ACF Sustainability Corner

The ACF Sustainability Corner offers tools to help educate you, your team, and students on sustainable concepts to help minimize cost while reducing your carbon footprint.

Toolkits

Each month we will highlight a topic and provide an article, infographic, and presentation to share with your team. Complete the quiz by logging on to the ACF Online Learning Center to earn two hours of continuing-education credits toward ACF certification.

January: Food For Thought

The idea of sustainability in the food service is not new. You are all very acquainted with seafood sustainability. Now, restaurant owners, chefs, cooks, politicians, scientists, foodies and customers are championing the ideas of sustainability above and beyond seafood.

Upcoming topics include:

  • Making More Money (One Straw at a Time)
  • The Science of Climate Change in the Kitchen
  • Dangers of Mono Cropping and Overfishing
  • Air, Water and Plastic Pollution

Webinars and Recordings

ACF ChefsForum Webinar - “Talking Trash”: A Practical Discussion About Reducing Waste in Foodservice

Five industry experts share their experience in reducing waste from manufacturing to the kitchen. They share their company’s goals and vision, and how we can all work together to reduce waste. Presented in partnership with minorsfoodservice.com

View on YouTube or log on to the ACF Online Learning Center to earn one hour of continuing-education credits toward ACF certification.

How to Achieve the Benefits of Waste Reduction, Kathryn Fenner

This session will explore waste reduction benefits, provide examples of how other operators are seeking to reduce food waste, and demonstrate how you can achieve those benefits through menu innovation.

Log on to the ACF Online Learning Center to view and earn one hour of continuing-education credits toward ACF certification.

From Wasted to Wanted, Adam Kaye

Adam Kaye will take you on a journey into the unseen and under-appreciated and will highlight how today’s scraps can become tomorrow’s delicious dish.

Log on to the ACF Online Learning Center to view and earn one hour of continuing-education credits toward ACF certification.