Today in Winston-Salem, N.C., the American Culinary Federation kicks off its annual Southeast Regional Conference by holding the Baron H. Galand Culinary Knowledge Bowl. This competitions is a “Jeopardy”-style tournament that tests students’ culinary knowledge on topics ranging from culinary math to sanitation. The competition is open to student teams from ACF chapters, apprenticeship programs and accredited schools. Each team has four players and one alternate. The winning team will advance to the national competition held in Orlando, Fla., in July.
The ACF Middle Tennessee Chapter will be represented by a group of culinary students from The International Culinary School at The Art Institute of Tennessee here in Nashville. The team members are: Frank Horton, Cleophus Jones, Brittany King, Pamela Moore and Annie Soliongco. The team is coached by Lisa Ramsey, certified executive chef.
So send some good vibes their way today as we root for them to bring home the Golden Spork or whatever the grand prize is. Go team!