[FNCA History]

Past Camp Cooks


1921-1922
Meals were catered at the New Church Hall by the village baker.

1923
A "new cook" prepared the meals at the New Church Hall.

1925-1927
Meals were served at the Alumni House at Fryeburg Academy, presumably prepared by the school cooks.

19??-19??
Head Cook: Bess(?) ??
Assistant Cooks:

1940s-1960s or early 1970s
Head Cook: Mary Valladares
Assistant Cooks: at least two other women

"ANYONE, anyone who remembers those crispy, crunchy, dripping with lard(?), fresh-out-the frying pan donuts will remember Mary V.  I’ve never had a donut since that can compare! And the smell of them cooking, and of her whole kitchen, will transport you to the 60’s when she reigned."
~~~Tina Wood, life-long FNCA camper.

197?-1978?
Head Cook: Sandra Rankin
Assistant Cooks:

1979-2003
Head Cook: Sally Riley-Fernald
Assistant Cooks: first Cindy Bouffard through 2000, also assisted by Cliff Archer in 1998; then Sally's husband Bill Fernald. Perhaps others as well.

2011-2012
Head Cook: Bobby Abesamra
Assistant Cook:

2013
Head Cook: Jill Tyman
Assistant Cook: Donna ??

2014
Head Cook: Janet Grey
Assistant Cook: Sean Phinney

2015-2016
Head Cook: Joyce Syracuse
Assistant Cook: Tammy Becker

2017-2019
Head Cook: Bill Leighton
Assistant Cook: Tammy Becker (2017-2018)
 

[FNCA History]

Main St (Route 302) & Haleytown Rd, Fryeburg, ME 04037 (map)