ACF student culinarians 18 years and older are
invited to apply for the 2011 Student Culinarian
Invitational by May 13 for the chance to win full
registration and accommodations at the 2011 ACF
National Convention at the Gaylord Texan, Dallas,
July 22-26. Five teams—four two-person teams and
their mentors representing each of the four ACF
regions and one team at large—will be selected to
prepare their region’s cuisine at a special reception/
dinner July 23. In addition, winners who meet the age
requirements mandated by the World Association
of Chefs Societies (WACS) will also travel, with
complimentary airfare, hotel and registration, to the 2012 WACS International Congress
in Seoul, South Korea. Visit www.acfchefs.org/StudentCulinarianInvitational for more
information and to apply. Winners will be announced May 31.
NEW STUDENT CULINARIAN INVITATIONAL
STUDENT culinarian invitational APPLICATION ALLSTUDENTCULINARIANS18YEARSANDOLDER areinvitedtoapplytoparticipateintheamericanculinary Federation’s(acF)premierStudentculinarianinvitational, aculinaryeventdesignedtofostermentorshipandnurture culinaryexcellence.takingplaceJuly23,2011,attheacF nationalconventionattheGaylordtexaninDallas,the reception/dinnerwillfeaturefiveteams:fourtwo-person teamsandtheirmentorsrepresentingeachofthefouracF regionsandoneatlargeteampreparingthecuisinethat bestrepresentstheirregion. FIVELUCKYTEAMSwillwinfullregistrationtoattendthe 2011acFnationalconventionandstayattheGaylordtexan, July22-26,2011.“ExperiencethePowerofconnection” asyoulearnfromindustryleadersandnetworkwithyour peers.EnjoyaprivatereceptionwithacFleadersandspecial guests.Plus,teamswilltravel,withcomplimentaryairfare andregistration,tothe2012Worldassociationofchefs SocietiesinternationalcongressinSeoul,SouthKorea.rally ourchapter’ssupportandenterbyMay13,2011,forthis once-in-a-lifetimeopportunity. WINNERSWILLBEANNOUNCEDMAY31,2011 www.acfchefs.org StuDEntS, GEtcooKinG! APPLY BY MAY 13, 2011
May 23-24, 2011
Visit the ACF website, www.acfchefs.org,
for more information and updates.
September 22-25, 2011
CHAPTER HOSTS ICE
More than 1,500 spectators gathered at
Country Club Plaza, Kansas City, Mo., Jan.
22 as more than 25 ice carvers competed
in the 8th annual Winter Ice Fest. The event,
hosted by ACF Greater Kansas City Chefs
Association and the Greater Kansas City
Restaurant Association, challenged competitors
in several categories to create sculptures
around the theme of Kansas City traditions.
In the professional category, chapter member
William Dworzan took first place, and in the
student category, Matthew Baker took first
place and Erica Tatham tied for second.
William Dworzan, executive chef at
Harrah’s North Kansas City, competes and
wins first place in the professional category
of the 8th annual Winter Ice Fest.
In January, 12 students graduated from First Coast Technical College’s (FCTC)
School of Culinary Arts, St. Augustine, Fla., making them eligible for ACF’s certified
culinarian (CC) status. Standing, left to right: Nadege Nicol, Sidney Schott, Mary
Elizabeth “Beth” Arnold, Kristen “Brooke” Butler and Samantha Pridgen. Seated,
left to right: Richard Pague, Jerry May, Brian Badgett and Kirk Kief. Not pictured:
Christopher Clifton, Linda Elliott and Matthew Thomas.
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