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American Culinary Federation Caxambas Chapter of Southwest Florida

Upcoming events

    • Sunday, June 02, 2019
    • 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM (EDT)
    • The Classics at Lely Resort Golf & Country Club

    The American Culinary Federation Caxambas Chapter of Southwest Florida is proud to present the 30th Annual Jim Lynch Memorial Scholarship Golf Classic on Sunday, June 2, 2019 for a great day of golf at The Classics at Lely Resort Golf & Country Club. Thank you to Anthony Fazio, Food and Beverage Director, for hosting this event.

    This annual golf tournament has raised thousands of dollars to provide culinary arts scholarships and grants to deserving students in our community as well as support for the culinary arts programs in both Lee and Collier County School Districts. We thank you in advance for your continued support and generosity. If you would like to Sponsor a hole or two, golf cart, Food and Beverage or Goodie Bag Sponsor, please also fill out the sponsorship area on the online form. The cost for a Foursome is $500 and the cost for a Single Player is $125. Registration includes Breakfast, Lunch, Greens & Cart Fees, and Goodie Bag.

    Food and Beverage will include a Continental Breakfast at 7:00 am registration followed by the 8:30 am Shotgun. For Lunch a Country Styled BBQ will be prepared. Cheney Brothers is to provide smoker and lunch. Boars Head Product will be provided by Gulf Coast Deli Provisions during the tournament and lunch. This event will feature; Hole in One Prizes, Raffle Gifts, Auction Items, ACF Golf Gift Bags and a fun filled day of golf to spend with friends and colleagues at a great venue! For any members or guest who would like to attend the luncheon and are not participating in the tournament, you can do so for $25 per person.

    It doesn't matter whether you can break 80 or 100… YOU are helping raise the funds for a great cause and it will be nothing but fun doing it! Get your team in quickly!

    This tournament sells out fast! Thank you again for your continued support and we look forward to seeing you on June 2nd at The Classics at Lely Resort Golf & Country Club.


    Sign Up Deadline is Sunday, May 26, 2019



    Sunday, June 2, 2019

    Registration Opens: 7:00 am

    Shotgun Scramble Start: 8:30 am

    Country BBQ: 1:00 pm


    The Classics at Lely Resort Golf & Country Club

    7989 Grand Lely Drive Naples, FL 34113

    • Monday, June 10, 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (EDT)
    • Olde Hickory Golf & Country Club

    Monday, June 10, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    14670 Olde Hickory Boulevard
    Ft. Myers, Florida 33912

     Please join us for our June General Meeting on Monday, June 10th, 2019 hosted at Ole Hickory Golf & Country Club beginning at 6:00 pm. This meeting will be hosted by Chef Werner Dietrich.

    To view the menu for the evening, please click here.

    Educational portion:
    Presentation on the Anatomy of a Beef Brand:
    Where is my beef from and how did it get here?
    What is the G-Schedule and why it matters.
    Marketing VS. Matters

    As a friendly reminder, online registration is required for all general meetings. Any non-members or guests who will be attending will be charged a $25 non-member fee if they are not listed on the ACF National Official Chapter Roster the day of the meeting.

    Please note the dress code for this event is business casual. No Jeans, Shorts, or Flip Flops. Thank You.

Past events

Monday, May 13, 2019 May 13, 2019: General Meeting
Monday, April 22, 2019 LowBrow Pizza & Beer Social Event
Monday, January 14, 2019 ACF Caxambas Chefs Open House Event
Monday, December 03, 2018 Annual Holiday & Awards Dinner
Monday, November 12, 2018 November General Meeting
Monday, October 22, 2018 October General Meeting
Monday, October 08, 2018 2018 ACF Caxambas Chefs Culinary & Vendor Showcase
Monday, September 17, 2018 September General Meeting
Monday, August 13, 2018 August General Meeting
Monday, August 06, 2018 Chef's Wine Dinner
Monday, July 09, 2018 July General Meeting
Thursday, June 21, 2018 AUI Fine Foods: Pastry Demonstration
Monday, June 11, 2018 June General Meeting
Sunday, June 03, 2018 29th Annual Jim Lynch Memorial Scholarship Golf Classic
Monday, May 14, 2018 May General Meeting
Monday, April 23, 2018 “Beer & Porker BBQ” Kick Off Party

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Contact Us:

Chapter President
Richard Crisanti, CEC, WCEC, CCA, ACE

PO Box 855
Naples, FL 34106

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