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Rick Abramson Executive VP & COO Delaware North Companies, Inc.
Anton Aigner Consultant  
Tony Almeida Director, Food & Nutrition/Environmental/Host Services Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
Doris Anderson    
Maxine Anderson Emerita, University Food Service Director Stanford University (Retired)
William Anton President Anton Family Foundation
Gertrude Applebaum Consultant Gertrude Applebaum Consultants
Lawrence Appleton Retired  
Jim Armstrong    
John Askew Director of Food & Beverage The Peabody Orlando Hotel
Anthony Athanas    
Cheryl Bachelder President, CEO, Director Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen/AFC Enterprises Inc.
Michiel Bakker Director, Global Programs-Real Estate & Workplace Services Google
Theodore Balestreri Chairman & CEO, Cannery Row Comany & Co-Founder, Sardine Factory Cannery Row Company & Sardine Factory Restaurant
Patricia Bando Associate Vice President, Auxiliary Services Boston College
Frank Banks    
Mike Barclay President Southern Foodservice Management
Robert Barney    
Dennis Barrett Director Foodservice Branch Los Angeles Unified School District
Larry Barrett    
Lidia Bastianich Partner, Chef Batali and Bastianich Hospitality Group
Julia Bauscher Director, School and Community Nutrition Services Jefferson Country Public Schools
Antonino Bavuso   U.S. Air Force
Major Beach Director of Food Services Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office
Marjorie Beasley Retired, Food Services Director  
Thelma Becker    
Lois Beckman-Glenn    
Frank Belatti Chairman and CEO AFC Enterprises
Buzz Beler President The Prime Rib Restaurants, Inc. - DC, Baltimore, Philadelphia
Elizabeth Bender Senior Clinical Nutritionist Jessamine County Health Clinic
Debi Benedetti Strategist, Coach, Explorer Beyond the Possible
Jonathan Bennett Chef/Partner Moxie, the Restaurant Red, the Steakhouse
Jon Berger   Princeton University
Jerome Berkman    
Roger Berkowitz President & CEO Legal Sea Foods, Inc.
Dennis Berkowitz President Max's Restaurant
H. Berns    
Michael Berry Chief Operating Officer The Pacific Theaters
Michael Berry President & Principal Michael P. Berry Consulting and Investments
John Birchfield Retired  
F. Blair Director, University Food Services, Retired Oklahoma State University
Curtis Blake    
Prestley Blake    
Elizabeth Blau CEO & Founder Blau & Associates
Jacques Bloch Retired  
Jane Boehrer Retired School Food Service Director  
Julie Boettger Director of Operations InTeam Associates, Inc.
Vincent Bommarito Owner Tony's Inc.
Steve Bowers Senior Partner Silver Plate Associates
Jack Bowman    
Michael Bradley Administrative Director - Hotel Restaurant Program Ashland University
Nicholas Bravos Retired Consultant, Hotels, Motels, Restaurants, Clubs, and Resorts
Evalyn Brendel Retired  
Ralph Brennan President Ralph Brennan Restaurant Group LLC
Ella Brennan Owner Commander's Palace Family of Restaurants
Norman Brinker Chairman Emeritus Brinker International, Inc.
James Broadhurst Chairman Eat'n Park Hospitality Group
Stan Bromley Regional Vice President & General Manager Four Seasons Hotel
Anita Brown    
Paul Brown Chief Executive Officer Arby's Restaurant Group
Robert Buchanan Professor Emeritus Purdue University
Dieter Buehler    
Byron Byron President The Byron L. Byron Company
Herman Cain Chairman of the Board Godfather's Pizza, Inc.
Herman Cain CEO & President T.H.E The New Voice, Inc.
Stephen Carley CEO Red Robin Gourmet Burgers
Frank Carney President Intrust Financial Corporation
S. Truett Cathy CEO and Founder Chick-fil-A, Inc.
Richard Cattani CEO Restaurant Associates
August Ceradini President World Yacht/Circle Line/ Hudson River Day Line
James Checkman    
Meg Chesley President A Higher Level
Ricky Clark Taining and Development Coordinator Supervisor-DMA Chair Virginia Department of Corrections
Lee Cockerell Retired Walt Disney World Company
Marc Cohen Executive Chef/Owner 230 Forest Avenue Grill & Martini Bar/OPAH Restaurant Group
Katrina Cole COO & President, North America FOCUS Brands Inc.
