CCFCC - Edmonton:
From L to R Stanley Townsend, Simon Smotkowicz and Bruno Marti
A big CONGRATULATIONS to our CCF Edmonton President, Stanley Townsend, on being inducted to the CCFCC Honour Society on May 26 at the National Conference in Newfoundland. Stanley was honoured because of his unwavering leadership and professional excellence as a chef educator, his lifelong commitment to the training of culinarians in both professional skills and qualities of character and his significant contribution toward the development of our profession, particularly through involvement in Skills Canada and the CCFCC. The Society was born in 2010 to honour and recognize leadership, professional excellence, lifetime commitment and significant contributions to our profession and to the Canadian Culinary Federation. The CCFCC Honour Society represents and promotes culinary excellence, friendship and goodwill.
News & Highlights
Awards Dinner – June 15, 2015
– This year’s Awards Dinner was held at the Union Bank Inn. Many thanks to Chef Jon Spanton and his staff for an excellent and delicious dinner. A big congratulations to Norman Brownlee who won this year’s Outstanding Member of the Year award, to Tom Egan who received the Outstanding Junior Member of the Year award, to Gordon Food Services Edmonton who received the Outstanding Associate Member of the Year award.
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CCI Program News
– The next program will run at NAIT in September 2015. If you would like to know more about the CCC certification process, contact John Bond by email at email@example.com. The Canadian Culinary Institute's website is an excellent resource for culinarians wanting to take the next steps. Visit www.ccicc.ca to learn more .about the Certified Chef de Cuisine, Certified Working Chef and the Certified Master Chef programs.
Upcoming Events – September
We encourage you to get involved in your Branch activities, participate, and be part of our community! It is one more tool to help you grow professionally.
Pizza and Beer Night – September 14, 2015
Join us for our annual membership night on September 14, 2015 starting at 5:30 p.m. in Ernest’s Dining Room at NAIT. At this casual event, we welcome new potential Junior members, network and connect with members. You will meet the Board of Directors and can let them know what you want the branch to do for you.