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ACF Culinary Team USA Places Third at Culinary World Cup

ACF National Culinary Team USA gave an outstanding performance at the 12th annual Villeroy & Boch Culinary World Cup 2014 in Luxembourg, Nov. 22–26. Garnering two gold medals and the highest score in the cold-food competition, the team placed third overall in the world at one of the largest international culinary competitions.

Congratulations are also in order to the individual U.S. competitors at the Culinary World Cup. ACF members competed in culinary arts, pastry arts and cold food in Luxembourg and many went home with gold, silver and bronze medals. We’re proud of these chefs for their hard work and dedication to culinary excellence!

Additional information on the team, individual competitors and the Culinary World Cup is available PDF here.

The team’s next international competition will be at the American Culinary Classic, July 30–Aug. 2, 2015, in Orlando, Florida, and all teams from this year’s Culinary World Cup will meet up again at the 2016 Internationale Kochkunst Ausstellung (IKA) International Culinary Exhibition, also known as the “culinary Olympics,” in Erfurt, Germany.

National Team Results

1st Singapore
2nd Sweden
3rd USA

Countdown to Competitions

American Culinary Classic

Orlando, Fla. - July 30, 2015

IKA (“culinary Olympics”)

Erfurt, Germany - October 22, 2016

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  • Kristyn Chatlosh
  • Jordan Gardiner
  • Tracy Morris
  • Jesus Olmedo
  • Lydia Ross, CC
  • Trae Shriner

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