26
Jul
2017

A Message from our Chapter President

Greetings to all, I wanted to take a few minutes to give you a wrap up of the recently held ACF National Convention.  The board members and myself have all rolled right into the planning for the FR&L Show in September, but a little about that later. I have had the privilege to chair the

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31
Dec
2016

Final Chapter President’s Message of 2016

Hello, Chefs! My sincerest greetings to all of you as we begin another busy year for our chapter. I hope that each and everyone of you had a very safe and Happy Holiday season. We began 2016 with a newly elected Board of Directors and a very full calendar. This provided quite a challenge for

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17
Oct
2016

A Message from our Chapter President

Greetings Chefs! I hope this finds all of you well and unaffected by Hurricane Matthew. I’m sure I speak for everyone when I send best wishes to our colleagues in other parts of the state and the entire east coast. We are keeping you in our thoughts, and we hope that you, your families, and

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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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12
May
2015

June Social Invitation and President’s Message

Hello Chefs! What a great trip we had to Long & Scott Farms. The trip was as fun as it was educational. Photos can be found in an album on our chapter Facebook page. Special thanks to Hank and the farm staff for being so welcoming and to Jennifer Denlinger, CCC for organizing the field

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12
Jun
2014

President’s Message ~ State of the Chapter

*Reprinted from Email Newsletter* Hello Chefs! As your new chapter president, I’d like to share some of the message I shared at the June Social last week. First, please help me thank and welcome Chef Richard Cote, CEC for stepping in as our new Vice President. Together, we are both very honored to represent such

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2
Apr
2014

A Word from our President

Hello to all Members, Students and Allied Members/Sponsors I would like to encourage all members to keep up-to-date with all events this year, and if you haven’t been to a chapter event in a while this year would be a great time to start. The Calendar on our web site will keep you informed on

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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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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.