12 In Full Bloom Helsinki’s food culture is a vital part of the
16 Now Hiring For supermarkets seeking to satisfy consumer
demand for prepared meals, cooking ideas and convenience,
chefs are the answer.
22 Waste Not Managing waste is serious business.
25 Consider the Alternative Gluten-free menu choices
28 Bring Home the Bacon with Lamb Belly A different
meat for a popular preparation inspires creativity.
32 Petal Perfect Sugar-coated blossoms are pretty
36 Getting Fresh The freshest of vegetables make spring
40 A Campfire Treat Grows Up Pastry chefs redefine s’mores
as cupcakes, bars, tarts and upscale desserts.
7 President’s Message
8 Front Burner
10 Let’s Talk About . . .
44 At the Bar
48 On the Menu
51 News Bites
56 2014 ACF Events Series
66 Hot Products
on the cover: This rooftop
garden at the Waldorf Astoria New
York—complete with beehives—
reflects the hotel’s concern for
the environment, as does its
commitment to waste management.
Waldorf Astoria New York
“It’s unique. It’s kind of sexy. It’s not your normal
Christopher DeJohn, Bring Home the Bacon with Lamb Belly, page 28