14
Jun
2013

Welcome to New Members

At the June meeting, the following new members were inducted into the ACF Central Florida Chapter: Pablo Martinez Jr, Paul D’Amelio, Eric Roviaro, Eneydi Torres, Noedmari DeLaluz, Renata Hall, Matthew Magro, Sahib Singh, Jeff Paul, Arthur Taylor, and Paul Kemp II.   A message from Keith R. Esbin – 2nd Vice President/Membership Chair: “We have

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3
Apr
2012

April President's Message

Greetings Chefs, Culinarians, and Colleagues! Spring is here and the cool weather is gone. I look forward to cooking with ingredients that truly showcase their flavors during the Spring season such as fava beans, asparagus, morel mushrooms, artichokes, peas, sorrel, and lamb. Many things have happened this month in regards to the Board of Directors.

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20
Jan
2012

President's January Message

[custom_frame_left][/custom_frame_left] Greetings Chefs, Culinarians, and Colleagues! I hope that everyone is having a phenomenal new year so far! The new officers for the 2012-2013 were sworn in during the President’s Gala held at the Villas of Grand Cypress. Please congratulate them: • 1st Vice President – Joe Alfano, CEC • 2nd Vice President – Russell

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10
Jul
2011

Summer Updates: Certification, Annual FRLA Show, NACE Event and more

The summer season is here. It’s time to bring out the grill for cook-outs with family and friends and to have some fun in the sun. Don’t forget to lather up with sunscreen while you’re out…The practical exam is open to all interested candidates. You do not have to be an ACF member…We are planning a joint event with NACE (National Association of Catering Executives) in July. The event will be a team building event helping the sales/catering people communicate to the Chefs…and more!

22
Apr
2011

New Membership Chairperson – Chef Keith Esbin

I am pleased to announce the appointment of Chef Keith Esbin, Corporate Chef of Bar Harbor Seafood/Boston Lobster Feast, as the new Membership Chairperson. Chef Keith does not hold back when it comes to approaching people and he has a high spirited personality that is needed for the position. I am confident that Chef Keith will be able to recruit new members into our Chapter as well as bringing back members that have not renewed their membership.

11
Feb
2011

ACF/CFC Claims SE Regional Chapter of the Year 2011

It is with great pleasure to announce the award recipients from our Chapter during the Southeast Regional Conference held in Atlanta, GA from Feb 18-21st. Chef Professionalism Award: Russell Scott, CMC, Executive Chef, Isleworth Golf and Country Club, Joseph Amendola Outstanding Member Award: Bryan Frick, CEC,AAC, Corporate Executive Chef, Nestle Professional. Please join me in congratulating both of these Chefs!