August 2–5, 2010
Trade Show August 3–4
2010 ACF National Convention
The 2010 ACF National Convention, hosted by ACF Orange Empire Chefs
& Professional Cooks Association, held in Anaheim, Calif., Aug.
2–5, was a success. The event offered an array of professional
development, networking and food functions, as well as countless
opportunities for camaraderie.
More than 40 chefs volunteered arrived to convention early for the
Chef & Child Foundation’s first national service day, Chef
Outreach to the Community, July 30. Chefs hosted nutritional cooking
demonstrations for more than 100 children and families at Hermosa
The trade show had more than 105 exhibitors, and included numerous
live competitions as well as new additions this year, such as the ACF
Wellness Pavilion. At this year’s General Session, Michael Ty,
CEC, AAC, ACF national president cooked alongside Sam Choy, owner of Sam
Choy’s Breakfast, Lunch and Crab, Honolulu, and Dr. Janey Thornton
with the USDA delivered an inspiring message about the value of
childhood nutrition and how chefs can make a difference. More than 450
guests attended the American Academy of Chefs Dinner, which recognized
the Academy’s annual award winners and inductees.
A sincere thank you to our sponsors and exhibitors, whose support was
instrumental to our success.
Congratulations to the competition
winners, and all the competitors, award
recipients and honorees for their outstanding contributions and for
a job well done.
Experience the Power of Connection with our day-by-day
diary, video clips and photos.
Meet the national
competition winners and watch the competitor videos with clips from
the winners at the President’s Grand Ball.