The American Culinary Federation (ACF) has announced the locations for its 2010 regional and national event series. ACF events offer chefs, culinary students and foodservice representatives a chance to advance their professional development and enhance their culinary skills through networking, cooking competitions, awards, business seminars, cooking demonstrations and a national trade show. Next year's events and their locations are:
  • ACF Western Regional Conference, Feb. 6 to 8, Hyatt Regency Albuquerque, Albuquerque, N.M., hosted by ACF Rio Grande Valley Chapter;
  • ACF Northeast Regional Conference, March 13 to 15, Hershey Lodge, Hershey, Pa., hosted by ACF Harrisburg Chapter;
  • ACF Central Regional Conference, March 26 to 28, Indianapolis Marriott Downtown, Indianapolis, Ind., hosted by ACF Greater Indianapolis Chapter;
  • ACF Southeast Regional Conference, April 24 to 26, Sheraton Birmingham Hotel, Birmingham, Ala., hosted by ACF Birmingham Alabama Chapter; and
  • ACF 2010 National Convention, Aug. 2 to 5, Anaheim Marriott, Anaheim, Calif.
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