The Culinary Insider - November 10, 2008 (Vol. VI,
Find Out What You’re Worth
Salary Calculator Available on ACF’s Web
Did you know that culinarians with a certified executive chef (CEC) or
certified executive pastry chef (CEPC) designation and higher on average
earn more in a year?
Several factors have been determined as influential components in
determining a chef’s salary. To find out how these factors could
increase your annual salary, use ACF’s new salary calculator. Here
you can select various career situations and the calculator will predict
your potential annual salary. More
Knowledge Bowl Gets a New Look
Sponsored by Pearson
Competitors for the 2009 Baron H. Galand Culinary Knowledge Bowl
competition will see a new look for the culinary quiz competition. For a
preview of the new, 2009 format, visit ACF’s Web site. Teams can
practice for the competition by using this interactive, online game.
The registration deadline for the 2009 competition is Dec. 31.
Don’t miss your chance to compete, register now.
Providing You With MORE
It’s time to make your plans to join us in Boston, Feb. 7–9,
for the Northeast Regional Conference and in
Schaumburg, Ill. Feb. 21–23, for the Central
Join your fellow chefs and foodservice executives for three days of
stimulating programming, including: Going Green to
Save Green, sponsored by Nuance Solutions; Global Flavors & Your Menu, sponsored by
Unilever Food Solutions; Pork Quality 101,
sponsored by The National Pork Board and Chapter
Leader - Tips for Top Toques.
Dr. Henry B. Wainer, president and owner of Sid Wainer & Son
Specialty Produce and Specialty Foods, is scheduled as the key note
speaker for the Northeast Regional Conference. Central conference
attendees will see the return of Cooking Today with
David Russell, CEC, AAC.
View Northeast Schedule | View Central
Save Money When You Register Early
2009 ACF Regional Conference Discount
Northeast Registration: Jan. 7 | Hotel: Jan. 14
Central Registration: Jan. 22 | Hotel: Feb. 6
Western Registration: Mar. 14 | Hotel: Mar. 3
Southeast Registration: Mar. 18 | Hotel: Mar. 27
2009 conference attendees have several registration options. To view
them, visit our FAQ page, or register online now.
Candidate Information on ACF’s Web site
Candidates running for ACF national office can now find election
guidelines, job descriptions and logo use policies by logging into
ACF’s Web site with your member number. If interested in
nominating a candidate for office, the nomination must be in writing and
sent to the National Office by Dec. 1, 2008.
If you have any questions, contact Nominations and Elections Chairman
Mark Kent at email@example.com.
Certification Verification Tool Online
ACF has recently launched an online tool to make verifying ACF
certifications easy. As an employer, you can now confirm a potential
employee’s certification by using this online search engine.
Simply enter a chef’s name and the search results will provide
their certification, city and state. More
Looking For A Job?
Visit ACF’s online Career Center for the latest available job
opportunities in the culinary industry. Search for jobs by location or
type, or post your résumé for employers.
Sous Chef - Somerset Club, Boston
Pastry Chef/Line Cooks - La Gorce Country
Club, Miami Beach
Director of Education - Culinary Institute of
Virginia - Norfolk, Va.
Culinary Instructors - The Art Institutes
International - Kansas City, Kans.
View more jobs.
Recipe Contests: Submit Your Winning Recipe
Comfort Food Recipe Contest
Prize: $250 MarxFoods.com Gift Certificate
Entry deadline: Nov. 17
The Third Annual Manischewitz® Cook-Off
Prize: More than $25,000 in prizes
Entry deadline: Dec. 31
Philly Express Holiday Sweepstakes
Prize: $5,000 Culinary Innovation Session
Entry deadline: Dec. 31
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