BACK OF THE HOUSE

Back of the House features the latest updates from the American Culinary Federation, including
recipes, news and articles for and by ACF member chefs, foodservice industry professionals, culinary students and enthusiasts.

America’s Amazing “Good Luck” New Year Foods

American culinary history is full of New Year's traditions. Consider sharing one of these great dishes for prosperity and happiness in 2019.

ACF National Convention Speaker Spotlight: Michael Sohocki

Each week until ACF National Convention: Orlando, we’ll profile one of the inspiring speakers and presenters who will be there. Not registered yet? Visit...

Check Out the Winners of the ACFEF’s Gingerbread House Competition

by Heather Henderson Last month, the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation (ACFEF) and William Racin, CEPC®, ACF’s 2018...

Line Sweep with Nora Pouillon

Nora Pouillon, chef/owner of Restaurant Nora, Washington, D.C., and renowned pioneer of the organic food movement in the U.S. is planning to retire from...

FOOD AND CULINARY EVENTS

 Professional Development Opportunities Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo, or FNCE 2015, is taking place Oct. 3-6 in Nashville, Tennessee. The opening session is presented...

Toques Off to ACF Southeast Region Competition Winners

Chefs and students from across the Southeast gathered at the American Culinary Federation (ACF) Southeast Regional Culinary Salon to battle it out for ACF’s...

Why you should bring your lunch to work — even though you work in a kitchen

by Laura McWilliams, chefhealthcoach.com Pack a lunch! "Why would I need to pack a lunch?," you might ask. This can be a confusing concept for those of...

The Definition of Hospitality

“Yes.” That was Kevin Mitchell’s answer when he was approached by food historian Dr. David Shields to take on the part of 19th century...

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