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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, 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: Rene Marquis, CEC, CCE, CCA, AAC - sevens777rm@yahoo.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 4–5, 2014 ACF Beehive Chefs Chapter

Show Site: Utah Valley University, Orem, UT
Show Chair: Todd Leonard, CEC - tleonard@uvu.edu
Telephone: (801) 863-8087
Fax: (801) 633-4336
Categories: K1-9, SK1-9, P1-2, SP1-2, ST2 - ACF Student Team Utah State Competition
Lead Judge: Stafford DeCambra, CEC, CCE, CCA, WCMC, AAC - sdecambra@achefs.net

Download iCalendar file for this competition November 6, 2014 ACF - Champaign Urbana 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 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 17–21, 2014 ACF Bahamas Culinary Association

Show Site: The College of The Bahamas, Nassau, Bahamas
Show Chair: Addiemae Rolle-Farrington, HAAC - chef-addie24@yahoo.com
Telephone: (242) 428-9857
Categories: SC, SD, E2, E3, F1, F4, F5, ST1, K9, SK1, SK9, SP1-2 - ACF Student Team Bahamas State Competition
Competing School: The College of The Bahamas
Lead Judge: Roland Schaeffer, CEC, AAC, HOF - roland.schaeffer@comcast.net

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
Students representing the ACF North Carolina Chapter who attend Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College, Asheville, N.C .
Students representing the ACF North Carolina Chapter who attend Central Piedmont Community College, Charlotte, N.C.
Students representing the ACF North Carolina Chapter who attend Fayetteville Technical Community College, Fayetteville, N.C.
Students representing the ACF North Carolina Chapter who attend Alamance Community College, Graham, N.C.
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, Denver, 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 November 23, 2014 Classic City Chefs & Cooks Association

Show Site: Athens Technical College, Walton Campus, Monroe, GA
Show Chair: Scott Howard - showard@athenstech.edu
Telephone: (404) 570-5249
Categories: ST2 - ACF Student Team Georgia State Competition
Competing Schools: Athens Technical College, Le Cordon Bleu of Atlanta
Lead Judge: Helmut Holzer, CMC, WGMC - hholzer@gfifoods.com

Download iCalendar file for this competition December 6, 2014 ACF Greater Cincinnati Chapter

Show Site: Midwest Culinary Institute, Cincinnati, OH
Show Chair: Betsy LaSorella, CEPC - mary.lasorella@cincinnatistate.edu
Telephone: (513) 569-1568
Website: http://mciacf.org
Categories: ST2 - ACF Student Team Ohio State Competition
Competing Schools: Columbus Culinary Institute, Sinclair Community College, Hocking College
Lead Judge: Derek Spendlove, CEPC - dspendlove@sullivan.edu

Download iCalendar file for this competition December 6, 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: A-D, SA-SD, K1-9, SK1-9, P1-2, SP1-2
Lead Judge: Frank Costantino, EdD., CEC, CCE, CCA, AAC - fcostantino@monroecollege.edu

Download iCalendar file for this competition January 7–9, 2015 ACF of Glens Falls New York

Show Site: Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY
Show Chair: Mark Miller, CEC - mmiller@skidmore.edu
Telephone: (518) 580-8326
Fax: (518) 580-5890
Website: http://www.skidmore.edu
Categories: W
This will be a four person team competition. ACF Category W - Market Basket. Four Course menu consisting of appetizer or salad, soup or dessert, entrée with starch and vegetable and a buffet platter for 12.
Lead Judge: Fritz Sonnenschmidt, CMC, AAC, HOF - sonnenchef@aol.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 27–29, 2015 ACF Myrtle Beach Chapter

Show Site: Hotel, Motel & Restaurant Supply Show of the SE, Myrtle Beach, SC
Show Chair: Eric Wagner - chefericwagner@hmrsss.com
Telephone: (843) 448-9483
Fax: (843) 626-1513
Website: http://www.hmrsss.com
Categories: A, B, C, E1, F1, H1
Lead Judge: Alex Darvishi, CEC, AAC - chefalexd@sbcglobal.net

Download iCalendar file for this competition March 29, 2015 ACF Professional Chefs of Northeast Pennsylvania

Show Site: Luzerne County Community College, Nanticoke, PA
Show Chair: David Pembleton, CEC, CCE - dpembleton@luzerne.edu
Telephone: (570) 667-7036
Fax: (570) 735-8794
Categories: A-D, K1-9, SK1-9
Lead Judge: Frank Costantino, EdD, CEC, CCE, CCA, AAC - fcostantino@monroecollege.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

Download iCalendar file for this competition July 31–August 1, 2015 : 2015 ACF American Culinary Classic

Show Site: Orlando World Center Marriott, Orlando, FL
Show Chair: American Culinary Federation (ACF) - classic@acfchefs.net
Telephone: (800) 624-9458
Fax: (904) 940-0741
Culinary teams, it is the American Culinary Federation’s (ACF) pleasure to invite you to participate in the 2015 American Culinary Classic. This competition is open to international culinary teams, limited to 12, as well as regional, city, college, company, military teams and individuals from the United States. This event will take place during the 2015 ACF National Convention, July 30-Aug 3, 2015, at the Orlando World Center Marriott, Orlando, Florida. Register today!

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