RCA elects new board of directors
The Research Chefs Association (RCA) announced the results of its recent board of directors election for the 2007-2008 term. "We look forward to the leadership role this distinguished Board of Directors will provide for RCA members and committees," stated Jim Fowler, executive vice president for RCA.
2007-2008 Board of Directors
Stephen Kalil, CEC, CRC
Director of Culinary Innovation/Executive Chef, Chili's Grill & Bar/Brinker International
Culinary Group Leader, National Starch Food Innovation
Chef/Culinologist, First Choice Ingredients
Harry J. Crane
Executive Chef/Convenient Meals Group Manager, Kraft Foods Global
Immediate Past President
John D. Folse, CEC, AAC
Owner/Executive Chef, Chef John Folse & Company
Corporate Chef, Sanderson Farms, Inc.
Director/Associate Professor, Southwest Minnesota State University
Chief Inspiration Officer/Chef, Two Chefs on a Roll
Corporate Executive Chef, Max & Ermas Restaurant, Inc.
Charles Hayes, CEC, CRC
Corporate Executive Chef/Senior Field Manager, Sara Lee Food Service
R. Douglas Martinides
Vice President Culinary Development, ARAMARK Innovative Dining Solutions
Hurricane Brand Holdings, Hurricane Grill & Wings
President, Rolling Fire Enterprises
Terry Van Winkle
Vice President, TIC Gums, Inc.
Manager, Culinary R&D, Archer Daniels Midland