American Culinary Federation Announces 2013 Event Series

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American Culinary Federation Announces 2013 Events Series for Chefs, Culinarians, Foodservice Professionals and Food Enthusiasts

Regional Conferences in Kentucky, New York, Idaho and Arkansas, and National Convention in Nevada Showcase Culinary Trends

Who: American Culinary Federation, Inc. (ACF), the premier professional organization for culinarians in North America with more than 20,000 members spanning 200 chapters nationwide. Visit www.acfchefs.org/events for more information.

What: ACF’s annual events series four regional conferences and one national convention featuring educational culinary programming, live cooking demonstrations and seminars hosted by industry leaders, networking events, competitions for ACF’s annual awards and a trade show.

When/Where: ACF Southeast Regional Conference, hosted by ACF Kentucky Chapter, March 1-4, Louisville Marriott Downtown, Louisville, Ky.

ACF Northeast Regional Conference, hosted by ACF Syracuse New York Chapter, March 17-20, Turning Stone Resort Casino,Verona, N.Y.

ACF Western Regional Conference, hosted by ACF Chefs de Cuisine of the Inland Northwest, April 12-15, Coeur d’Alene Resort, Coeur d’Alene, Idaho

ACF Central Regional Conference, hosted by ACF Central Arkansas Chapter, April 28-May 1, Peabody Little Rock and Statehouse Convention Center,Little Rock, Ark.

ACF National Convention, hosted by ACF Chefs Las Vegas Chapter, July 21-25, The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas,Las Vegas

Why: The 2013 ACF Events Series provides chefs, culinary students, foodservice professionals and enthusiasts the opportunity to advance their professional development and culinary skills through educational seminars and cooking demonstrations by industry leaders, networking, competitions and awards.

Cost: Registration is required; daily and full registration options are available. For more information, including hotel and travel discounts, visit www.acfchefs.org/Events.