Wednesday, February 21; 3 p.m. arrival
Perspectives Family Center: 3381 Gorham Ave., St. Louis Park, MN
The chapter is celebrating 20 years of supporting Perspectives! Help out preparing meals through this nutrition and education program for kids. Volunteers don’t have to be professional chefs, simply those who know how to cook and want to help the chapter. Though not necessary, volunteers are encouraged to try new and interesting dishes for the kids. For more information visit www.acfmcc.com or email Chef Keith Huffman at firstname.lastname@example.org or Chef Jeremiah Lanes at email@example.com.
ACF Regional & National Professional Development Events
The ACF will host three professional development events in 2018: ChefConnect-Charlotte, February 25-27, in Charlotte, North Carolina; ChefConnect-Newport Beach, March 18-20, in Newport Beach, California; and Cook. Craft. Create. ACF National Convention and Show, July 15-19, in New Orleans, Louisiana. Each event includes educational seminars, culinary demonstrations, hands-on workshops, industry exhibits, a career fair and networking opportunities. Detailed event schedules and registration information are available at www.acfchefs.org/events.
Meetings are held on the last Tuesday of every month. The February meeting is scheduled for February 27. Visit www.acfmcc.com for information and signup.
Arrowhead Professional Chefs Association-Duluth
Annual Art of Local Food Dinner
Thursday, February 1, Clyde Iron Works, Duluth
A joint effort of the Duluth ACF chapter and Duluth Community Garden, this event promotes and celebrates local food. Local chefs will use an array of local products to create a special four-course meal; the event will also include a silent auction featuring well-known regional and local artists and unique culinary arts. For more information: email firstname.lastname@example.org; 218-722-4583.
40th Annual Al Dumancus Memorial Brunch
Sunday, March 25; 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Duluth Entertainment Convention Center’s Lake Superior Ballroom: 350 Harbor Drive, Duluth, MN
Local area chefs prepare items for this multi-course buffet. A portion of each ticket sold helps feed the hungry in the area. Tickets are $30 and available at the door. For more information visit www.acfarrowheadchefs.com.