ACF Culinary Team USA: The Road to Gold

Competition Dates and Teams announced for the 2016 “culinary Olympics”

ACF Culinary Team USA 2016  is heading to Erfurt, Germany, and will compete against 31 other teams in the historic 2016 Internationale Kochkunst Ausstellung (IKA), Oct. 23 and 25, 2016.

The competition date draw has been completed and both U.S. teams, national and youth, will be competing in the hot-food kitchen Oct. 23 and displaying their cold-food program Oct. 25. View all teams and competition dates here.

Practice, Practice, Practice

Team’s next  practice will be held at Electrolux, Jan. 9-12, 2016, in Charlotte, North Carolina. The public is invited to attend and view the team’s latest work at the state-of-the-art Electrolux test kitchen facilities. Email Jayme Booth at jbooth(at) if you are interested in attending and have questions.

Other practices:
Turbochef Technologies, Inc., Carrollton, Texas, Feb. 7-10, 2016
University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Illinois, March 4-8, 2016


Help support ACF Culinary Team USA on their journey to Germany! Consider hosting a fundraiser dinner at a country club or private dining facility. For more information and to learn about past events, contact ACF Culinary Team USA coordinator, Jayme Booth at jbooth(at)


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