ACF Chefs Las Vegas Chapter

President's Message

Chefs, Friends and Colleagues:

I'm excited to serve as our Chapter President, I look forward to keeping everyone up to date on the direction of our chapter with a monthly newsletter.

The newly elected board is currently reviewing the bylaws and handbook to update policies and procedures. We are also looking for ways to increase membership and giving value to those who are active in the chapter.

As a board, we will review our budget, plan for the future and operate within our fiscal strategy. "BE THE CHANGE" said National President Stafford DeCambra, we chefs hold the power to bring changes for the better to our kitchens and the industry as a whole. We are the future of our industry, "BE ACTIVE" and "BE THE CHANGE".

I hope to see you all at our next General Meeting to celebrate Chinese New Year.


Chef Jamie Poltrock
ACF Chefs of Las Vegas

Executive Committee and Board

Executive Committee

Jamie Poltrock

Chris Johns, H.G.T.
Vice President

Johnny Torres

Michael Ty, CEC, AAC

Angela Armstrong
Sergeant at Arms

Board of Directors

Philip Pinkney, CEC, AAC

George Bailey
Daniel Mumau
Michael Yap Gabriel


John A Rees III
Associate Advisory Board

Junior Chapter President

Committee Chairs

Michael Ty, CEC, AAC
By-laws Chair

Marc Ty
Daniel Mumau
Membership Co-Chairs

Scholarship Chair

David Suppe
Certification Chair

Dale Shigenaga
Culinary Show Chair

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