ACF National Election will be conducted electronically starting on April 26rh until May 10th. Results will be announced on the 12th of May 2021. Our new officers with take the oath of office at the National Convention in Orlando.
At Orlando World Center Marriott, ACF attendees will receive discounted rates of $177 per night (plus resort & tax fees listed below). Reservations must be made by July 12, 2021, in order to receive this discounted rate.
As an added value, the Hotel will ACF National Convention 2021: Orlando, FL August 2-5, 2021 not impose a mandatory Resort fee to the ACF Group (currently $35 per room per night) This fee covers several amenities – ACF attendees must understand that you will be responsible for purchasing on an a la carte basis any services covered by the resort fee at the rate in effect at the time of the event.
Enhanced in-room wireless internet for up to 6 devices
Unlimited local and domestic long distance calls
Bottled Water (two 10oz bottles) replenished once daily with housekeeping service
Daily scheduled shuttle service to Disney Parks for up to 4 guests
Daily Dining Credit of $20.00 per room night valid on restaurant charges excluding Starbucks and gift shop purchases. Credit is not cumulative during stay and must be a room charge to apply.
Nightly scheduled shuttle service to Disney Springs for up to 4 guests
Complimentary mini golf for up to 4 people
15% discount on retail pricing for spa services (excludes merchandise)- Marriott’s spa is currently closed due to COVID-19. We will update the page when a re-opening date is provided.
15% discount off retail rates for green fee rates (excludes merchandise)
The standard resort room tax of 12.5% (tax is subject to change), will be charged in addition to the room rates set forth above.
Next month’s meeting will be at The Villages Charter High School on April 19th. Mark your calendar and join Chef John Woods and his students for a great evening of culinary. The rumor is that Chef Woods will be doing a presentation about Ceviche. More more information contact Chapter President Chef Joel Padilla for more information. Remember April 19th at 6 PM.
Quail Creek Country Club is a private, residential golf and court sports community located in north Naples, Florida. With over 700 members, two 18 hole golf courses, 11 tennis courts, 6 pickle ball courts, and a brand new state of the art fitness, golf, and court sports center, their facilities are open and busy year-round .
They are hiring for 5 positions: Server, Server Assistant, Banquet Cook, Line Cook, and Expeditor. The ideal candidates for the 5 positions have professional club/restaurant experience, great communication skills, and take pride in their work.
These positions are full time, year round positions. A competitive benefits package will be provided to the candidates selected for employment. Qualified candidates will be versatile to work in both a la carte and banquet settings. They are an EOE and Drug-Free workplace; all candidates must complete and pass a background check and drug screen.
If you are interested in applying for any of the positions, please contact Scott Ross at firstname.lastname@example.org with your resume and contact information.
Manages and coordinates all activities for the Pastry Cooks engaged in the preparation of desserts, pastries, confections, and ice cream all made in house from scratch production. Oversees all pastry food service within the Club and its 2 restaurants. Ensures that the quality of pastry is up to Pelican standards and ensures all of the needs of the members are being met and the facilities are maintained properly. Hires, trains, and develops the Pastry Cooks.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactory. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned as the club evolves.
Plans production for pastry department according to menus and/or special requirements.
Supplies recipes for, and suggests methods and procedures to pastry cooks and oversees employee skill development.
Fashions table and pastry decorations, such as statuaries and ornaments, from sugar paste and icings.
Monitors staff hours and production to ensure adequate staffing, controls costs and maintains production records.
Checks daily functions and ensures that all items are ordered, accounted for and produced on schedule. Coordinates future functions and events with the Executive Chef and other staff members.
Maintains high levels of sanitary codes set forth by Federal, State and Local agencies as well as Pelican.
Secures continuous feedback from Restaurant Managers, members and owners as to members satisfaction regarding bakery items.
Seeks continual improvement to products to affect cost efficiencies without reduction in quality.
Develops tests and implements new products and ensures quality control of all bakery items. Checks restaurant outlets on a daily basis to ensure pars and consistency of club products.
Creates special desserts and recipes. May create certain desserts using alcoholic beverages as an ingredient which may require sampling (a small portion of an item) to determine if the dessert is prepared and tastes appropriately.
May have to taste (taste is defined as sampling a small portion of an item) a member’s food item which contains alcohol as an ingredient in response to a member complaint regarding the dessert item.
Controls ordering and purchasing of all bakery supplies and goods.
Manages staff responsibilities including interviewing, hiring, training, coaching and counseling.
Communicates with members, co-workers, management in a courteous and respectful professional manner.
Conforms with and abides by all regulations, policies, work procedures and instructions.
Exhibits and maintains a professional demeanor to reflect a positive image of Pelican.
Performs other duties as assigned by the Executive Chef.
Directly supervises two-three employees in the Bakery. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, firing, training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and peripheral vision. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear and taste or smell. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to wet or humid conditions (non-weather); work near moving mechanical parts; extreme cold (non-weather); extreme heat (non-weather) and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to work in high, precarious places and fumes or airborne particles.
Please send a professional resume and portfolio with interest. Good base salary, health/dental benefits available along with vacation and PTO time.
Congratulations Chef Juan Acosta, CEC®, WCEC for becoming a Certified WorldChefs Executive Chef. Chef Cruz has worked very hard to accomplish this arduous task. We are all very proud of him. Chef Cruz Jhonn, what is your next goal?
Congratulations to Chef Alex Gandia, CEC, WCEC for winning a Bronze Medal at his first ACF Sanctioned Competition hosted at Dorsey Culinary Academy and sponsored by the ACF Michigan Chefs de Cuisine Association.