15
Sep
2019

2019 Florida Restaurant & Lodging Show

This is a must-attend event for anyone involved in the restaurant, foodservice or hospitality industry. Don’t miss your chance to network with independent restaurant owners, QSR and quick serve establishment operators; caterers, bakers, chefs, and others from across all segments and concepts; plus bars, nightclubs, hospitals, hotels and commercial foodservice operations. Best of all, your

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3
Jul
2019

Competitors Wanted for the 2019 Culinary Arts Competition

SIGN UP TO COMPETE! It’s that time of year – time to show your skills at our annual Culinary Arts Competition. The American Culinary Federation’s Central Florida Chapter is excited to host the ACF Culinary Arts Competition again for the 23rd year in a row. This competition takes place during the Florida Restaurant and Lodging

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6
Sep
2018

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. (2018 FRLA Show website) This year, we have some

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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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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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27
Sep
2016

2016 FRLA Culinary Arts Competition

For FRLA Show details, please visit: http://www.flrestaurantandlodgingshow.com/Content/125.htm To register for the Culinary Arts Competition, please download the information packet here: http://www.acfcfc.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/2016ACFCulinaryArtsComp-InfoPacket-Aug22.pdf For volunteer opportunities – stay tuned for more information coming soon.

10
Sep
2016

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED For the Culinary Arts Competitions

Hello Chefs! Volunteers Needed! Later this month, the ACF Central Florida Chapter hosts its annual Culinary Arts Competitions at the FRLA Show. The show is Tuesday, Sept 27th – Thurs, Sept 29th. Volunteers are needed a few days prior to the show for setup, during the show to assist the competition, and after the show

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6
Oct
2015

2015 FRLA Show & Culinary Arts Competition

For FRLA Show details, please visit: http://www.flrestaurantandlodgingshow.com/Content/125.htm To register for the Culinary Arts Competition, please download the information packet here: http://www.acfcfc.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/Final-Packet-revised-6-18-15.pdf For volunteer opportunities – stay tuned for more information coming soon.

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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15
Jul
2015

President’s Summer Message

Hello Chefs! I hope you are all having a great summer! As far as I can tell, it looks to be a strong summer season. First things first! Please help me to congratulate our recently certified chefs! Dawn Viola, CEC Elizabeth Wessman, CCC Sharon Nasrallah, CWPC Karen Williams, CEPC Well done, Chefs! As you all

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