Hello Chefs, Friends, Suppliers, and Culinary Enthusiasts!


Next Monday we will be combining ACF Broward, ACF Palm Beach, and ACF Miami’s March meeting. This event is hosted by the Broward ACF chapter and their Zoom account. President John Masi, Palm Beach President Jeffrey Schlissel and yours truly have combined efforts for an engaging and informative session.


Our focus will be on Health and Sustainability. There are a few presenters and notably Keith Sarasin of the Farmers Dinner & formally PINE in New Hampshire. He is an accomplished chef, speaker, author, and restauranteur. His books are available on Amazon and you can follow him on Instagram @keithsarasin. He’s doing a demo on some of his plant-based sauces and will entertain us with Q&A! If you would like a personalized cookbook, contact him at keith.sarasin@gmail.com and he’ll send you a link to complete the transaction.



DATE:                    3/29/21 - Monday

TIME:                    5 pm

ZOOM LINK:       https://fiu.zoom.us/j/7260362326

Meeting ID:        726 036 2326


Set your reminders now and mark your calendar. Hope to see YOU and please feel free to forward this email to your colleagues. A special thanks to Michael with Colorado Mills High Olec Sunflower Oil for hosting our February meeting. You can reach him at michael@comills.com.


Teaser alert! The April meeting will be hosted by the Pam Beach Chapter (Date TBD) and right now we have Chef Scott Adair with Supherb Farms preparing for a demo. Also on the list is Chef Robert Suk with Future Foods presenting with Smithfield Culinary…


Alright Miami! See you Monday…. Thanks, Tom


Tom Valentin, CEC AAC


Miami Chapter, American Culinary Federation





Ivo d’Aguiar

1st Vice President



Kimberly Walker




Devon S. Blanchard

President, Junior Chapter

Johnson & Wales University



Eduardo Caboverde

President, Junior Chapter

Miami Culinary Institute


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