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.

Meet the Southeast Region Culinary Salon Competitors

Toques off to the ACF’s Southeast Regional Culinary Salon competitors! This year’s competition takes place Jan. 13-14 at Johnson and Wales University in Charlotte,...

Congrats to ACF Central Region Competition Winners

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

Chef to Chef: Will Coronavirus Be The Great Culinary Equalizer?

By Chef Jennifer Hill Booker In March, the COVID-19 virus had gained a solid foothold in the U.S. By April, the threat had become a...

ACF’s Longtime Partnership with Jamaica Tourism Serves as a Global Model for Certification

The main mission of this newly formed chapter is to certify as many local chefs as possible By Amelia Levin As noted in the November-December issue...

Halloween: The Boo-tiful Holiday

  Halloween is the holiday that invites the world to enjoy candy and chocolate. Americans alone will buy 90 million pounds of chocolate in just...

Chapter Close-up: ACF Jamaica (JA018)

The main mission of this newly formed chapter is to certify as many local chefs as possible By Amelia Levin Formed just last year by a...

Brushing up on food safety basics now will prepare you for the future.

Get ready for the future of food safety by brushing up on the basics. Sponsored by Ecolab Third-party research firm Datassential reported in March that...

Add this staging experience to your resume ASAP

Certified Master Chefs® need you. The inaugural ACF Certified Master Chef® Dine Around takes place during Cook. Craft. Create. ACF National Convention and Show. It's a...

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