Click the following links for the Dining Out radio show which features many topics and chefs from the Tampa Bay area.  Now on air Wednesdays from 2-3 pm.

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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Competition Results

Greetings Tampa Bay Culinary Association Members & Friends, Our Chapter just completed our first ACF Sanctioned Competition in seven years this past weekend at The Academy of Culinary Arts, at Land O’ Lakes High School. I would like to thank our Sponsors Minors/ Nestle’ Professional, Chef Allan […]

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Healthier School Awards

            It is a picture of Gulfside Elementary School, Holiday FL, receiving their Bronze Award from USDA for being a Healthier  School. Each week I give a nutrition lesson to the 3rd Graders and assist them in maintaining their vegetable garden.  This […]

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              These pictures shows the dinner that the children in the All Children’s Hospital Fit4Allkids Program made for their parents and teachers and Dieticians under the supervision of Chef Ray Benton CEC, HACC, Chef Chuck Edmond and myself. The children made […]

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Sweet Potato Harvest

              On Sept. 18,  Chef Ray Benton CEC, HACC and Vince Blancato assisted the 2nd and 3rd Grade students at Gulfside Elementary School, Holiday FL, in harvesting the sweet potatoes from their respective Gardens.  These gardens are sponsored by the ACF […]

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September President’s Message

Greetings Tampa Bay Culinary Association Members, Awards reception / dinner on September 15, 2014 at The Tradewinds Resort, Executive Chef Justin Harry and Director of F&B Jeffery Fredrickson will be hosting our event. We cannot thank them enough for their support & generosity. Please RSVP to Cheryl […]

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Healthy Eating Seminar

Healthy Eating Seminar This “Healthy Eating Seminar” for corporate accounts is the project approved by the Board at last week meeting. They asked me and Chef Ray to come up with a cost for this program that corporate accounts will pay ACF Tampa Bay. I will be […]

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