Chefs Services Walter Zuromski Joins Skidmore College as they host their 6th Annual ACF Culinary Conference and Competition. This three-day event included educational and networking opportunities for culinary professionals. I am always delighted to be part of such a world class culinary event and have the opportunity and honor to be part of their prestigious judging panel.

Video from 2016:

Culinary Competition:

The culinary competition is classified as an ACF Category W Market Basket Competition. Each four-person team will be required to prepare a four-course menu of either four appetizers or salads; four soups or desserts; four entrées with the appropriate starch/vegetable and accompaniment, as well as one buffet platter serving 10 with two plated servings, one for the judges and one for the photo shoot. Of the four plated servings prepared, three will be for the judges to taste and one will be for ACF Medals will be awarded.


Lead Judge:

Fritz Sonnenschmidt, CMC, AAC, HOF

Walter S. Zuromski, CEC, CCE

Dale Miller, CMC, WGMC, AAC

Michael Morgan, CEC, AAC

James G. Rhoads III, CEC, AAC

Alain V.DeCoster, BMCA, CEC

Christopher Tanner, CEC,AAC


Pictures from 2016: