Cook. Craft. Create. Convention & Show
Phoenix, Arizona, July 15–19, 2016
Phoenix’s bold nature shines through with unique cultural eats, breathtaking sunsets against rugged mountains and a gateway to the Grand Canyon. Educational and engagement opportunities that built off the ChefConnect series provided a revitalizing experience for members, foodservice professionals, students and competitors. Whether you are a seasoned chef or a student new to the kitchen, Cook. Craft. Create. offered something for everyone.
Special thanks to ACF’s sponsors and exhibitors who helped make Cook. Craft. Create. a success!
Below are partial results of the 2016 ACF award winners and honorees. More information will be posted tomorrow.
U.S.A.’s Chef of the Year, sponsored by Unilever Food Solutions
Patrick Mitchell, CEC, AAC
ACF Pastry Chef of the Year, sponsored by Plugrá European Style Butter
Cher Harris, CEPC
ACF Chef Educator of the Year Award
Christopher Misiak, CEC, CCE
Dr. L.J. Minor Chef Professionalism Award, sponsored by Minor’s®
Dominick Laudia, CEC, AAC
ACF Student Chef of the Year, sponsored by Custom Culinary, Inc.
ACF Student Team National Championship, sponsored by Vitamix
Oregon Coast Culinary Institute
ACF Hermann G. Rusch Chef’s Achievement Award
James Taylor, CEC, AAC, MBA
ACF Chapter Achievement Award
ACF Michigan Chefs de Cuisine Association
ACF Baron H. Galand Culinary Knowledge Bowl, sponsored by American Technical Publishers and Vitamix
Culinary Arts Institute at UVU