Networking

May


 

VIC Saturday 26th May, 7pm ACFV  Young Chefs Fundraiser with Great Chefs Jeffrey Tan & Friends. BOOKED OUT, Read More

NSW 27th - 29th May ACF Restaurant Challenge, The ACF Restaurant Challenge will see nine teams hit the kitchens and prepare gourmet meals for their own 24 seat restaurant on the show floor for the first time at Foodservice Australia 2018.  Each team will consist of chef, pastry chef & junior chef & will cook prepare & serve a 2 course menu of main & dessert from a supplied ingredient list. Enter Here  Purchase Lunch Tickets Here

NSW 27th - 29th May Foodservice Australia, The 2018 show will grow significantly this year when it moves to the new exhibition centre at Darling Harbour in Sydney. If you work in the food or hospitality industry then you need to plan a visit. There is simply no better place to discover new ideas. You can literally taste the new food trends and try out all the latest catering equipment. There will be over 350 exhibitors and special events including the ACF Restaurant Challenge Read More

FNQ FULLY BOOKED Wednesday 30th 12 Noon, Restaurant of the Year 5. Paperbark Restaurant, Kewarra Beach Resort & Spa, 80 Kewarra St, Kewarra Beach. Members $65 Non Members $85. Please note that this is a competition, restaurants are unable to deviate from the set menu they put forward, all raffle prizes are greatly appreciated to help with the fundraising on the day. When booking please advise method of payment (CC or Direct Deposit BSB: 633000 Account No: 126525013 Ref: Your Name) & please provide names of all guests attending. RSVP 25th May Book Here

June


4th QLD Committee Meeting 

5th NSW Member Meeting & Networking 

5th TAS Committee Meeting

5th NT Committee Meeting 

6th SA Committee Meeting, 5.30pm at Regency TAFE SA, Days Road

11th QLD Member Meeting 

13th 6pm VIC Committee Meeting  ACF Office 13 Strathalbyn St. Kew East

13th 5pm FNQ Committee Meeting

17th NSW ACT & Regions Member Meeting 

QLD Metro 2nd June TAFE Queensland Brisbane Southbank

QLD Regional 9th  June TAFE Queensland North Cairns

NSW Newcastle 19th June TAFE NSW Hamilton

NSW Tamworth 21st June TAFE NSW Tamworth

WA 24th June North Metropolitan TAFE Joondalup

SA 26th June TAFE SA Regency Park

NSW Metro 28th June TAFE NSW Ryde

SA Wednesday 6th June 3pm - 5pm.  Regional Judges Workshop will be held at TAFE SA Regency Campus 137 Days Rd, Regency Park,  room TBC. A 2 hour training session hosted by Michael Strautmanis, to prepare you to judge ACF competitions at a Junior and Regional level. This workshop is the first step in our new judging program & is for all new judges & recognised regional & national judges judges that wish to be accredited by ACF. You must be a financial member to attend. Successful completion of the workshop will provide you with the certification to apply to be a registered ACF Judge. Book Here

VIC Saturday 12th, ACF VIC Warragul Food Tour including morning tea at the Butterfly Factory, a tour and briefing at Radfords Abattoir finishing with a tour, demonstration and two-course lunch at Hogget Kitchen. $80 pp Book Here

NSW Wednesday 13th, join us for the Annual ACF Golf Day at one of Sydney's most beautiful & private Golf Courses on the North Shore. Roseville Golf Club is the venue for this year's 4 x Person Team Ambrose Golf event.  Please contact Peter Kenyon for any enquiries. Book Here   More Info

VIC Tuesday 15th, The 80s Revisited Luncheon at University House in The Woodward: Level 10 185 Pelham St, Carlton.The ACFV are holding a back to the 80’s Luncheon highlighting the proud achievements of the Australian Culinary Olympics Squads through the 1980’s. Come along and hear the behind the scenes shenanigans that helped or hindered those brave chefs who ventured to Germany in pursuit of glory. A light lunch with beverages with guest speakers Brendan Hill $45 for Non-Members, $35 for Members. Book Here

