Meeting Minutes – June 2019

American Culinary Federation New Orleans Chapter Agenda

Date: 6/3/2019

  • Call to Order and Welcome by Chef Leon West, President, at 4:16.
  • Pledge of Allegiance was recited by all.
  • Culinarians Code – Chef Ruth Varisco, CCE, CEPC read the Culinarians Code.
  • Attendance – Mary Bartholomew, T Walden, Jon Petrie, Mark Springfloat, Natasha Butler, Marc Bankston, Joe St. Paul, Daniel Moughan, Paula Sanchez, Lois Hanemann, Greyze Vieina, Ruth Varisco, Nora Wetzel, Toya Boudy, Pat Orien, Patrick H Paneta, Leon West, Ricky Abide, Anastasia Joyner
  • Reading and Approval of Minutes – Dispensed with by Jon Petrie, 1st, Joe St. Paul, 2nd, Unanimous vote by all.
  • Reports: All reports were dispensed with by Jon Petrie, 1st and by Joe St. Paul 2nd and unanimous vote by all.
  • Roundtable:
    • Toya Boudy is in the National Culinary Review for a demo that she performed at the National convention.
    • CFC – Culinary Fight Club, Chef Roni Dacula at SOFAB and Nunez graduate.
    • Ruth Varisco spoke about certification and the value of certification. She distributed a handout concerning the value and the certification process.
  • Meeting adjourned


***Educational piece: Chef Ruth Varisco gave demonstration on cake decorating. Then members were given the opportunity to participate.

Respectfully submitted by:
Mary P Bartholomew, PhD, CCE
ACFNO Secretary

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