ACF Sarasota Bay Chef's Association

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Your local chapter of the American Culinary Federation aims to keep our members up to date on the latest industry trends, promote networking amoung industry professionals and continuously educate our members on our craft.

About Us

ACF Sarasota Bay Chefs

We are more than 90 Chefs, Instructors, Students and Apprentices in the Greater Sarasota Area.  What brings us together?  WE LOVE FOOD!!!


Here are your current board members:




Chef Samantha Slechta

Vice President:
Chef Zeke Wentworth

Chef Sisavath Keovilay

Chef Michael Moench

Sergeant at Arms:
Chef Nicole Martinelli

Chairman of the Board:
Chef Brian Knecht, CEC, CCA, ACE, AAC