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American Culinary Federation Caxambas Chapter of Southwest Florida

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We are a nonprofit community of Chefs, pastry chefs, bakers, cooks, students, vendors, farmers, fishers, foragers & culinary enthusiasts. Our mission is to further the Culinary Arts in Southwest Florida through community outreach, education, and professionalism. Our chapter, the 5th largest in the country, currently has over 270 members and continues to grow!

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ACF is the largest and most prestigious professional chefs organization in North America. ACF has more than 17,500 proud members who belong to over 150 chapters across the United States and is recognized as the leader in professional development for the culinary community.

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PLATINUM sponsors

A special thank you to the following platinum sponsors that support the ACF Caxambas Chapter of Southwest Florida

Angel Pasta is a local vegan food manufacturing company in Fort Myers, Florida. The company has been serving the food industry for over 30 years. Angel Pasta was founded by a third-generation spice trader from North Africa. From spice trader to Food Science Engineer, founder and visionary Mike Asaad is a perfectionist and advocate of healthy, fresh, nutritionally sound foods, as well as a close friend to the finest agricultural minds around the world. For more information, visit their website at https://angel-pasta.com/.

Chef Tech Service is locally owned and operated, with over 50 years of combined experience. Their trained technicians are professional and knowledgeable and take pride in providing fast and reliable service for all our customers. Their services offered are Preventative Maintenance Agreements, Commercial Cooking Equipment Repair, and New Equipment Sales and Installs. For more information, visit their website at www.cheftechservice.com.

Landert Bread is a Premium European Bread & Pastry brand based in Naples. They serve and deliver to first class restaurants and hotels, golf & country clubs and specialized food stores in South Florida. And of course all those who admire superior quality of European Bread & Pastry. Selected, natural ingredients, innovative recipes and tantalizing aromas – this is what makes a product superior. Their manufacturers guarantee premium quality bakery products that, with their intense, natural and unique taste and textures, will seduce even the most demanding palates. They only use natural and unadulterated raw material in their high-quality bakery products. In addition, their producers use cereals, flour, butter and eggs that are produced in an environmentally and animal friendly way. For more information, visit their website at http://www.landert.us/.

Mermaid Spice Corp. offers you the best selection of products for your business or home. Mermaid Spice Corp. offers you fresh & original spice blends, rices, bases, or anything you may need on your menu. We now have the benefit of 3 other companies to fulfill your culinary adventures. For more information, visit their website at https://mermaidspicecorp.com/.

Mr. Greens Produce was founded in 2003. In August 2011, it was purchased by Peter Politis with six employees and four vehicles in a rented 3000 sq. ft. facility in Allapattah. Their operation runs 24/7 so you can run your business, even delivering on Sundays and holidays. they own and operate 60 refrigerated trucks and 15 refrigerated vans for Delivery Express. for more information, visit their website at https://mrgreensproduce.com/.

Performance Food Group delivers more than 150,000 food and related products to customers across the United States, but that’s not all. We build lasting relationships with our customers, doing everything we can to ensure success. PFG is the parent company to Performance Foodservice, Vistar and PFG Customized. Each division meets the needs of a unique group of customers and continues to evolve as the industry grows and changes. As a group, we can meet almost any food service need, spanning independent restaurants, national chains, vending, concessions, and more. For more information, visit their website at: http://www.pfgc.com/.

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Chapter President
Brian Lord, CEC

PO Box 855
Naples, FL 34106

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