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Jun
19

CRFN A La Minute Article - Conference Recap

Jun
10

Embracing the Future

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Mar
26

CF24 - National Competitions

YOUNG CHEF COMPETITION APPLICATION: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeFwg_SEfaxa-TOUfp7Xq94AOYRu3FDPe4n7zzFsA-IfsX3WA/viewform?usp=sf_link SENIOR CHEF COMPETITION APPLICATION: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdYEjJZfNJapjstYBh3Z-JyX1xjqCqMWgi51NwbPryGmcmHsQ/viewform?usp=sf_link

Mar
02

NVICA March 2024 Letter

Dear Members of the North Vancouver Island Culinary Association, I hope this email finds you all in good spirits and enjoying the beginning of a new month. As we move forward into March, I wanted to update you on some important events and opportunities within our culinary community. Firstly, please mark your calendars for our Annual General Meeting...

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Feb
28

Make it with Minor's Contest

 WIN a Trip to the 2024 Culinary Federation National Conference in Edmonton, AB! Our Minor's® products are ready-to-eat, so expand your culinary freedom with layers of flavour that are food safe, for use in hot and cold applications. From aioli's and dressings to sauces and toppings, Minor's® bases and flavour concentrates are Ready to Flavour...

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Feb
13

Western Region Conference - March 2024

Please see below for the Western Region Conference Meeting Minutes.  Download PDF File Here

Jan
23

CF24 Conference Registration Coming Soon...

Jan
08

Vegan Competition - February 27 - Toronto

CF Toronto is excited to host the 1st annual Individual Vegan Main Course Culinary Competition the competition will be endorsed and judged by Worldchefs Competition Scope Document CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Event Timing: Tuesday February 27th 8:30am arrival Event Address: 941 Progress Road  Competition: Individual Vegan Main course competitio...

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Oct
17

2023 Taste Canada Cooks the Books

Join us at the 2023 Taste Canada Cooks the Books student cooking competition presented by Canadian Beef!  Watch on as student teams from culinary schools across the country enter the Kitchen Arena at Cirillo's Academy on Sunday, October 29th, to cook their hearts out!  The theme for this year's competition is: New Canadian Flavours Rooted...

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Oct
17

2023 Taste Canada Awards Soirée

Exciting News! The 2023 Taste Canada Awards Soirée is returning to the historic Fairmont Royal York Hotel in Toronto and you're invited!⁠ Join us as the winners of the one and only national, bilingual cookbook award are announced – it's the biggest night in Canadian cookbooks!⁠ ⁠This will be an intimate evening with great food and great company, as...

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Jun
28

The 2023 Taste Canada Awards Shortlist is in!

The 2023 Taste Canada Awards Shortlist is in! This year, there are 41 wonderful culinary titles in the running for the Gold and Silver culinary awards and the winners will be announced during the Taste Canada Awards Soirée on Monday, October 30th, 2023 in Toronto! Congratulations to all the shortlisted authors and publishers and thank you for the w...

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Apr
26

Sysco's Virtual Kitchen Over the Years

Did you know that the Culinary Federation has been a part of Sysco's Virtual Kitchen for 3 years now! We have put together a playlist of some our SVK high lights, you can check it out HERE Our most recent episode featuring King Cole Ducks is below! Here's to many more episodes featuring our amazing chefs, cooks and culinary partners from ...

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Apr
24

Road to Culinary Olympic Gold

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Mar
27

2023 CF CENTRAL REGION PROVINCIAL SENIOR AND JUNIOR CHEF COMPETITIONS

2023 CF Central Region Chefs Challenge Competition was just completed and we are so excited, our judges top picks are heading to represent our Central Region at the CF NATIONAL CONFERENCE June 4-8! Congratulations to all the Competitors, their passion, dedication and contributions to the Culinary World and our Culinary Federation are great exa...

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Jan
23

Nordic Council Partnership & SVK!

We kicked off 2023 with a very exciting SVK "Chefs in the Field" episode on January 19th announcing a new partnership! If you weren't able to tune in live, be sure to watch the video with Jay Ashton, Lisa Evangelos, Chef Kamilla Seidler from Denmark and Per Unheim from the Embassy of Iceland in Ottawa below. Next episode will be February 23rd, so s...

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Jan
23

Renew for 2023!

The time has come to renew your membership for 2023. For step by step instructions on how to log in and renew, please see below!  

