The Culinary Insider

Through The Culinary Insider e-newsletter, the federation provides members with regular news alerts and timely information on products and services offered by the American Culinary Federation and its partners.

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PDF The Culinary Insider, Vol. XV, Issue 10 - May 15, 2017

  • Cook. Craft. Create. Updates
    • Sizzling Keynote Speakers at Cook. Craft. Create.
    • President's Grand Ball Seating Requests
    • The Magical AAC Golf Tournament
    • Career Fair at Cook. Craft. Create.
  • Member News and Highlights
    • ACF Launches Two New Entry-Level Certification Programs
    • New Benefit for Members: Save on Dell Computers and More
    • Lydia Ross, CSC, Places Second in Competition
  • What's Now: Time to make glazed ham greater.†
  • New Posts on We Are Chefs
    • Accommodate Food Allergic Guests
    • Your Career is Your Responsibility
  • 13th Annual CAFÉ Leadership Conference
  • Diamond Culinary Academy, for culinary students and aspiring chefs†

† Sponsored Content

PDF The Culinary Insider, Vol. XV, Issue 9 - May 1, 2017

  • New Certification Evaluator Trainings Scheduled across the U.S.
  • Hop into the Spring Sizzle
  • Culinary Educator Criteria Aligned
  • Track your Continuing Education Hours
  • Show Off your ACF Pride with a Membership Patch
  • Choose Your Leaders in ACF's National Officer Elections
  • Learning Tracks at Cook. Craft. Create.
  • Chefs Must Teach the Rules of Professionalism
  • Bone-in Versatility. The Bone-in Port Delivers Big Flavor
  • 2017 Worldchefs Continental Tryouts for the Americas
  • 13th Annual CAFÉ Leadership Conference

PDF The Culinary Insider, Vol. XV, Issue 8 - April 17, 2017

  • Book your hotel and complimentary transportation for Cook. Craft. Create. before it's too late!
  • Congrats to Chef Jeffrey Wyder, winner of hotel suite upgrade and Disney package.
  • Visit the ACF Career Center
  • A big THANK YOU for answering the ACF survey!
  • Nominations and Elections Committee Update
  • 2017 Election Ballot
  • Learn Modern Plating at Cook. Craft. Create.
  • Why Chefs Wear White
  • Now This Is Big. A Big Bad Bone-In Pork Rib Roast
  • Notice of Annual Member Meeting for 2017 Elections
  • 13th Annual CAFÉ Leadership Conference

PDF The Culinary Insider, Vol. XV, Issue 7 - April 3, 2017

  • General Session Keynotes Announced for Cook. Craft. Create.
  • NRA Show Discount for ACF Members
  • ACF Board of Directors Election Schedule and Voter Eligibility
  • Share your Story with Sizzle
  • ACF Plaques
  • Nominations and Elections Committee Update
  • Signature Looks for Every Kitchen
  • April Ingredient of the Month: American Lamb
  • 13th Annual CAFÉ Leadership Conference
  • Meet the 2017 Award Finalists
  • One Cut. Endless Possibilities.

PDF The Culinary Insider, Vol. XV, Issue 6 - March 20, 2017

  • Dates and Location Announced for 2017 ACF Certified Master Chef Exam
  • Congrats to the 2017 ACF award finalists!
  • Register for Cook. Craft. Create. by March 31 for a magical offer!
  • Membership Dues Must Be Paid by March 31 to Vote in ACF Elections
  • Calling all foragers!
  • Spring Sale in the ACF Store
  • U.S. Team Claims Title in Military Culinary Arts Competitive Training Event
  • Application Deadline Approaching for ACF Culinary Team USA 2020
  • A Coat for Accomplished Chefs
  • Chef Shayne McCrady Selected as ACF Young Chefs Club President
  • 13th Annual CAFÉ Leadership Conference

PDF The Culinary Insider, Vol. XV, Issue 5 - March 6, 2017

  • Seven ACF certification levels "fast tracked" with WORLDCHEFS Certification Program
  • Last Call for Certification Commission Submissions
  • 2017 National Restaurant Association Show
  • Membership Dues Must Be Paid by March 31 to Vote in ACF Elections
  • Traditional Style. Bold, New Look. Happy Chef Uniforms
  • Toques Off to the Northeast Region Culinary Salon Winners
  • Fermented Port with Greens and Cherry Miso. Pork, Be Inspired
  • ChefConnect: NYC Highlights
  • Applications for ACF Culinary Team USA 2020
  • 13th Annual CAFÉ Leadership Conference

PDF The Culinary Insider, Vol. XV, Issue 4 - February 21, 2017

  • ACF Wants You! (to serve on the Certification Commission)
  • ChefConnect: NYC Dine Around Town
  • Are You Eligible to Vote in ACF's Election?
  • S. Pellegrino Announces Plans for Youg Chef Flobal Competition
  • 2017 FoodTrekking World Travel Trade Convention
  • Congrats Central and Western Region Chefs!
  • Applications for ACF Culinary Team USA 2020
  • 2017 Lenôtre National Symposium on Pastry Arts
  • Tabasco Foodservice
  • Ingredient of the Month: Mango
  • Neo, from the premium Master's Reserve® Performa Collection by Libbey®
  • ChefConnect: NYC Hands-on Workshops at ICE
  • 13th Annual CAFÉ Leadership Conference

PDF The Culinary Insider, Vol. XV, Issue 3 - February 6, 2017

  • Toques Off to the Central and Western Region Student Team Salon Winners!
    • Central Region Student Team Champion ACF Chefs de Cuisine Association of St. Louis Inc.
    • Western Region Student Team Champion Kapiolani Community College ACF Honolulu Chapter
    • Chef of the Year Competition Plates
    • Pastry Chef of the Year Competition Plates
    • Student Chef of the Year Competition Plates
  • ChefConnect: NYC Hotel Deadline Extended
  • Ingredient of the Month: Mangos
  • Regional ChefConnect Conference Updates
  • Coming Soon: ACF Survey & Compensation Study
  • 2017 Lenôtre National Symposium on Pastry Arts

PDF The Culinary Insider, Vol. XV, Issue 2 - January 23, 2017

  • Member News & Benefits
  • Toques Off to the Southwest Region Culinary Salon Winners
  • 5th Annual Deans and Directors Retreat
  • Regional ChefConnect Conference Updates
  • Enter to Win! #Waringrecipecontest
  • 2017 Lenôtre National Symposium on Pastry Arts

PDF The Culinary Insider, Vol. XV, Issue 1 - January 9, 2017

  • Member News & Benefits
  • Featured Pastry Demos at ChefConnect
  • Is your company looking for more great chefs like you?
  • 5th Annual Deans and Directors Retreat
  • Tesia Campbell to Compete in Global Young Chefs Challenge Jan. 25 at Sirha, Lyon
  • Call for Cook. Craft. Create. Presenters