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NOR T H E A S T REGIONAL CONFERENCE
mARCh 20-23 | Columbus Renaissance
Alfonso Contrisciani, CMC, AAC, is executive chef at New Albany Country Club & Spa and East Golf Club in New
Albany, Ohio. He has garnered more than 75 national and international awards in culinary competition, and competed
as a member of ACF Culinary Team USA in 1992, 1996 and 2000. In 2000, he captained the team that won the world
championship in cold food at the Internationale Kochkunst Ausstellung (IKA) in Erfurt, Germany. He was named
Restaurateur of the Year by The International Food & Beverage Forum in 2004. He is a member of ACF Columbus
Chapter, the World Master Chefs Society and The International Food & Beverage Forum.
AMERICAN ACADEMY OF CHEFS DINNER
David Wolf, CEC, AAC, executive chef at the Hyatt on Capitol Square, Columbus, Ohio, will prepare
the 2011 Northeast Regional Conference AAC reception and dinner Tuesday, March 22, at the hotel.
The dinner is open to all ACF members and their guests; tickets are $125 per person. Contact the
Academy office at (800) 624-9458, ext. 102, for more information.
ICEBREAKER AT THE ARENA
Sunday, March 20
Join ACF Columbus Chapter at Nationwide Arena for food, fun and professional hockey as the hometown Blue Jackets take on the New
Jersey Devils. $60 includes lower-bowl game ticket, private reception with food, and roundtrip transportation between the hotel and
arena. Tickets can be purchased in advance as part of conference registration, or on-site from the chapter.
SATURDAY, MARCH 19 Chapter Community Day
SUNDAY, MARCH 20 Educator Development Series sponsored by Canada Cutlery Inc., Chapter Presidents Meeting, Icebreaker at
MONDAY, MARCH 21 Baron H. Galand Culinary Knowledge Bowl sponsored by American Technical Publishers, General Session
featuring “Meet the Candidates,” Taste of Columbus reception
TUESDAY, MARCH 22 Town Hall Meeting with board of directors candidates, Trade Show, American Academy of Chefs Reception
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 23 Chef Professionalism Lunch, Regional Awards Gala
DIsCOUNt DEADLINEs AppROAChING FAst!
Register by Feb. 4 to receive the Member Rewards or Early Registration rates. See page 65 for details. Register
online at www.acfchefs.org/Events. Reserve hotel rooms by Feb. 28 to receive discount rate of $109 + tax per
night. Make your reservations online with the Columbus Renaissance Hotel, or call (614) 228-5050.
REGIstER ONLINE at www.acfchefs.org/Events