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March 15th 2010 Chapter Meeting: 6:00 PM
The Barn Dinner Theater
8204 Highway 100, Nashville, TN., 37221
(615) 646-9977, 1-800-282-BARN (2276)

Educational Program: Preparing for Competition
Chef Paul Jensen CEC, CCA, AAC
Chef Host: Kim Ingram
Food Sponsor: US Foodservice

Chef Paul Jensen gave an overview of how a Chef prepares for competitions. Whether you are going for Hot Food Competitions, Cold Buffet, or Market Basket, there are things that you can do to enhance your chances.

Evening Menu -Creole Comfort food:
Oysters Rockefeller
Oyster Beinville
BBQ Shrimp
Shrimp Remoulade and Cocktail
Crawfish Etouffee
Chicken and Sausage Gumbo
Red Beans and  Rice

Banana Foster Bread Pudding

Check out the Photo Gallery
for the March Meeting

5:30 PM Arrival, Sign-in and Informal Gathering

6:00 PM Call to Order and Pledge of Allegiance: Chef Willie Jemison
Invocation: Chef Willie Jemison

Culinarians Code: Chef Michael Osborne

Welcome: Thank Host’s The Chaffin’s, Executive Chef Kim Ingram, Food Sponsors for this event “Us Food Service and Sysco Nashville and Our Educational Instructor this evening Chef Paul Jenson, CEC, CCE, AAC.
New Members / Guest Introductions:

6:10 PM Chapter Business and Reports
Minutes, Chapter Secretary - Chef Kim Ingram
Treasurers Report, Chef Kim Ingram (FOR) Chef Rick Kahre
- Kim unable to give treasurers report - Rick not present

Chair/Board Member Reports:
Special Events: Cathy Hoorman – Thanks to gala attendees
And Golf Tournament Kick-Off

Meetings Coordinator / Yazoo Brewery Special Event / Chef Robert Siegel
Announces Yazoo Beer Recipe Contest

MNPS Competition Update / Chef Kim Davis

Open Nominations for Board Officers’ / 2 Year Terms Beginning September 2010
Secretary ~ Treasurer ~ Sergeant at Arms ~ Vice President and President
Read Duties From By Laws: Chef Mike Osborne

Presidental Nominees: V-Presidential Nominees: Secretary Nominees: Treasurer Nominees: Srgt-at-Arms Nominees:
Mike Osborne CEC Elaine Taubin CEC Kim Ingram Mark Rubin CEC
Melissa Linkenhoker
Rick Kahre
Darrell Breaux
Rick Kahre
Willie Jemison

6:40 PM Educational Portion: Introduction “Chef Paul Jenson, CEC, CCE, AAC ”
“Competition Seminar “

7:15 PM ACF Culinary Announcements: Chef Mike Osborne
South East Regional – Birmingham, Al (24-26 April 2010) Sheraton Hotel

Next Meeting: April 19th at Yazoo Brewery “Competition” $$$

GFS Market Place Program – Chef Mike Osborne

7:20 PM Raffle (To benefit MTC-ACF Flower Fund) – Chef Willie Jemison

7:30 PM “Food Program – Thanks- Chef Kim Ingram and Staff – “Kim” Will Do Staff Introduction

Meeting Adjourned – to food program


Next Meeting April 19th Yazoo Brewery - plan your calendar


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