July & August 2017 News & Events

Monthly Poker Tournament Fundraiser

Join us for our Poker Tournament on July 4th and August 1st. 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. We serve complimentary pizza and beverages.

July 4th Poker Special

In order to promote increased participation we are offering the following incentives:

ACF National Convention 2017

The 2017 ACF National Convention will be held July 9 - 12, 2017 at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida. We promise a magical time with the world-class resorts, shopping opportunities for every budget, all-season golf courses, and some of the most enticing dining opportunities on the planet. Come to Disney—bring the family—and wish upon a star. 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. More information.

Upcoming Events

Our local chapter takes a well-deserved vacation over the summer. Please rejoin us in September for upcoming events.

Chef of the Year 2017 Award Winners

Congratulations to Jamie Poltrock, Chef of the Year, Lydia Brown, Associate of the Year and Anne E. Myers, Student Culinarian of the Year, our 2017 awardees. View our awards page for complete information on our gala event.

The Annual ACF Chefs Las Vegas Awards Gala is an evening of appreciation, fun, dancing, prizes, and friendship. The event was held at the Orleans Casino on June 11th. Menu and more information.

Best Brunches USA

On the Business Insider Web site, Journalist Madeline Stone has published a list of the best brunches in the United States. Most Nevadans consider Las Vegas the "epitome" of brunch. Do we make the cut? The list may surprise you.

Sponsors and Hosts

Throughout the year, our sponsors and hosts support our organization. We are grateful for their assistance.

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.