Culinary Arts faculty member Gary Fitting, C.E.C., C.C.E., C.C.A., A.A.C., received the ACF President’s Medallion at the 2009 ACF National Convention in Orlando, Florida, where he was one of twenty-three people recognized for service to the American Culinary Federation and the culinary profession.
Chef Fitting is an active member of the American Culinary Federation. He assisted in the development of the ACF requirements for the Culinary Administrator certification. Chef also dedicates time to scholarship development for culinary students through his local ACF chapter and through the American Academy of Chefs.
The American Culinary Federation (ACF) is an organization based on promoting the professional image of American chefs worldwide through education of culinarians at all levels. As the largest professional chefs’ organization in North America, the ACF is made up of more than 22,000 members that belong to more than 230 chapters in four regions across the U.S.
The ACF President’s Medallion was introduced in 1991 to honor individuals who contribute significantly to the culinary profession.