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Jul 24, 2020

Join us August 3rd-5th as ACF travels the world in 80 plates…virtually! Register today: https://bit.ly/2ZYL2kG

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Jul 27, 2020

at Seven Oaks School Division

CF Winnipeg, MB

The Culinary Federation Winnipeg is saddened to announce the passing of Andrew Ormiston on Saturday June 27 in Winnipeg. Andy has been a member of our association for over 25 years and contributed as an executive board member for many years.

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Jun 29, 2020

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Watch your member exclusive emails for the registration link for this July 8th ZOOM Presentation!

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Jun 24, 2020

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Jun 22, 2020

Congratulations to everyone mentioned and to the whole industry for continuing to persevere during these challenging times! https://canadas100best.com/best-restaurants-2020-ranking/

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Jun 16, 2020

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We have an amazing ZOOM Discussion planned tomorrow, June 17th at 2pm MST with FoodGrads! Watch your emails for our member exclusive registration link! Or email admin@culinaryfederation.ca for info!

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Jun 01, 2020

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A Message from Anthony McCarthy, CF Saskatoon President!

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May 25, 2020

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https://www.worldchefs.org/Event/c0b38073f7f0db678508072c4481ac31452d45f2

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May 25, 2020

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Register here https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYkcOmorjosGNfLR4h2NHmJsCQY0mXGjr5s

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May 11, 2020

Restaurants Canada COVID-19 Reopening Best Practices - click link for complete document: https://bit.ly/3b731Hm

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May 05, 2020

Navigating COVID-19: Communicating with your Customers, May 7 at 2:00 PM (EST): https://bit.ly/2W776XV

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Apr 27, 2020

Wednesday, April 29, 2020, 12:00 -1:00pm EST. REGISTER AT: https://info.entegraps.com/l/789523/2020-04-20/252k6

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Apr 23, 2020

Join us on Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/3996607314

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Apr 20, 2020

Join us this Wednesday, April 22nd as we celebrate another Canada Takeout Day and Canada's Great Kitchen Party, Home Edition!

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Apr 15, 2020

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Mar 30, 2020

Join a powerful coalition of restaurateurs and suppliers to create a unified voice of support!

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Mar 19, 2020

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Mar 10, 2020

at Seven Oaks School Division

CF Winnipeg, MB

Winnipeg competitors for the Chefs Hat Young Chefs Challenge

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Feb 25, 2020

at Seven Oaks School Division

CF Winnipeg, MB

Western Region wrap up for those of us that could linger over brunch at Locals. Great Conference.

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Feb 24, 2020

Congratulations to all of the teams competing at the IKA World Culinary Olympics - we brought home 2 GOLD, 4 SILVER and 2 BRONZE medals + Youth Culinary Team Canada placed 4th overall and National Culinary Team Canada placed 8th overall!

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Feb 14, 2020

IKA 2020 World Culinary Olympics - Go Canada Go!

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Jan 28, 2020

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Jan 10, 2020
CF20 Saskatoon Registration Open

Will we see you in Saskatoon for Finding Balance 2.0? Registration is now open at: http://cdnchefsconference.ca

CF20 Saskatoon Registration Open
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Dec 24, 2019

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Dec 04, 2019

RUSSIA ON A PLATE - WorldChefs Congress & Expo - July 29 to August 1, 2020 Register at: https://www.worldchefscongress.org - Early Bird rate ends Dec 31st!

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Nov 20, 2019

IS THE PLANT-BASED TREND HERE TO STAY? Click here to Register: https://syscocanada.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_XpqZhpz2TKaA_Uz7XVEUow

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Nov 08, 2019

at Newly Weds Foods

CF Oakville, ON

Learn more about the Shifting Foodservice Industry! Register at: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_BMFI6JKkQ8yhXh9cPWrPLg

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Nov 04, 2019

at Seven Oaks School Division

CF Winnipeg, MB

Winnipeg Celebrates International chefs day

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Oct 24, 2019

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CF Winnipeg, MB

CF Winnipeg celebrated international chefs day making a great lunch with grade six students from a local school showing them How Healthy Food Works.

