ACF Today, Vol. 1, No. 3 - December 12, 2003
In this edition . . .
- Order new business cards for the new year!
- National office posts holiday hours of operation
- ACF accepts candidates for 2004 Achievement of Excellence
- Close-out on select ACF merchandise, in time for holiday
Personalized ACF Business Cards Available from the National
Now you can order business cards with your ACF chapter's logo. Printed
with your personal and work information, these cards with three-color
ink and foil-stamped gold are impressive and professional. Order
quantities starting at 500 for only $85. Visit
ACF Hours of Operation, Holiday 2003
To celebrate the 2003 holiday season, ACF's national office will be
closed on the following days:
- Thursday, Dec. 25
- Friday, Dec. 26
- Thursday, Jan. 1
- Friday, Jan. 2
On Wednesday, Dec. 24, the national office will operate from 8 a.m.
to noon Eastern Time. ACF's toll-free telephone answering service, (800)
624-9458, is available 24 hours a day during holiday closings. Also,
visit us online at http://www.acfchefs.org, where information on ACF
programs and events is only a mouse-click away!
Nominate Your Candidate for a 2004 ACF Achievement of Excellence
Do you know of an excellent foodservice facility worthy of an ACF
Achievement of Excellence Award? Restaurants, bakeries, clubs, corporate
dining facilities, hotel signature dining rooms . . . Many industry
segments are represented in the awards program. Awards will be presented
at the ACF National Convention in Orlando, Fla., next July. Full entry
applications are available online at
http://www.acfchefs.org/events/awards/excellence.html, or contact Tracy
Smith at (800) 624-9458, ext. 114. Deadline for entry is April 30,
Order Close-out ACF Merchandise Through Our e-Store!
The following discontinued items are available at discounted prices
through ACF's e-Store:
- Coaster set (ME132). Four-piece absorbent stone coaster set with
ACF's logo imprinted in full color. $15 (orig. $18).
SEE IT HERE:
- ACF V-neck sweater (ME119). Long-sleeve v-neck sweater, in navy
blue, made of Lo-Pil acrylic fiber that is washable and colorfast. ACF's
logo is embroidered on left. Sizes L to 2XL. $30 (orig. $40)
SEE IT HERE:
- Chef and Child Foundation logo mug. Red (CCF01) or blue (CCF02). $3
SEE IT HERE [RED]:
- Chef and Child Foundation logo mouse pad (CCF14). $2 (orig. $5).
SEE IT HERE:
- ACF Culinary Team USA 2004 bomber jacket (TEAM09). High-quality
Dunbrooke bomber jacket, dark navy blue, nylon with comfortable
poly/cotton jersey lining with nylon sleeve lining, knit rib trim on
cuffs and neck, elastic waistband, zippered front hand pockets, pocket
on left sleeve, and security pocket on inside right chest. ACF Culinary
Team USA logo embroidered on left. Sizes 2X and 3X only. $50 (orig.
SEE IT HERE:
- American Academy of Chefs V-neck vest (AA018). Sleeveless pullover
vest made of 80% cotton / 20% polyester with a subtle vertical textured
striped fabric. Knit rib trim on V-neck, arm holes and waistband. In
ivory, embroidered with the American Academy of Chefs Logo. Sizes M to
3XL. $40 (orig. $49).
SEE IT HERE:
- American Academy of Chefs logo baseball cap. Made from 100% cotton
twill. This classic Pro Style cap features six panel construction,
stitched eyelets, and buckram lining for quality embroidery. In white
(AA019) or black (AA020). $12 (orig. $15).
SEE IT HERE [WHITE]:
Price of each item includes shipping within the continental United
States. Visit while supplies last.
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