ACF Central Florida Chapter
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Welcome to the ACF Central Florida Chapter – where members of the culinary arts come together, learn more about their craft, and inspire a passion for food. Expand your connections with national and local renowned chefs and top industry professionals. Be our guest at one of our upcoming general chapter meetings listed on the Events Calendar. Welcome to the chapter in the heart of it all.
The ACF Central Florida Chapter needs your help for our chapter to successfully host the 2017 Culinary Arts Competition held within the Florida Restaurant & Lodging Show at the Orange County Convention Center. *Bumped by Hurricane Irma – New Show Dates are October 11th-13th!* Please check out our registration page and volunteer your time!
The ACF Central Florida Chapter is excited to host the ACF Culinary Arts Competition each year during the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Show. Competition registration is closed for this year, but watch this space for future competition news and updates.
Propel your career higher by maintaining your competitive edge. ACF Certifications for chefs, pastry chefs and culinarians can set you apart from having a job to having a career. Visit our special page on Certification which includes: process information, steps to success, organizational tips, sample menus, and demo guide.
Elections for the Board of Directors of the ACF Central Florida Chapter occur every two years. The next chapter elections are this fall for the 2018-2019 term. Nominations will be open in September and voting will take place in December for the following elected positions: President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, and Sergeant at Arms. Nominations are now open for these positions. Get involved with the elections—nominate a fellow chapter member today!
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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
Last Call for Volunteers – Convention Starts Sunday
The ACF Central Florida Chapter needs your help for our chapter to successfully host the 2017 Cook. Craft. Create. ACF National Convention & Show from July 9th — 13th at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort. We are especially in need of volunteers on Wednesday, July 12th and Thursday, July 13th. Please check out our registration page
Chapter Awards, Conference Info, Culinary Olympics, and More!
Greetings Chefs! And The 2016 Chapter Awards Went To… With huge thanks to Exec Chef Nando Belmonte and his staff of the Sapphire Falls Resort Hotel for a fabulous dinner. We couldn’t have had a better host for this year’s President’s Awards Gala. Please join us in congratulating these fantastic chefs and vendor partners for