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

Next ACFAZ Meeting, Feb. 4

Capistrano’s Bakery is the location for the February 4 meeting. General meeting, a meal provided, and a bakery tour to follow. Open to all to attend. ACF Members receive 1 CEH for attending. Facebook Event posting. Board Meeting 3:30 pm Membership Meeting 5:00 pm Capistrano’s Bakery 2635 South 24th Street Phoenix, AZ 85034

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 PM Address: 5050 S. 40th Street Phoenix, Arizona 85040

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 more expensive than retaining an existing one.” That’s because it costs more to

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, etc.) Start Date: Saturday, September 15, 2018 End Date: Saturday, September 15, 2018 Coordinators: Carlton W. Brooks, CEPC – acf.west.vp@gmail.com (602)

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.

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 property. Topics of discussion were Chef Garry Waldie and the Golden Toque  at the 2018 Annual