2008 ACF Western Regional Conference News Coverage


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Video courtesy of the Pentagon Channel


KCPW’s Midday Metro with Lara Jones
“If a military travels on its stomach, what's cooking in the soldiers’ mess? Midday Metro finds out with military chefs in town for the Freedom Chefs Challenge competition during the 2008 American Culinary Federation (ACF) Western Regional Conference this weekend in Salt Lake City. Guests include Sgt. First Class Jason G. Talcott, State Food Service Supervisor National Guard, who served in Iraq and was a Pentagon chef to former U.S. Secretary of Defense William Cohen; and Chief Warrant Officer Robert Sparks, who is currently serving as the chief, craft skills training division, and the team manager, United States Army Culinary Team (USACAT), at the Army Center of Excellence, Subsistence, Fort Lee, Va.”


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Credit: First broadcast live on Midday Metro with Lara Jones on NPR Utah, KCPW 88.3 FM, Salt Lake City, Utah.

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