2017 Elections & Nominations


Nominations Close on November 11, 2017

Submit your nomination(s) or interest to Chef David Chenelle via email: chairman@sdchefs.org

Please be sure to copy the person you are nominating on the email so that they can accept or decline the nomination.


Review the following eligibility requirements:

Any Professional Culinarian or Culinarian in good standing in this association for a period of at least three (3) consecutive years, who has served one (1) full, two years, term as an elected officer (Secretary or Treasurer) or board member, may be a candidate for the office of Chapter President or Chapter Vice President.

Any Professional Culinarian Member in good standing in the Association for a period of a least one (1) year may be a candidate for the office of Treasure, Secretary or as a Member of the Board. (ACF membership is preferred but not mandatory).

We welcome and urge all members in good standing to run for Board Member

positions or as Officers of the association providing that they meet the election requirements.

You have the ability to make a difference and help drive this chapter in a positive direction!



POSITIONCandidate 1Candidate 2Candidate 3Candidate 4
Ricardo Santana
Vice PresidentUrs Emmenegger
SecretaryAntoinette Davis
TreasurerSean Belger
Board MemberAlvin Friedman
Board MemberSteve Hilmer
Board MemberKarl Klein
Board MemberRicardo Vargas
Board MemberHugo Romero
Board MemberTodd Bull
Board MemberDavid Litke
Board MemberLeerosendo West
Board MemberTonya Whitfield
Board MemberSohrab Zardkoohi
Board MemberGary Thompson

Why We Are Here

The Chefs de Cuisine Association of San Diego wouldn’t be what it is without the incredible contributions of it’s dedicated members and supporters. 

Thanks to everyone who’s put their heart and their energy into this organization!

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