The Culinary Insider - April 27, 2009 (Vol. VII, Issue
2009 ACF Southeast Regional Conference Royal Success
The 2009 ACF Southeast Regional Conference took place in Charlotte,
N.C., the Queen’s City, April 18–20, and was a royal
success. Congratulations to all the award honorees and competitors, and
a sincere thank you to our sponsors, exhibitors and attendees for making
this a most memorable event.
2009 National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel
The 2009 National Restaurant Association
Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show® is the culinary world’s leading
event for the hottest restaurant menu trends from food to drinks. Scores
of food and beverage product innovations will be showcased throughout
the exhibit floor in interactive culinary demonstrations and education
sessions led by top chefs, restaurateurs, forecasters and trend-setters,
May 16–19, McCormick Place, Chicago.
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.
Midwest Culinary Institute Hosts ACE Training and Practical
designation that will make you stand out among your peers and may
elevate your career. Attend ACE (Approved Certification Evaluators)
Training, June 15, or take the Practical Exam, June 16, at Midwest
Culinary Institute, Cincinnati. Complete the ACE Training registration
form or the Practical Exam candidate registration form and either e-mail
it to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax it to (904) 825-4758.
Job Hunting in Today’s Economy
From executive chef, sous chef and pastry cook to club manager and
educator, ACF is here to help you in your search. Visit our Career
Center for the latest available job opportunities in the culinary
industry. Search for jobs by location or type, or post your
Some of the current postings from the 382
- Executive chef of luxury hotel with earning potential of $100,000 to
- Chef de Cuisine for award winning Brasserie JO, Boston
- Culinary-instructor at The International Culinary Schools at The Art
Institutes, Draper, Utah
- Production coordinator for nutrition services at Morris Hospital,
2009 Santé Awards
Join an elite group of professionals by applying for a Santé award or
nominate a restaurant, chef, wine, beverage or service professional.
Santé awards recognize excellence in four distinct categories:
culinary, wine and spirits, hospitality and service professional.
Winners will be invited to attend the Santé Restaurant Symposium at
the Lake George Resort in the Adirondack mountains.
BCA Relaunches Web Site
BCAGlobal.org is the new and improved BCA Web site. Its goal is to
bridge students and mentors, culinarians and commerce to advance
diversity in the hospitality and culinary industries. Visit
BCAGlobal.org to learn more.
QVC Casting Call
Culinary experts, chefs and students in New York, Philadelphia or
Washington D.C. are wanted by QVC for cooking demos and to sell culinary
products. E-mail your résumé resume, photo and letter of
interest to Sean De Simone at email@example.com.
2009 Tabasco® Brand Hottest Chef Contest
The winning recipe will be bold and flavorful,
profitable for the operator and affordable for the consumer.
Grand Prize: $10,000. Enter
Les Dames d’Escoffier International Legacy Award
d’Escoffier International is awarding three internships for the
Legacy Awards on June 15 in the categories of: food, beverage and
hospitality. You can be one of the select to learn firsthand from
accomplished Dames. Applications are due by May 15.
2009 ACF Election Nominees
View the 2009 ACF election nominees video platform speeches. Ballots
mail May 1.