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Download iCalendar file for this competition September 27, 2014 ACF National Chapter

Show Site: Marina Barracks, Washington, DC
Show Chair: David Ivey-Soto, CEC, CCA, MBA - david.ivey-soto@icook.biz
Telephone: (703) 293-2433
Website: http://mha1.net
Categories: W 4-person team, four-course meal for four.
4 Person Team consisting of a team captain and 3 members
Each team will receive their basket and have 30 minutes to write and submit their menu.
Each team has 2 hours in the kitchen to mis en place, cook and serve a four-course meal for 8.
At least some portion of each item in the basket must be used in the menu.
Lead Judge: George O'Palenick, CEC, CCE, AAC - gopalenick@cox.net

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
Lead Judge: Louis Perrotte, CEC, AAC, HOF - lperrotte@aol.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 6–9, 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 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
Fax: (828) 3014563
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 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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