News and Upcoming Events

2019 ACFPC Awards Gala

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When: Sunday, April 14, 2019, 4:30 PM
Where: Allegheny Country Club 
             250 Country Club Road
             Sewickley, PA 15143

This is our chapter’s 75th anniversary! Exec Chef Dustin Bates and the Executive team at Allegheny Country Club are planning an exciting event! The menu looks great, and Chef Bates is holding nothing back.  We’ll be recognizing the original members of the chapter and introducing a commemorative 75year pin. We’ll also be introducing our 2018 Chef of the Year. We hope you will join us! View the program, menu, and photos from last year’s dinner here.

Reserve your tickets here:

April General Meeting

When: April 22, 2019, 7:00pm
Where: Oxford Athletic Club
100 Village Club
Wexford, PA 15090

Hosted by Chef Martin Thomas, this meeting at Oxford Athletic Club will feature a presentation about Aquaponic Tower Gardens by Robert Lilko.


When: May 20, 2019, 7:00pm
Where: CORE Group
294 W. Steuben St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15205
RSVP to Brian Buskey at

The meeting will be held at CORE Group. Hosted by Mike Rykaceski, SESCO Foods Sales Manager Eastern Division. Dinner will be served. More information will be forthcoming.

There is limited space, so RSVPs are required.


When: June 24, 2019, 7:00pm
Where: Pittsburgh Technical College
1111 McKee Road
Oakdale PA, 15071 

Hosted by Norm Hart, this meeting will feature a presentation by Shaun Thompson about foraging wild mushrooms.

2019 Chef of the Year

Ballots for the ACF Pittsburgh Chef of the Year have been counted! Visit here to learn more about our nominees Chef Brian Buskey and Chef William Racin, CEPC.

Chefs With Issues

The life of a culinary professional can be stressful and strenuous.  This website has a list of resources for those who need help or know someone who needs help.


We are selling ACFPC t-shirts and aprons.  Various colors are available.  Click here to download the order form.

ACFPC is sponsored by  Restaurantware . ACFPC Members can receive 10% off at checkout with the coupon code  ACFMember .

ACFPC is sponsored by Restaurantware. ACFPC Members can receive 10% off at checkout with the coupon code ACFMember.