CAFE Weekly News

Apr 10, 2021, 4:32

CAFE Update May 4, 2020

08 May 2020

Escoffier Resources

I am excited to share that Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts is providing High Schools across the nation with FREE e-learning content to enhance students’ learning experience. Escoffier is a leader in professional online and campus-based culinary education, with over 4,200 students nationwide. Escoffier is proud to share videos, recipe cards and assessment tools from their curriculum to complement your teaching and assist with measurement and grading. A sample of the content includes:

  • Sanitation
  • Knife Skills and Mise En Place
  • Vegetable Cookery
  • Soups and Stocks
  • Protein Cookery

In order to access your teaching content, please contact Chef Steve Harden at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Steve will be able to assist by providing access to a content link.

We hope you find these materials valuable.

ACF Membership

CAFÉ membership is quite reasonable ($50); offers discounts for CAFÉ events; links to culinary education research and...

ACF Event Discounts
ACF Association Partners (which CAFÉ is one) receive a 10 percent discount off non-member rates for ACF events. Use Code: ACFPartner

To join CAFÉ, click here. To renew your 2019 membership, follow these instructions:

  1. Log into your account on the CAFÉ website.
  2. Go to the drop down “Resource Center" and click on "Membership".
  3. Click on Renew button.

CAFÉ appreciates your support and always hopes that our website, e-zine, and events all serve you well on an ongoing basis.

Thank You

Thank you for filling out the survey as to what you are interested in for topics at A Taste of CAFÉ event. We are planning to offer these events as soon as we can get on campuses for one-day events! The schedule of offerings is sure to please! And the cost (@$99) is a bargain for a deep-dive in a variety of topics ranging from chocolate to science, from sustainability to edible art. Stay tuned!


So many resources! This week we are featuring Olive oil: menus, storage, standards, healthy diet, grades of and recipes. Go to for short and informative videos on all aspects of olive oils.

For additional links to industry resources, click here.

GMC Special Editions

Have you checked out The Gold Medal Classroom’s Special Editions? Click here for insights and ideas from foodservice instructors from around the U.S. We know that the challenge of teaching many of your topics on line has been frustrating, but from what we’ve heard, you have all risen to the occasion! Let us know if you have had more ideas.

2021 Dates to Remember

March 12-14, 2021
8th Annual Deans and Directors Retreat

April 1, 2021
Awards Deadline

June 23-25, 2021
16th Annual CAFÉ Leadership Conference

STAY WELL! And keep in touch!