SA Sunday 17th, 9am Golf networking, North Adelaide Golf Course, Strangways Tce. North Adelaide, Dress smart casual, cost approx $40 Book Here

ACT Monday 18th June 8am, Canberra Institute of Technology, Constitution Ave Canberra. Regional Final National Apprentice Competition. The best apprentice from each apprentice year 1st, 2nd & final & best culinary student will represent ACT at the national final to be held in Canberra 8th - 12th October 2018 

SA Tuesday 19th, The 1-day Teaching Gastronomy workshop aims to build your interest and capacity to provide innovative and inspiring food-related teaching that will encourage students to think broadly and deeply about gastronomy and its many professional applications. Read More     Register Here

NSW Wednesday 20th, 6am Gourmand Providore Kerruish Ave, Sydney Markets Homebush. Sydney Market Tour an interactive look at the local & interstate produce and behind the scenes of the bustling producers. Hosted by Julio Azzarello cost $15 Book Here

NSW Thursday 21th, The 1-day Teaching Gastronomy workshop aims to build your interest and capacity to provide innovative and inspiring food-related teaching that will encourage students to think broadly and deeply about gastronomy and its many professional applications. Read More     Register Here

VIC  Friday 22nd June  Secondary Schools Culinary Challenge, Venue TBC. The winning team will represent Victoria in the National Final to be held in Victoria on 11th & 12th August

SA Monday 25th  June  Secondary Schools Culinary Challenge, TAFE SA Regency Campus, 137 Days Rd, Regency Park. The Australian Culinary Federation of SA would like to try to ensure that every talented, passionate, young person who wants to be a chef gets every chance to do just that, regardless who they are and where they live  Read More

TAS Monday 25th  June  Professional Chef & Apprentice of the year Launceston heat. This year’s focus will be on local produce. When designing your menus, you are to use ingredients from our local area with seasonality in mind. All invoices must be supplied to provide proof of purchase. You are to supply all of your ingredients for the day unless stated as a generic ingredient. All entrée and Main course proteins will be supplied Read More

SA Wednesday 27th June 8am, Regional Final National Apprentice Competition, TAFE SA Regency Campus 137 Days Rd, Regency Park. The best apprentice chef from each apprentice year 1st, 2nd & final & best culinary student will represent SA at the national final to be held in Canberra 8th - 12th October 2018 Criteria

July


3rd NT Committee Meeting & Networking

3rd 6pm SA Members & YCC Meeting, The Queen's Head Hotel, 117 Kermode St. North Adelaide

3rd TAS Committee Meeting & Networking

9th QLD Annual General Meeting 

11th VIC Committee Meeting 

11th 5pm FNQ Committee Meeting 

23rd NSW ACT & Regions Member Meeting & Networking

VIC 3rd July William Angliss Institute

ACT & Region 16th July Canberra Institute Technology

TAS 19th July TASTAFE Drysdale

NT 24th & 25th July International College of Advanced Education

TAS Monday 2nd July Professional Chef & Apprentice of the year Hobart heat. This year’s focus will be on local produce. When designing your menus, you are to use ingredients from our local area with seasonality in mind. All invoices must be supplied to provide proof of purchase. You are to supply all of your ingredients for the day unless stated as a generic ingredient. All entrée and Main course proteins will be supplied Read More

TAS Tuesday 3rd July  Junior Secondary Schools Culinary Challenge, Venue TBC. The aim of this competition is to give students an insight into the hospitality industry and to identify and encourage students who demonstrate a talent and a passion for cooking The winning team will represent Tasmania at the National Final to be held in Victoria 11 - 12 August Read More     Criteria 

VIC Tuesday 3rd July 6pm,President Steve Baar would like you to join him & the committee to catch up for a drink.  6pm, Tuesday, July 3rd at Woolshed, Docklands, Nibbles provided. Drinks @ Happy hour prices.   RSVP Here

ACT Monday 6th July  Secondary Schools Culinary Challenge, will be held at Canberra Institute of Technology. Successful teams from both High School and College categories will be recognised, but only one overall winner. The participating Schools of the ACT and regions have performed well in all facets of this competition in recent years and we have no doubt that this will continue. Winners will go onto the National Final in Victoria 11th & 12th August Read More

NSW Wednesday 11th, 6am Gourmand Providore Kerruish Ave, Sydney Markets Homebush. Sydney Market Tour an interactive look at the local & interstate produce and behind the scenes of the bustling producers. Hosted by Julio Azzarello cost $15 Book Here

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WACS  11th - 14th July 2018 WorldChefs Congress & Expo Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.  

