RCA elects new board of directors

April 9, 2007
The Research Chefs Association (RCA) announced the results of its recent board of directors election for the 2007-2008 term.

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
Vice President
Janet Carver                                       
Culinary Group Leader, National Starch Food Innovation
Bill Hahne                                            
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
Steve Bonasia                                    
Corporate Chef, Sanderson Farms, Inc.
Michael Cheng                                   
Director/Associate Professor, Southwest Minnesota State University
Lori Daniel                                           
Chief Inspiration Officer/Chef,  Two Chefs on a Roll
Bob Davis                                            
Corporate Executive Chef, Max & Erma’s 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
Thomas Sadler                                  
Hurricane Brand Holdings, Hurricane Grill & Wings
Steve Schimoler                                
President, Rolling Fire Enterprises
Terry Van Winkle                  
Vice President,  TIC Gums, Inc.
Brian Yager    
Manager, Culinary R&D, Archer Daniels Midland

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