Gerald Collins    
James Collins    
James Collins CEO Sizzler Restaurants - Founder  
Walter Conti Chairman Retired
Larry Corbin Executive VP Operations Bob Evans Farms
Lisette Coston Executive Director of Support Services Saint Francis Health System
Andrea Coulter Marketing Coordinator Steelite International
Marjorie Craft Owner, Founder, Principal MBC Enterprises
Ann Crowley President Crowley's Creations
Craig Culver CEO/Co-Founder Culver's
Bert Cutino Co-Founder/COO The Sardine Factory Restaurant
Robert Dallain Vice President Kemper Development Company
Raymond Dault Professor Emeritus Purdue University & Indiana University
Glenn Davenport    
Paul Deignan    
Jerry Deitchle Chairman of the Board BJ's Restaurants, Inc.
George DeLair    
Frederick DeLuca President and Co-Founder Subway
Mary DeMarco Food Management (Retired)  
Jeff Denton Director, Child Nutrition Programs Ponca City Public Schools
Michael DeRousse Owner Palace Grill
Marcel Desaulniers Owner Mad About Chocolate
Joseph DeScenza Principal JWD Associates LLC
Timothy Dietzler Director of Dining Villanova University
Albert Dobie    
Helen Doherty Retired  
S. Dohrman    
Fred Dollar Director Emeritus, Dept. of Food Services Texas A & M University
Patti Dollarhide Director of Food and Nutrition Services Newton Medical Center
Kevin D'Onofrio Director of Foodservice U.S. Military Academy
Kevin D'Onofrio Resident District Manager - University at Albany
Wallace Doolin Chairman & Founder TDn2K (Black Box Intelligence & Principal of People Report)
John Dunfey Chairman The Dunfey Group
Jeffrey Dunham Chef/Owner The Grove Grill
Dorothy Dusenberry-Pirkle Retired Director, Nutrition Services  
Ronald Ehrhardt Vice President of Operational Safety Compass Group
Steve Ells Founder & CEO Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc.
Van Eure Owner The Angus Barn
Shirley Everett Senior Associate Vice President Stanford University
Dale Evert Director of Food and Nutritional Services  
Phil Fahrenbruch Executive Chef Bavarian Inn of Frankenmuth
Paul Fairbrook   Paul Fairbrook Associates
Thomas Farley    
John Farquharson Executive Emeritus ARAMARK
Pat Farris Director of School Food Services Archdiocese Of New Orleans
Joseph Fassler Consultant Viad Corp.
Ted Faulkner Director of Dining Service Virginia Tech
Glenyce Feeney MS, RD/LD, FADA  
Susan Feniger Co-chef & Co-owner Border Grill
Kurt Fischer    
J. Floyd Retired  
Sandra Ford Chief Operations Officer Manatee County Schools
Todd Foutty Vice President, Foodservice Operational Strategies Premier Inc.
Theodore Fowler Director Investors Management Corporation
Don Fox CEO Firehouse of America, LLC
Len Frederick    
Mark Freeman Senior Manager of Global Employee Services Microsoft Real Estate & Facilities
Phil Friedman Chairman & CEO McAlister's Corporation
Phil Friedman President/COO Salsarita's
John Friese    
Lisa Fulla   Resurrection Medical Center
Jack Galione    
Joseph Gardiner    
Chris Gheysens President & CEO Wawa, Inc.
Michael Gibbons President and CEO Mainstreet Ventures
Andrea Gillman Manager Member & Sponsor Relations International Corporate Chefs Association
Beverly Girard Director of Food and Nutrition Services Sarasota County Schools
Frank Gladu Assistant Vice Chancellor for Business Services Vanderbilt University
R. Golden Administrative Director Property/Project Manager Sherman Health
Nona Golledge Principal Bakergroup
Timothy Gonser Principal Consultant Gonser Hospitality Group
Jack Goodall    
David Goronkin   Garden Fresh Restaurant Corp
Lyman Graham Food Services Director Roswell Independent School District, Carlsbad Municipal Schools, Dexter Consolid
Keith Graham Chief of Foodservices Division Pennsylvania Department of Corrections - Retired
Carlton Green    
Gary Green Chief Executive Officer Compass Group
Amy Greenberg Senior Vice President Citi Executive Services
Kostas Gregory President Gus Gregory Associates
Gary Gunderson Principal Innovative Hospitality Solutions
Abe Gustin    
Steve Hammel Regional Dining Services Program Manager U.S. Navy
Richard Hardin Retired MBNA/Bank of America (Retired)
Diane Hardy Associate Vice President for Campus Services University of Richmond
Leon W. Harman Founder Harman Management Corporation
Mary Kate Harrison General Manager Hillsborough County School District / Student Nutrition Services
G.J. Hart Executive Chairman and CEO California Pizza Kitchen
Germano Hasslocher CEO Frontier Enterprises Inc.
