News and Upcoming Events
September General Meeting
When: Monday, September 24, 2018
Where: Bidwell Training Center
1815 Metropolitan Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15233
Sheryl Laffey from the PA Liquor Control Board will present.
This meeting will feature an Anything Goes Competition; details available here.
More details will be forthcoming.
October General Meeting
When: Monday, October 29, 2018
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!
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
SAVE THE DATE!
ACFPC presents: Live Jazz Brunch
When: Sunday, November 11, 2018
Where: Renaissance Hotel-Pittsburgh
Cost: $50 for ACF members; $75 for non-members.
Join us for bunch with a touch of jazz featuring the music of Mark Jackovic and Friends.
Benefits ACFPC and our young culinarians.
ACFPC would like to thank ACF member Donato Coluccio CEC, F&B Director, his staff at the Renaissance Hotel in Pittsburgh, and the Chaine des Rotisseurs for their gracious support.
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.