ACF News

21
Sep
2018

Announcing the 2018 Culinary Arts Competition Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the 2018 Culinary Arts Competition held during the Florida Restaurant & Lodging Show on September 6th-8th at the Orange County Convention Center. 2018 ACF-SANCTIONED CULINARY ARENA COMPETITIONS Taste of Elegance Pork Signature Recipe Competition: 1st Place Gold Medal: Lance Cook, Hammock Dunes Club 2nd Place Gold Medal: Angel Santiago, Universal

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2
Aug
2018

A Message from our Chapter President

Greetings CFC Chefs, It’s been a very active summer already and I do apologize for the delay in sending out a President’s Message. I recently returned from the ACF National Convention with a delegation from the ACF Central Florida Chapter, and I must tell you it was an exceptional convention. Most of you are aware

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21
Jun
2018

Chef Competitors Wanted!

2018 Culinary Arts Competition The American Culinary Federation’s Central Florida Chapter is excited to host the ACF Culinary Arts Competition again for the 22nd year in a row. This competition takes place during the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Show held on September 6-8, 2018 at the Orange County Convention Center. The ACF CFC Culinary Arts

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28
Mar
2018

What You Missed at the Last Chapter Meeting Event!

At the March Chapter Meeting Event Series (Part 1), we featured two educational demonstrations: “In Search of the Perfect Pizza Crust” with samples from the Big Green Egg and “Getting My Next Job – Online”. Our featured presenters were James Messenger, CEC, former corporate executive chef of Seasons 52 and Jane Frick, Walt Disney World

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12
Mar
2018

FEATURED CHEF ~ Rosanda Williams

Please join us in celebrating Women’s History Month by getting to know the newest member of the ACF Central Florida Chapter’s Board of Directors…Rosanda Williams, Membership Chairwoman. Name: Rosanda Williams Certification: In progress Present Employment: Walt Disney Swan and Dolphin Resort Past Employments: Universal Studios, Private Food Stylist, Hilton Hotels & Resorts Special Awards: 2014

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27
Oct
2017

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,

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