Cook. Craft. Create. Convention & Show

July 15–July 19, 2016

JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa
Phoenix, Arizona

Phoenix’s bold nature shines through with unique cultural eats, breathtaking sunsets against rugged mountains and a gateway to the Grand Canyon. Visit Arizona’s urban heart for educational and engagement opportunities that will build off the ChefConnect series and provide 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. offers something for everyone. Mark your calendars and get ready for this amazing convention in Phoenix!

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What's in store for Cook. Craft. Create.?
Find out more from ACF National President Tom Macrina, on-site at the JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa.


Hotel and Travel Hotel andTravel

The JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa will be the host of Cook. Craft. Create. ACF attendees will receive a discounted rate of $149 (single/double) per night (plus tax).

This award-winning, AAA 4-Diamond resort stands on a stunning 316 acres in the Sonoran Desert, complete with luxury amenities, personal service, invigorating recreation and excellent dining. Rooms and suites feature private balconies or patios with dramatic desert vistas and mountain views. A one-stop vacation haven, JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa offers families, couples and friends a variety of activities and relaxation designed for all ages, with many opportunities for memorable experiences together.


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2015 Cook. Craft. Create. Highlights

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