11
Sep
2012

Cured Cuisine Charcuterie Class

Vic Rose with Cured Cuisine is offering our ACF members an opportunity to attend a one-of-a-kind Charcuterie class in Orlando.   Cured Cuisine to host a charcuterie class at Bari Meats International in Orlando with Chef Brian Polcyn. Chef Polcyn co-authored the top selling book Chacuterie with one of the most highly regarded food writer

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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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30
Jul
2012

Chef Nora Galdiano Competes in Galbani Mozzarella Caprese Challenge

Southeast regional semifinalist Chef Nora Galdiano prepared her Caprese recipe in the final Galbani Mozzarella Caprese Challege competition during the 2012 ACF National Convention on Sunday, July 15, 2012. Chefs competed at and won their regional competitions by creating a unique caprese salad recipe without fresh tomatoes and with Galbani Mozzarella. The four regional winners

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30
Jul
2012

ACF Presidential Medallion Recipient Chef Louis Perrotte

Renowned Orlando Chef Louis Perrotte received the coveted President’s Medallion award during the ACF National Convention in Orlando July 14-17, 2012. ACF President’s Medallions are awarded to ACF members who exemplify culinary excellence and leadership and who have contributed their knowledge, skills and expertise to the advancement of the culinary profession. The  medallion was presented

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30
Jul
2012

ACF CFC Congratulates our 2012 National Convention Award Recipients

The ACF Central Florida Chapter would like to congratulate our 2012 National Convention Award recipients.   ACF President’s Medallion Recipients: Louis Perrotte, CEC, AAC, chef/owner Le Coq Au Vin, Orlando, FL; ACF Central Florida Chapter Cutting Edge Awards: Nora Galdiano, CEC, Executive Chef, Hilton Orlando/Altamonte Springs, Altamonte Springs, FL; ACF Central Florida Chapter ACF Achievement

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28
Jul
2012

ACF members inducted into Les Disciples d'Escoffier

Local ACF members honored by Escoffier society Les Disciples d’Escoffier held their annual induction dinner July 18, 2012 at the award-winning Charley’s Steakhouse on International Drive in Orlando, honoring three local American Culinary Federation members:  Reimund Pitz, executive chef and owner, Le Coq au Vin, Orlando; Dawn Viola, executive sous chef, catering, Le Coq au

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3
Apr
2012

ACF Contest for Culinary Students & Apprentices

The American Culinary Federation has a unique opportunity for culinary students and apprentices: the Lead Like “Mike” contest. ACF students and apprentices are invited to enter the Lead Like “Mike” Contest by May 2 for the chance to access culinary leaders and top-notch networking opportunities at the 2012 ACF National Convention in Orlando, Fla. One

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22
Aug
2011

ACF TV Opportunity

[custom_frame_left][/custom_frame_left] Hello, I wanted to pass on this TV opportunity. Please consider sharing with your members. Do you specialize in healthy cooking? Do you enjoy being on camera? Do you know about cooking for people with type 2 diabetes? If so, consider this TV opportunity! An Emmy award-winning production company, Punched in the Head Productions,

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