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Oct 22, 2019

at Newly Weds Foods

CF Oakville, ON

Happy International Chefs Day! October 21, 2019

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Oct 07, 2019

at Newly Weds Foods

CF Oakville, ON

With consumer demand growing for Plant Based Proteins on restaurant menus, where does the future of Canada’s Beef Industry fit in? Link to register: https://syscocanada.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_rsrs-vccQFqB1zkr_E06fw

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Sep 08, 2019

at Newly Weds Foods

CF Oakville, ON

Are you ready for International Chefs Day? The 2019 theme is "How Healthy Food Works". Get your branch involved and download our toolkit at https://www.internationalchefsday.worldchefs.org

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Jul 16, 2019

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A distinguished member of the Culinary Federation and a noteworthy, significant past president, Georges Chauvet has passed away. https://tinyurl.com/georgeschauvet

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Jul 15, 2019

at Newly Weds Foods

CF Oakville, ON

Amazing opportunity for CF Young Chefs from across Canada to learn and network at the Windsor Salt Young Chef Culinary Exchange in Niagara, July 2019

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Jun 05, 2019

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CF Oakville, ON

That's a wrap! Thanks to everyone for making the 2019 Annual Conference in Niagara Falls so memorable. Stay tuned for more event photos to be posted soon! #cfcon19

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Apr 26, 2019

at Newly Weds Foods

CF Oakville, ON

CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHT - Join Chef John Placko's workshop to learn the most up-to-date ingredients, techniques and equipment associated with modern (molecular) cuisine. He'll even be serving edible helium balloons to attendees!

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Apr 10, 2019

at Newly Weds Foods

CF Oakville, ON

Room block at our host hotel is almost SOLD OUT! If you're attending the conference, book your room ASAP at: https://bit.ly/2uYkD5H Looking forward to seeing you at the end of May!

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Mar 23, 2019

at Newly Weds Foods

CF Oakville, ON

Looking forward to seeing you at the 2019 Annual Conference in Niagara Falls. SAVE $50 IF YOU REGISTER BY MARCH 31st! For more information and to register: ww.cdnchefsconference.ca

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Mar 19, 2019

at Saskatoon Club

CF Saskatoon, SK

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Mar 15, 2019

at Newly Weds Foods

CF Oakville, ON

NIAGARA CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHT! Join Chef Shonah Chalmers for a snapshot of the "SUSTAINABILITY EDUCATION FOR CULINARY PROFESSIONALS" program founded by Worldchefs. Register at: www.cfregistration.ca

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Jan 30, 2019

at John G. Stewart School

CF Winnipeg, MB

Winnipeg Chefs took home the first place (Argie Garcia) , and second place (Anthony Carino) in the Young Chefs Challenge in Toronto on January 27, 2019.

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May 08, 2018

at HOUSE Media Group

A quick snap for our new Culinary Federation members! welcome letters, certificates, and pins are being prepared & sent out ! We have 'CF' pins and 'FC' pins for our English and French members.

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May 04, 2018
Lentelus Farm Tour

CF North Vancouver Island, BC

Meeting our Pigs!

Lentelus Farm Tour
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May 03, 2018

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The Regional Competition was held at Humber College on April 7th, please congratulate Senior first place winner, Chef John Barreda, and Junior first place winner, Chef Alexander Delgado! These two will represent the Central Region at the National Competit

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Apr 26, 2018

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Congratulations to TEAM CANADA! It was a team effort at the recent continental semi-finals of the worlds toughest chef competition: the Bocuse d’Or awards. Canada placed 2nd and is now in training for the finals taking place in Lyon, France early ne

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Apr 26, 2018

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Congratulations to Chef Tina Tang, Pastry Chef at Predator Ridge Golf Resort (Vernon, BC) who was awarded "Culinary Federation Western Chef of the Year 2018"

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Apr 23, 2018
Disco Soup 2018 Event

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From Uganda to Japan, Brazil to the Netherlands, the global Slow Food Youth Network (SFYN) joins forces for World Disco Soup Day. You can be a part of this event on April 28th 2018. Register Here: https://www.facebook.com/events/386984021775079/

Disco Soup 2018 Event
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Apr 18, 2018

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A huge congratulations are in order for Chef Irwin MacKinnon of Papa Joe's Restaurant, who was recently awarded the "Culinary Federation Eastern Region - Chef of the Year 2018” at this year’s regional CCFCC conference.

