ChefConnect: Indy

ChefConnect: Indy is the American Culinary Federation’s Central and Western Regional Conference, taking place in Indianapolis, April 12-14 2015. Learn, connect and share during ChefConnect: Indy:

  • Featured presenter John Folse, CEC, AAC will inform and entertain with stories about the “Taste of Lousiana” and his journey from harvesting Louisiana’s swamps to serving five U.S. presidents and Pope John Paul II.


  • Indianapolis chef Thomas N. England, CEC, explores local and sustainable food trends and how you can deliver on this growing business.
  • Taste a flight of five Wisconsin blue cheese paired with two styles of Port wine for a classic pairing. Presented by Sara Hill, culinary manager, cheese education, Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board and Jane A. Nickles, CWE, director of education, Society of Wine Educators.
  • Watch Patrice Caillot, chef instructor, The French Pastry School, Chicago, create a modern version of Paris-Brest.

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