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. XIV, Issue 19 - September 19, 2016

  • On the Menu - Upcoming Events and Member Benefits
  • Call for 2017 Presenters
  • New Certification Requirements
  • Dues Adjustment in 2017
  • Inspire Fine Dining Masterpieces with Allure
  • We Are Chefs - New on the Blog
  • Limited-Time Promotion - Certification Coupons
  • Attention Culinary Educators - Upcoming Professional Development Opportunities
  • Featured Ingredient: Coconuts
  • 2017 ACF Awards
  • Educators Needed to Serve on ACFEF Accrediting Commission
  • Ready to Open your Business? - Study Culinary Entrepreneurship Online

PDF The Culinary Insider, Vol. XIV, Issue 18 - September 6, 2016

  • On the Menu - Upcoming Events and Member Benefits
  • Call for 2017 Presenters
  • Limited-Time Promotion - Certification Coupons
  • New Certification Requirements
  • Member Advantage Program - LegalShield
  • We Are Chefs - New on the Blog
  • Food & Media Arts Event
  • Featured Ingredient: Blackberries
  • #ACFChefs on Instagram
  • 2017 ACF Awards
  • Educators Needed to Serve on ACFEF Accrediting Commission

PDF The Culinary Insider, Vol. XIV, Issue 17 - August 22, 2016

  • On the Menu - Upcoming Events and Member Benefits
  • New Certification Requirements for CEC and CEPC Certifications
  • Call for Presenters - Demonstrate your Innovative Trends and Techniques
  • 2017 Student Team Registration
  • Food and Media Arts Event
  • 2017 ACF Awards

PDF The Culinary Insider, Vol. XIV, Issue 16 - August 8, 2016

  • Highlights from Cook. Craft. Create. Convention & Show 2016
  • 2017 Student Team Registration
  • We Are Chefs - New on the Blog
  • Featured Ingredient: Prickly Pear
  • 2017 ACF Awards

PDF The Culinary Insider, Vol. XIV, Issue 15 - July 25, 2016

  • Cook. Craft. Create. - That’s A Wrap!
  • ACFChefs.Org Has a New Look!
  • 2017 Student Team Registration
  • Turbo Pots - Cook Faster, Reduce Energy Costs and Enhance Food Quality
  • Featured Ingredient: Prickly Pear
  • 2017 ACF Awards

PDF The Culinary Insider, Vol. XIV, Issue 14 - July 11, 2016

  • See you in Phoenix for Cook. Craft. Create.!
  • Cook. Craft. Create. Career Fair, July 17–18
  • 2017 Student Team Registration
  • Turbo Pots - Cook Faster, Reduce Energy Costs and Enhance Food Quality
  • Featured Ingredient: Asparagus
  • Enter the Minor’s® Flavor Expedition Recipe Contest
  • 2017 ACF Awards

PDF The Culinary Insider, Vol. XIV, Issue 13 - June 27, 2016

  • What’s New at Cook. Craft. Create.
  • Cook. Craft. Create. 1st Annual Career Fair, July 17–18
  • Cook. Craft. Create. Chef’s Outreach
  • Hotel Deadline Extended!
  • 2017 Student Team Registration
  • Turbo Pots - Cook Faster, Reduce Energy Costs and Enhance Food Quality
  • Protect and Repair Your Dry Hands
  • Featured Ingredient: Asparagus
  • 2017 ACF Awards
  • Deadline Extended! Call for Competitors
  • Lead ACF Culinary Team USA 2020 to Gold: Apply to be the Next Team Manager

PDF The Culinary Insider, Vol. XIV, Issue 12 - June 13, 2016

  • What’s New at Cook. Craft. Create.
  • President’s Grand Ball - Last Chance for Reserved Seating
  • Cook. Craft. Create. Chef’s Outreach
  • Congratulations Lyn Wells!
  • Libbey’s Artistry Collection Inspires Fine Dining Masterpieces
  • Featured Ingredient: Asparagus
  • 2017 Dr. L.J. Minor Chef Professionalism Award
  • Canadian Lentils ImPULSEible - Call for Competitors
  • Lead ACF Culinary Team USA 2020 to Gold: Apply to be the Next Team Manager

PDF The Culinary Insider, Vol. XIV, Issue 11 - May 31, 2016

  • Your Chance to Save $250 is Going, Going, Almost Gone!
  • Cook. Craft. Create. President’s Grand Ball
  • Welcome Anica Hosticka!
  • Featured Ingredient: Dill
  • 2017 Dr. L.J. Minor Chef Professionalism Award
  • Remembering Dr. Billy Gallagher
  • Lead ACF Culinary Team USA 2020 to Gold: Apply to be the Next Team Manager

PDF The Culinary Insider, Vol. XIV, Issue 10 - May 16, 2016

  • Cook. Craft. Create. Hands-On Workshops, Friday July 15!
  • Cook. Craft. Create. Early Registration Expires May 22
  • Cook. Craft. Create. President’s Grand Ball
  • ACF at the National Restaurant Show, May 21–24
  • Featured Ingredient: Dill
  • The More You Know Your Mango the Better It Gets
  • 2017 Dr. L.J. Minor Chef Professionalism Award
  • ACF Member Publishes Second Book
  • Lead ACF Culinary Team USA 2020 to Gold: Apply to be the Next Team Manager