Jan
16

Western Regional Conference

I am pleased to inform you that the CCF Western Conference will be on Marh 17-19, 2023 at the Inn at Laurel Point, Victoria. Registration for the conference and hotel information can be found below. Agenda and other information will follow. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me. We look forward to seeing you and any other ...

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Dec
22

Top 5 Perks of being a CF Member!

Over the last two weeks we've been sharing the "top 5 member perks" according to YOU our membership. You can check out the full posts over on our Instagram page! Summarized below as well. 

Dec
06

Congrats to our Canadian Culinary Teams!

Last week was history in the making as two of Canada's Culinary Teams attended and competed at the Culinary World Cup in Luxembourg! We are so incredibly proud of how hard these teams worked. Their dedication to excellence and passion for culinary arts wowed everyone in attendance. A huge congratulations to each member of the teams that poured...

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Oct
20

Taste Canada Awards Gala

It's the biggest night in Canadian cookbooks, and we want you to join in on the excitement!  The Taste Canada Awards are back live and in person and this year, they're not only honouring and highlighting the best culinary writers in the country, they're also celebrating 25 years of doing so! The Details: ⁠ When: Monday, November 7th, 2022 ⁠ Wh...

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Sep
27

Cooks the Books - Student Cooking Competition

Who will be crowned Canada's Best Student Chef? Join us for this exciting culinary showdown in the Kitchen Arena at Cirillo's Academy in the heart of Toronto! The theme for this year's competition is: Diverse Traditions Create Impact. Each student chef team is invited to create impactful recipes that highlight their own diverse traditions, while in...

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Sep
19

Celebrating 60 Years in Niagara Falls!

Next June will be the 60th Annual Culinary Federation National Conference! We'll be celebrating in Niagara Falls from June 4 - 8, 2023. Mark it in your calendars and stay tuned for more details!

Sep
13

International Chefs Day 2022!

MARK YOUR CALENDARS - OCTOBER 20TH IS INTERNATIONAL CHEFS DAY 2022! Help prepare children for a healthy future by hosting an in-person or virtual workshop or by creating and sharing a fun video or cooking demonstration. To get started, download the toolkit and recipes at the link below. The toolkit has everything you need to run an International Ch...

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Sep
13

Canadian Chicken Challenge!

September is NATIONAL CHICKEN MONTH, and Chicken Farmers of Canada is once again challenging all Canadian chefs with the "Canadian Chicken Challenge"! Throughout the month of September you're invited to: - Create "Canadian Chicken Challenge" content, highlighting your personal cultural experience with chicken as a source of protein. - Share your co...

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Jun
29

Reset & Reconnect a Huge Success!

What an amazing week it was in Saskatoon for the 2022 Culinary Federation National Conference! Not only did we get the chance to "Reset and Reconnect" with each other, we also shared some absolutely delicious food - like these amazing Senior Chef Competition creations from Monday's Welcome Reception.Looking to get more involved in the Federation? w...

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May
18

Connecting chefs in need with cooks of the future

The culinary industry has been struggling with staffing through the pandemic, but the Culinary Federation is doing all that it can to help ease the pain. The Federation's Toronto branch recently held an exciting ice-breaker networking event at Shalit Foods Inc. in downtown Toronto with the goal of connecting chefs who are looking for more staff wit...

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May
18

Invite your friends!

 Do you have family, friends, fellow chefs, cooks or culinary enthusiasts in Saskatoon that you'd like to join us at our Presidents Gala & Awards on June 16th at Prairieland Park? Tag them in the comments below! Our 3 National Culinary Teams are preparing an incredible feast, and we'll be celebrating the revival of the culinary industry po...

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May
03

Conference Destination Highlight

The CF National Conference in Saskatoon is right around the corner and we're proud to showcase local culinary experiences, including an evening social event at the new STOKED KITCHEN & BAR, led by Executive Chef and CF Saskatoon Branch President Anthony McCarthy.Don't miss out!  Register today at:https://culinaryfederation.swoogo.com/cf22c...

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Feb
08

Registration for the National Conference

Registration is NOW open!Click the link below for access to the conference website, current agenda and registration page:https://bit.ly/3upIkDY 

Feb
08

CF February Wellness Challenge

Did you know that February is the shortest and coldest month of the year? February is also Heart Month - a time to reflect on the importance of our cardiovascular health, to educate ourselves on how we can live a healthier lifestyle and a time to be more intentional and engaged in our physical health.  The Culinary Federation administrative te...

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