The Culinary Insider - August 31, 2009 (Vol. VII, Issue
Bill Gallagher Junior Chefs Forum
Register by Oct. 31 for Free
Junior chefs register by Oct. 31 to attend the 2010 Bill Gallagher
Junior Chefs Forum, Jan. 24–28 in Santiago, Chile, and receive
free accommodations. Run in conjunction with the 2010 WACS Congress, the
Junior Chefs Forum will focus on modern industry trends, kitchen
practices and more. It will also provide attendees with hands-on
experience, a diverse mix of networking opportunities and an interactive
cooking competition. Learn more and register.
Healthful Cooking Techniques
Serving nutritious food is not just a matter of choosing the right
foods to prepare. Cooking foods in ways that will retain and enhance
their healthful benefits is also of utmost importance. You can turn your
most popular dishes into a triple success of taste, appeal and
nutritional quality with a few careful decisions about ingredients and
cooking strategies. Learn more with September’s issue of Culinary
Nutrition News, presented by the ACF Chef & Child Foundation and
Durable and Precise OHAUS FD Scales
For durable and precise weighing, the OHAUS FD combines a large, bright
display with an internal battery that lasts 120 hours between charges.
With capacities from 6lb to 30lb, and precision up to 0.1g, these scales
can be configured in lb, oz, lb:oz, kg and g. Includes modes for
checkweighing and for baker’s percentages. NSF listed, supports
HACCP systems. For more information or to find out how to buy, call
(800) 672-7722, ext. 7021.
Chef Host Needed for Web Cooking Series
A major food brand is seeking a host for a Web-based cooking series.
Applicants must be able to demonstrate culinary skills and articulate
the “how to” cooking process on camera. Bilingual is a plus
and culinary skills are a must. Act now, as the deadline is this week.
One Goal, One Passion, One Team
Be a Part of ACF Culinary Team USA 2012
Apply today for ACF Culinary Team USA 2012 and experience a
once-in-a-lifetime opportunity that will take your career to the next
level! ACF Culinary Team USA is the official representative team of the
U.S. in major national and international culinary competitions. Apply
today to try out and you could be representing ACF and the U.S.A. at the
“culinary Olympics” in Germany, the Culinary World Cup in
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New ACF Chapter Locator
The new Choose a Chapter allows current and prospective members to
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You can either enter your city or ZIP code in the search box and
displays the closest chapters, or zoom in on the map and manually
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Megan Ketover, CPC, No Longer a “Food Network Challenge”
Megan Ketover, CPC, 2009 ACF Northeast Region Pastry Chef of the
Year, did an excellent job representing ACF and her hometown of
Cincinnati on “Food Network Challenge: Cereal Bridges 2,”
which aired Aug. 30. ACF spoke with her about her career, her first Food
Network competition and her passion for pastry. More
ACF Membership Partial Payment Plan
Did you know that if you are a renewing ACF
member, you could pay your annual dues in four equal credit card or
debit card installments? Find out more information by contacting ACF
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The ROI of Certification
Certification is an investment in yourself and the potential return
is invaluable. If you are considering ACF certification, review
ACF’s initial certification cost estimates to see how reasonable
the investment is for a five-year certification. Contact
firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions about the certification
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Experience the Power of Connection through the 2010 ACF Events
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SPLENDA® Dessert Fame Recipe Contest
SPLENDA® No Calorie Sweetener is giving culinary professionals and
students the chance to make dessert history with the Splenda Dessert
Fame Recipe Contest. Enter by the Sept. 30 deadline. Contact Diamond
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In a refreshing twist for recipe contests, Splenda is entertaining
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create your own historical monuments or view examples of other
SPLENDA® No Calorie Sweetener desserts.
Filled with award-winning recipes and tales from ACF Culinary Team
USA at the 2008 “culinary Olympics,” Cooking with
America’s Championship Team is a must have. Order your copy
from the ACF e-Store. ACF members, login to receive your discount.