Contests

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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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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21
Jul
2017

2017 ACF-CFC Culinary Arts Competition ~ Competitors Wanted!

Competitors Wanted Greetings Chefs! It’s almost that time of year again for the 2017 FR&L Show and the ACF/CFC Culinary Arts competition. The show is this September 10 -12 at the Orange County Convention Center. There are some very exciting changes with this year’s show. I would encourage you all to go to our chapter

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18
Apr
2016

May Meeting Features Garde Manger Demonstration

Hello, Chefs & Culinarians, May Chapter Meeting Event Date:  Monday, May 2nd, 2016 Time:  6:30 – 8:30 pm Location:  Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts Address:  8511 Commodity Cir #100, Orlando, FL 32819 This month’s meeting features an educational Garde Manger presentation by Chef Raffy Pambuan of Universal Orlando. A few lucky attendees will

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6
Mar
2016

March News: Training, Events, National Nutrition Month, & More!

NEW Frozen & Specialty Dessert Training Classes PreGel America, an innovative international company that sells first class ingredients to make authentic Italian gelato, is excited to announce the opening of their new Training Center in Fort Lauderdale, next month. They will be teaching a variety of classes, including the Fundamentals of Gelato, Pastry Essentials, Macarons

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17
Aug
2015

Deadlines Approaching for the 2015 Culinary Arts Competitions

Hello, Chefs! The ACF/CFC 2015 Culinary Expo is October 6th through 8th at the Orlando Convention Center. Here is a quick link to the FRLA Show website for more information on the annual event. And here is a link to download the current information packet about the Culinary Expo. As a reminder, the registration deadlines

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24
Mar
2015

Competition Update: 6 Grants Available

6 Grants Available for Culinary Classic Registrations The ACF Central Florida Chapter’s Board of Directors would like to support and encourage chapter members to get involved and compete at the American Culinary Classic held during the National Convention coming up at the end of July 2015. Six chapter members will receive a $100 Competition Grant

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17
Sep
2014

A Message Chapter President Joe Alfano

2014 ACF Culinary Arts Competition Wrap-Up Hello Chefs! Another successful Culinary Arts Competition is behind us and it could not have been a success without the support of countless hours of volunteering from many people. A special thank you goes out to Chef Steve Jayson, Culinary Show Chairman and his team from Universal and Jim

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