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What is the CCAC?

As your President of the CCAC. I want thank you for your continued membership and faith in me to direct our organization. We have made some good strides in keeping our organization fresh. Our Social Media Pages have grown drastically over the last year to over 150 friends on Facebook & Twitter and over 450 likes. We have had several educational events with over 60 Chefs & Students turning out that also enjoyed Dinner & CEH points! We are working to complete the Jr. Membership Scholarship Fund with Chef Higgins who has driven this process and arranged to have it partially funded. We will work to complete the application process soon. 

Today I was allowed to participate in Career day at one of the local elementary schools. It reminded me of when I use to do this in the past. What fun it is to help guide young minds in the areas of our arts and sciences. I encourage you all to call to see how you can help impact our communities in this matter. If you are having trouble please let me know I may know someone in your area who does this for the local schools.

We are looking to chefs to host an upcoming Dinner please contact me if you are interested. My contact info is on the Board Page of the CCAC website. To gain points for your AAC application and recertification you must be active in the association. So be active, it’s your organization. If you need help let me know and I will help

 Just a reminder the ACF National Convention is July 24-28th this year in Kansas City. I encourage you all to attend the schedule of events looks Fabulous. I will be in attendance at the event as well. l so you already know someone Great! If not you know me. If you would like to meet together while you are at the convention? Please let me know. 

Your board as you know they can be seen on our social media Pages. Use these sites as they are for the membership to communicate and enjoy food & Chef Friends. You can log on to them at www.chefdecuisinelosangeles.com I encourage all members and non-members to use them to learn and be informed of CCAC activities. I want you to utilize your board members as you see them on the sites. Make a culinary difference!

For the First time in over 10 years we will be having a Hot Food Competition at LAHC with Medals and Cash Prizes for competitors. This will be Held in October 2014 and already have noted competitors registered. Specific Dates and Categories to follow soon. Check you CCAC website for details. Thank you in advance for the Competition Sponsors, Nestle, Gourmet Foods Inc., Tahitian Gold Co., R&D Scientific, Acosta, West Coast Prime Meats, Vollrath, Mercer, Lee Kum Kee, R.C Provisions, Hormel.

Last but not least Mission Community College is offering summer courses at a discounted rate of 20% on all classes to CCAC Membership. Plus all active CCAC membership will receive CEH for Participation. See the Link on our website.

Please find ways to support them.

Sincerely,

Chef Robert Phillips CEC, CCA, ACE, CFSP

President CCAC 2014/2015

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