2019 Culinary Challenge Committee

National Chair
Christopher Henning
Senior Assistant Director of Dining
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign    
(217) 244-1377

Continental Culinary Challenge Chair
Peter Hodgson
Executive Chef
University of Utah
(801) 587-0853

Continental On-Site Culinary Manager


Mid-Atlantic Culinary Challenge Chair
Sebastian Nieto
Rutgers, The State University of New York
(848) 932-8469

Mid-Atlantic On Site Culinary Manager
Charles Stockman
Executive Chef
Gettysburg College
(717) 337-6386

Midwest Culinary Challenge Chair
Michael Graham
University of Iowa
(319) 353-2810 

Midwest On-Site Culinary Manager 
Amy Maass
University of Northern Iowa
(319) 273-6236

Northeast Culinary Challenge Chair
Neal Plazio
Executive Chef
SUNY at Buffalo 
(716) 645-2521
Northeast On-Site Culinary Manager
Zach Suhl
Unit Chef
McGill University
(514) 398-1061

Pacific Culinary Challenge Chair
Jose Martinez
Senior Executive Chef
University of California - Berkeley
(510) 642-4324

Pacific On-Site Culinary Challenge

Southern Culinary Challenge Chair
Rudy Vasquez
Catering Executive Chef
University of North Texas
(940) 565-2036
Southern On-Site Culinary Manager
Sam Somar
University of Georgia