The American Academy of Chefs Culinary Hall of Fame Committee has created a new category of induction. This category recognizes individuals for their outstanding achievements in the culinary industry by inducting them into the Culinary Hall of Fame as Celebrated Chefs.

Requirements
•Recipients of this honor are trendsetters in the industry and have distinguished themselves in the culinary world.
•These individuals are nationally and/or internationally recognized through print and/or live media for their contributions to the profession.
•They are culinary icons and continue to serve as role models by mentoring and providing support to future culinarians.

2010 Inductee: Charlie Palmer