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Building a Career in Food

By Paul Sorgule, M.S., AAC There aren’t many industries that can promise you a career track for as long as you want it.  The food...

Twists and turns take former apprentice Matt Phillips to top of the culinary world

By Diane Carroll for Johnson County Community College/ACF Greater Kansas City Chefs Association. Matt Phillips, CSC, recently graduated from ACF Greater Kansas City Chefs Association/Johnson...

5 Key Traits for Success in the Kitchen

By Paul Sorgule, MS, AAC What does a chef look for in a new hire? Certainly the foundational skills learned in culinary school or a...

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...

6 Cool Things You Can Learn at Cook. Craft. Create.

by Jocelyn Tolbert There's so much going on at Cook. Craft. Create. ACF National Convention and Show this year, it can be hard to choose...

Roll with the Punches: Networking in the Culinary World

Written by: Thomas G. Ciapi CEC®, CCE®, CCA®, AAC With some 78 million baby boomers edging toward retirement and beyond, it is not surprising that...

Celebrating the first annual National Apprenticeship Week

Apprenticeship is a time-honored method of developing and retaining staff in skilled labor positions since the beginning of the labor industry. American Culinary Federation...

Find A Mentor – Be A Mentor

By Paul Sorgule, MS, AAC An often repeated statement on what it takes to succeed is familiar to most people: “It’s not so much what you...

How one club used data to satisfy the menu preferences of (almost) all its members

by Chef Lawrence McFadden, CMC When it comes to substitution and menu change requests, finding a balance between "yes," "no" or “not available” can be...