SOUTHEAST REGIONAL CONFERENCE
February 20-22 | Winston-Salem Marriott Celebrating Diversity, Sustaining our Future
Chocolate Hands-On Workshop
Sunday, Feb. 19, 9 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Sponsored by Barry Callebaut
Spend two hours perfecting your chocolate
techniques. First, each attendee will fully
understand and execute proper tempering of
chocolate using the seeding method. Next,
produce chocolate confections using your
tempered chocolate. Finish off your creation
by using cacao butter transfer sheets
to decorate your confections. Separate
registration required. Class size is limited.
Presented by Richard Cusick, CEPC,
technical advisor, Chocolate Academy
Chicago, Barry Callebaut USA
Back Creek Angus Ranch Tour
Sunday, Feb. 19, 9: 30 a.m.
Sponsored by Certified Angus Beef® Brand
Spend the day on a working Angus beef
ranch and learn about the science behind
the sizzle. Attendees will be able to walk
through the pasture with a cattleman
and gain insight into the day-to-day
operations of the modern-day family
farm. Also, get to the bottom of just
what defines sustainable, natural, local,
grass-fed and corn-fed beef. The session
includes lunch, and is available to ACF
members only. Separate registration
required. Class size is limited.
Hotel Information | $119 per night + tax
ACF attendees receive a discount rate of $119 per night (plus tax). This rate is offered three
days before and three days after the conference, based on availability.
425 N. Cherry Street
Winston Salem, NC 27101
Group code: acfacfa
Complimentary wireless Internet access
Valet and self parking
Reservations must be made by January 20, 2012, to receive this discounted rate.
Make your reservations now!
Monday, Feb. 20, 7 p.m.
The Southeast Regional
Academy of Chefs Dinner
is hosted by executive chef Jonathan
Elwell, CEC, at the historic Old Town
Club, Winston-Salem (buses depart
at 6: 30 p.m.). Elwell graduated from
the ACF apprenticeship program while
employed at the Atlanta Athletic Club,
Johns Creek, Ga. He has held positions
at Chattanooga Golf and Country Club,
Chattanooga, Tenn., and Augusta Country
Club, Augusta, Ga. Elwell and the staff
at Old Town Club look forward to making
the Academy dinner an unforgettable
experience. Cost is $125 per person;
purchase tickets online at www.acfchefs.
org/AAC-Southeast or call the Academy
office at (904) 484-0202.