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Chef Fest 2017-Woodbury Community Foundation Fundraiser

Sunday, November 19; early prep, doors open at 5:30 p.m.

Envision Event Center, 484 Inwood Ave. N., Oakdale, MN

The chapter is again involved in this culinary event to support the foundation. Featured chefs include Chef Angelo Montes of Sole Mio, Chef John Byrne of US Foods, Chef Gary Hjmelling, ACF Chapter president, Chef John Schiltz of Lake Elmo Inn, Chef Patrick Conway, Chef Virgil Emmert, Chef Robert Velarde, Chef Dan Vasterling, and Chef Keith Huffman. Tickets are $60. www.woodburyfoundation.org


Kids Café 

Monday, November 20; 3 p.m. arrival

Perspectives Family Center: 3381 Gorham Ave., St. Louis Park, MN

This is our annual Thanksgiving dinner with the kids! 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. Visit the chapter website, www.acfmcc.com, for more information or email Chef Keith Huffman at wmspicesgifts@comcast.net or Chef Jeremiah Lanes at jeremiah.lanes@gmail.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


Monthly Meetings

Meetings are held on the last Tuesday of every month. The November meeting is scheduled for November 28. Visit www.acfmcc.com for information and signup. 

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