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Chef & Child Event

On Nov. 12 Chef Ray Benton CEC, HAAC and Vince Blancato presented what pollutants do to our aquifer to the 3rd grade students at Northwest Elementary School, Hudson FL.  Before the children “built” their edible aquifer (pictures 1) it was explained to them that water moves through our environment […]

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November President’s Message

Greetings Tampa Bay Culinary Association Members & Friends, I would like to bring you up to speed with our next planned meeting. Chapter meeting; Monday November 16, 2015 will be held at The International Culinary School at The Arts Institute of Tampa, hosted by Chef Clyde Tanner. […]

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Michael Priola Wins Silver

  Congratulations to Michael Priola Second Place Winner at the 2015 Culinary Arts Competition held during the FRLA Show on October 6-8th at the Orange County Convention Center. Chef Priola received a silver medal for both of his dishes. Vegetable Terrine, Eggplant, Mushroom Sausage and Squash and […]

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2015 August President’s Message

Greeting Chapter Members and Friends, I had the opportunity to represent our chapter at the 2015 Cook. Craft. Create. ACF National Convention in Orlando Florida from July 30 to August 3, 2015. I would like to share some of the activities that I experienced at the convention.   […]

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Thank You From Ryan Wells Foundation

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2015 July President’s Message

Greeting to all ACF Chapter Members & Friends, At this point I’m sure you aware of the elections results for the ACF National Election of Officers for 2015 – 2017.   We wish them all much luck & success with their challenges and lead the ACF National Office […]

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Greeting to all ACF Chapter Members & Friends, I would like to dedicate my President’s monthly letter to the up coming ACF election of officers. This is our opportunity to vote!  Vote for the candidates that you feel will lead the ACF National Chef’s Association towards new […]

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Chefs Move to Schools

Please register for Introduction to Chefs Move to Schools. on Apr 2, 2015 2:00 PM CDT at: Are you interested in volunteering in your local schools? Want to know more about the Chefs Move to Schools initiative and how you can get involved? Join NFSMI on […]

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2015 March President’s Message

Greeting to all ACF Chapter Members & Friends, Most recently I attended the first 2015 ACF NE & SE Regional Conference, which was held in Baltimore Maryland, February 15 to 18, 2015. Both Regionals VP’s welcomed the members to the event.  The overall attendance was very good, […]

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President’s New Year Message

Greetings as we Ring in the New Year Tampa Bay Culinary Association Members & Friends, During the past holiday season, many of us have shared very special time and celebrate with family and friends, we set new goals for the year to come and reflect on the […]

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