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Download iCalendar file for this competition October 4–6, 2014 Chefs de Cuisine Association of St. Louis Inc.

Show Site: Hickey College, Saint Louis, MO
Show Chair: Paul Kampff - paul.kampff@stlouiscountryclub.org
Telephone: (314) 994-0014
Fax: (314) 994-0069
Categories: A-D, SA-SD, K1-9, SK1-9, P1-2, SP1-2
Lead Judge: Kevin Gawronski, CMC

Download iCalendar file for this competition October 14, 2014 ACF Michigan Chefs de Cuisine Association

Show Site: Suburban Collection Showplace, Novi, MI
Show Chair: John Piazza, CEC - jpiazza@dorsey.edu
Telephone: (313) 820-9748
Categories: A-D
Modified A - 4 categories of finger food for 6 people - 10-20g each. 2 kinds of prepared cold served cold, 2 kinds prepared hot served cold, one plate with 1 piece of each for presentation for the judges.
Modified B - one four course menu prepared hot served cold, dessert included.
Both modified ACF categories are for individual competition and follow all other ACF guidelines for cold food competition.
Lead Judge: Thomas Recinella, CEC, AAC - thomas.recinella@baker.edu

Download iCalendar file for this competition October 15, 2014 Texas Chefs Association - Dallas

Show Site: Dallas Market Hall, Dallas, TX
Show Chair: Patrick Mitchell, CEC, AAC - pdmitchell@benekeith.com
Telephone: (972) 877-9459
Website: http://www.benekeith.com/food/events
Categories: C, D, SC, SD, K2
Dallas / Fort Worth Food & Equipment Expo 2014 Application
Lead Judge: Timothy Prefontaine, CEC - tprefontaine@fortworthclub.com

Download iCalendar file for this competition October 18–19, 2014 ACF Chefs & Cooks of the Catskill Mountains

Show Site: SUNY Delhi, Delhi, NY
Show Chair: Jessica Backus-Foster - acfcomp@delhi.edu
Telephone: (607) 746-4318
Fax: (607) 746-4769
Categories: A-D, SA-SD, E1-2, F1-2, K1-9, SK1 - SK9, P1-2, SP1-2
Lead Judge: Frank Costantino, EdD, CEC, CCE, CCA, AAC - fcostantino@monroecollege.edu

Download iCalendar file for this competition October 25–26, 2014 ACF Columbus Chapter

Show Site: Columbus Culinary Institute, Columbus, OH
Show Chair: Joel O'Donnell, CEC - jmocec@gmail.com
Telephone: (614) 306-5082
Categories: A, D, SA, SD, F1-2, F5-6, H, K1-9, SK1 - SK9, P1-2, SP1-2
Lead Judge: Stafford DeCambra, CEC, CCE, CCA, AAC - sdecambra@acfchefs.net

Download iCalendar file for this competition November 1–2, 2014 ACF Tampa Bay Culinary Association, Inc.

Show Site: Land O'Lakes High School, Academy of Culinary Arts, Land O'Lakes, FL
Show Chair: Gerard Marquetty, CEC, CCA - gerard.marquetty@us.nestle.com
Telephone: (727) 481-3983
Website: http://acftampabay.com/
Categories: A-D, SA-SD, P1-2, SP1-2, W, SW The following products will be available for use in the W & SW categories which are considered a K1-9, SK1-9 but are required to use at least one Minor's base or concentrate from each category.
Pick one from the Minor's Base category Minors Chicken Base, NAMSG, Minors Beef Base NAMSG, Minors Vegetable Base NAMSG, Minors Seafood Base NAMSG, Minors Lobster Base, NAMSG, Minors Crab Base NAMSG
Pick one or more from the Minor's Flavor Concentrates Red Chile Adobo, Fire Roasted Jalapeno, Fire Roasted Poblano, Roasted Garlic, Ancho, Chipotle, Maggi Green Curry, Maggi Red Curry
For samples contact:
Gerard Marquetty, CEC, CCA - gerard.marquetty@us.nestle.com Allan Gazaway, CEC, AAC - allan.gazaway@us.nestle.com

Download iCalendar file for this competition November 1, 2014 ACF Long Island Chapter

Show Site: Monroe College Culinary Arts Center, New Rochelle, NY
Show Chair: Frank Costantino, EdD, CEC, CCE, CCA, AAC - fcostantino@monroecollege.edu
Telephone: (914) 740-6448
Categories: ST2 - ACF Student Team New York State Competition
Competing Schools: Monroe College; Schenectady County Community College; SUNY Delhi; The Culinary Institute of Niagara Falls
Lead Judge: David Turcotte, CEC, AAC - davidturcotte2@gmail.com

Download iCalendar file for this competition November 2, 2014 ACF Capital District - Central New York

