Sizzle is a quarterly digital publication dedicated to enhancing culinary students’ learning and bringing
professional knowledge about the food service industry to enthusiasts and future culinarians.

The ACF has a new youngest member

by Jocelyn Tolbert Fourteen-year-old Fleming Island, Florida native Camson Alevy grew up in the kitchen with his parents. At age eight, he started cooking. “The...

8 chefs and bartenders offer their ideas on how to upcycle food scraps

Reducing food waste is all the rage in restaurants these days.   From a cost-reduction standpoint, the concept is nothing new to chefs, but more are...

Culinary school doesn’t just teach you to cook

by Jody Shee, sheefood.com Book learning has value, but only the lessons that stick in real life matter. That’s what several students have found. They...

How to choose, store and use apricots (plus 4 interesting facts about them)

  Think you’re an apricot expert? Take the July 2019 Ingredient of the Month quiz for 1 CEH toward ACF Certification at acfchefs.org/CEHquiz. APRICOT is a drupe, or...

Everything you ever wanted to know about turkey meat

Think you’re a turkey expert? Take the June 2019 Ingredient of the Month quiz for 1 CEH toward ACF Certification at acfchefs.org/CEHquiz.   Turkey meat, commonly referred to...

How chefs drive research and development

by Christopher Tanner, CEC, AAC, Director of the Columbus Culinary Institute at Bradford School When a consumer picks up a commercial food product in a grocery...

The trip coffee takes from bean to mug

Tip your baristas. And the harvesters, farmers…   N o matter where it was poured — your home pot, a fair-trade shop or the gas station around...

How to make whiskey in six easy steps

An inside look at what it takes to make bourbon   T o be called Champagne, sparkling wine must come from a certain region of France. Tequila,...

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