Chefs Predict “What’s Hot” for Menu Trends in 2017

National Restaurant Association Surveys American Culinary Federation Chefs

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ChefConnect: NYC - February 26–28
Cook. Craft. Create. - July 9–13


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We Are Chefs

The official blog of ACF. Meet the Southeast region salon winners.


2016 Winter issue, get it while it’s hot.

American Academy of Chefs

ACF Honors the 2016 Inductees

NEWCHEF Fashion Inc.