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Download iCalendar file for this competition September 6–7, 2014 ACF Heart of Illinois Professional Chefs Association

Show Site: Illinois Central College - North, Peoria, IL
Show Chair: James Kremer, CEC -
Telephone: (309) 397-9896
Fax: (309) 686-7019
Categories: F1 & F2
Lead Judge: Stephan Miller, CMC -

Download iCalendar file for this competition September 7–9, 2014 ACF Central Florida Chapter

Show Site: Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL
Show Chair: Steven Jayson, CEC, AAC -
Telephone: (407) 363-8496
Categories: ST2, W

Download iCalendar file for this competition September 13, 2014 ACF Atlanta Chefs Association

Show Site: Le Cordon Bleu, Tucker, GA
Show Chair: Mark Milliron -
Telephone: (770) 843-6047
Fax: (404) 521-4808
Categories: K8, K9
Lead Judge: Helmut Holzer, CMC, WGMC -

Download iCalendar file for this competition October 5, 2014 ACF North Carolina Chapter

Show Site: Winston Salem Marriott, Winston Salem, NC
Show Chair: Jonathan Elwell, CEC, ACE -
Telephone: (336) 723-5533
Fax: (336) 723-3446
Categories: A - D, SA - SD, K1, SK5, P2
Joyce Farms will provide 2 each Guinea Hen for Professional Competition
Joyce Farms will provide 1 each Pousson Rouge for the Student Competition
All other ingredients will be provided by the individual competitors.
Lead Judge: J. Kevin Walker, CMC, AAC -

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 -
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 -

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 -
Telephone: (972) 877-9459
Categories: C, D, SC, SD, K2
Dallas / Fort Worth Food & Equipment Expo 2014 Application
Lead Judge: Timothy Prefontaine, CEC -

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 -
Telephone: (614) 306-5082
Categories: A, D, SA, SD, F1-2, F5-6, K1-9, SK1 - SK9, P1-2, SP1-2
Lead Judge: Stafford DeCambra, CEC, CCE, CCA, AAC -

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 -
Telephone: (727) 481-3983
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 - Allan Gazaway, CEC, AAC -
Lead Judge: Louis Perrotte, CEC, AAC, HOF -

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 -
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 -

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 -
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

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 -
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 -

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