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Feb 10, 2012, 10:31 ET

First Lady Michelle Obama Announces New Chefs Move to Schools Coalition and Website in Dallas

Tom Colicchio, "Top Chef" chef'testants and members of the Dallas Cowboys join the First Lady and students for a healthy cook-off DALLAS, Feb....

Jun 01, 2010, 11:00 ET

More Than 50 American Culinary Federation Chefs Join Fight Against Obesity and Head to the White House for 'Chefs Move to Schools' Kickoff June 4

Chefs were chosen to join Michelle Obama's Let's Move! campaign and Sam Kass' initiative to take nutrition message to schools across America In...

Aug 06, 2009, 15:41 ET

U.S. Department of Labor Awards $481,200 Apprenticeship Grant to American Culinary Federation Education Foundation

The U.S. Department of Labor awarded the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation (ACFEF), the educational arm of the American Culinary...

Jul 15, 2009, 11:02 ET

Award Winners Announced at the 2009 Annual American Culinary Federation National Convention

The American Culinary Federation, Inc. (ACF) honored chefs, culinary industry professionals and foodservice establishments at the 2009 ACF National...

Jul 14, 2008, 01:00 ET

Nation's Top Chefs Compete in 'Culinary Olympics' in Germany

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla., July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- As U.S. Olympic athletes are training and preparing for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, another...

May 19, 2008, 01:00 ET

ACF Members Aidan Murphy, CMC, AAC, and Keriann Von Raesfeld Win Big at World Association of Chefs Societies International Culinary Competitions

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla., May 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Aidan Murphy, CMC, AAC, placed third overall and first in the food-and-wine-pairing...

Nov 15, 2007, 00:00 ET

American Culinary Federation Gives the Gift of Holiday Recipes

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla., Nov. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- During the holidays, cooks confuse tradition with monotony. Every year, it's the same...

Jul 25, 2007, 01:00 ET

Culinary Winners Honored at 57th Annual American Culinary Federation National Convention

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla., July 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Culinary Federation (ACF) awarded national culinary awards at the 2007 ACF...

May 23, 2007, 01:00 ET

ACF Culinary Regional Team USA Debuts Successfully at American Culinary Classic

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla., May 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After four days of intense culinary competition, American Culinary Federation (ACF)...

Jul 18, 2006, 01:00 ET

Culinary Winners Honored at the 56th Annual American Culinary Federation National Convention

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla., July 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Culinary Federation (ACF) awarded eight national culinary awards after two days of...

May 24, 2006, 01:00 ET

American Culinary Federation Team USA National and Regional Culinary Team Members Announced

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla., May 24 /PRNewswire/ -- After a grueling tryout process, the new members of the American Culinary Federation (ACF) Culinary...

Nov 23, 2005, 00:00 ET

ACF Culinary Team USA Takes Home Gold

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla., Nov. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Culinary Federation (ACF) Culinary Team USA won a gold medal in the cold-food...

Oct 29, 2004, 01:00 ET

U.S. Chefs Cook Their Way to Gold at 'Culinary Olympics'

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States took top honors in restaurant-style cooking at the 21st International Culinary...

Jul 23, 2004, 01:00 ET
A F AMERICAN CULINARY FEDERATION DARYL SCHULAR AMERICAN CULINARY FEDERATION DARYL SCHULAR

Daryl L. Schular, certified chef d'cuisine (CCC) and culinary-arts instructor at The Art Institute of Atlanta, competed against three other chefs to win first prize with his four-course entry in the ACF Nutritional Hot-Food Challenge 2004 held during the national convention of the American Culinary Federation in Orlando, July 18. (PRNewsFoto)[AG]
 ST. AUGUSTINE, FL USA
 07/23/2004

Atlanta Chef Wins National 'Good Nutrition' Cook-off

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla., July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Daryl L. Shular, certified chef d'cuisine (CCC) and culinary-arts instructor at The Art Institute...

Jul 22, 2004, 01:00 ET
A F VACCARO RECEIVES THE ACF PASTY CHEF OF THE YEAR AWARD VACCARO RECEIVES THE ACF PASTY CHEF OF THE YEAR AWARD

Thomas Vaccaro (r.), executive pastry chef of Trump Plaza Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City, received the American Culinary Federation's (ACF) first-ever Pastry Chef of the Year award at ACF's national convention in Orlando, Fla., July 18, from certified master chef and ACF president Edward G. Leonard. (PRNewsFoto)[TC]
 ST. AUGUSTINE, FL USA
 07/22/2004

Vaccaro Named Pastry Chef of the Year

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla., July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomas Vaccaro, a certified executive pastry chef (CEPC), has earned the inaugural Pastry Chef of...

Jul 20, 2004, 01:00 ET
A F AMERICAN CULINARY FEDERATION ANNOUNCES CHEF OF THE YEAR AMERICAN CULINARY FEDERATION ANNOUNCES CHEF OF THE YEAR

J. Daniel Knerr, executive chef of The Black Pearl, Newport, R.I., competes for the title of the U.S.A.'s Chef of the Year(TM) for 2004 at the American Culinary Federation's national convention at the Orlando World Center Marriott on July 19. (PRNewsFoto)[TC]
 ORLANDO, FL USA
 07/20/2004

Rhode Island Chef Is the U.S.A.'s Chef of the Year

ORLANDO, Fla., July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- J. Daniel Knerr, executive chef of The Black Pearl, Newport, R.I., received the American Culinary...

May 19, 2004, 01:00 ET

U.S. Chefs to Lead World Association of Cooks Societies

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla., May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Culinary Federation, Inc. (ACF), the largest organization of professional chefs in the...

Jul 26, 2002, 01:00 ET

Food Experts at ACF Convention Identify 'Retro Food' and Ethnic Cooking as Big Trends in American Dining

LAS VEGAS, July 26 /PRNewswire/ -- At the 2002 American Culinary Federation (ACF) National Convention, five panelists representing leading...

May 21, 2002, 01:00 ET
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 MIDLAND, TX USA
 10/29/2003

Let the Games Begin! Nation's Best Chefs Selected to Compete in 'International Culinary Olympics'

CHICAGO, May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Fourteen of America's top chefs turned mystery baskets of fresh ingredients into culinary gold as they vied for...

Jul 16, 1998, 01:00 ET

Largest National Gathering of Culinarians Head to Anaheim

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla., July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- What will Baby Boomers want to eat when they hit their golden years? What can a latch-key kid make...