Fellow ACF Palm Beach Members,
Our March 13th Culinary Student Competition and Tasting was a tremendous success due to the combined efforts West Boca High School, Chef Instructor, Chef Nancy Hall, salon orchestration of Chef Dominick Laudia, AAC, and US Foods Sponsorship & Culinary Fanatic, Chef Jeffrey Schlissel.
CONGRATULATIONS to our Culinary Student Award Winners:
WBHS Team #1 – Mckenzie Telford, Madison Fox, Kiara Johnson
WBHS Team #2 – Tyler Hughs, Vincent Palma, & Guerby
Akeem Scott (Cake Competition) & Lietza Joseoh (Individual Competition)
Braden Roetzel (Dexter Russell Scholarship Recipient)
Thank you ACF Palm Beach Chef Judges:
- Chef Jack Kane
- Chef Manfred Schmidtke
- Chef Joe DiPrima
- Chef Peter Bonet
- Chef David Sirko
- Chef Stephanie Stelega
- Chef Rod Smith
The Following Chef Mentors guided their students to a spectacular Grand Tasting:
- Chef Doug Kirkstedder
- Chef Ray Willey
- Chef Jeffrey Schlissel
- Chef Christina Brown
- Chef Rod Smith
- Chef John Carlino
- Chef Peggy Smith
- Chef Christopher Spitz
- Chef Vicki Corrao
- Chef Daniel Laudia
Art Institute Chef Instructors
The talent and support of many chapter members created this unique culinary experience for students, guests, and family that attended. Thank you all for your time and effort!
Our Chapter Social April 3 – Sponsored by Cheney Brothers!
4:30 PM – North Palm Country Club, Village Tavern
*Great Opportunity to network with your fellow ACF Members and Guest Chefs.}
We have over 120 Confirmed RSVP attendees.
Visit the link to be on the Guest List.
May 8th – ACF Chapter Spring Meeting
4:00 PM – Royal Palm Yacht Club, Boca Raton – Hosted by Chef Joe DiPrima
Chef DiPrima will offer a sit-down dinner menu paired with Local Craft Beers!
Topics on the agenda include ACF Summer Activities: Culinary Creations Dinner, ACF National Convention in Orlando, and our Chapter Golf Tournament.
This is a RSVP Event for ACF Members and Invited Guests.
*20.00 charge for Non-Members, (unless they are registered guest by ACF Member).
IMPORTANT to UPDATE:
Invites to all our upcoming events will be sent to your current email address that is on file with ACF National Office…. **PLEASE be sure to UPDATE with ACF National so you stay informed.
Thank you for your membership in our ACF Association of Palm Beach County Chefs!
John A. Carlino
ACF Palm Beach President