ACF Minneapolis Chef's Chapter

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    • 20 Jan 2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • Medina Entertainment Center 500 Hwy 55, Medina, MN 55340
    • 133
    2018 ACF/MCC Awards Dinner

    The plans are finalized for the American Culinary Federation Minneapolis Chef's Chapter's 2018 Awards Dinner. It will be at the

    Medina Entertainment Center

    500 Hwy 55, Medina, MN 55340

    Hosted by:

    Chef Trent Anderson

     Get your tickets now!!!

    January 20, 2018

    Cocktails and appetizers at 5:00PM.

         Dinner service begins promptly at 6:00 PM.

    This years dinner is being planned by:
     Chef Trent Anderson
    last years Chef of The Year, and should be a very memorable dinner!
    Ticket Prices:
     Juniors/Seniors  $75.00
     Professionals and Guests $75.00
    Table of 8 For $575.00 

    Please Note: We will be continuing our New Packaged Underwear and Sock drive to benefit the Bridge for Youth. So Please bring your donation with you!

    This years Menu will be:


          January 20TH 2019

    Trio of Crostini’s -Greek Hummus, Heirloom Tomato and Goat Cheese, Smoked Brisket-nf

    Harissa grilled Vegetable flatbread-v,nf,

    Angry Grilled Shrimp Shooters-df,gf,nf

    Artisan cheese board with fancy crackers-v,nf

    Grilled Jack and Coke meatballs-nf

    Buffalo Chicken Profiteroles-nf


    1st-Revol Greens Mesclun salad with Champagne vinaigrette roasted strawberries and sugared macadamia paired with Heirloom Tomato Bisque with Crispy Spinach and a grilled cheese crostini -v

    2cd- 5 Spice Club Bao Bun-crispy Maple Leaf Farms Duck Bacon, Hormel Pork Belly, sesame slaw-nf,df

    3rd-Duet of:  Roasted Garlic Angus Short Ribs and Lobster Salpicon with sauce Americaine, Truffle Mashed Yukon Gold, Tarragon Roasted Root Vegetable-nf

    4th- Dessert By 2018 Student Chef of the Year Emily Pollock- ‘Caramel Petit Gâteau’- Madeleine Cake with Caramel Mousse and a Caramel Glaze-v

    Vegetarian meal by request:

    V- jasmine Rice Stuffed Cinnamon Roasted Acorn Squash, Curry Vegetables, Maple Walnuts, Crispy Spinach, Pomegranate Gastrique- vg,gf,df,

    Df=dairy free nf=nut free gf= gluten free v= vegetarian vg=vegan

    You can purchase your tickets online using a major credit card through our secure PayPal website.  Each member can purchase 1 additional guest ticket with the purchase of theirs. Other guests must sign up as a Friend of the ACF/MCC to log in to purchase tickets. Tickets must be Paid in full Before the day of the event!

    If you are unable to pay online. You must still register online and select Manual Payment.
     Make Payable to ACF Minneapolis Chef's Chapter. 
        Please mail checks to: ACF Awards Banquet P.O. Box 28191 Crystal, MN 55428
    Checks received 10 days prior to event will receive a receipt for entrance otherwise they will be available at will call the night of the event.

    Dress attire is clean pressed Chef Coat or Cocktail Attire. Former Chef's of the Year please wear your COY medal.

    Payment can be made at using

    • 18 Mar 2019
    • 20 May 2019
    • 3 sessions
    • 2

      2 Kids Cafe Volunteers Needed!

    we are still in need of 2 chefs to volunteer for January 14th. Please Register on-line today! The kids thank you!

    This is our monthly dinner held by members of our chapter.

    It is the responsibility of the Volunteer Chefs to procure meal items to prepare their planned menu. Use your resources and the club to help. Chef and Child Chair Jeremiah T Lanes is available to help and can be reached at Or you can reach out to Chef Dan at (952)-926-2600 ext. 2518 or at 

    You are preparing a meal for approximately 65-75 people, this is not only for the children within the program, but also volunteers as well. You will have children volunteers ages 5-13, please be prepared for that. They may not always be available, just communicate with Chef Dan to be aware. The kids are willing to learn, just be patient and aware of them within the kitchen. Prepare for anything and expect everything when it comes to children.

    Food is served at 5:30pm sharp. Please be plated and ready for service at that time. Dependent on your menu, volunteers and space are available for you. Recommended time to plate is 5-5:15pm to be completed by 5:30pm ready to serve blanket service to the children. They only have 20 minutes to eat, so time is critical. Please be aware of these time lines.

    Please contact Chef Dan at Perspectives with your menu at 952-926-2600. We must meet any ad all National Nutritional guidelines set for the program at Kids Cafe. Chef Dan will go over your menu with you to make sure it is in accordance.

    Please contact Chef Jeremiah Lanes at jeremiah.lanes@gmail.comfor more information if needed.

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American Culinary Federation Minneapolis Chef's Chapter

P.O. Box 28191

Crystal, MN 55428

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