The American Culinary Federation (ACF) Culinary Team USA has announced two new members to its internationally acclaimed culinary competition team. Andrew Chlebana (CEPC, CCA, culinary arts/pastry professor, Joliet Junior College, Joliet, Illinois), and Susan Notter (CEPC, pastry arts program director, The Pennsylvania School of Culinary Arts – YTI Career Institute, Lancaster, Pennsylvania) will be competing with the team in the 2016 Internationale Kochkunst Ausstellung (IKA), commonly referred to as the “culinary Olympics,” held every four years in Erfurt, Germany. They will start participating in the monthly team practices in Dallas, Texas, at TurboChef Technologies’ equipment test kitchen leading up to the 2016 event. “We are pleased to announce the addition of chefs Andrew Chlebana and Susan Notter to ACF Culinary Team USA,” said Joseph Leonardi, CEC, team manager. “These chefs have extensive international pastry competition experience and have proven themselves extremely talented at their craft. They will be a great addition to the team.” ACF Culinary Team USA is the official representative for the United States in major international culinary competitions. Since 1956, U.S. chefs have been competing internationally at the Internationale Kochkunst Ausstellung (IKA), commonly referred to as the “culinary Olympics,” held every four years in Erfurt, Germany. In addition, the national team competes at the Villeroy & Boch Culinary World Cup held every four years in Luxembourg. For more info, visit www.acfchefs.org.