Dan Henroid Director, Nutrition and Food Services UCSF Medical Center
Harald Herrmann CEO Mendocino Farms LLC
Mary Hill Executive Director of Food Services Jackson Public School District
Norman Hill    
H.E. Hirschy    
Michael Hislop CEO Il Fornaio (America) Corp. and Corner Bakery Cafe
John Holeman Consolidated Food Manager Monroe Correctional Complex Washington State Department of Corrections
Robert Honson Retired Portland Public Schools
Deanna Hormel    
Robert Horn    
Peter Hothorn    
Clifford Hudson Chairman & CEO Sonic Corp
Marilyn Hurt    
Craig Huse   Huse Culinary, Inc
Barry Hutchings Records Manager, Inventory Control The University of Texas
Michael Ilitch Chairman of the Board Ilitch Holdings, Inc./Little Caesars
Diane Imrie Director, Nutrition Services University of Vermont Medical Center
Christian Inden Gastronomy - Hospitality Management C.H.A.-C.M.C. Ashfeld Manor Farm
David Inlow Associate VP, Emeritus for Auxiliary Services University of Richmond
Donald Jacobs Executive Director (Emeritus) University of Pennsylvania
Jerald Jaeger President & Co-Owner Hagadone Hospitality Company
Arthur Jaeger    
Steven Jayson Vice President, Corporate Executive Chef Universal Orlando Resort
Erving Jensen    
Lavinia Johnson    
Julie Jones Director, Food and Nutrition Services Ohio State University Medical Services
Cain Jones    
Robert Jones President RWJ Specialties LLC
James Kallas Division President Compass Group, USA
I Karatassos President & CEO Buckhead Life Restaurant Group
Carl Karcher Founder and Chairman Emeritus Carl Karcher Enterprises, Inc.
Mary Kateri    
Faisal Kaud Emeritus Vice President, General Services University of Wisconsin Hospital & Clinics
Paul Keeler Vice President, Food and Beverage Hilton Hotels Corporation
Mary Keysor Director, Nutrition Services Maine Medical Center
Julaine Kiehn Director, Campus Dining Services University of Missouri
Karl Kilburg Executive Vice President Marriott International
Mary Kimbrough Sr. Director of Operations and Culinary Innovation Wild Hive
Bob Kinkead Chef/Owner Campono
Abigail Kirsch Founder Abigail Kirsch Culinary Productions
Peter Kleiser    
Brian Klippel Retired  
Alfons Konrad Senior Vice President, Food and Beverage Wicky & Associates Inc.
Robert Kozlowski    
Kerry Kramp President & CEO Sizzler USA, Inc.
Peg Lacey National Market Manager- CU The CBORD Group, Inc.
Thomas Lackmann Chairman & CEO Lackmann Culinary Services
Linda Lafferty Retired  
Shawn LaPean Managing Director Build-Food Advisors
Dorothy Larsson    
Jack Laughery   Laughery Investments
Eugene Lee CEO and Director Darden Restaurants, Inc.
Joe Lee Chairman of the Board Darden Restaurants, Inc.
Steven Leipsner    
William Lembach Retired  
Niki Leondakis Chief Operating Officer Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants
Lawrence Levy Chairman Levy Restaurants
Marsha Lilly    
Wolfgang Lindlbauer Chief Discipline Leader, Global Operations Marriott International
G.D. Look    
Mark LoParco Retired - Director, UM Dining  
Beverly Lowe Owner/Consultant, Food Service Mgmt/Training Beverly Lowe & Associates
Laura Lozano Principal Global Food Services & Amenities Solutions
Sally Luck HR Director - Corporate Services & Wellness Hallmark Cards, Inc.
Paul Ludwig    
Robert Ludwig    
Jon Luther Retired Dunkin' Brands, Inc.
George Maciag   Retired - Guckenheimer Enterprises, Inc.
Ed Mady Regional Director of West Coast USA & General Manager The Beverly Hills Hotel
Ronald Magruder   Grayborn Restaurants
Ronald Magruder President Hops Restaurant Bar & Brewery
Ronald Magruder President & CEO Pussers
Katharine Manchester USA (RET.)  
