CHAPTER MEETINGS

September 2019 Chapter Meeting

When: September 9, 2019 at 6:00 p.m.

Where: TBA

Parking: TBA

Meeting Host: TBA

Host Chef: TBA

Presentation: TBA

Cost: TBA

Who’s Invited:

  • All ACF members, not-yet members, chefs, students and educators
  • All food service industry personnel
  • Members of Meadowbrook Country Club
  • Members of the Club Management Association of America
  • Members of the Chaîne des Rôtisseurs
  • Other Allied Industry Association members including CCF, MRLA, DRLA, RCA, IFT, ISES, NACE, NACUFS

October 2019 Chapter Meeting

When: October 14, 2019 at 6:00 p.m.

Where: TBA

Parking: TBA

Meeting Host: TBA

Host Chef: TBA

Presentation: TBA

Cost: TBA

Who’s Invited:

  • All ACF members, not-yet members, chefs, students and educators
  • All food service industry personnel
  • Members of Meadowbrook Country Club
  • Members of the Club Management Association of America
  • Members of the Chaîne des Rôtisseurs
  • Other Allied Industry Association members including CCF, MRLA, DRLA, RCA, IFT, ISES, NACE, NACUFS

November 2019 Chapter Meeting

When: November 11, 2019 at 6:00 p.m.

Where: Oakland Community College

Parking: TBA

Meeting Host: TBA

Host Chef: TBA

Presentation: TBA

Cost: TBA

Who’s Invited:

  • All ACF members, not-yet members, chefs, students and educators
  • All food service industry personnel
  • Members of Meadowbrook Country Club
  • Members of the Club Management Association of America
  • Members of the Chaîne des Rôtisseurs
  • Other Allied Industry Association members including CCF, MRLA, DRLA, RCA, IFT, ISES, NACE, NACUFS

COMPETITIONS

2019 Chef of the Year Competition

When: July 29 or 30 (TBA), 2019

When: Dorsey Culinary Academy

Minor’s Flavor Expedition Recipe Contest

Here’s to those who create with the idea that food is art. Here’s to those with a level of spirit and dedication that’s evident in every dish served. To you, to the craft, we proudly present The Flavor Expedition 2019 Recipe Contest and invite you to share your next inspired creation. Entry period ends September 13, 2019.

Rethink Cream Cheese

Calling all creatives and forward-thinking culinary artists! Savencia Cheese USA is holding an exciting competition to test your creative cooking skills. This competition will give you the opportunity to show off your talent with the innovative new Smithfield Pourable Cream Cheese from Savencia Cheese USA. Be in the front of a culinary revolution and rethink the way you use cream cheese!

FUNDRAISERS

Ford Field Project

Interested in working at Ford Field for Lions games, concerts and events and helping the Chapter raise money while getting paid? We are looking for qualified culinarians to assist us.

What we do:

We provide ServSafe Certified Culinarians/Chefs/Cooks to review each of the foodservice operations throughout the building during events. These operations are all run by non-profit organizations as fundraisers for their respective groups and they are generally not culinarians. We assist the staff at Levy Restaurants (Compass Group), the company that runs the foodservice operations at Ford Field, in coordination with the City of Detroit Sanitarians with insuring safe food service. Some of our more experience chefs also work in various culinary staff positions in the Hall of Legends and in the suites in action stations.

What you do:

  • Typically a 4-6 hour shift starting before each event and ending shortly after the beginning of the game or event. Some shifts may be slightly longer depending on your assignment.
  • Inspect booths and work with the volunteers to train and insure safe food service.
  • Work action stations.
  • Work on special prep for additional foodservice items.

What we require:

  • Current ServSafe Certification with strong knowledge of same.
  • Absolute work ethic. Due to the nature of this business, NO SHOWS are not tolerated.
  • Willingness to do whatever is assigned.
  • Solid culinary skills.
  • Professional appearance, specific attire required.
  • Must be a member of the Michigan Chefs de Cuisine.
  • Culinary students are welcome.

What we offer:

  • $125 is paid to the MCCA by Levy for Culinary Scholarships. The MCCA provides YOU a $75 stipend per shift.
  • Your work helps us raise funds for future scholarships.
  • You can stay and watch the balance of the game or event post shift.
  • MCCA logoed chef coat after working at least 3 events to wear at the games.
  • Opportunity to work with and see BOH operations of a world class organization.

Questions:

Contact our Ford Field Project Managers:
Chef Charles Laurencelle, ucbrimar@hotmail.com
Dave Poirier, chefdave@mi.rr.com

How to apply:

Complete the following form:

Ford Field Project

OTHER EVENTS

ACF National Convention

When: August 4-8, 2019

When: Orlando, Florida

More Information

Third Time’s the Charm! Golf Outing at Walnut Creek Country Club

When: August 12, 2019

Where: Walnut Creek Country Club, 25501 Johns Road, South Lyon, MI 48178

2019 MCCA Annual Chef of the Year Awards Gala and Golf Outing

When: September 30, 2019

Where: Plum Hollow Country Club, 21631 Lahser Rd, Southfield, MI 48033

2019 Michigan Restaurant and Lodging Show

When: October 15-16, 2019

Where: Suburaban Collection Showplace, Novi

2019 MCCA Holiday Party

When: December 1, 2019

Where: Steve & Rocky’s, Novi

Why wait?

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