The ACF Culinary Team USA earned a silver medal in both the Restaurant Nations and Chef’s Table portions of the competition at the Villeroy & Boch Culinary World Cup in Luxembourg in November 2022.
Today, the team’s back to its monthly meet-ups and practices to gear up for the 2024 IKA Culinary Olympics in Stuttgart, Germany. Hear from Chef Dan Holtgrave, CEC, team captain, on how the team geared up for the event, and about some of the strengths this team showcases.
“ACF Culinary Team USA is the official representative for the U.S. in major international culinary competitions and consists of a National, Regional, Youth and Military Teams,” says ACF Culinary Team Manager J. Kevin Storm, CEC, AAC. “We set high goals and take pride in hard work, persistence, and success,”
Jones Dairy Farm has been a leading sponsor of ACF Culinary Team USA for more than six years. “Our sponsorships are so important to us; without them we cannot achieve any of our goals,” says Chef Storm. “It is the generosity and vision of our sponsors that cultivate our success. We have several sponsors including the ACF members that donate to the Culinary Team USA.”
In addition to supporting ACF Culinary Team USA financially, Jones Dairy Farm ships product to all of the in-person practices that take place at different locations throughout the country. The company also provided product that was used by the team in Luxembourg for the recent World Cup competition.
“Jones Dairy Farm is proud of our ongoing support of Culinary Team USA as a Platinum level sponsor, says Philip Jones, HAAC, chairman and CEO. “We continue to be impressed by the passion, dedication and enthusiasm of team members and coaches as they prepare for the upcoming 2024 IKA Culinary Olympics in Stuttgart, Germany. We look forward to watching the team shine on the international stage and showcase the culinary excellence of America.”
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