End of the Year Chapter News

American Culinary FederationACF NewsEnd of the Year Chapter News

Hello Chefs!

2016 Regional Jeunes Chefs Rôtisseurs

The Chaine des Rotisseurs’ 2016 Southeast Regional Young Chefs Competition will be held at Keiser University in Melbourne on Saturday, February 27, 2016. This competition needs contestants who are eligible to compete both nationally and internationally. Each competitor is given an identical mystery “market basket” containing a few key ingredients, and is to design and prepare a 3-course meal to serve four people using those ingredients—all in four hours!

The first competition was organized in 1977 in Switzerland to support and promote future young chefs by giving them the opportunity to demonstrate their skills. Competitions are held at regional, national and international levels in countries around the world that have a strong Chaîne presence. The competition was started in 1990 in the United States and continues to grow every year. It has been featured on the TV Food Network and CNN.

For competition information and eligibility requirement, please contact Jennifer Denlinger at Jennifer@FloridaChef.net


Toys for Tots Drive

A special thanks to all who attended the Christmas party and brought unwrapped toys for our Toys for Tots Drive. Chefs Roger Newell and Richard Cote personally delivered the truck load of goodies to the Channel 9 studio the day after the party. Thank you again for helping make this Christmas a bright one for many local boys and girls.


ServSafe Manager Certification Training & Exam

Cheney Brothers is hosting a ServSafe Manager Certification Training and Exam at their Ocala Facility on Tuesday, February 16th at 11:00 AM. You must preregister and pay ONLINE at http://chefcorp.com. Pretest Material will be sent upon registration. This is a great opportunity to renew or update your certification and get an introduction to the CBI facility at the same time. For any questions, please contact:
Chef Carlino, CEC, CDM
ACF Palm Beach Chapter Educational Chair
ServSafe Instructor
(561) 281-2531


Chapter Elections

Voting ended on Wed, Dec 16th for the 2016-17 Board of Directors and for the 2015 Chef of the Year Award. The ballots are officially being tabulated by the accounting company of Peter J. Freuler, PA, CPA.

Results will be announced very soon for the new Board of Directors. Keep an eye on this space for the announcement. Results for the Chef of the Year will be revealed at the President’s Awards Gala Dinner in January.

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