Northeast and Southeast Chefs Honored at ACF Conference in Atlanta

March 18, 2016

Chefs, students, and foodservice professionals from the American Culinary Federation’s (ACF) Northeast and Southeast regions gathered for professional development and culinary trend seminars at ChefConnect: Atlanta. The conference took place at Hyatt Regency Atlanta from March 13—15.

Conference topics included food pairings, beef trends, Southern cooking, French pastry techniques, and molecular gastronomy. Attendees enjoyed hands-on workshops, culinary demonstrations, and networking opportunities.

Presenters included Hugh Acheson, James Beard award-winning chef, local food advocate, author and judge on Bravo’s “Top Chef,” Linton Hopkins, James Beard award-winning chef and local restauranteur, and Patrice Caillot, pastry chef instructor, The French Pastry School of Kennedy-King…