The Association for Healthcare Foodservice (AHF), the newly formed professional society for healthcare food and nutrition professionals in self-operated facilities, has announced the members of its Industry Advisory Board (IAB). Working closely with the board of directors, the IAB will support the overall marketing and strategic planning programs of AHF as well as serve and participate in AHF's various committees, teams and task groups. The AHF was formed through the consolidation of the American Society for Healthcare Food Service Administrators and The National Society for Healthcare Foodservice Management.

The appointed IAB members include: Chairman Marty Rothschild, Aladdin Temp-Rite; David Bermingham, U.S. Foodservice; Richard Hynes, Hobart; Barbara Kane, Ecolab Inc.; Marie Nelson, Hot Stuff Foods; Gina Palladino-Bever, PepsiCo Foodservice; Andrew Shakman, LeanPath Inc.; Karen Horsley, Sysco Corp.; Maureen Leugers, Gordon Food Service; Jacqui Gustafson, Dinex International; Todd Griffith, Alto-Shaam Inc.; Scott Saklad, Computrition Inc.; Tom Hilton, The CBORD Group Inc.; Doris Davis, Tyson Foods Inc.; Teri Kopp, Hubert Co.; John Lawn, Food Management; Cindy Parker, Basic American Foods; Mark Lewandowski, General Mills Bakeries and Foodservice; Tom Wessling, Amerinet; and Maria Worley, Inman Foodservices Group LLC.

American Culinary Federation (ACF) Trade Show
July 12 and 13
Orlando World Center Marriott

With more than 70,000 square feet of exhibitor booths and displays that showcase the latest in products, services and equipment, the 2009 ACF Trade Show is an outstanding forum to build new business relationships and maintain existing ones. Two days of professional networking opportunities are enhanced with the excitement of ACF's national championship culinary competitions and invaluable educational programs. Here's a sample of what’s in store:

Sunday, July 12, 1 to 5 p.m.
  • ACF National Student Chef of the Year Competition
  • ACF National Pastry Chef of the Year Competition
  • One-Pot Cooking Competition
  • ACF Career Expo

Monday, July 13, noon to 4:30 p.m.
  • ACF National Student Team Competition
  • Baron H. Galand Culinary Knowledge Bowl™ Competition
  • U.S.A.’s National Chef of the Year™ Competition

Attend the Trade Show for free!

Visit, and register before July 5. For more information on the ACF Trade Show, click the image below.