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.

This chef eats bugs, and wants you to, too

Kristopher Edelen, "The Cricket Chef" Founder, HOTPANnyc   K ristopher Edelen, also known as Chef KPE, launched HOTPANnyc, a pop-up catering company in New York City dedicated to...

Add more value to your menu with these cuts of pork shoulder

Instructions by Kari Underly, principal of Range® Inc. & Range Meat Academy and author of The Art of Beef Cutting   M aking money on costlier ingredients...

5 Reasons All Students Should Belong to a Professional Organization

  It's a common refrain: "Young people don't join associations anymore." LinkedIn makes it easy to network; new techniques are easily learned on YouTube. But...

What it’s like to be an apprentice at the world’s toughest culinary exam

ACF’s CMC exam provides a unique learning opportunity to culinary students   In the weeks before the American Culinary Federation’s 2019 Certified Master Chef (CMC) exam,...

Culinary apprenticeship is coming back — for good reason

Culinary apprenticeships are vital for students — and the restaurant industry   C hef Travis Brust, CEC, began his career in the kitchen when he was 14...

News Culinary Students Can Use, Spring 2019 edition

Scholarship for Apprentices Now Available The ACFEF, through the AAC, is pleased to offer a limited number of scholarships of $500 to current apprentices. These scholarships are...

6 trendy spice blends you need to know right now, from baharat to za’atar

By Lauren Kramer Variety is the spice of life, goes the old adage. For chefs on the brink of joining or launching new kitchens,...

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...

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