Enjoy a grand tasting of culinary creations from over 25 of Phoenix’s best- known chefs, assisted by C-CAP students and alumni, while sipping superb handcrafted cocktails and wines. The evening also features once-in-a-lifetime culinary, culture, and travel packages in live and silent auctions.
Omni Shoreham in Washington, DC.
2500 Calvert St NW, Washington, DC 20008
Where: Omni Scottsdale at Montelucia, 4949 E Lincoln Drive, Scottdale
VIP Access: 5pm-8:30pm
General Admission: 6pm-8:30pm
Masters of Ceremony
Food Stations with Sweet & Savory Small Plates . C-CAP High School Students & Teachers paired with 30 top local Chefs
Dress Attire: Casual Elegance
Harvest Moon Tickets: $125 per person
Super Harvest Tickets: $175 per person
$75 per ticket is tax-deductible
Tickets and Sponsorships range from $125 to $10,000. Please contact Jill Smith at 623.606.6213 or email@example.com if you are interested in becoming a Harvest Moon Sponsor. All proceeds are used to support Careers through Culinary Arts Program (C-CAP Arizona).
June 11th is the next ACFAZ meeting and it will be held at the Casino Arizona, McKellips and the 101. This meeting will be hosted by Casino Arizona’s Executive Chef Andrew Helmadollar.
3:30 PM – 3:45 PM
5 PM-7 PM
General networking and information sharing, meal will be provided.
In a modified version of the Food Network favorite “Iron Chef,” Tucson Village Farm stands in for Kitchen Stadium. Rather than trained chefs, the contestants are college students — visitors from Moscow — teamed with University of Arizona partners. The dishes represent two cultures: nopalitos, tamales, pozole and green beans with red chile from the Sonoran Desert region, and blinis, chanakhi and salat Olivier from Russia.
Arizona Culinary Institutes 2018 Spring Graduation Ceremony Date: Thursday May 31, 2018 Time: Registration 12:00 Ceremony 1:00 PM Location: McDowell Mountain Community Church 10700 N. 124th Street (Shea Blvd and 124th Street) Scottsdale, AZ. 85259 Cocktail Reception: Time: 2:00-3:00 Location: Arizona Culinary Institute 10585 N 114th Street, Ste. 401, Scottsdale, AZ. 85259 Contact Susan Lane, Registrar, Student Advisor at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Source: Graduation May 2018
The Newport Beach Marriott Hotel and Spa will host ChefConnect: Newport Beach, March 18-20. If you’re a chef exploring new ideas and flavors, a student looking to gain experience or a foodservice professional keeping atop the latest and greatest, we’ve got plenty of educational and networking opportunities for you. Early registration deadline is Nov. 15.
Register by Oct. 1 to qualify for the ACF payment plan by calling the events team at1-800-624-9458. You’ll be entered into a drawing to win an excursion plus dinner for two in the host city.
The next ACFAZ meeting will be held on March 12 at the Art Institute of Phoenix.
Board Meeting 3:30pm
General Meeting 5pm
As a reminder, the board meeting is open to those who would take a more active role with the organization.
Monday February 5th is the next meeting of the ACFAZ and it will be held at the Art Institute of Phoenix. Master Chef Bill Sy and AI students will be preparing the meal for this event and a Knowledge Bowl competition afterwards in preparation for the the Western Region ChefConnect in Newport Beach, March 18-20.
The cost to attend is $20, which will go towards funding seven students and two coaches trip to the conference.
Without a doubt, this will be a great meeting to attend. Open to all to attend.
All proceeds are going to support the AI ACF Knowledge Bowl Team and their bid to win the Western Region Championship.
On January 15, the ACFAZ will hold its first meeting of the year at Total Source Foodservice.
Board Meeting: 3:30pm
General Meeting: 5:00pm
Open to all to attend.
Total Source Foodservice
4023 E Mcdowell Rd
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Every year, Phoenix Design Week brings together hundreds of creative professionals and students from across Arizona for a week-long celebration of design—a series of presentations, workshops and events, all curated to inspire and strengthen the Arizona design community.
The highlight of Phoenix Design Week is the Method + Madness Conference, a two-day conference organized by AIGA Arizona and dedicated community volunteers that features world-class speakers and local experts imparting actionable insights, hands-on education and a fiery passion for their craft.
The American Culinary Federation is taking applications for 2018 awards and competitions at 2018 Cook. Craft. Create. ACF National Convention & Show July 15-19 at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans in New Orleans, LA.
Deadline to submit is Sept. 30.
- U.S.A.’s Chef of the Year™ Award
- ACF Pastry Chef of the Year Award
- ACF Chef Educator of the Year Award
- Dr. L.J. Minor Chef Professionalism Award
- ACF Student Chef of the Year Award
- ACF Hermann G. Rusch Chef’s Achievement Award
- ACF Chapter Achievement Award
Arizona C-CAP Alumni are invited to an afternoon of networking at the Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at the Montelucia, Speed Networking with the 2017 graduates.
Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia
Saturday, June 3 from 1:45 pm – 4:00pm
RSVP to Nicole please. email@example.com
Dean Wilberscheid of Metro Tech High School Culinary and current State Chair for SkillsUSA Arizona, is need of six Hot Food and three Baking judges for April 15, a Saturday from 9:00am to 2:00pm.