2008 Press Releases

December 9, 2008

PDFHealthy Kids’ Meals, Local Produce, Mini Desserts Among Hottest Menu Trends for 2009, According to National Restaurant Association Research

PDFArtisan Spirits, Culinary Cocktails and Organic Wine Among Hottest Menu Trends for 2009, National Restaurant Association Research Finds

December 4, 2008

PDFACF Awards Seal of Approval to Stella® Toppers® Fresh Mozzarella Cheese

December 1, 2008

PDFACF Seal of Approval Awarded to Four Clabber Girl Products

November 19, 2008

PDFNeed Expert Cooking Advice for the Holidays? With More Than 22,000 Members, an ACF Chef Near You Can Help

November 10, 2008

PDFACF Pittsburgh Chapter Donates $10,000 to ACF Culinary Team USA

November 5, 2008

PDFAsian Food Summit in Columbia, Mo., Brings Internationally Known Chefs and Local Restaurants Together for a Tasty Community Event

PDFTake the Stress out of Holiday Cooking with Carving Advice from a Certified Master Chef

November 3, 2008

PDFACF Culinary Team USA Delivers a Stellar Performance Against the World's Best at the “culinary Olympics” in Germany

PDFACF Culinary Regional Team USA Wins Prestigious International IKA Regional World Championship Title

October 24, 2008

PDFUnited States Army Culinary Arts Team Named Second Overall in the World at “culinary Olympics”

October 23, 2008

PDFACF Culinary National Team USA Continues America’s 50-Year Legacy at “culinary Olympics” in Germany

PDFYoung St. Louis Cooks Rank Fourth in World Overall at “culinary Olympics”

October 22, 2008

PDFACF Chefs Continue to Prove American Cuisine is Worthy of World Recognition as They Excel in Individual Competitions at “culinary Olympics”

PDFUnited States Army Culinary Arts Team Earns Gold in Cold Food During their Second Day of Competition at “culinary Olympics”

PDFACF Culinary Youth Team USA Wins Silver in Hot Food During Final Day at “culinary Olympics”

PDFACF Culinary National Team USA Wins Gold in Hot Food During its Final Day of Competition at “culinary Olympics” in Germany

PDFACF Culinary Regional Team USA Wins Gold Medal at “culinary Olympics”

October 21, 2008

PDFUnited States Army Culinary Arts Team Earns Gold at “culinary Olympics”

PDFACF Members Add to the United States’ Total Medal Count at “culinary Olympics” in Germany As They Score Big in Individual Competitions

October 20, 2008

PDFACF Culinary Team USA Teams Win Gold and Silver Medals During First Day of Competition at “culinary Olympics” in Germany

PDFACF Culinary Youth Team USA Wins Gold in Cold-Food Competition During First Day of Competition at “culinary Olympics” in Germany

October 8, 2008

PDFThe American Academy of Chefs Presents the 2008 Lifetime Achievement Award to Jon Greenwalt, CEC, AAC, HOF, During its Annual Dinner

October 7, 2008

PDFACF Member Dean Thomas, CEC, CCE, Among Four Finalists In Wild Boar Recipe National Contest

September 29, 2008

PDFAmerican Culinary Federation Chef Richard Rosendale, CEC, Wins Silver Medal and Special Award at Bocuse d“Or USA Cuisine Contest

PDFACF National President John Kinsella, CMC, CCE, WGMC, AAC, Receives Recognition for Outstanding Leadership in the Culinary Industry

September 25, 2008

PDFKeriann Von Raesfeld Returns From Best Young Commis Rôtisseur International Competition in Paris

September 16, 2008

PDFACF Chefs Among the Seventy Military Chefs to Compete at the National Military Culinary Competition in Washington, D.C.

PDFACF Seal of Approval Awarded to Seven Eggland’s Best Products

September 15, 2008

PDFAmerican Culinary Federation Announces 2009 Event Series

September 9, 2008

PDFMcFarling Foods Celebrates 60th Anniversary and Hosts ACF-Sanctioned Competition at 2008 Food Show

September 5, 2008

PDFACF Awards Seal of Approval to Pennant Eat Well™ Puff Pastry with Zero Trans Fat Per Serving

August 18, 2008

PDFAmerican Chefs Go For the Gold in “culinary Olympics”

PDFChicago Culinary Museum and Chefs Hall of Fame Names Rick Bayless the 2008 Inductee

PDFAmerican Culinary Federation Chefs Compete in the Bocuse d’Or USA Cuisine Contest in September

PDFLoan Co Named to AAC Culinary Regional Team USA

PDFAmerican Culinary Federation Chefs Feed U.S. Olympic Athletes and Gold Medalists During the Days Before Beijing

August 11, 2008

PDFMemorial Scholarship Fund Honors the Late Chef Johnnie Jones and Continues His Legacy at the Clara White Mission