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Apr 11, 2018

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We are seeking partners who share our commitment to the advancement of culinary professionals across our country. When you partner with us, you gain access to a group of 1500 active culinary professionals from 23 regional branches in major cites and town

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Apr 11, 2018

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Lucky day! #WordOfTheDay & it happens to also be #NationalSpanishPaellaDay ????¡Que te vaya bien! Can anyone translate? Comment below!

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Mar 23, 2018

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Happy Friday! Be sure to check out our Instagram and Facebook page, Instagram: @culinaryfederation Facebook: Culinary Federation

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Mar 23, 2018

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Here's our Chef of the week, Rod Butters, a well-respected Culinary Federation member from British Columbia. Rod has been actively committed to Culinary for over 30 years, and has been very progressive in this industry.

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Mar 19, 2018

at HOUSE Media Group

We are excited to have launched the new redesigned Culinary Federation website! Remember to check out the Culinary Federations new Instagram, Facebook and Twitter accounts as well!

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Mar 14, 2018

at Reuven International Ltd

CF Oakville, ON

Great event last night with @culinaryfederation In support of sending Young Chef's to the World Chefs Congress in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 2018. Thank you John Rocha for organizing this great fundraiser event!

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President's Message

Culinary Federation Announces New Board of Directors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - (Edmonton, AB, June 3, 2020) – At the Annual General Meeting held (virtually) on May 30, 2020, the Culinary Federation confirmed the following:

NATIONAL BOARD OF DIRECTORS:

Ryan Marquis, President (June 2020 to May 2023) – NEW

Peter Keith, Secretary (June 2020 to May 2022) – NEW

Mark Davies, Treasurer (June 2019 to May 2021)

Jeremy Luypen, Western Region Vice President (June 2019 to May 2021)

Adelina Sisti-DeBlasis, Central Region Vice President (June 2020 to May 2022) - NEW

Irwin MacKinnon, Eastern Region Vice President (June 2019 to May 2021)

Steven Benns, Chair CCI (Canadian Culinary Institute) (June 2020 to May 2022) – NEW

 

YOUNG CHEF BOARD REPRESENTATIVES (appointed):

Kevin Donoghue, Eastern Region

Rebecca van Bommel, Central Region

Andrea Robichaud, Western Region

 

As well, two new Independent Board Advisors, providing industry guidance and recommendations, have been elected. They are:

Steve Harding (PAST Director of Marketing, Sysco Canada)

Glenda Taylor (PAST Director Food Service & Trade Marketing, Saputo Dairy Products Canada G.P.)

 

“I am honoured to assume the role of President of the Culinary Federation,” said Chef Ryan Marquis. “With the collaboration and support of these highly-respected industry professionals, we are committed to building on the legacy that has sustained us since our beginnings while progressing to ensure we are bringing true value to our entire membership (current and new).” 

 

The Culinary Federation gives professional chefs and cooks the opportunity to connect locally, nationally and internationally with culinary peers – to network and learn from each other, give back to the local community and mentor up-and-coming industry professionals.

Founded in 1963, the Culinary Federation has an active membership of 1,000+ and 21 local branches across Canada. Member chefs come from diverse industry verticals including multi-unit chains, independent operators, international hotel groups, institutional and educational facilities (professors and students), food manufacturers and food distributors.

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MEDIA CONTACT:

Sue Mercer, Culinary Federation Communications

sue@stepinmarketing.ca | 416-569-2433 

 

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