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PM Cook Wanted!

Do you have a passion for scratch cooking? Are you looking to grow in the culinary world alongside a professional chef? Would you love enriching the lives of seniors every single day? Make sure to check out the job opportunity from Resort Lifestyle Communities in Gilbert, AZ 85235. Contact Bob Kowalske, Arizona Cluster Dining Services

ACFAZ Certification Exam, April 10

ACFAZ hosting ACF Certification at Arizona Culinary Institute April 10, 2021. Maximum for this event is four candidates. Register here. If you have any questions or would like to reach us please email:

ACFAZ Meeting at Agave Farms, March 10

Agave Farms is the location of the next American Culinary Federation Chef’s Association of Arizona, the ACFAZ, meeting. This meeting will be an in-person. Host of the meeting is Agave Farms with the Farm Manager, Leslie Blanchard presenting a gardening workshop. The Ice Cream Social part of the meeting is hosted by Chill Masters, Inc.,

ACF Chef’s Association of Arizona Chapter Meeting Announcement

July 20, 20204 pm MST | 7 pm EST GUEST SPEAKER: Dan Bogert | COO, Arizona Restaurant AssociationBIO: Dan Bogert is the Arizona Restaurant Association’s Chief Operating Officer. Dan came to the ARA in September 2016 after spending four years with the County Supervisors Association of Arizona (CSA). In addition to his legislative duties at

ACF 2020 National Convention status update

Wednesday, May 13, 2020 – From an email sent out to the membership today, the ACF is moving to a virtual platform for this year’s National Convention rather than in person. The best part of that is it’s FREE! I will have to edit this post once a link to more information about this event

ACF United: Back to our Kitchens; Be Ready To Be Hired

From the ACF United New Webinar Series to Address COVID-19, Back to our Kitchens; Be Ready To Be Hired will be held on May 6th and one of the panelists will be our chapter President, Dina Altieri CEC, CCE, MS ofUMOM New Day Centers. May 6, 2020 03:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Charred eggplant and seasonal vegetable curry

By Dina Altieri, M.S. Ed., CEC, CCE, CHE Serves 4 ~2 tablespoons olive oil 6 each baby eggplant 1 each sweet potato 24-28 florets broccoli 24-28 each pear tomatoes or other small variety as needed salt and pepper 1 teaspoon black mustard seed 1 teaspoon cumin seed 1 each small yellow onion 1 tablespoon turmeric 

Next ACFAZ Meeting March 9th

The next ACFAZ Meeting is on March 9th and will be held at Barry Goldwater High School at the school restaurant Avenue 27. Our host is Chef Ryan Mattheis. The ACF Chef’s Association of Arizona welcomes Culinary Love, a local collective of chefs promoting wellness in the hospitality industry. Culinary Love believes we are “an