This is a bi-annual global event where chefs from more than 100 countries come together as a united chef community. July 2018, we will once again bring the world of chefs together together in the vibrant, dynamic city of Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia.  It will be an experience like no other, with one-of- a-kind Malaysian experiences lined up.  Get set to learn from some of the best chefs, experts, personalities, discover future trends and immerse yourself in food cultures from around the world.  We promise a few days of knowledge, camaraderie and as anyone who has joined us before...good times. Registration

TAS Monday 30th July  Secondary Schools Culinary Challenge, Venue TBC. The aim of this competition is to give students an insight into the hospitality industry and to identify and encourage students who demonstrate a talent and a passion for cooking The winning team will represent Tasmania at the National Final to be held in Victoria 11 - 12 August Read More       Criteria

August


7th NSW Member Meeting & Networking

7th NT Committee Meeting & Networking

7th TAS Committee Meeting & Networking

7th 6pm SA Members & YCC Meeting, The Queen's Head Hotel, 117 Kermode St. North Adelaide

8th 6pm VIC Committee Meeting, ACF Head Office, 13 Strathalbyn St. Kew East 

8th 5pm FNQ Committee Meeting

19th NSW ACT & Regions Member Meeting & Networking 

NSW Wednesday 8th, 6am Gourmand Providore Kerruish Ave, Sydney Markets Homebush. Sydney Market Tour an interactive look at the local & interstate produce and behind the scenes of the bustling producers. Hosted by Julio Azzarello cost $15 Book Here

SA Sunday 19, 9am Golf networking, North Adelaide Golf Course, Strangways Tce. North Adelaide, Dress smart casual, cost approx $40 Book Here

NSW Monday 20th of August, 7pm - 9pm at the ANZ Stadium. Global Pastry Chef Fundraiser. Funds raised through this event will assist two of our members, Angelo Roache and Mary George to Malaysia in July to represent Australia and the Pacific Rim in the Global Pastry competition.  More Information    Book Here

 

FNQ Wednesday 29th 12 Noon, Restaurant of the Year 8. Salt House,Marina Point, 6/2 Pierpoint Road. Members $65 Non Members $85. Please note that this is a competition, restaurants are unable to deviate from the set menu they put forward, all raffle prizes are greatly appreciated to help with the fundraising on the day. When booking please advise method of payment (CC or Direct Deposit BSB: 633000 Account No: 126525013 Ref: Your Name) & please provide names of all guests attending. RSVP 24th August  Book Here

September


3rd QLD Committee Meeting

4th 6pm SA Annual General Meeting, Adelaide Oval, Victor Richardson Rd, North Adelaide

4th  NT Member Meeting & Networking

4th TAS Committee Meeting 

10th QLD Member Meeting

12th VIC Committee Meeting

12th 5pm FNQ Committee Meeting 

17th NSW ACT & Regions Member Meeting  

NSW Monday 10th September 7.30am, Game Farm Fiddletown Farming Facility, 1-3 Peebles Rd. Fiddletown. Processing Facility & Farm Tour. This is an exciting opportunity for chefs to view the farming & productions facilities of Game Farm. They are opening the doors to a limited number of Chefs & Apprentices to take a peek at how the the product is handled from farm to table.  Read More

NSW Wednesday 12th, 6am Gourmand Providore Kerruish Ave, Sydney Markets Homebush. Sydney Market Tour an interactive look at the local & interstate produce and behind the scenes of the bustling producers. Hosted by Julio Azzarello cost $15 Book Here

October


2nd NT Committee Meeting

2nd TAS Committee Meeting 

9th 6pm SA Members & YCC Meeting, The Queen's Head Hotel, 117 Kermode St. North Adelaide

