Bringing nearly 40 years of dedication to the foodservice industry, Candy Wallace, founder and executive director of the American Personal & Private Chef Association (APPCA), has accepted the invitation to serve on the culinary Program Advisory Committee of The Art Institute of California-San Diego for a one-year term.


The Committee is a sounding board for the industry, ensuring that the program follows industry standards and teaches relevant curriculum with industry-utilized kitchens and certified chefs meeting the American Culinary Federation’s (ACF) standards of excellence for accreditation.

Wallace’s many accolades include Entrepreneur of the Year from both the International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP) and the Cordon d’Or – Gold Ribbon International Culinary Academy Awards. For her career-long support of and contributions to formal culinary training in the United States, she received a Medallion of Excellence from the Foodservice Educators Network International (FENI) and will be emceeing its upcoming annual conference February 18-21, 2011 in Chicago.

For more information, or to register, visit the FENI website or contact Naurice Olivera at 800.229.1967 or

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Dennis Wallace


COO-CIO American Personal Chef Institute and Association

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