ACF Today, Vol. III, No. 10
May 17, 2005
In this edition . . .
* Deadline for best convention discount is May 20!
* Visit ACF at the NRA Show this week
* The Ritz-Carlton Culinary Showcase at Skills for Culinarians Day
sponsored by Nestlé FoodServices
* ACF offers Spanish-language refresher courses for certification
* Chapters: Keep raising funds for Chef & Child Foundation
* Advertise in the Convention Program Guide
Deadline for Best Discount to Register for ACF's National Convention
Is May 20
Now you can register for ACF's 2005 National Convention online! With
the theme of "Brand Your Future," this year's convention is scheduled
for July 30-Aug. 2 at the Rivercenter Marriott in San Antonio. The best
discounts on full registration for all ACF members (as high as 50% off
for senior members) are available through Friday, May 20.
Register now! Visit www.secure-online.com/acf/pfpg_2005reg.cfm and
simply complete the online form. Or, see The National Culinary
Review for a printed version.
The Ritz-Carlton Culinary Showcase at Skills for Culinarians Day
sponsored by Nestlé FoodServices
The ACF is very excited to have The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, LLC
chefs present a cooking demonstration at the 4th Annual Skills for
Culinarians Day, sponsored by Nestlé Foodservice at the 2005
National Conference in San Antonio. On Tuesday, August 2, chefs such as
John Johnstone, CMC, Roy Khoo, Kai Lerman, Jean-Pierre Dubray will take
part in cooking, and share their knowledge with other culinarians. The
event is sponsored by Minor's/Nestlé Food Services. Stay tuned for
ACF to Exhibit at NRA Show, May 21-24
Visit ACF at the 86th National Restaurant Association Restaurant,
Hotel-Motel Show at McCormick Place in Chicago, booth 2293 in the South
Hall on the upper level. (This is a different booth location from
previous years.) Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Pick up
member-recruitment and education information, or simply drop by to say
hello to staff. We look forward to seeing you!
Safety and Sanitation online course now offered in Spanish, Curso de
30 Hrs de salubridad
On May 6, chefcertification.com announced that their online
Sanitation and Safety course is now available in Spanish and English.
Chefcertification.com said they would soon be following Sanitation with
a Spanish version of Nutritional Cooking later in the fall of 2005 and
Supervisory Management in early 2006.
The ACF has taken an aggressive position on the needed translation of
culinary science and fundamental cooking and baking information for the
thousands of Latino cooks and chefs currently employed in the United
States. Look for the full article in your June edition of Center of
Chapters: Keep raising funds for Chef & Child Foundation
Chef and Child raffle tickets have been mailed to all chapters to
sell for the chance to win a 2005 PT Cruiser. If you need additional
tickets please contact the Chef & Child Office at
1-800-624-9458. The winner will be announced at the ACF 2005
National Convention in San Antonio.
Advertise in the Convention Program Guide
The 2005 National Convention Program Guide, a keepsake publication
containing the program schedule that distributes to every attendee at
ACF's national convention in San Antonio, offers advertising space to
ACF chapters and members at discounted rates.
Reserve your ad from 1/6 page to full page (color only) in the 2005
ACF National Convention Program Guide by June 23, with materials
submitted by June 30. ACF chapters and members receive 20% off published
rates. For a space-reservation form or more info, contact Brent T. Frei
at (847) 882-5499, email@example.com.
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