2023 National Qualifiers, March 11–13, Johnson Community College, Overland Park, Kansas. Competitors:  apply before it’s too late. Deadline to apply is December 31, 2022!

ACF National Convention

The 2023 ACF National Convention is being held July 16–19, 2023, at the New Orleans Earnest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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ACF MasterCraft Summit Series

ACF has developed a new series of educational summits to deliver a higher level of programming in 2022. The ACF MasterCraft Summit Series being held in select cities across the United States features presentations and demonstrations by top industry chefs.

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ACF ChefsForum Webinar Series

Holiday Desserts: Focus on Gingerbread Skills

Brian Peffley

Monday, December 5, at 11 a.m. EST

’Tis the season…to explore the skills of rolling, assembling, baking and decorating the timeless holiday classic: gingerbread. Brian Peffley, CEPC, CCE, AAC, will join us to demonstrate his skills and proper techniques from royal icing to pro tips on how to perfect your next gingerbread showpieces.

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Recipe for Success: Mentorship & Goal Setting for Emerging Chefs

Saturday, December 10, at 1 p.m. EST

Calling all young chefs, emerging culinary leaders, ACF chefs and mentors! Join a panel of guest chef mentors for a special virtual discussion highlighting the importance of networking and mentorship plus the value of taking risks to achieve your goals as you grow your culinary career.

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