Show Site: Albany Marriott, Albany, NY
Show Chair: Dale Miller, CMC, WGMC, AAC - chefdalemiller@yahoo.com
Telephone: (518) 366-3982
Categories: W
Competitors will prepare an entrée course in a 45 minute window. 3 plates will be presented to the tasting judges and the 4th plate is for critique.
The entrée will have to be done on site from scratch. Note: the competitor will be allowed to have their protein for the entrée prefabricated.
Each competitor will be allowed 1 assistant from their establishment. The assistant cannot perform any major culinary functions.
Lead Judge: Fritz Sonnenschmidt, CMC - sonnenchef@aol.com

Download iCalendar file for this competition November 6, 2014 University of Illinois Professional Chefs Association

Show Site: Student Dining and Residential, Champaign, IL
Show Chair: Dawn Aubrey - daubrey@illinois.edu
Telephone: (217) 244-2997
Fax: (217) 244-8189
Categories: F4 - Nutritional Hot Food
We will include University of Illinois Dietetic students to perform the required nutritional analysis under the supervision of our Professional Dietitians that are on staff in University Dining. We will have our Professional Dietitians pull the Dietetic students names randomly and we will compare the results of the competitors that each represented. This is a comparison performed by University Dining and does not require ACF oversight.
Lead Judge: Hartmut Handke, CMC, AAC - mhhandke@sbcglobal.net

Download iCalendar file for this competition November 6–9, 2014 ACF Beehive Chefs Chapter, Inc.

Show Site: Utah Valley University, Lehi, UT
Show Chair: Amanda White - chefmanda@gmail.com
Telephone: (801) 400-4705
Categories: A-D, SA-SD, K1-9, SK1-9, P1-2, SP1-2, ST1-2 ACF Student Team Utah State Competition
Competing Schools: Utah Valley University
Lead Judge: Stafford DeCambra, CEC, CCE, CCA, WCMC, AAC - sdecambra@acfchefs.net

Download iCalendar file for this competition November 12–13, 2014 ACF Idaho Chefs de Cuisine

Show Site: Renaissance High School, Meridian, ID
Show Chair: Jason Jones, CEC - jasonjones828@gmail.com
Telephone: (208) 870-0469
Categories: D, K1-2
Lead Judge: Stafford DeCambra, CEC, CCE, CCA, WCMC, AAC - sdecambra@acfchefs.net

Download iCalendar file for this competition November 14–15, 2014 ACF Greater Kansas City Chefs Association

Show Site: Johnson County Community College, Shawnee Mission, KS
Show Chair: Jerry Marcellus - jmarcellus@jccc.edu
Telephone: (913) 469-8500 X3611
Fax: (913) 469-2560
Categories: A, C, D, SA, SC, SD, F2, ST1, K1-9, SK1-9, P1-2, SP1-2
Lead Judge: William Franklin, CMC, WGMC, AAC - bill.franklin@us.nestle.com

Download iCalendar file for this competition November 22, 2014 ACF North Carolina Chapter

Show Site: Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College, Asheville, NC
Show Chair: Charles de Vries, CEPC - charlesrdevries@abtech.edu
Telephone: (828) 398-7320
Categories: ST2 - ACF Student Team North Carolina State Competition
Competing Schools: Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College, Central Piedmont Community College, Fayetteville Techinical Community College
Lead Judge: James McCallister, CEC, AAC - james.mccallister@miliken.com

Download iCalendar file for this competition November 22–23, 2014 ACF Colorado Chefs Association

Show Site: Denver Art Institute, Grand Junction, CO
Show Chair: Jonathon St. Peter, CEC, CCE - jstpeter@coloradomesa.edu
Telephone: (970) 255-2663
Fax: (970) 255-2650
Categories: A-D, SA-SD, F1, ST2, K1-9, SK1 - SK9, P1-2, SP1-2, W - Colorado Student Team State Competition
Competing Schools: The International Culinary School At The Art Institute of Colorado Johnson & Wales University, Colorado Mountain College, Pueblo Community College, Western Colorado Community College
Lead Judge: William Franklin, CMC, WGMC, AAC - bill.franklin@us.nestle.com

Download iCalendar file for this competition January 9–11, 2015 Mad City ACF Chapter, Inc. - STATE COMPETITION

Show Site: Madison College, Madison, WI
Show Chair: John Johnson, CEC, CCE - jgjohnson@madisoncollege.edu
Telephone: (608) 246-6707
Fax: (608) 246-6707
Categories: A - D, E-2 - E-4, F-1,F-2, F-5, F6, K-1 - K-9, SK-1 - SK-9, P-1, P-2, ST-2 - State Competition
Lead Judge: Donald Miller, CEC, AAC - dmiller6@nd.edu

