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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

International Womens Day - Women Leaders in Foodservice

Wednesday, March 8, 2023, at 1 p.m. EDT

Anne McBride

Join us as we celebrate International Womens Day and female leaders in the culinary and hospitality industry. James Beard Foundation Vice President of Programs Anne E. McBride, Ph.D., will lead a panel of guests in this discussion. Sponsored by Smithfield Culinary

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Gluten-Free Baking - Shortcrust Pastry for Pies, Tarts & Crusts

Friday, March 10, 2023, at 11 a.m. EST

Nina Ryan

Live from “America’s Resort” in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia, Nina Ryan, a Main Dining Room Line Cook at The Greenbrier, will take you step-by-step through a simple pâte brisée recipe that your culinary team can produce quickly and efficiently. Learn how to make gluten-free pastry for pies, tarts and crusts that your guests will appreciate and remember.

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