Maria Marinkovich    
Richard Marriott   Host Hotels & Resorts
J.W. Marriott Chairman & CEO Marriott International
John Martin Chairman Culinary Adventures, Inc.
Josephine Martin President The Josephine Martin Group
Louise Mathews President L & M Consulting
Pavel Matustik, SNS Chief Administrative Officer Santa Clarita Valley School Food Services Agency
Tony May   Tony May Group
Ted Mayer President The TMC Group, LLC
Bernice Mayes Consultant BEM Associates
James Maynard Chairman Investors Management Corporation
Penny McConnell Retired  
Thomas McGlinchy Retired  
Frances McGlone    
James McGrody   UNC Rex Healthcare
Maurice McNabb    
Doris Melzarek    
Roger Merwin    
Mary Metz   The Metz Group
John Metz CEO, Executive Chef, Co-Founder Sterling Hospitality
Jeff Metz President & CEO Metz Culinary Management
John Metz Founder & Executive Chairman Metz Culinary Management
Ferdinand Metz Managing Partner The Master Chef's Institute
Danny Meyer CEO Union Square Hospitality Group
Mary Angela Miller Administrative Director Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
George Miller Chief, Aire Force Food & Beverage Operations  
John Miller President & CEO Denny's Inc.
Arnold Miller Retired Ford Motor Company
Joy Miltenberger Realtor Prudential Florida WCI Realty
Laurence Mindel Managing Partner Cucinare
Cameron Mitchell Founder & CEO Cameron Mitchell Restaurants
George Mitros    
Angelo Mojica Senior Director of Food and Culinary Services Johns Hopkins Health System
Mary Molt Associate Director, Housing and Dining Services Kansas State University
Thomas Monaghan Chairman Ave Maria Foundation
James Moore Retired  
Terri Moreman Assoc. Director Food & Nutrition Services U.S. Olympic Committee
Dearl Morris Retired  
Charlie Morrison President & CEO Wingstop Restaurants, Inc.
Carl Mottek Director Emeritus Hilton Hotels Corporation
Harry Mullikin    
Brad Nelson VP Food & Beverage - Culinary & Global Corporate Chef Marriott International, Inc.
Roberta Nemo   The Metz Group
Chris Newcomb Co-Founder & CEO Newk's Eatery
Craig Nickoloff Managing Partner West Coast Prime Meats
Mary Niven Vice President, Food and Beverage, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Disney
Mary Nix Consultant - School Nutrition Program  
Ed Noseworthy Administrator Florida Hospital E. Orlando
David Novak Executive Chairman Yum! Brands, Inc.
Nicholas Noyes    
Robert Nugent Retired Chairman & CEO Jack in the Box Inc.
Amy Odell    
Charles O'Dell Advisor Rofori Corporation
Charles O'Dell    
Bradley Ogden Chef and Co-Owner Hops & Harvest
Patti Oliver President UCLA Health
Michael O'Neal President The Ginger Man Group
Keith O'Neill President, Culinary and Nutrition Solutions Morrison Healthcare, Inc.
James O'Neill    
Stuart Orefice Senior Consultant Envision Strategies
W. O'Shields Group Director of Food & Beverage - Worldwide Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group
Clarence Otis Chairman & COO Darden Restaurants, Inc.
David Overton Founder, Chairman & CEO The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated
Dorothy Pannell-Martin President InTeam Associates, Inc.
Frances Parker President (Retired)  
Raymond Peddersen    
John Pence Sr. Associate Director of Houseing & Dining Services Kansas State University
Betty Perez Director of Food & Nutrition Services University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey - The University Hospital
Jim Peterson    
John Peukert Retired  
C. Dennis Pierce Director, Department of Dining Services University of Connecticut
Vivian Pilant   Pilant and Associates Consulting, LLC
Harry Pope    
Nancy Porter Retired  
Rick Postiglione Chief Operating Officer Compass Group USA
Ueli Prager    
David Prentkowski Director, Food Services University of Notre Dame
Wolfgang Puck Chef/Owner Wolfgang Puck Fine Dining Group
Ruby Puckett President Foodservice Management Consultants
Paul Pusateri President/General Manager  
Andrew Puzder CEO & President CKE Restaurants Holdings, Inc.
