Video Library

The following videos have been provided by our strategic partners and represent their take on the latest tips and techniques in the culinary industry.

Sustainable Seafood Series

Dish On FishSustainable Seafood Series

Chef Barton Seaver shares how you can get more sustainable seafood on your menu through sustainable sourcing and seasonal influences. Watch Videos

The Science of Umami

The Science of Umami - Sponsored By: The Glutamate Association

Watch Video

Basic Biscuit Scones

Pearson Baking Fundamentals: Benchmark Formulas, Part I

View the following demonstrations that teach foundational methods used in baking: Basic Biscuit Scones, Braided Egg Bread, Butter Spritz Cookies, American Buttercream, Swiss Buttercream and Cheese Soufflé. Watch Videos

Chiffon Cake

Pearson Baking Fundamentals: Benchmark Formulas, Part II

Baking demonstrations continued: Chiffon Cake, Chocolate Chip Cookies, Combination Doughnut, Cream Puff Dough Formula, Crème Caramel and Croissant Dough Formula. Watch Videos

Maine Lobster

Maine Lobster Shucking Lobster

Watch as Chef Wilfred Beriau, CEC, CCE, AAC, 2008 Chef Educator of the Year demonstrates the best way to extract the meat from a lobster. Watch Videos

Knife Skills for Chefs

Pearson Knife Skills for Chefs

Build your basic knife skills with these educational videos. View the following videos for examples on the proper use of quality knives and basic knife cuts. Knife Skills for Chefs

Chicken Chausseur

Midwest Culinary Institute Quartet Classic

View classic culinary video recipes—a quartet of classic demos featuring chicken, beef, and fish—by Chef John Kinsella, CMC, CCE, WGMC, AAC. Quartet Classic


2008 ACF Event Series Charlie Trotter Keynote Presentation

View one of the most memorable experiences of the 2008 ACF National Convention. General Session keynote presenter, renowned chef Charlie Trotter, expounded on the 2008 theme, “Achieving Culinary Excellence.” Watch Chef Trotter serve up an anecdotal account of his philosophy on being a part of the “world of food and wine and service and hospitality.” Charlie Trotter Keynote Presentation

2015 Cook. Craft. Create. ACF National Convention & Show Presentations

2015 Cook. Craft. Create. ACF National Convention & Show Presentations

Presentations from Cook. Craft. Create. ACF National Convention & Show include: Healthy Eating on the Menu; Honor the Past, Build for the Future; The Mysteries of the Truffle; Smoking Gun; What Change Drivers Are in Our Kitchens; and When You Can’t Be a Chef Anymore. Take the quizzes to earn CEHs. Watch Videos