ACF Central Florida Chapter
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Welcome to the ACF Central Florida Chapter – where members of the culinary arts come together, learn more about their craft, and inspire a passion for food. Expand your connections with national and local renowned chefs and top industry professionals. Be our guest at one of our upcoming general chapter meetings listed on the Events Calendar. Welcome to the chapter in the heart of it all.
The ACF Central Florida Chapter needs your help for our chapter to successfully host the 2017 Culinary Arts Competition held within the Florida Restaurant & Lodging Show at the Orange County Convention Center. *Bumped by Hurricane Irma – New Show Dates are October 11th-13th!* Please check out our registration page and volunteer your time!
The ACF Central Florida Chapter is excited to host the ACF Culinary Arts Competition each year during the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Show. Competition registration is closed for this year, but watch this space for future competition news and updates.
Propel your career higher by maintaining your competitive edge. ACF Certifications for chefs, pastry chefs and culinarians can set you apart from having a job to having a career. Visit our special page on Certification which includes: process information, steps to success, organizational tips, sample menus, and demo guide.
Elections for the Board of Directors of the ACF Central Florida Chapter occur every two years. The next chapter elections are this fall for the 2018-2019 term. Nominations will be open in September and voting will take place in December for the following elected positions: President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, and Sergeant at Arms. Nominations are now open for these positions. Get involved with the elections—nominate a fellow chapter member today!
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Culinary Competition News & November Meeting Details
Greetings Chefs! A Message of Thanks from Show Chairman, Joe Hardiman: “I am happy to bring you the good news about our 2017 Annual Culinary Arts and Pastry Competition. Even though Hurricane Irma walloped us and changed the dates of the FR&L Show, and consequently our competition dates, we had a good showing of competitors,
Join Us at the September General Meeting
Greetings Chefs! Hopefully everyone is settled in somewhere safe until Hurricane Irma departs our area. But there’s good news to think about—the first chapter general meeting of the fall season is coming up soon. So put this on your calendar. It’s going to be a fun one. Date: Monday, September 18th, 2017 Time: 6:30 pm