Judges evaluated presentation and layout, composition and harmony of ingredients, correct preparation and craftsmanship and serving methods and portions. The following chefs will represent ACF Culinary Team USA:
- Timothy Bucci, CEC, CCE, CHE, chef/professor at Joliet Junior College, Joliet, Ill.
- Anthony “Ben” Grupe, sous chef at the St. Louis Country Club, St. Louis
- Joseph Leonardi, CEC, executive chef at the Somerset Club, Boston
- Timothy Prefontaine, CEC, executive chef at the Fort Worth Club, Fort Worth, Texas
- James “Kevin” Storm, CEC, CCA, AAC, executive chef at Bellerive Country Club, St. Louis
- Eddie Tancredi, sous chef at New Albany Country Club, New Albany, Ohio