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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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August President’s Message

Greetings Tampa Bay Culinary Association Members, In writing this month’s chapter newsletter, much has gone on with the chapter since my last newsletter. We are near the end of summer, I hope that you all have had an enjoyable time over the summer to rest and be […]

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2014 Election Results

The 2014 ACF Tampa Bay Culinary Association, Executive Board of Directors election has officially come to an end. Thank you to everyone who ran and everyone who voted. The new Executive Board of Directors will be: President – Michael Rigberg, CEC, CCA 1st Vice-President – Michael Priola, […]

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Annual Charity Golf Tournament

2014 ACF Tampa Bay Culinary Association Annual Charity Golf Tournament June 16th golf enthusiasts from all over the Tampa Bay area came together at Innisbrook Resort & Golf Course to take part in the ACF Tampa Bay Culinary Association’s annual charity golf tournament. A beautifully groomed course […]

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Last Day In The Garden

            Pictures from the last harvest of the year from our 2 schools in Pasco County. Chef Vince and myself peeled and chopped so the children could taste the vegetables that they  picked, and the local master gardeners  did the harvest with the children and their parents. All were […]

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May President’s Message

What an incredible Southeast Regional Conference hosted by the ACF Greater Charleston South Carolina Chapter at the Embassy Suites North Charleston -Airport/Hotel & Convention Center. The Culinary Institute of Charleston-Trident Technical College hosted the hands-on workshop series and the regional cooking competitions. The seminars and workshops offered […]

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Evening with the Chefs

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