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.

The ACF’s Top 10 Recipes of All Time

  It's no surprise that one of the most popular parts of the American Culinary Federation's website is the recipe section. Our professional chefs know...

9 uncommon reasons to attend ACF National Convention: Orlando this August

  There are plenty of reasons to attend ACF National Convention: Orlando on August 4-8. Sure, there's the usual stuff: The networking! The celebrity chef...

Life as an African-American Female Pastry Chef

Editor's Note: In the restaurant industry, women make up 39% of the workforce according to a 2012 report from the U.S. Department of Labor, filling such...

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...

SUPER BOWL 50 PICKS & BITES

The Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board's Picks & Bites® are simple creations made with Wisconsin cheese. They are go-to answers for appetizers, small plates, bar...

8 Traits of a True Kitchen Professional

By Paul Sorgule, M.S., AAC Escoffier was known to have a temper, but was able to control it by taking a step back, sometimes taking...

Q & A: Angus McIntosh, USA Bocuse d’Or Competitor

The countdown for the USA Bocuse d’Or competition is coming to an end. On December 17, four chefs and their commis will face off...

An American chef takes in the Icelandic food scene

  by Eric J. Karell CEC, CCA, AAC The creative and inquisitive chefs of Iceland continue to stretch the definitions of the country’s cuisine. Long known...

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