History - Northeast Illinois

    2014 - 2015 Board Members

    President: Joe Aiello, CEC, AAC
    Chairman of the Board: Chas Boydston, AAC
    Vice President: Dwight Evans
    Vice President: Andres Bustamante
    Treasurer: Tom Ryan, CEC
    Corresponding Secretary: Larry Alexander Jr. CEC
    Membership Chair: Dwight Ferguson
    Sergeant at Arms: Scott Thompson

    Trustees

    Jessie Mercado
    John Kartje, CEC, AAC
    John Kaufmann, CEC, CFE, AAC, HOF, HGT

     

    Past Chapter Presidents

    2010-2013 - Chas Boydston AAC

    2008-2009 - Rich Naglich CEC, AAC

    2006-2007 - Jesse Cobb Jr. CEC, AAC

    2004-2005 - Lawrence R. O’Sullivan CEC, AAC

    2002-2003 - Fawzi (Alex) Ottman CEC, AAC

    1998-2001 - David C. Russell CEC, AAC

    1994-1997 - John Kartje CEC, AAC

    1992-1993 - Joe Aiello CEC, AAC

    1990-1991 - Fawazi (Alex) Ottman CEC, AAC

    1988-1989 - Jesse C. Mercado CEC, AAC

    1986-1987 - Michele Bouit CEC AAC

    1984-1985 - Dean Jaramillo CEC, AAC

    1984 - Eugene O. Burger CEC, AAC

    1982-1983 - John W. Kaufmann CFE, CEC, AAC

    1978-1981 - Harry H. Hoffstadt CFE, CEC, AAC

    1977 - Argante Cibattari CEC AAC

    1976 - Denis Ellis CEC, AAC

    1974-1975 - Clem Davia AAC

    1964-1973 - Amato Ferrero CEC, AAC

    1960-1963 - John L. Bandera CEC, AAC

    1959 Paul Brunet

    1946 Henry Bastian

    1944-1945 Pierre Meunier

    1940, 1942-1943 Armand Chevalle

    1935 Charles Scotto

    1933 Ernest E Amiet

    1932 J Van Mullem

    1925 - Ernest Ghyssaert

    3 years – Joseph Van Mullen

    Honorary Members

    August Escoffier ~ 1927
    Janos Kiss - 1986
    Charlie Trotter ~ 2006
    Jimmy Bannos ~ 2007
    Rick Bayless ~ 2008
    Carrie Nahabedian ~ 2009
    Art Smith ~ 2010
    John Kinsella ~ 2010
    Tom Macrina ~ 2010
    Cary Miller ~ 2010
    Priscila Satkoff ~ 2011
    Stafford DeCambra ~ 2012 AAC Chair
    Don Gyurkovits ~ 2012
    President Canadian Culinary Federation
    Ahron Goldman ~2012

    Vice President Canadian Culinary Federation

    Past Chefs Of The Year

    2014 - Audry Triplett

    2013 - Dwight Evans

    2012 - Tom Ryan

    2011 - Stephen Henry

    2010 - Jimmy Calzante

    2009 - Veronica Folak

    2008 - Chas Boydston

    2007 - Rich Naglich

    2006 Jesse Cobb

    2005 - Charlie Fargo **

    2004 - Larry Sullivan

    2003 - Michael Reich

    2002 - Steve Jilleba

    2001 - Joe Kraft

    2000 - Jack Delby

    1999 - Michael Garbin

    1998 - Audiel Alanis

    1997 - Dean Jaramillo

    1996 - Bela Horvath

    1995 - David Russel

    1994 - Lenard Trevino

    1993 - Jose Luna

    1992 - Chuck Tonyan

    1991 - John Bandera

    1990 - Erwin Dreger

    1989 - Fawzi Ottman

    1988 - John Kartje

    1987 - Joe Aiello

    1986 - Jorgen Poulsen

    1985 - Jesse Mercado

    1984 - Hans Aeschbacher

    1983 - Egon Siewert

    1982 - Argante Caibattari

    1981 - Clem Davia

    1980 - Michel Bouit

    1979 - Eugene Burger

    1978 - Amato Ferrero

    1977 - John Kaufmann

    1976 - Harry Hoffstadt

    1975 - Christian Inen

    1974- Rene Roncari

    ​Past Pastry Chefs of the Year

    2012 - Bernardo Silva
    2011 - Fabrice Bouet