How Does The American Culinary Federation Serve The Community?

Membership of the American Culinary Federation signifies a standard of excellence in the food industry backed by skill, knowledge and professionism in all aspects of catering. It is the surest sign that a member is a genuine chef with the ability and training to prepare food which is both nutritious and healthy.The Federation, which was founded over 80 years ago,continues to expand, looking after its members needs,as well as promoting a healthier lifestyle for all. It should be the aim, therefore, for any aspiring chef to join the Federation as early as possible in their career, as this action can only bring significant benefits in the years that follow.

The Federation was first formed when several independent associations in New York decided to amalgamate, to create one body which could look after the interests of the chefs in the city. This is still very much necessary, as there are a great many chefs working in diverse positions in New York. Many are in traditional institutions which have been around since the days when the Federation was initially formed, and even many years before that. Others are part of the new wave of restaurants which have sprung up in recent years, as more ethnic groups have settled in the city and began to run their own restaurant businesses.

The primary objective of the Federation is still to look after the interests of the chefs who are members. This can be done by assisting with pay negotiations, although most catering establishment owners need little reminding of the importance of a quality chef. The decoration and feel of a restaurant may be important factors, but they are not going to bring customers back for repeat visits unless the food is of the highest quality. Even though the catering industry has expanded throughout the United States,the quality of the food served is paramount, and the better the standard it is will help to enhance the reputation of the restaurant and make it a success.

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The American Culinary Federation is also trying to raise the profile of catering in the community in several different ways. Firstly, the Federation is actively to promoting healthy eating in the community, in response to the huge numbers of people eating junk food, and the rates of heart disease and obesity in American cities. The drive for healthy nutrition is one which is coming from many different places, including the Federal Government, so the Federation has a great deal of support. Of course, not everyone can spend as much time on their food preparation as a professional chef, but they can still learn to eat healthily.

Another focus of activity for the Federation is trying to get young people interested in healthy eating and food preparation. There are many families where the children play a part in preparing food, not just for their own brothers and sisters, but also for the parents and any other adults in the house. They are typically being misguided by food manufacturers, and are very often swayed by blantant forms of advertising, and once the bad habits have started they are difficult to overcome. If the children can learn the right techniques of healthy food preparation, those habits can last a lifetime.

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If you want to find out more information and how to become a member visit the American Culinary Federation's website. This will give you an insight into the significant benefits available.Even if you do not wish to join at the present time non-members can benefit from their activities, for example,you can find information about ways to eat more healthily, or a school could invite a delegation to teach the pupils and the caterers about healthy food. Such a project would definitely be of interest to the American Culinary Federation.

 

 

 

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Montgomery County Community College celebrates 50 years - The Times Herald

Montgomery County Community College celebrates 50 years
The Times Herald
Before the candles on the MCCC birthday cake, which was prepared by the college's Culinary Arts Institute, were lit and the EURœHappy BirthdayEUR song filled the hall, one of MCCC's founding board members William Strasburg praised the faculty members for .

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Use Thanksgiving Break to Indulge in Culinary Skills Scholarships - U.S. News & World Report (blog)

Use Thanksgiving Break to Indulge in Culinary Skills Scholarships
U.S. News & World Report (blog)
If you're in high school and maintain a 2.5 GPA or higher and have been accepted into an accredited college with a declared culinary or pastry arts major, submit an application by March 31 to be considered for one of several scholarships awarded yearly.

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Culinary arts: Cooking up a storm - The Express Tribune

The Express Tribune

Culinary arts: Cooking up a storm
The Express Tribune
Culinary arts have emerged to the fore in Pakistan as a profession that cooking enthusiasts are increasingly pivoting towards. Institutes, such as the government-owned Pakistan Institute of Tourism & Hotel Management and the College of Tourism and .

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Albany, NY Hotel Celebrates Medal Winning Executive Chef
For the 23rd consecutive year, Albany Marriott was proud to host the 24th Culinary Cornucopia. The yearly event brought nine Albany chefs to compete for the benefit of Living Resources, an organization ...


Master Chef Brian Beland features gourmet mac and cheese
Master Chef Brian Beland received his Certified Master Chef accreditation from the American Culinary Federation in 2010 following an eight-day cooking exam at the Culinary Institute of America, Hyde Park, N.Y. He is currently the Executive Chef and Director of Food and Beverage at the Country Club of Detroit and is also a Chef Instructor [EUR¦]..


Delta College Culinary Arts Annual Winter Feast, Wed. Dec. 10, 5:30pm - 8pm . - Central Stockton News

Delta College Culinary Arts Annual Winter Feast, Wed. Dec. 10, 5:30pm - 8pm .
Central Stockton News
Always a Stockton favorite, the Winter Feast is a scholarship fundraiser for Delta College's Culinary Arts Program. Student teams develop a menu within a theme, then create a station where they serve their culinary delights. This buffet style dinner is .

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Monroe College's Culinary Arts Students Win Coveted Marc Sarrazin Cup at . - Talk of the Sound

Talk of the Sound

Monroe College's Culinary Arts Students Win Coveted Marc Sarrazin Cup at .
Talk of the Sound
Monroe College, a national leader in urban and international education, today announced that students from its Culinary Arts program were awarded the coveted Marc Sarrazin Cup, the top honor at the 146th Salon of Culinary Art competition held this past .

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ACF Culinary Team USA Places Third in the World at the Villeroy & Boch Culinary World Cup 2014
ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla., Dec. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ACF Culinary Team USA gave an outstanding performance at the 12th annual Villeroy & Boch Culinary World Cup 2014 in Luxembourg, Nov. 22-26. Garnering two gold medals and the highest score in the cold-food competition, the team placed third overall in the world at one of the largest international culinary competitions.The Villeroy ...


 

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