Tuesday, January 25, 2011

ACF Invites Students to Apply for 2011 Student Culinarian Invitational

The American Culinary Federation (ACF) has announced a new opportunity for all ACF student culinarian members. Students 18 years and older who are U.S. citizens are invited to apply for the Student Culinarian Invitational, a culinary event designed to foster mentorship and nurture culinary excellence, taking place during the 2011 ACF National Convention at the Gaylord Texan in Dallas, July 22-26, 2011.

Five teams, four two-person teams and their mentors representing each of the four ACF regions and one at large team, will be selected to prepare an appetizer and entrée or entrée and dessert that best represents their region at a special reception/dinner July 23, 2011. Winning teams will receive full registration and accommodations at the 2011 ACF National Convention. Students will also enjoy a private reception with ACF leaders and special guests. Winners who meet the age requirements mandated by the World Association of Chefs Societies (WACS) will also travel, with complimentary airfare, hotel and registration, to the 2012 WACS International Congress in Seoul, South Korea. 

Deadline to apply is May 13, 2011. Winners will be announced May 31, 2011. For complete guidelines and to download the application, visit www.acfchefs.org/StudentCulinarianInvitational.