NewS bi TeS from the acf foodservice community
national member; and Mark Wright, CEC, AAC, AAC chair, a member of
ACF of Greater Buffalo New York.
5. Chef cooks up treats for kids
Roger Newell, CEC, CCE, CCA, AAC, pictured, a member of ACF
Central Florida Chapter, cooked for second-graders at Partin Settlement
Elementary School, kissimmee, Florida, May 23. Students enjoyed
a pancake and pajama party breakfast with a choice of blueberry,
chocolate chip, white chocolate chip and M&M pancakes. The breakfast
treat was a reward for big improvements in reading and math scores.
6. Chapter abuzz about beekeeping
ACF Laurel Highlands Chapter held a chapter meeting May 29 at the
home of Nancy Thorne, registered dietitian and beekeeper, in Greensburg,
Pennsylvania. Thorne, who is a member of Westmoreland County
Beekeepers Association, educated chapter members about beekeeping,
from the parts of a hive to the different types of bees that make up each
hive, as well as harvesting and extracting honey. Several varieties of honey
demonstrated the differences in color and flavor based on the flowers/
plants where the bees fed. Pictured: ACF Laurel Highlands Chapter
members with Thorne, third from right.
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7. Scholarships and education benefit from
Chefs at the Shore
Members of ACF Professional Chefs Association of South Jersey,
pictured, participated in the chapter’s 15th annual Chefs at the
Shore event June 21 at Atlantic City Aquarium, Atlantic City, New
Jersey. Thirty-five local restaurants provided chefs and food, and
the chefs were assisted by student volunteers. The event raised
money for scholarships and the aquarium’s educational programs.
Scholarships were awarded to students Savannah Burla, Delany
Harper and Andrew McDade.