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October 8th ACFAZ Meeting

Chef Bruce Christensen and Mirabel Golf Club will be hosting the October 8th meeting at Mirabel Golf Club.  A chef demo in the works.  More details to follow. Board Meeting 3:30 PM General Meeting 5 PM This will also be...

November 5th ACFAZ Meeting

Ignite Foodservice Phoenix is the location of Nov. 5th meeting.  Working on the details of the meeting. Introduction to the company and the products they represent for sure.  More details to follow. Board Meeting 3:30 PM General Meeting 5:00...

Certification at the Art Institute of Phoenix

Contact the test site administrator for any event details (i.e., start time, fees, etc.) If you need to cancel an exam after you have registered, you must contact both the ACF office and the test site administrator within two...

A Message From your Western Region Vice President

Dear chefs and friends,Which is more valuable to your organization?A. One new member? B. One retained member?The answer is definitely B.  According to Amy Gallo of the Harvard Business Review, “acquiring a new customer is anywhere from five to 25 times...

NEXT CERTIFICATION: Sept. 15, Art Institute of Phoenix

Next Certification Exam: Sept. 15 Location: Art Institute of Phoenix The host site fee for this location is $50 and can be paid directly to the test administrator. Contact the test site administrator for any event details (i.e., start time, fees,...

September 17th ACFAZ Meeting

Next ACFAZ Meeting is September 17, at Southwest Gas 1600 E Northern Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85020 Board Meeting 3:30 PM General Meeting 5:00 PM Vendor host is Southwest Foodservice Equipment Marketing. More details to follow.

Join the 90-Day Chef-to-Chef Challenge!

Here’s How it Works: • Refer as many new professional chefs as you can to join your ACF Local Chapter between August 1 and October 31, 2018 (some restrictions apply; click the link below for full details). • Each new professional member gets a Free...

June Meeting Recap

Chef Andrew Helmandollar of the Casino Arizona hosted the June meeting and the meal was Amalgamated Food Brokerage. Chef Helmandollar also gave a tour of the facility sharing how the foodservice operation is managed and the different kitchens on...

ACFAZ April Meeting Recap

Recap of the April meeting: Chef Carlton Brooks shared points of interest from the ACF Conference in Newport Beach. – Congratulations to Chef Bill Sy, Hermann G. Rusch Western Region recipient.  He will also be going to National Convention...

May 7th ACFAZ Meeting

Next ACFAZ Meeting to be held at Southwest Gas Corporation featuring Desert Peak Marketing. 1600 E Northern Ave, Phoenix, Arizona 85020 Board Meeting 3:30 PM General Meeting 5 PM

June 11th ACFAZ Meeting

ACFAZ June Meeting will be on June 11 at the Casino Arizona. Our host for the evening is Executive Chef Andrew Helmadollar. General networking and information sharing, meal will be provided. No charge to attend. Monday, June 11 General...