Author: gulfchefs2021

Are you an American Culinary Federation (ACF) Certified Chef?

Did you know that the World Association of Chefs Societies (WACS) Global Certification for the Hospitality Industry  has Fast Track Certification Program for Certified ACF Chefs to obtain Global Certification. It is a fantastic program and the requirements are obtainable. You can contact Chef John Clancy, Worldchefs Education Director at,  or you can Contact Chef Jeffrey Rotz, […]

FARMSHED Restaurant Opening Soon

Chef Damon Vitale is opening a new restaurant FARMSHED located in Spanish Springs in The Villages. It will be in the Square will the old TooJays were located.  FARMSHED will features an upscale brunch style menu and dinner. Chef Damon is currently hiring all positions. Line Cook $14 per hourPrep Cook $12 per hourDishwasher $10 per […]

Bob Anderson UPDATE: 20 February 2021

Our good friend Chef Robert (Bob) Anderson, CEC, CCE, CE was diagnosed with cancer back in December.  The first week of February, Bob & Karen went shopping at the Flea Market. Bob fell which caused a concussion and a Brain Aneurysm (I am not sure what the medical terms are). Bob has been released from Ocala Regional Medical Center and […]

ACF Life Insurance

Chefs, Did you know that ACF provides Life Insurance at no charge a Professional Culinarian, Culinarian or Senior Culinarian member as of 12/31/2020. If you are not sure if you are enrolled, you can contact the ACF for questions on eligibility please email ACF at or Ashley Blount – Membership Coordinator at 1 (904) 484-0231