Join us June 20-22nd, 2017 in Buffalo NY!
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It's here: An affordable conference that will be a great resource to SUNY schools! Full conference registration is $199 per person and includes all meals, lectures, workshops and transportation to event sites. The conference features a Keynote Speaker Chef David Kamen, an exciting culinary competition and hands-on workshops including Indian cuisine, retail trends, vegan charcuterie and exciting new pasta entrées. It's a great team-building experience and opportunity to network with chefs, assistant chefs and dining staff from across the state! Join us Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday June 20th, 21st and 22nd!
The University at Buffalo is hosting a team competition sanctioned by the ACF on Thursday June 22nd in Goodyear Dining Center on South Campus. The competition is classified as a Category W, Customized Wildcard Market Basket Competition for 8 teams of 4. Judges will offer individual critiques to contestants at the close of the competition, and ACF medals will be awarded.
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The main hotel for the conference will be the Double Tree by Hilton Hotel in Amherst on Flint Rd and you can book a room now! The cost per night is $107 plus tax. The block of rooms will be available until May 30th.
There will also be rooms available at Greiner Hall on UB North Campus right next to Ellicott Complex, where most of the conference's events take place. Please email Chef Neal Plazio directly for who to contact if you wish to stay at Greiner.
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David is the Sales & Operations Manager at Eden Valley Growers, Inc. and a Director of the Western NY Food Hub. Dean is the Director of Dining Services at SUNY Fredonia's Faculty Student Association.
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Bus pickup between Greiner and Hotel to travel to Rich's is at 5:50pm. For more transportation information, please refer to the full schedule.
A team culinary competition sanctioned by the ACF. The competition is classified as a Category W, Customized Wildcard Market Basket Competition for 8 teams of 4. ACF medals will be rewarded!
More about the competition »