FEBRUARY GENERAL MEETING
When: Monday, February 19, 2018
Time: 7:00pm (Judging begins at 6:15pm)
Where: Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)
808 Ridge Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
This meeting will feature a Dessert Cheesecake Anything Goes Competition. Visit here for entry, criteria, and judging information.
Chef George M. Sideras, CEC, AAC, HGT, will be presenting on the science of flavor. Chefs, Evolutionary Biologists, Anthropologists, and Food Scientists are at the forefront of our understanding of the science behind flavors with the studying of neurogastronomy. The presentation and short demonstrations will break flavor down into its component parts, explaining step by step the science behind what we taste and experience when we bite into an ingredient. This methodology will provide the attendee to be better able to build more impactful dishes ,train more effectively and bring a new sensibility into menu development. The night will provide insight into how ingredients can be successfully paired when we understand the science behind the flavor.
ACF PITTSBURGH CHAPTER AWARDS DINNER
When: Sunday, March 11, 2018
Where: St. Clair Country Club
2300 Old Washington Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15241
Please join fellow Culinary Professionals and Food Enthusiasts for an evening of warm hospitality, fine dining, and tributes to those who promote our grand profession. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Visit here for more information, including directions to St. Clair Country Club, the menu, and how to purchase a ticket.
March General Meeting
When: March 26, 2018, 7:00 pm
Where: Core Group / Concept Foods
294 W. Steuben St.
Crafton, PA 15205
This meeting will feature a presentation on menu profitability and local fare.
April General Meeting
When: April 30, 2018, 7:00 pm
Where: Allegheny Country Club
250 Country Club Road
Sewickley, PA 15143
We have something extraordinary in the works for April. More details will be forthcoming.