Cook. Craft. Create. Convention & Show Learning Tracks
* schedule subject to change
To add a specific session to your Microsoft Outlook calendar or other software that supports the iCalendar format, click the calendar icon next to the session’s time and open or save the file.
The American Culinary Federation is pleased to introduce Learning Tracks at National Convention to offer dedicated time and space for professional collaboration around common areas of study.
Culinarians of all levels, from the student chef to the advanced chef, will be engaged by the educational sessions and demonstrations featured in the Culinary Track. Get a unique perspective from private chefs, corporate chefs and an ACF Certified Master Chef on relevant topics including competition, butchery, plating presentation and more.
The Pastry Track includes leading pastry chefs and industry innovators to enhance your pastry program. This track includes educational sessions and demonstrations for entry-level to advanced pastry chefs and individuals interested in cross training in pastry.
Learn cutting-edge techniques from chefs who set industry trends. The educational sessions and demonstrations in the Innovation Track will change how you think about food and operate your kitchen while providing actionable insight to implement in your own organization.
Professional Development Track
Learn about alternative solutions to engage, empower and influence your workforce in the Professional Development Track. Chefs and industry professionals will lead educational sessions and discussions to provide actionable information to affect positive change in your kitchen or organization.