Sr. Alice Marie Quinn Director St. Vincent Meals-on-Wheels Program
Gerald Ramsey Retired  
Ron Rech Director Food/ Nutrition Resurrection Medical Center (retired)
C.W. Craig Reed Director of Food and Beverage  
Bill Regas Former CEO  
Ernest Renaud President Ernie Renaud Associates
Neil Reyer Principal FoodFlair
H. Rice Professor of Practice Michigan State University (Retired)
Ruth Richard    
Al Richardson    
Dora Rivas Executive Director Dallas ISD Food and Child Nutrition Services
Richard Rivera Chairman & CEO Rubicon Enterprises, LLC
Marjorie Roberts-Foster (RET.) Omaha Public Schools
Steve Romaniello Managing Director Roark Capital Group
Victor Rosellini    
Robert Rosenberg    
Warren Rosenthal Owner Patchen Wilkes Farm
Harris Rusitzky President The Greeming Group
L. Ryan President The Culinary Institute of America
Tim Ryan President The Culinary Institute of America
Fernando Salazar Vice President, Food & Beverage Wyndham Worldwide
Jane Schimpf Special Assistant To the Vice President, Finance & Administration Bowling Green State University
Barry Schlossberg Corporate Director Hospital Corporation of America-JFK Medical Center
Arno Schmidt President Armar Corp.
John Schnatter Founder & Chairman Papa John's International, Inc.
William Sciacca Director, Food and Nutrition - Mail/Copy Center Ochsner Clinic Foundation
Milton Scotty    
Thom Sehnert Founder/Owner & President Annie Gunn's
Richard Senn    
Ronald Shaich Chairman & CEO Panera Bread
John Sharpe    
Stan Sheetz President Sheetz, Inc.
Matthew Sheriff Food Operations Branch, Head of Food & Hospitality Marine Corps Community Services
Carol Sherman Principal CS Services
Jay Silverstein VP, Conference & Dining Services Credit Suisse
Edward Sirhal President Restaurant Associates
James Skinner Vice Chairman, CEO McDonald's Corporation
Lawrence Slocum V.P. Walt Disney World- Retired  
Sally Smith Retired  
Roland Smith President & CEO Wendy's/Arby's Group, Inc.
Marcia Smith School Nutrition Director Polk County School Board
Theodore Smith    
Mary Jane Smith-Newland    
Mary Spicer Retired  
Walter Staib President/Proprietor Concepts By Staib, Ltd. / City Tavern
Kay Stammers Retired  
Julienne Stewart Foodservice Director SAS Institute Inc.
Julia Stewart Chairman & CEO DineEquity, Inc.
Joseph Stewart Retired  
Rod Stoner Owner Rod Stoner, LLC
Dolores Strenko   Delores Strenko
Steve Sweeney CEO Chartwells
Rafi Taherian Associate VP, Yale Hospitality Yale University
John Teets Chairman & CEO J.W. Teets Enterprises, L.L.C.
Susan Terry   Marcus Hotels & Resorts
Bruce Thomas Vice President, Guest Services Geisinger
Frank Thomas    
John Tobe Foodservice Consultant Laura's Lean Beef
Kenneth Toong Executive Director, Auxiliary Enterprises University of Massachusetts
Joe Tortorice President Deli Management, Inc. dba Jason's Deli Management
Jay Treadwell    
Charlie Trotter Chef Charlie Trotter Corporation
Jackie Trujillo Chairman Emeritus Harman Management Corporation
Ming Tsai Chef/Owner Blue Ginger & Blue Dragon
Charles Tutt Owner Meadow Muffins LLC
Robert Underwood President UNICUS, Incorporated
Drew Vactor WebMaster 5 Star Web Design
Nick Valenti CEO Patina Restaurant Group
Dean Van Lydegraf    
Terry Vince President Sovereign Hotels, Inc.
Joe Wancha Vice President and General Manager Mission Inn Hotel and Spa
Shirley Watkins Principal SR Watkins & Associates
Frank Weber Vice President Operations Virgin Voyages
James Westbrook    
Richard Wheeler Vice President, Senior Consultant  
Robert Whitcomb COO Whitsons Culinary Group
Betti Wiggins Executive Director, Office of School Nutrition Detroit Public Schools
Betti Wiggins Officer, Nutrition Services Houston Independent School District
Susan Wilkie    
Jack Williams   Richie's Real American Diner
Hans Willimann General Manager Four Seasons Hotel
Donna Wittrock Consultant Donna Wittrock Consulting
Dean Wright Director BYU Dining Services Brigham Young University
Jane Wynn Retired  
Ken Yant Director School Nutrition Program Gwinnett County Public Schools
Richard Ysmael President Richard Ysmael Associates