The Culinary Insider - March 2, 2009 (Vol. VII, Issue
ACF Central Conference, Sensational
The ACF Central Regional Conference was a success with more than 400
attendees maximizing the benefits of professional-development seminars,
CEH opportunities and competitions. A sincere thank you to the host
chapter, ACF Chicago Chefs of Cuisine Inc., our sponsors and exhibitors.
Pictures can be found online March 3 by close of business.
Successful Management for Our Times
Sponsored by Canada Cutlery, Inc.
Explore your values and leadership styles at this
eight-hour culinary educator seminar, entitled Successful Management for
Our Times. The focus is on management, supervision and leadership for
our current culinary climate.
Taught by Dr. Nancy Berkoff, RD, CCE, AAC, this course fulfills eight
hours of the educational requirement for CCE certification in the
Educational Psychology area and the management requirement for ACF
certification. The course, held at the Doubletree Hotel Seattle Airport,
April 3, is part of the ACF Western Regional Conference. Seminar cost is
$125, lunch included. Session participants will receive a complimentary
copy of the NRAEF Human Resources Management and Supervision Competency
Guide. Read more and register.
CAFE’s Summer Program for Professional Foodservice Trainers
CAFE offers 5 weekend events in 2009 delivering topics and trends
critical to your successful professional development.
- CAFE’s 5th-Annual Leadership Conference, J&W University,
- Front-of-House Operations, CIA, Hyde Park, N.Y.
- Food and Breads of the World, Florida Culinary Institute
- Global Cuisines, Kendall College, Chicago
- Edible Art, Professional Culinary Institute, San Jose, Calif.
Earn ACF continuing-education hours! Click Events at
www.CafeMeetingPlace.com for more information.
BCA 19th Annual Cultural Awareness Salute Black Tie Gala
BCA Continues Tradition of Celebrating
The BCA is holding its 16th Annual Cultural Awareness Salute Black Tie
Gala at the New York Marriott Marquis, New York. The event, entitled,
Culinary, Hospitality and Diversity
Excellence, provides a glimpse of the future with a four-course
meal with Latin, Creole, Asian and Native American cuisine prepared by
culinary students and a wine pairing. More
The evening starts at 6 p.m. with a VIP Reception, followed by a
general reception, silent action, dinner, dancing and entertainment.
Tickets prices vary and can be purchased online or by calling (646)
548-2949 or (646) 548-1886.
New Online Sanitation Provider
ACF has a new option for online sanitation training through the
Training Achievement Program Series (TAP Series). The TAP Series online
format offers high quality, award-winning and self-paced training
courses from the convenience of your home or office. Discounts are
provided for ACF members and certification applicants.
Managing Recertification is Easy
A new feature has been added to the ACF Web site to support our
members with recertification. Log onto Members Only today to review your
recertification date. The recertification application and requirements
are also available online.
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The 2009 Sante Restaurant Symposium, April
26–29 at The Sagamore in Bolton Landing, New York, is the
only full-service, professional-level event designed specifically for
fine restaurants. This year’s Symposium features seminars designed
to show you how to pull ahead even as the economy falters. You
can’t afford to miss it. isantemagazine.com/symposium.html
Coming in March/April
Santé welcomes spring with a brand new look. The March/April
2009 issue is filled with handsome new graphics, fresh and exciting
sections, and an easier-to-use review section. With an improved design,
Sante continues its commitment to provide the section. With an improved
design, Santé continues its commitment to provide the cutting-edge
content from restaurant professionals for restaurant professionals.