs Association
was named the 2010 Chapter of the
Left to right, Cutting-Edge Award
recipients are: David Prows, Denise Baxter
(accepting for Todd Gray), Michael Finch,
David Longstaff, Michael Smith, Hubert
Schmieder and William Ramsey (not
pictured, Richard Dingle).
Year. The award was accepted by Paul
Santaularia, CEC, CCE, chapter president;
Mark Prece, CEC, AAC, vice president; and
Jerold Marcellus, CCC, CCE, secretary.
Chef & Child
Elizabeth Mikesell, CEC, AAC, chair of the
Chef & Child Foundation (CCF) committee,
presented the following awards during
David Longstaff, CEC, AAC, food
advisor, U.S. Army, Oviedo, Fla.; ACF Old
David Prows, CEC, AAC, executive
chef, Costa Vida, Sandy, Utah; ACF
Beehive Chefs Chapter Inc.
William Ramsey, CEC, CCA, executive
chef, Casino Pauma, Pauma Valley, Calif.;
ACF Chefs & Culinarians of San Diego
Hubert Schmieder, AAC, retired, Lafayette,
Ind.; ACF Greater Indianapolis Chapter
Michael Smith, CEC, corporate executive
chef, Custom Culinary, Inc., Lombard, Ill.;
ACF Northern New Jersey Chapter
Thomas Trevethan, CEPC, pastry chef,
a member of ACF Chefs Las Vegas,
was the recipient of the Michael Ty
Endowment Fund award. This award,
established in 2000, provides a
scholarship for an ACF chef who has
dedicated countless hours to fighting
Mark Prece, left, Paul Santaularia and
Jerold Marcellus accept the 2010 Chapter
of the Year award for ACF Greater Kansas
City Chefs Association.