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Sign up today for ChefConnect: Baltimore to learn about hot trends like sustainable seafood, local produce sourcing and reducing fat and calories on your menu.

ChefConnect: Baltimore

At ChefConnect: Baltimore:

  • Jeffrey Quasha, CEC, CCA, executive chef, Memorial University Medical Center, Savannah, Georgia, will share tips on Reducing Fat Not Flavor, and show how to add nutrients to keep dishes healthy.
  • Discover how to Apply Local, Sustainable Cuisine at Large Venues from Thomas McKeown, executive chef, Grand Hyatt Atlanta in Buckhead, Atlanta, and enjoy a cooking demonstration using organic vegetables.

Want to know more? Learn about the rest of the presenters at www.acfchefs.org/events and don’t forget to join the conversation with #ChefConnect on Facebook and Twitter.

Register Today for the 2015 American Culinary Classic

Gather a team together or register as an individual for the 2015 American Culinary Classic! The international competition will be held during Cook. Craft. Create. ACF National Convention & Show, and is open to regional, city, college, company and military teams, as well as individuals. Register today!

American Culinary Classic
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Want Your Dish to be Recipe of the Week?

ACF’s recipe collection allows you to input, rate, share, search and save recipes. One recipe submitted before Jan. 25 will be selected as TCI’s Recipe of the Week. Enter your recipes at www.acfchefs.org/recipes for a chance to be featured in the next TCI!

Kick Off the New Year in Style

Go shopping at the ACF e-store and kick off the New Year in style! The ACF e-store is your source for ACF logo merchandise, educational tools, culinary books and more. From polo shirts, aprons and head wraps, to pins and patches, the ACF e-store has something for everyone.

Update Your ACF Information for a Chance to Win

The ACF Members Only page provides you with quick and easy access to the ACF Members Advantage Program and allows you to update your contact information and demographic data, transfer chapters and download valuable resources. Update your demographic information by Jan. 31 to be entered in a drawing for a $25 Visa gift card.

Save With the ACF Members Advantage Program

Making travel plans to escape the cold this winter? Remember that ACF members enjoy discounts on hotels and car rentals through the ACF Members Advantage Program. To access these exclusive member discounts, sign in on the ACF Members Only page.

Register Today for ChefConnect Events in Baltimore and Indianapolis

ACF Signature Series presents ChefConnect: Baltimore, Northeast/Southeast Regional Conference, and ChefConnect: Indy, Central/Western Regional Conference. Check out the seminars, cooking demonstrations and hands-on workshops available at these events and register today.

2015 American Culinary Classic – REGISTER TODAY!

Culinary teams, it is the American Culinary Federation’s (ACF) pleasure to invite you to participate in the 2015 American Culinary Classic. This competition is open to international culinary teams, limited to 12, as well as regional, city, college, company, military teams and individuals from the United States. This event will take place during Cook. Craft. Create. Convention & Show, July 30–Aug. 3, 2015, at the Orlando World Center Marriott, Orlando, Florida. Register today!

ACF National Officer Nominations Closed

Nominations for ACF national officers for the 2015-2017 two-year term closed December 1, 2014. The ACF Nominations & Elections Committee has vetted the final candidates. Read about the official 2015 candidates. Please contact ACF Nominations & Elections Committee Chair Fritz Sonnenschmidt, CMC, AAC, HOF, at sonnenchef@aol.com if you have any questions concerning the election.

What’s Your ACF Story?

For 85 years, chefs, students and foodservice professionals have benefitted from membership and involvement in ACF. Read several members’ stories and share your story.