PDF The Culinary Insider, Vol. XIV, Issue 9 - May 2, 2016

  • Cook. Craft. Create. New Sessions Added!
  • Cook. Craft. Create. President’s Grand Ball
  • Cook. Craft. Create. Cold Platter Presentations
  • ACF at the National Restaurant Show, May 21–24
  • Featured Ingredient: Dragon Fruit
  • Premium Style in a Snap
  • ACF Blog: Top Stories from We Are Chefs
  • Lead ACF Culinary Team USA 2020 to Gold: Apply to be the Next Team Manager
  • Attention Chefs and Chef Educators

PDF The Culinary Insider, Vol. XIV, Issue 8 - April 18, 2016

  • Cook. Craft. Create. Announces 2016 Keynote Speakers
  • Cook. Craft. Create. Cold Platter Presentations
  • National Committee Election News
  • Featured Ingredient: Dragon Fruit
  • ACF Member Wins Chefs Plate 8
  • The More You Know Your Mango the Better It Gets
  • Lead ACF Culinary Team USA 2020 to Gold: Apply to be the Next Team Manager
  • 12th Annual CAFÉ Leadership Conference - “PARTNERING”
  • Sizzle’s Spring Issue is Here!
  • Tiki-themed Presentation with Libbey
  • Call for Presenters

PDF The Culinary Insider, Vol. XIV, Issue 7 - April 4, 2016

  • NCCA Re-Accreditation for ACF Certification
  • Highlights from ChefConnect: Hawaii
  • Featured Ingredient: Dragon Fruit
  • 12th Annual CAFÉ Leadership Conference - “PARTNERING”
  • Lead ACF Culinary Team USA 2020 to Gold: Apply to be the Next Team Manager
  • Sizzle’s Spring Issue is Here!
  • Protect and Repair Your Dry Hands
  • Moët & Chandon Wants You!
  • Call for Presenters

PDF The Culinary Insider, Vol. XIV, Issue 6 - March 21, 2016

  • Chefs, Students Receive Awards at ChefConnect: Atlanta
  • ChefConnect: Hawaii Speaker Lee Anne Wong Demonstrates Dumplings All Day Wong
  • Congratulations ACF Central Region Culinary Salon Winners!
  • Featured Ingredient: Pecans
  • Lead ACF Culinary Team USA 2020 to Gold: Apply to be the Next Team Manager
  • Sizzle’s Spring Issue is Here!
  • 12th Annual CAFÉ Leadership Conference - “PARTNERING”
  • Moët & Chandon Wants You!
  • New Members Advantage Partner!
  • Central and Western Region ACF Ethics and Internal Audit Committee Nominations

PDF The Culinary Insider, Vol. XIV, Issue 5 - March 7, 2016

  • ChefConnect: Hawaii Announces First Featured Speaker
  • Pre-Order Your ChefConnect: Hawaii Aloha Shirt!
  • 41st Annual Military Culinary Arts Competitive Training Event
  • Apprenticeship Spotlight
  • Our Best Seller Just Got Better
  • Central and Western Region ACF Ethics and Internal Audit Committee Nominations
  • The Art & Science of Bread
  • Featured Ingredient: Black Rice
  • 12th Annual CAFÉ Leadership Conference - “PARTNERING”
  • 2016 Discover Duck Chef Recipe Contest

PDF The Culinary Insider, Vol. XIV, Issue 4 - February 22, 2016

  • ACF Northeast Region Culinary Salon Winners
  • Pre-Order Your Special Edition ChefConnect Merchandise
  • A Celebration of Apprenticeship
  • We Are Chefs: Wise Words for Young Cooks
  • ACF Ethics and Internal Audit Committee Nominations
  • National Pork Board Competition
  • Featured Ingredient: Black Rice
  • Culinary Competition Workshop with Corey Siegel, CEC
  • Avocado Madness!

PDF The Culinary Insider, Vol. XIV, Issue 3 - February 8, 2016

  • ACF Southeast and Western Region Culinary Salon Winners
  • Pre-Order Your Special Edition ChefConnect Merchandise
  • We Are Chefs: Career Development and Food History Stories
  • Feed Your Passion
  • ACF Ethics and Internal Audit Committee Nominations
  • National Pork Board Competition
  • Scholarships Awarded to Johnson & Wales University
  • Featured Ingredient: Black Rice
  • Deans and Directors Retreat

PDF The Culinary Insider, Vol. XIV, Issue 2 - January 25, 2016

  • ChefConnect: Atlanta Procrastinators Rejoice!
  • Christopher J. Dwyer, CEC, CCA, AAC, Named Chair of ACF Certification Commission
  • ACF Blog: Life of a Chef Stories from We Are Chefs
  • Featured Ingredient: Adzuki Beans
  • Culinary Youth Teams Face Off
  • Deans and Directors Retreat

PDF The Culinary Insider, Vol. XIV, Issue 1 - January 11, 2016

  • ACF Blog: Top Stories from We Are Chefs
  • Feed Your Passion
  • ACF Signature Series
  • Deans and Directors Retreat
  • Featured Ingredient: Adzuki Bean