National Board of Directors

Richard Grausman
FOUNDER & CHAIR EMERITUS
Marcus Samuelsson
CO-CHAIR

 

Mark Weiss
CO-CHAIR
Chief Investment Officer
RFR Holding LLC
Jeffrey B. Samuels
CO-VICE CHAIR
Partner
Paul Weiss

 

Sharon T. Sager
SECRETARY
Managing Director-Wealth Management
Private Wealth Advisor
UBS Financial Services, Inc.
Jennifer Solomon
TREASURER
Chief Development Officer
The Art Students League of New York

 

I.D. Aruede
Co-COO & CFO
Whitney Museum of American Art
Maria Castro Vainer
Managing Director
J.P. Morgan Asset Management

 

Marco De Ceglie
CEO
Fillippo Berio/SALOV
Barbara Fairchild
Food & Travel Writer, Editor, & Consultant

 

Alan Fisher
Owner
Fisher Associates
Danyelle Freeman
Founder and Editor
RestaurantGirl.com

 

Melvin Ginsberg, C.P.A
Melvin Ginsberg & Associates
Deborah Grausman
Actor/Singer/Voice-Over Artist

 

Doug  Hsieh
CEO
Avero
Mark Kornblau
Executive Vice President, Communications
NBCUniversal News Group

 

Michael Stillman
President and Founder
Quality Branded
Stanislas Vilgrain
Chairman and CEO
Cuisine Solutions

National Junior Board

The C-CAP Junior Board is a dynamic group of young professionals who promote C-CAP’s fundraising efforts and help raise its visibility in the community. E-mail development@ccapinc.org for more information.

Samantha Kaczmarek
Chair
Benjamin Davison
Co-Vice Chair
Katherine Milgram
Co-Vice Chair
Michael Lewin
Treasurer
Eleanna Antoniou
Membership Chair
Terri Bullock Cecily Shattan
Ashleigh Burns Patrick Schepis
Valentine Lysikatos Carey Alexandra Leavenworth
Teresa Chan Nicole Leavenworth
Sarah Entwistle Alexandra McCormack
Jordon Ferber Ashton McLeod
Jennifer Grausman Kimberly Miller
Sarah Gray Maddy Moelis
Lindsay Kriger Kestenbaum William Stern
Kelsey Knickerbocker Brittany Wengel
John Lancione Mariel Zelhart
Deborah Grausman, Ex Officio, Liaison to the Board of Directors

National Advisory Council

JEFFREY S. BARBA
Director, Food & Beverage
The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa
WILL BLUNT
Managing Editor and Partner
StarChefs.com

 

PHILIP DEMAIOLO
Executive Chef
CEO PK Hospitality Consultants
JEFFREY DRYFOOS
Publisher
Dessert Professional

 

GALE GAND
James Beard Award-winning
Pastry Chef, Teacher, and Author
CARY E. NEFF
Vice President
Corporate Culinary Services
Morrison Management Specialists

 

JACQUES PÉPIN
President
Jacques Pépin, Inc.
RENA POCRASS
Consultant, Dobla USA

 

JUDITH A. RIZZO, Ed. D.
Executive Director and CEO
James B. Hunt, Jr. Institute for Educational Leadership and Policy
AL ROKER
Al Roker Entertainment, Inc.

 

RICK SMILOW
President & CEO, The Institute of Culinary Education
DONALD G. TOBER
Chairman and CEO
Sugar Foods Corporation

 

SCOTT UEHLEIN
VP of Production Innovation and Development
Sonic Drive-In
SHERRY YARD
James Beard Award-winning Chef, Consultant, Restaurateur, and Author