February 25–27, 2018

Registration closes February 9, 2018


Charlotte’s got a lot! Charlotte is a lively city with activities ideal for all ages including dining, shopping, live music, unique night life venues, and sports & recreation. Steps away from the Nascar Hall of Fame, Bank of America Stadium. Come and join the fun as we experience what Charlotte has to offer!

The Westin Charlotte will host ChefConnect: Charlotte, February 25-27. If you’re a chef exploring new ideas and flavors, a student looking to gain experience or a foodservice professional keeping atop the latest and greatest, we’ve got plenty of educational and networking opportunities for you.

Where: The Westin Charlotte, Charlotte, North Carolina

Registration: Online registration closes February 9, 2018

March 12, 2018

Registration opens at 6:00 p.m.


MCCA Chapter Meeting

Where: TBA

Parking: TBA

Presentation: TBA

Host Chefs: TBA

Cost: Members and all students with ID $15. Non-members and guests $20. Includes all food and non-alcoholic beverages. Donations go to MCCA Educational Institute.

Who’s invited: ACF members, chefs, students and educators, foodservice industry personnel and vendors. Also, members of the RCA, IFT, CCA, CMAA, ISES, NACE, DMA.

Sponsors: TBA

Dress Code: Business casual. No jeans please. Dress chef coats acceptable, but not typically worn.

March 14, 2018

7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

5th Annual Pure Michigan Agriculture Summit

Michigan’s Premier Event for Food Producers and Buyers

Where: Suburban Collection Showplace, 46100 Grand River Ave., Novi, MI 48374

When: Wednesday, March 14, 2018, from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Pure Michigan Business Connect and the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development will host the 5th Annual Pure Michigan Agriculture Summit on March 14, 2018, from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

  • Connecting buyers with new, high-Ddemand, and specialty products
  • Prescheduled, vetted, talk-n-taste meetings with food producers
  • Networking and tradeshow for retailers, restaurants, distributors, institutional buyers, and all types of food producers

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