PDFDon’t Labor Over Holiday Recipes—Try These Five

August 7, 2008

PDFAmerican Culinary Federation Takes on the World Wide Web

July 18, 2008

PDFAward Winners Announced at the 2008 Annual American Culinary Federation National Convention

July 17, 2008

PDFChefs de Cuisine Association of St. Louis Inc. Wins Baron H. Galand Culinary Knowledge Bowl at 2008 ACF National Convention

PDFSpecial Presidential Awards Conferred at 2008 American Culinary Federation National Convention

PDFRussell Scott III, CMC, Named U.S.A.’s Chef of the Year™ at 2008 ACF National Convention in Las Vegas

PDFR. Andrew Chlebana II, CEPC, Named National Pastry Chef of the Year at 2008 ACF National Convention in Las Vegas

PDFWilfred Beriau, CEC, CCE, AAC, Named National Chef Educator of the Year at 2008 ACF National Convention in Las Vegas

PDFJohnMichael Lynch Wins ACF National Student Culinarian of the Year Competition at 2008 ACF National Convention

PDFACF Professional Chefs Association of Houston Wins National Student Team Championship at 2008 ACF National Convention

July 16, 2008

PDFThe Charlie Trotter Culinary Education Foundation Announces Annual $25,000 Donation to the American Culinary Federation

PDFAnthony Lauri, CEC, AAC, Named Winner of National 2008 Phillips Foods Recipe Contest

PDFCharles Carroll, CEC, AAC, Receives Chef Professionalism Award at 2008 ACF National Convention in Las Vegas

July 15, 2008

PDFACF Chef & Child Foundation Awards Two Chefs and One Chapter at the 2008 Annual ACF National Convention

PDFRoland Schaeffer, CEC, AAC, HOF, Receives Hermann G. Rusch Chef’s Achievement Award at 2008 ACF National Convention

PDFPresident’s Medallions Announced at 2008 ACF National Convention in Las Vegas

July 14, 2008

PDFAmerican Academy of Chefs Announces 2008 Award Winners

PDFCharlie Trotter Recognized as Culinary Hall of Fame Celebrated Chef by the American Academy of Chefs

PDFManfred Bast, CMPC, CEC, AAC, Inducted into American Academy of Chefs Culinary Hall of Fame

PDFSteve Jilleba, CMC, CCE, AAC, Receives Prestigious Chair’s Medal Award from the American Academy of Chefs

PDFNoble Masi, CEPC, AAC, HOF, Receives Prestigious Joseph Amendola Award by the American Academy of Chefs

PDFHans Schadler, CEC, AAC, Receives Prestigious Chef Good Taste Award from the American Academy of Chefs

PDFCharles Carroll, CEC, AAC, Receives Prestigious Sharing Culinary Traditions Award from the American Academy of Chefs

PDFStephen Miller, CMC, Receives Prestigious Lt. John D. McLaughlin Award from the American Academy of Chefs

July 8, 2008

PDFACF Announces 2008 Achievement of Excellence Award Winners

PDFThe Summit at Midwest Culinary Institute Receives Four-Star Rating from the Cincinnati Enquirer

June 30, 2008

PDFViva Las Vegas Icebreaker Reception at 2008 ACF National Convention in Las Vegas Features Legends in Concert Show

June 18, 2008

PDFStudents Compete for the ACF Student Culinarian of the Year National Title at the 2008 ACF National Convention

PDFStudent Teams Compete in the Baron H. Galand Culinary Knowledge Bowl National Competition at the 2008 ACF National Convention

PDFStudent Teams Compete in the ACF Student Team National Championship at the 2008 ACF National Convention

PDFChefs from ACF’s Four Regions Compete for the ACF Pastry Chef of the Year National Title at the 2008 ACF National Convention

PDFChefs from ACF’s Four Regions Compete for the ACF Chef Educator of the Year National Title at the 2008 ACF National Convention

PDFChefs from ACF’s Four Regions Compete for the U.S.A.’s Chef of the Year™ National Title at the 2008 ACF National Convention

June 17, 2008

PDFNationally Recognized Chefs Featured at 58th Annual ACF National Convention in Las Vegas

June 9, 2008

PDFSeven American Culinary Federation Educators Honored with 2008 ProStart Educator Excellence Awards

June 4, 2008

PDFJacqueline Hamilton, CEC, Joins Matt Lauer on the “Today” Show to Discuss Cooking for U.S. Olympic Athletes

June 2, 2008

PDFACF Offers Recipes for Father’s Day

May 29, 2008

PDFThe 58th Annual ACF National Convention in Las Vegas to Draw 2,000 Chefs and Culinarians to Train, Learn and Compete