10th VIC Committee Meeting, ACF Office, 13 Strathalbyn St Kew East

10th 5pm FNQ Committee Meeting

21st NSW ACT & Regions Annual General Meeting 

NSW Monday 8th October 7pm, Theatre Kitchen TAFE NSW Ryde Campus, 30 Blaxland Rd. Ryde. Game Farm Quail Masterclass. This class will include boning methods both traditional knife & scissor methods, an interactive cooking demonstration on different applications and then you get to taste the results. Presented by Dominic Van Herk, Sales Manager Game Farm, this class has limited numbers & you will need to book early to secure your place Book Here

Canberra Monday 8th  - 12th October, National Apprentice Competition will be held at Canberra Institute of Technology. The NAC is a culmination of many apprentice competitions being held throughout the year in each state and territory and includes training chefs in each year of apprenticeship and a culinary students section. The best apprentice from each apprentice year and culinary student section from each state and territory are brought together to compete and decide the overall winners. Read More

NSW Wednesday 10th, 6am Gourmand Providore Kerruish Ave, Sydney Markets Homebush. Sydney Market Tour an interactive look at the local & interstate produce and behind the scenes of the bustling producers. Hosted by Julio Azzarello cost $15 Book Here

SA Sunday 21st, 9am Golf Networking, North Adelaide Golf Course, Strangways Tce. North Adelaide, Dress smart casual, cost approx $40 Book Here

FNQ Wednesday 31st 12 Noon, Restaurant of the Year 10. Ochre Restaurant,  6/1 Marlin Parade,  Members $65 Non Members $85. Please note that this is a competition, restaurants are unable to deviate from the set menu they put forward, all raffle prizes are greatly appreciated to help with the fundraising on the day. When booking please advise method of payment (CC or Direct Deposit BSB: 633000 Account No: 126525013 Ref: Your Name) & please provide names of all guests attending. RSVP 26th August  Book Here

November


6th TAS Committee Meeting

6th NT Member Meeting & Networking 

13th 6pm SA Members & YCC Meeting, The Queen's Head Hotel, 117 Kermode St. North Adelaide

14th VIC Committee Meeting, 

14th 5pm FNQ Committee Meeting

18th TAS AGM & Gala Dinner

19th NSW ACT & Regions Member Meeting

NSW Wednesday 14th, 6am Gourmand Providore Kerruish Ave, Sydney Markets Homebush. Sydney Market Tour an interactive look at the local & interstate produce and behind the scenes of the bustling producers. Hosted by Julio Azzarello cost $15 Book Here

FNQ Wednesday 28th 12 Noon, Restaurant of the Year 11. North Bar & Kitchen, Shangri La, The Marina, Pierpoint Road, Members $65 Non Members $85. Please note that this is a competition, restaurants are unable to deviate from the set menu they put forward, all raffle prizes are greatly appreciated to help with the fundraising on the day. When booking please advise method of payment (CC or Direct Deposit BSB: 633000 Account No: 126525013 Ref: Your Name) & please provide names of all guests attending. RSVP 23rd November  Book Here

December


3rd QLD Committee Meeting

3rd TAS Committee Meeting 

4th 6pm SA Members & YCC Meeting, The Queen's Head Hotel, 117 Kermode St. North Adelaide

5th NT Members Meeting

10th QLD Members Meeting

11th 6pm VIC Committee Meeting, ACF Office, 13 Strathalbyn St. Kew East

11th 5pm  FNQ Committee Meeting 

 

FNQ Wednesday 12th 12 Noon, Restaurant of the Year 12. Piato Restaurant, 1 Pierpoint Road, Shop G4A, The Pier Marina, Members $65 Non Members $85. Please note that this is a competition, restaurants are unable to deviate from the set menu they put forward, all raffle prizes are greatly appreciated to help with the fundraising on the day. When booking please advise method of payment (CC or Direct Deposit BSB: 633000 Account No: 126525013 Ref: Your Name) & please provide names of all guests attending. RSVP 7th December  Book Here