The National Culinary Review (NCR), the flagship magazine of the American Culinary Federation.

Innovative chefs are pushing the envelope on traditional pesto

Innovative chefs push the envelope on the traditional paste   P esto may conjure images of bright green basil-infused goodness. And that’s what it is — at...

How Escoffier’s favorite pupil helped build the standards of culinary excellence

Today is the 133rd birthday of Chef Charles Scotto, one of the founders and first president of the American Culinary Federation. We took a...

NCR Salutes our Members, July/August 2019 edition

Salut! In each issue of the National Culinary Review, we tip our toques to ACF chefs and chapters who have recently won awards, accepted a...

Root vegetables are the unsung heroes of fall plates

Root vegetables are versatile workhorses which can stand alone, enhance a golden brown turkey or pair with a succulent roast of beef.   R oot vegetables, including...

Communities are benefiting from the growing number of hospital farms

  by Jodi Helmer There are no mystery meats slathered in congealed gravy, rehydrated mashed potatoes or frozen peas served at St. Luke’s University Health...

Regional styles ranging from Detroit to Old Forge are spreading across the country

Regional styles ranging from Detroit to Old Forge are spreading across the country   M ost people know pizza as party food and fuel for college co-eds...

All Day Dining is on the Rise

Breakfast at noon, a midafternoon snack, supper after the sun goes down? Increasingly, we’re eating when it suits us   A ll-day dining is on the rise....

Culinary Team USA Brings Home the Hardware

  T he Villeroy and Boch Culinary World Cup 2018 took place in Luxembourg at the end of November. ACF Culinary Team USA took home silver...

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