ACF Minneapolis Chef's Chapter

Monthly Meeting Recap

(or as a member you can go to the meeting minutes here)

Upcoming meetings and events

    • 19 Jun 2018
    • 8:00 AM
    • 27 Jun 2018
    • 2:00 PM
    • Hennepin Technical College, 9000 Brooklyn Boulevard, Mn, 59445
    • 6
    Registration is closed

    Hennepin Technical College

    Brooklyn Park Campus

    9000 Brooklyn Boulevard

    Brooklyn Park, Mn. 59445

    With thousands of chefs competing in the job market, it is essential to prove your culinary competency. Certification through the American Culinary Federation demonstrates skill, knowledge and professionalism to the food service industry.

     Testing for all certifications

    Please check out the certification page.

    Pre-approval from the National Office is a prerequisite.

    You can download the application and submit it or the preferred method is registering on line.

    Please register with the national office for the exam.



     Space is limited to the first 6 registrations.

    Contact: Robert Velarde, CEC -
    with any questions.
    June 27, 2018
    Load in at 8am Testing starts at 8:30am

    ACE apprenticing  available

    • 26 Jun 2018
    • 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Crown Plaza Hotel 3131 Campus Dr, Plymouth, MN 55441



    Crown Plaza Plymouth 

     3131 Campus Dr, Plymouth, MN 55441

    Education provided by:

    meet and greet  5:30

    Education 6:00 pm

    Dinner: 7:00 pm

    General Meeting 7:30

    Please Register on-line at to ensure a seat and proper head count for the host.

    • 04 Aug 2018
    • 05 Aug 2018
    • 2 sessions
    • St Paul Farmers Market

    This is the 4th Annual Farmers Market Competition in partnership with the St Paul Farmers Market. The farmers and Public have received this very well over the years and are excited to see it coming back again this year.

    The menu has been set by the lead judge and it is as follows: Pork Sirloin, Smoked turkey legs, Sweet Potatoes, Parsnips and broccoli.

    Cost $150 for members and $200 for non-members.

    We are allowing payment by paypal this year to make it easier for competitors to pay online as well by check or money order.

    Our paypal account address is In the memo section please put 2018 Farmers Market competition.

    Interested in competing please contact Chef Keith A. Huffman at for application and category guidelines.

    • 19 Aug 2018
    • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Mississippi Mushrooms 3750 Washington Ave N. Minneapolis, MN


    ACF/MCC Educational Series

    This Class is Free of Charge! I would encourage everyone to attend!!

    When:August 19, 2018 8am-12pm 

    Where: Mississippi Mushrooms

    3750 Washington Ave N.

    Minneapolis, MN



    Sign up today to ensure a spot! 

    Some things that may be covered:

    • Everything fungus.  Growing mushrooms, tour of facility, who he currently sells to, what problems arise during the growing/production of fungi
    • Patio space on the Mississippi river for Chef’s playground once again.
    • Space opens to the public for sales of mushrooms at 11am on Sundays.
    • create dishes and allow sampling by the public at the end of the education segment.

    Please Register on-line at to ensure a seat and proper head count for the host.

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