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.

ACF young chefs take charge at ment’or

 Mark Garcia from Winnisook Club, Big Indian, New York,  and commis Kathryn Eurich, ACF’s 2015 Student Chef of the Year, won first place at the Chicago...

Meet the ACF’s 2019 Chef Educator of the Year candidates

  We’re counting down the weeks until ACF National Convention: Orlando with an in-depth introduction to each of our award candidates. Next up: the chefs...

Interview: Lawrence T. McFadden, CMC

Chef Lawrence T. McFadden, CMC, is General Manager/COO of the 146-year-old Union Club of Cleveland. In February 2018, Chef Arnaud Berthelier, the club's Executive Chef, successfully...

Culinary Education Series: Food Truck Internships

By Amelia Levin Now several years in, the food truck craze has become an integral part of the nation’s culinary fabric. As consumers around the country...

Seasons of Wisconsin Cheese: Winter

Winter calls for comfort foods like rich cheeses that pair well with seasonal accompaniments and an after dinner nightcap. To mark the first day...

7 Dos and Don’ts for Mentoring Apprentices

  Happy National Apprenticeship Week! Now in its fifth year, this nationwide celebration gives businesses, communities and educators the opportunity to showcase their apprenticeship programs...

Five Deliciously Daring Food Heists

  For chefs, food is a priceless material that allows them to express their creativity and passion. But for some criminals, food is merely another...

The Road to Gold: ACF Youth Team USA vs. Junior Culinary Team Canada

Huge congrats to ACF Culinary Youth Team USA and Junior Culinary Team Canada for their success in the Canada/USA Olympian Friendship Gala at Niagara College,...

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