Advisory Boards

Bloomington

Cynthia Shultz
IU Foundation


Robert Scank
Restaurateur
Bobby’s Too

Ray McConn
Restaurateur

Francine Hurst
Cook Medical

Chef Matt O'Neill
Restaurateur

Andrew Appel
Owner
Good's for Cooks


Charlotte Zietlow


Greg Poplewko
Manager
French Lick Resort and Casino


David Shell
Owner
Butcher Block

David Tallent
Chef/Owner
Restaurateur

Christine Bourbor
Bloomington Herald Food Writer, IU Professor

Lillie M. Cockerham

Kathy Stedman

Alan Simmerman
BloomingFoods

Chris Acton

Gearry Caudell

Bob Adkins

Bill Parks

Nancy Frost
Ivy Tech – Bloomington

Annette Spurgeon
Ivy Tech – Bloomington

Central Indiana (Indianapolis)
Albert Donato, III
Property Management Coordinator
Acorn Group, Inc.

Angela Fredericking
General Manager
Courtyard by Marriott-Airport

Bob Whitt
Director
White River Park Department

Brian Lockner
Director of Human Resources
Hyatt Regency Indpls.

Cullen Simpson
Business Dev. Director
Sysco, Indianapolis

David Elden
Manager
McCormick & Schmick's Seafood Rest.

Debra Scott
Executive Vice President
Restaurant & Hospitality Assn of Indiana, Inc.

Dennis Distat
Executive Chef
Woodstock Country Club

Diana Hansen-Brattain
Chef/Instructor
C-4 Culinary Arts Prostart Program

Doug Allison
General Manager
Crowne Plaza Hotel Conf Center

Ed Locke
Partner
14 West

Emory Lencke
Director
Hendricks County Convention & Visitors Bureau

Isaiah Kuperstein
President
Double 8 Foods

Jaime Bohler Smith
Associate Director
Hendricks County Convention & Visitors Bureau

James E. Dora
President and Chief Executive Officer
General Hotels Corporation

Janet Boston
Director of Marketing and Communications
Arts Council of Indianapolis

Jennifer Furge
Marketing Coordinator
St. Elmo Steakhouse

Jerry Adams
Director of Food and Beverage
Indianapolis Marriott Downtown

Jerry Adams
Regional Director of Operations
Levy Restaurants

Jim Olinger
President
Olinger Distributing Company

Joe Himmelheber
Caito Foods Service, Inc.

Joe Miller
Executive Chef
Meridian Hills Country Club

Linda Allee
Host
1070 WIBC

Martha Hoover
Owner/President
Café Patachou

Michael Conner
General Manager
Courtyard by Marriott-NW

Sandy Taylor
Owner
Hart Bakery

Thomas Madgwick
Owner
6 Restaurant & Lounge

Columbus/Franklin

Deb Steele
Owner Grams Bakery

Nathenial Ruse 
Four Seasons

Carrie Douglas
C-4

Matt John
Ivy Tech

James Toole
Columbus Regional Hospital

Vlad Bora
Hilton Garden Inn

Deb Abendroth
Savory Swine

Nick Grams
Amazing Joe’s Grill

East Central (Anderson, Marion, Muncie, New Castle)
Debbie Gourley    

Hospitality Program Chair

Ivy Tech East Central

Heather Pier 

Ivy Tech instructor & graduate

Gary Abbott  

Ivy Tech lab asst.

owns catering business & former graduate

Jason Reynolds 

Ivy Tech instructor

Ball State dining service supervisor

 ACF president

Riley Groover 

former Ivy Tech instructor

Pendleton Correctional Facility security

 ACF officer

David Franklin 

Vera Maes Bistro

Allison Metzker 

Cassellas Kitchen

Teresa McCoy  

Horizon Convention Center

Bridget Kuhns 

Ruby Tuesdays

North Central (Elkhart, South Bend, Warsaw)
Cheryl Bauer
Purchasing Assistant/Food Safety Specialist
University of Notre Dame

Greg Beachey
CCC, CIC, Chef/Instructor (President – ACF South Bend chapter)
Elkhart Area Career Center

Dave Hausmann
Stanz Food Service

Tim Holm
Restaurateur (area manager)
Chipotle Mexican Grill

April Howell
Chef/owner and program graduate
Simpletiquette culinary experiences

Don Miller, CEC, CCE, AAC
Executive Chef
University of Notre Dame

David Vite
Owner
Skillet Restaurant

Anthony W. Williams, CCC
Lead Chef
University of Notre Dame

Patsy Wyman
Faculty, Culinary Arts
Ivy Tech Community College
Northeast (Fort Wayne)

Debbie Smith
Vanilla Bean

Christine Moore, RD
Parkview Health

Sandra Wharton
Vanilla Bean

Julie Hadaway
Trine University

Mike Bentz
Crackerjack Catering

Yusanda Blackmon
Hospitality Student

Heather Eracleous
Legendary Event Design, Inc.

Ali Felger
Ivy Tech Community College – Northeast

Aaron Lambert
Parkview Health

Al Tholen, CEC
Casa Ristorante



Northwest (East Chicago, Gary, Michigan City, Valparaiso)
Kimberly Basich
Pastry Chef/Business Owner
Kimmy's Kakes

Keith Bennett
District Manager
Wendy's, Inc.

Brandy Bradt
Academic Secretary
Ivy Tech Community College

Pat Colander
Columnist (Entertainment & Food)
The Times Newspaper

Tony Fenyves
Chef
Anthony's Cafe

Geralyn Farley
Coordinator, Hospitality and Tourism Management
Purdue University Calumet

Jim Galligan
Chef
Valparaiso University

Raymundo Garcia
Restaurant Owner
El Taco Real

Tim Menke
Chef
Geovanni's Restaurant

Jack Mix
Chef/Owner
Comforts Catering

Phil Potempa
Columnist (Entertainment & Food)
The Times Newspaper

Beverly Seleb
Chef
Ivy Tech Community College

Rick Soria
School Dean
Ivy Tech Community College

Joseph Trama
Chef
Munster Performing Arts

Deborah Vance
Administrative Assistant
Ivy Tech Community College

Norman Zuick
Sales Rep
Lippert Inc.

Southwest (Evansville, Princeton, Tell City)
Darrell Williams
Marriott

Darren Stearns
SMG

Ed Ellis
Indiana Career & Technical Center

John Holmes
Wabash Plastics

Lisa Wiltsie
Ivy Tech Community College

Marilee Fowler
Convention and Visitors Bureau

Michele Sachett
Kitchen Affairs

Tom O'Connor
French Lick Resort

William Haliburton
Sudexo