May 21, 2008

PDFJude Tauzin Named One of Five Chefs to Watch By Louisiana Cookin’ Magazine

May 20, 2008

PDFCertified Master Chef Aidan Murphy Places Third Overall at International WACS Global Chefs Challenge and Wins Food-and-Wine Pairing

PDFKeriann Von Raesfeld Wins Hans Bueschkens World Junior Chefs’ Challenge

May 19, 2008

PDFRay Duey, CEC, on Winning Food Network Challenge Team

PDFACF Members Aidan Murphy, CMC, AAC, and Keriann Von Raesfeld Win Big at World Association of Chefs Societies International Culinary Competitions

May 16, 2008

PDFAmerican Culinary Federation Receives Humanitarian of the Year from World Association of Chefs Societies in Dubai

PDFAidan Murphy, CMC, AAC, Places Third Overall and First in Wine and Food Pairing at WACS International Culinary Competition

PDFKeriann Von Raesfeld Wins International Culinary Competition

May 12, 2008

PDFChefs Hold 59th Annual National Convention in Las Vegas, July 14-17

PDF“Top Chef” Finalist and American Culinary Federation Member Lands Weekly Television Cooking Segment

PDFRandy Torres Named to AAC Culinary Regional Team USA

April 24, 2008

PDFAward Winners Announced at 2008 ACF Western Regional Conference

PDFU.S. Army Chefs Win Freedom Chefs Challenge at 2008 ACF Western Regional Conference

April 22, 2008

PDFACF Kona-Kohala Chefs de Cuisine, Inc. Receives 2008 American Culinary Federation Chef & Child Committee Little Oscar Award

PDFWestern Culinary Institute’s Culinary Program Recognized as Exemplary by ACFFAC at 2008 ACF Western Regional Conference

April 9, 2008

PDFAward Winners Announced at 2008 ACF Northeast Regional Conference

April 8, 2008

PDFNorman Hart, CEC, CCE, AAC, Named 2008 ACF Toque to Toque Champion

PDFFive Culinary Programs Recognized as Exemplary at 2008 ACF Northeast Regional Conference

April 3, 2008

PDFFreedom Chefs Challenge, A Tribute to Military Culinarians, Takes Place at 2008 ACF Western Regional Conference in Salt Lake City

April 2, 2008

PDFJohn Kinsella, CMC, CCE, AAC, Inducted into Les Amis d’Escoffier Society of Chicago Disciples of Escoffier

PDFACF Chefs Hold Annual 2008 Northeast Regional Conference in Cincinnati

April 1, 2008

PDFRichard Rosendale Receives Certified Executive Chef Certification from the American Culinary Federation

PDFJohn Kinsella, CMC, CCE, AAC, Receives Champion Award from Cincinnati Convention and Visitors Bureau

March 31, 2008

PDFACF Western Regional Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah to Draw 400 Chefs and Culinarians to Train and Learn

March 27, 2008

PDFAmerican Culinary Federation Members to Tour Maker’s Mark Distillery During Northeast Regional Conference in Cincinnati

March 26, 2008

PDFMellisa K. Root Named to ACF Culinary National Team USA

March 21, 2008

PDFChefs Face Off in Toque to Toque Challenge at 2008 ACF Northeast Regional Conference in Cincinnati

March 20, 2008

PDFAmerican Culinary Federation Supports Need for Government Investigation of Potential Health Hazards of Diacetyl

March 19, 2008

PDFACF Northeast Regional Conference in Cincinnati To Draw 500 Chefs and Culinarians to Train and Learn

March 4, 2008

PDFAward Winners Announced at 2008 ACF Southeast Regional Conference

March 3, 2008

PDFCulinary Programs Recognized as Exemplary at 2008 ACF Southeast Regional Conference

February 29, 2008

PDFChefs Award ACF Seal of Approval to PET® Evaporated Milk and Eagle® Brand Sweetened Condensed Milk

February 20, 2008

PDFACF Southeast Regional Conference in Williamsburg, Va. To Draw 300 Chefs and Culinarians to Train and Learn

February 19, 2008

PDFACF Chefs Hold Annual 2008 Western Regional Conference in Salt Lake City

PDFACF Offers Recipes for the Spring Holiday Season

February 15, 2008

PDFBarbecue is Hot Cuisine Even in the Coldest of Temperatures

PDFCulinary Programs Recognized as Exemplary by ACFF at 2008 ACF Central Regional Conference

February 11, 2008

PDFAward Winners Announced at 2008 ACF Central Regional Conference

February 1, 2008

PDFACF Central Regional Conference in Kansas City, Mo. Draws 400 Culinarians to Train and Learn

January 22, 2008

PDFKansas City Gears Up for Smokin’ BBQ Contest

January 9, 2008

PDFKarl Guggenmos Named ACF Certification Commission Chair