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NOR T H E A S T regional conference
march 20-23 | Columbus Renaissance
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.
featureD eDucational programming
PlatIng and PreSentatIon technIqueS
Sponsored by american technical Publishers
This session with gui alinat, cec, culinary instructor at The International Culinary School at The Art
Institute of Tampa, will demonstrate various plating techniques that give balance, unity, focal point, flow,
height, color and texture. The importance of showcasing both flavor and functionality on every plate will be
discussed, as well as free-form and structured approaches to plating.
Sponsored by gordon Food Service
Join gerry ludwig, cec, consulting chef with Gordon Food Service (GFS), to discover the most significant
flavor trends impacting foodservice today. Consumer data and extensive street-level research conducted by
experts at GFS has uncovered the hottest menu ideas and most significant flavor trends. Gain valuable insight
on what’s hot today, and learn practical ways to apply these concepts to your operation.
Sponsored by Mccormick For chefs
ACF Certified Master Chefs thomas griffiths and rich rosendale explore the
development of flavor by using quality ingredients in the correct combinations. They
will also examine certain flavor combinations that bring out distinct flavor profiles.
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