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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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9
Aug
2015

2015 Association of Food Journalists Conference Sept 16-18

For immediate release: August 5, 2015 Contact: Jennifer Palcher-Silliman, jpsilliman@gmail.com Association of Food Journalists 2015 Conference Highlights Florida cuisine, digital media skills The Association of Food Journalists (AFJ) will tap the topnotch talent and resources at the renowned Poynter Institute while exploring the vibrant food scene of Florida when members meet for their annual conference

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9
Oct
2012

Congratulations Chef Dawn Viola

We congratulate Chef Dawn Viola. Dawn is now the new Executive Chef and Kitchen Director at the Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida. Dawn Viola is the Educational Affairs Chair for our Central Florida Chapter. Dawn is a food writer, researcher and cooking instructor, as well as an experienced competition chef,  holding several awards. Chef

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28
Aug
2012

Central Florida Chefs Achieve ACF Certification

ACF Central Florida Chapter would like to congratulate the following chefs on their recent ACF certification. James Messinger, CEC (Certified Executive Chef) Disney’s Contemporary Resort- Walt Disney World, Neil Christian Markussen, CEC, Jason Shenefield, CEC, and Karen Robinson, CCC (Certified Chef de Cuisine) instructors at Le Cordon Bleu Orlando elevated their ACF certification August 26th

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