News and Upcoming Events


ACFPC/ACFLHC Annual Family Picnic

When: Sunday, July 22, 2018
Time: 12:00-5:00pm
Where: Turner Dairy Farms Lakes Pavilion
             3290 PA-819
             Greensburg, PA 15684
             https://goo.gl/maps/7HD4ttc7Uto

This annual event will feature games, activities, fishing, and great food.  It's always a fun time for everyone.

This will be a joint event with our friends at ACF Laurel Highlands.


AUGUST GENERAL MEETING

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When: Monday, August 27, 2018
Time: 7:00pm
Where: The Olive Tap
             108 19th Street "in the Strip"
             Pittsburgh, PA 15222

More details will be forthcoming.


September General Meeting

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When: Monday, September 24, 2018
Time: 7:00pm
Where: Bidwell Training Center
             1815 Metropolitan Street
             Pittsburgh, PA 15233

Sheryl Laffey from the PA Liquor Control Board  will present.  This meeting will also feature an Anything Goes Competition.

More details will be forthcoming.


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October General Meeting

When: Monday, October 29, 2018
Time: 4:00-8:00pm
Where: Macelheiny Farm
             149 Pittsburgh Grade Road
             Hookstown, PA 15050

Calling all ACF Pittsburgh Chapter Chefs: We have a great opportunity for you! Curious about how beef is raised today? Join us, get your questions answered, and learn from the experts in the beef community! Save the date and spend an evening on the farm, learning all things beef from farm to fork. This opportunity is brought to you by the PA Beef Council funded by farmers and ranchers. The educational event will earn you 3 ACF Continuing Educational Credits in exchange for your attendance. Hope to see you there!

Tentative Schedule:

4:00 pm — 4:30 pm        Arrive at McElhaney Family Farm & Check-in and Registration

4:30 pm — 4:45 pm         Welcome & Get Acquainted with the Beef Checkoff, Nichole Hockenberry, PA Beef Council

4:45 pm — 5:45 pm        Farm Tour/Meet and Greet with McElhaney Family

5:45 pm — 6:30 pm        Dinner and Dessert at the McElhaney Family Farm

6:30 pm — 7:15 pm         Beef Industry Panel Discussion. Panel will include a Veterinarian, Producer, Beef Nutritionist.

7:15 pm— 7:45 pm          Chef Sharing- Sharing their experience with the value add of buying direct from PA Beef Producers & sharing the Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) message, Martin Thomas CEC, Executive Chef, Sewickley Heights Golf Club

7:45pm—8:00pm             Wrap-up Discussion & Depart from Farm

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SAVE THE DATE!

ACFPC presents: Live Jazz Brunch

When: Sunday, November 11, 2018
Time: 11:00am-1:00pm
Where: Renaissance Hotel-Pittsburgh
Cost: $65/person

Join us for bunch with a touch of jazz featuring the music of Mark Jackovic and Friends.

Benefits ACFPC and our young culinarians. 

Tickets will be available soon.


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.  http://chefswithissues.com/resources/


ACFPC T-SHIRTS and Aprons

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.