ACF Culinary Team USA ACF Culinary Team USA

Eight chefs from across the nation have been selected for ACF Culinary Team USA 2016, the official representative team for the U.S. in international culinary competitions. In November 2014, the team represented the U.S. at the 2014 Villeroy & Boch Culinary World Cup in Luxembourg, receiving two gold medals and placing third out of 30 nations. In August 2015, ACF Culinary Team USA competed in the cold-food competition at the American Culinary Classic in Orlando, Florida, where they received a silver medal and first place in the regional category. Over the next year, the team will continue to work with coaches and mentors to prepare for the 2016 Internationale Kochkunst Ausstellung (IKA), commonly referred to as the “culinary Olympics,” in Erfurt, Germany. At the competition, the team will compete against 31 other countries October 23 in the hot-food kitchen. View the latest news for the IKA.

Right: ACF Culinary Team USA received first place in the regional team competition at the 2015 American Culinary Classic, Orlando, Florida.

IKA (“culinary Olympics”)

Erfurt, Germany - October 22, 2016

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