Download iCalendar file for this competition January 10, 2015 ACF Washington State Chefs Association

Show Site: Bellingham Technical College, Bellingham, WA
Show Chair: Michael Baldwin, CCE - mbaldwin@btc.ctc.edu
Telephone: (360) 752-8400
Fax: (360) 752-7200
Categories: ST2 - ACF Student Team Washington State Competition
Competing Schools: Bellingham Technical College, Le Cordon Bleu College, Seattle, Wine Country Culinary Institute WWCC
Lead Judge: Peter Sproul, CEC - sproulpe@uvu.edu

Download iCalendar file for this competition January 10–11, 2015 ACF Southeast Divisional Competitions

Show Site: Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts Atlanta, Tucker, GA
Website: http://www.acfchefs.org
ACF Competitions: January 10, 2015
ACF U.S.A.'s Chef of the Year sponsored by: Unilever Food Solutions
ACF Pastry Chef of the Year sponsored by: Plugrá European-Style Butter
ACF Student Chef of the Year sponsored by: Custom Culinary
ACF Student Team Divisional Competition: January 11, 2015
Competing Schools: Bahamas, College of the Bahamas; Florida, Le Cordon Bleu Culinary Arts Miami; Georgia, TBD; Kentucky, Sullivan University; North Carolina, TBD; Virginia, Stratford University, Glen Allen Campus.

Download iCalendar file for this competition January 17–18, 2015 ACF Northeast Divisional Competitions

Show Site: Erie Community College North Campus, Williamsville, NY
Website: http://www.acfchefs.org
ACF Competitions: January 17, 2015
ACF U.S.A.'s Chef of the Year sponsored by: Unilever Food Solutions
ACF Pastry Chef of the Year sponsored by: Plugrá European-Style Butter
ACF Student Chef of the Year sponsored by: Custom Culinary
ACF Student Team Divisional Competition: January 18, 2015
Competing Schools: Massachusetts, Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts Boston; New Hampshire, University of New Hampshire; New York, TBD; Ohio, TBD; Rhode Island, Johnson & Wales University; West Virginia, TBD.

Download iCalendar file for this competition March 6–7, 2015 ACF Central Divisional Competitions

Show Site: Pulaski Technical College, Little Rock, AR
Website: http://www.acfchefs.org
ACF Competitions: March 6, 2015
ACF U.S.A.'s Chef of the Year sponsored by: Unilever Food Solutions
ACF Pastry Chef of the Year sponsored by: Plugrá European-Style Butter
ACF Student Chef of the Year sponsored by: Custom Culinary
ACF Student Team Divisional Competition: March 7, 2015
Competing Schools: Arkansas, Pulaski Technical College; Illinois, TBD; Indiana, TBD; Michigan, TBD; Minnesota, Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts/St. Paul; Missouri, TBD; North Dakota, North Dakota State College of Science; Nebraska, Metropolitan Community College; Oklahoma, Platt College; Texas, TBD; Wisconsin, TBD.

Download iCalendar file for this competition March 20–21, 2015 ACF Western Divisional Competitions

Show Site: College of Southern Nevada, Cheyenne Campus, Las Vegas, NV
Website: http://www.acfchefs.org
ACF Competitions: March 20, 2015
ACF U.S.A.'s Chef of the Year sponsored by: Unilever Food Solutions
ACF Pastry Chef of the Year sponsored by: Plugrá European-Style Butter
ACF Student Chef of the Year sponsored by: Custom Culinary
ACF Student Team Divisional Competition: March 21, 2015
Competing Schools: Arizona, Le Cordon Bleu Scottsdale; California, TBD; Colorado, TBD; Hawaii, Kapiolani Community College; Montana, University of Montana College of Tech.; Oregon, TBD; Utah, Utah Valley University; Washington, TBD.

Download iCalendar file for this competition July 23, 2015 2015 NACUFS Challenge

Show Site: JW Marriott, Indianapolis, IN
Show Chair: Jason Reynolds - chefreynolds@bsu.edu
Telephone: (765) 215-4164
Fax: (765) 285-0780
Website: http://nacufs.org/recognition-culinary-challenge/rules/
Categories: W - Buffalo Flank Steak Competition
Individual Competitors will have 60 minutes, with ten additional minutes for plating, to prepare four portions of an original hot entrée, featuring the mandatory protein of buffalo flank steak, (one 1.5-2 pound steak per competitor), side dishes and sauces to create a balanced plate. Each plate should follow the nutritional guidelines listed in the general rules the NACUFS website.
http://nacufs.org/recognition-culinary-challenge/rules/
Lead Judge: Rene Marquis, CEC, CCE, CCA, AAC - sevens777rm@yahoo.com

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