Chef Featured

Chapter Member Featured

12
Mar
2018

FEATURED CHEF ~ Rosanda Williams

Please join us in celebrating Women’s History Month by getting to know the newest member of the ACF Central Florida Chapter’s Board of Directors…Rosanda Williams, Membership Chairwoman. Name: Rosanda Williams Certification: In progress Present Employment: Walt Disney Swan and Dolphin Resort Past Employments: Universal Studios, Private Food Stylist, Hilton Hotels & Resorts Special Awards: 2014

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13
Apr
2016

FEATURED CHEF ~ Kathleen Vossenberg, CCC, CCE, CHEP, CS

Name: Kathleen Vossenberg Certification: CCC, CCE, CHEP, CS Present Employment: Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts Previous Employment: Printers Row and Rushmore – both in Chicago, IL Special Awards: 2016 ACF South East Region Chef Educator of the Year Winner 2015 ACFCFC Chapter Partnership Award (with Peter Vossenberg) Schooling/Training: American Intercontinental University, M.Ed. Educational

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1
Nov
2015

FEATURED CHEF ~ Jennifer Denlinger, M-Ed, CCC, CHEP

Name: Jennifer Denlinger, M.Ed., CCC, CHEP Certification: CCC Present Employment: Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts Previous Employment: Walt Disney World, The Wine Cellar Restaurant Special Awards: Won Peoples Choice and a Gold Medal at the first ever Green, Local and Sustainable Mystery Basket Competition in Deland, FL Chargée de Presse Provincial- Chaine des

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25
Feb
2015

FEATURED CHEF ~ Ryan Manning, CC

Name: Ryan Manning Certification: Certified Culinarian Present Employment: Ritz Carlton Grande Lakes – Highball & Harvest Previous Employment: Walt Disney World – Flying Fish Café Special Awards: Achievement in Culinary Excellence 2015 – ACF Central Florida Chapter, Chef Rôtisseur – La Confrérie de la Chaîne des Rôtisseurs Schooling/Training: American Culinary Federation Apprenticeship Program – Colonial

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11
Nov
2014

FEATURED CHEF ~ Christian Markussen, CEC, ACE

Name: Christian Markussen Certification: CEC, ACE Present Employment: Le Cordon Bleu Orlando Previous Employment: Walt Disney World Resorts, Universal Orlando, Pietro’s of Fairfield (CA), Restaurant Villa Angelica (Helsinki, Finland) Special Awards: 1 ACF Gold Medal, 2 ACF Silver Medals, 2 ACF Bronze Medals Schooling/Training: California Culinary Academy, San Francisco CA Mentor Chefs: Anette Grecchi-Gray, Joe

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28
Oct
2013

FEATURED CHEF ~ John Westergaard

Name: John H Westergaard Certification: CEC (CFBE, CHS, CFSM) Present Employment: Publix Super Markets, Inc Previous Employment: Le Cordon Bleu Academy Special Awards: Competition awards in Ice carving from Plymouth, MI and Toledo OH; ACF awards for cold platters in Detroit Schooling/Training: Northeast Oakland Vocational Ed Center (culinary); David College (business); Monroe College (culinary); and

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11
Jun
2013

FEATURED CHEF – Israel Santiago

Name: Israel Santiago Certification: CC Present Employment: Second Harvest Food bank Previous Employment: Brio Tuscan Grill Schooling/Training: ACF/ WDW Grand Floridian Beach Resort Mentor Chefs: Chef Carl Bernard and Chef Susan March How did these Chefs impact your career? Favorite dishes to prepare: Italian Favorite foods to eat: Chicken Marsala What gives you pleasure on

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15
Nov
2012

Chef Karen Robinson

Name: Karen Robinson (Martin) Certification: Certified Chef de Cuisine (pending written exam score) Present Employment: Le Cordon Bleu – Orlando Previous Employment: Levy Restaurants Special Awards: Food Truck judge award, Tampa J Schooling/Training: Johnson & Wales University Mentor Chefs: Chef Ricardo Deleon (and chefs such as Chef Klaus Friedenreich and Chef Reimund Pitz) How did

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20
Jul
2012

Chef Silvio Rosalen

Name: Silvio Rosalen Present Employment: Banquet Chef – Loews Royal Pacific Resort Previous Employment: This is my 3rd Loews Hotel! I worked previously at the Portofino Bay Hotel and the Regency in New York. Special Awards: Most recently earned a Silver Medal in last year’s ACF USA Culinary Cup Challenge Schooling/Training: Graduated with AS degree

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