Detailed Program Schedule

Friday, June 10

5:30 AM Light, Healthy New England Breakfast

Hampshire Dining Commons

6:00 AM American Culinary Federation Sanctioned Team Culinary Competition

Hampshire Dining Commons

This event is one of the most anticipated during the conference. 21 teams of four will compete in a hot food competition. Each team will be given a mystery basket of products with which they will have three hours to prepare 10 servings. We will crown the best culinary team in the nation. More details will be provided at Thursday’s mandatory afternoon meeting. The competition is evaluated by a panel of national judges. This is a serious but fun event. Let the competition begin!

Show Chair: John Noble Masi


  • Lead Judge Dale Miller, CMC, AAC
  • Thomas Vaccaro, CEPC, CMB
  • Nick Zakharoff, CEC
  • Mike Morgan, CEC, FMP, AAC, ACE
  • Michael (Mickey) Beriau, CEC, AAC
  • Fritz Sonnenschmidt, CMC, AAC HOF
  • Walter S. Zuromski, CEC, CCE
  • Victor Sommo, CEC
  • David Megenis, CMC, AAC
  • Michael Stamets, CEC

2:00 PM Competition Completed and Tasting of Competitors Dishes

Hampshire Dining Commons

2:30 PM Award and Medals Presented

Hampshire Dining Commons

Presentation of the 2016 American Culinary Federation (ACF) Sanctioned Team Competition medals.

3:30 PM Final Farewell

See you next year June 4-9, 2017