February News & Events - #VegasStrong

Chinese New Year Celebration Meeting

Our February dinner and meeting is set for Tuesday, February 27th. The meeting and dinner will be held at the KJ Dim Sum and Seafood Restaurant at the Rio Hotel and Casino. Doors will open at 6 PM. Dinner will be served at 6:30 PM with Chef of the Year nominations to follow. We will accept cash and check only at $30 person. Please RSVP by February 23, 2018. RSVP to Chef Michael Ty or Chef Jamie Poltrock.

Chefs for Kids 5K Color Fun Run

Our annual run will be held at Sunset Park on February 17, 2018, at 3 PM to 7 PM. Please share the registration link because Chefs for Kids receives a portion of each race entry to support our programs when using promo code: Chefsforkids … plus, get $5.00 off race registration! More Information. You can register here.

We want to thank the large slate of candidates who agreed to be placed upon the ballot and offer their time and efforts to make the chapter grow even stronger. The results are as follows:

Officers - Two year terms:
...Chapter President: Jamie Poltrock
...Vice President: Christopher Johns, H.G.T.
...Treasurer: Michael Ty, CEC, AAC
...Secretary: Johnny Torres
...Sergeant-at-Arms: Angela Armstrong

Three Board Seats - Four year terms:
...George Bailey
...Tom Rosenberger, CEC
...Jill Mora

March 6th & April 3rd Fundraisers

Join us for our Poker Tournament on February 6th. Tournaments are hosted by the South Point Casino. Our poker tournaments are now held on the first Tuesday of every month. Sign-up is 5:30 PM and cards fly at 6:30 PM. Registration is $60 with complimentary pizza and beverages. Non-members are welcome.

ChefConnect 2018: Western Region

The Newport Beach Marriott Hotel and Spa will host ChefConnect: Newport Beach, March 18-20, 2018. 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.

 More information and Registration Forms.

ACF National Convention 2018

The 2018 AFC National Convention and Show will be held in New Orleans near the French Quarter, July 15-19, 2018. The Hyatt Regency New Orleans will be the host this event. More information and registration.

The national convention will feature additional educational and engagement opportunities that will build off the ChefConnect series and will provide a revitalizing experience for members, foodservice professionals, students and competitors. All the while igniting innovation that attendees can bring back to their classroom, employees or kitchen! We hope to see you very soon!

The 2017 ACF National Convention was held July 9 - 12, 2017 at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida. View highlights of the 2017 Convention.

Member Discount Benefits

The American Culinary Federation is proud to offer the Members Advantage Program. We have partnerships with many organizations to offer discounts on products and services to our members! Log in to the ACF National Web site to learn more. View our partners that provide discounts for hotels, car rentals, office supplies, insurance and more.