August News & Updates


Hello Chefs!

Special Member Deals & Opportunities:

A Request for Help:

A member of our chapter is seeking business help for a friend in need – his friend is Herbert Prokscha, owner of Tapas International, a local, family-run foodservice company. Mr. Porkscha is facing a crisis and he is reaching out to the community for help via a Kickstarter Campaign. Click here to read the full story and Mr. Prokscha’s goals to keep his business going and his staff of 20 employed. He is asking for financial pledges via Kickstarter and help sharing his campaign throughout the local culinary community.

O-Town MacDown Fundraiser this Saturday – Be There!

Are you ready for the O-Town MacDown? Join us on Saturday, August 23 at the Orange County Convention Center for Give Kids The World’s newest fundraiser and Orlando’s cheesiest cooking competition presented by SeaWorld. Professional and home cooks will face off to see who has the best mac-n-cheese in Orlando. There will also be live entertainment, cooking demonstrations with celebrity chefs,  a super fun kids zone, vendor booths and all the mac-n-cheese you can eat!  Advance tickets on sale now at
**There is a limited capacity for this event, so get your tickets before we sell out.

PLUS…Have you seen this video promo of the event? Is it a “frickin” Oscar-worthy performance??


Lynda Gail Alfano
Marketing Director and Website Manager
ACF Central Florida Chapter

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