Cook. Craft. Create. ACF National Convention & Show

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July 15–19, 2018
Hyatt Regency New Orleans
New Orleans, LA

The 2018 events will wrap up in New Orleans near the French Quarter at Cook. Craft. Create. ACF National Convention & Show. The national convention will feature additional educational and engagement opportunities that will build off the ChefConnect series and will provide a revitalizing experience for members, foodservice professionals, students and competitors. All the while igniting innovation that attendees can bring back to their classroom, employees or kitchen! We hope to see you very soon!

* Pre-registration has ended. Registration will begin onsite July 15. You may download, print and complete the Registration Form and bring it with you to register in person.

Hotel and Travel Hotel and Travel

Hyatt Regency New Orleans will be the host of Cook. Craft. Create. ACF National Convention & Show. ACF attendees will receive a discounted rate of $172 (single/double) per night (plus 13% state tax with a $3.00 per room night occupied).

The ultimate Crescent City stay begins at a dynamic hotel located in the downtown district and adjacent to the Superdome - just minutes from many fun things to do in New Orleans. Take the Streetcar to the nearby French Quarter and explore exciting events!

Schedule Schedule

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Meet the Hosts Meet the Hosts

ACF New Orleans Chapter will host Cook. Craft. Create. ACF National Convention & Show. Learn more about the chapter and how you can get involved. More


Watch the best chefs and students compete in many different competitions at the regional level. Learn more about the competitions. Check the Cook. Craft. Create. schedule frequently for the latest information on competitions taking place.

2018 Sponsor or Exhibitor Information

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2017 Cook. Craft. Create. Highlights

Take a look back at the highlights from the 2017 Cook. Craft. Create. ACF National Convention & Show.