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Welcome! President`s Message for April 2017
Certification Minute:
2017 ACF Certification Practical Exams:
Test date(s): April 21, 2017
Johnson and Wales University
                     A ddress: 100 Harbourside Boulevard,
                                         Providence, RI 02905
                             Phone :( 401) 808-6000
For more info contact George O`Palenick CEC, CCE, AAC george.o'
Test date(s): | May 6, 2017
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts / Epicurean Club of Boston
215 1st St, Cambridge, MA 02142-1213
For more info contact Earle M. Test, CEC, CCA -
Written Exams can be completed by appointment
Our Last Meeting!
Hosted by Boston Showcase one of our supportive associate members with libations, great demos and delicious food for 25 members. Special thanks out to Mike Demersky CFSP for hosting! Arthur Clifford was sworn in as our latest associate member representing Fabri. Doug Patten was presented with a "Service Award" from the AAC as he was unable to make the last regional ACF conference in NYC.  
Our Next Meeting!
Will be hosted by Chef Andrew Coleman CEC, CCA at the prestigious Belmont Country Club. Multi-million dollar kitchen renovation and chef is excited to put out a great meal. Please reserve early as this meeting will sell out!
Monday April 17th, 2007
Belmont Country Club
Address : 181 Winter St, Belmont, MA 02478
Phone : (617) 484-5360
May Meeting!
Joint meeting with our brother chapter from R h ode Island Will be at Sid Wainer and Son`s in New Bedford and Professor Henry Wainer always does a great tour, demonstration, and of course incredible food!
Golf Outing is Monday, June 19th at Sandy Burr Country Club in Wayland, Mass. Mark your calendars as this is a great time with an exceptional dinner following. Chef Jim DiMarzio will be looking for raffle items and gift certificates for the raffles. This event funds our scholarships and this year we will be awarding $10,000 worth of scholarships.
The MRA matches our funds at 100% so the total awards will be $20.000 this year from our philanthropic efforts!
The MRA awards dinner hosted by Billy Costa  will be the Monday June 12th at 5:30 in Danvers, Mass at the Danversport Y acht C lub. This year will be the first year that the clu b awards the annual Ira Kaplan Culinary S cholarship included in the $10,000 donations....
"Remember it's all about the food!"
Respectfully, Chef Jim
James F Connolly CEC CCA AAC
Certified Executive Chef and Culinary Administrator
Fellow of the American Academy of Chefs
President of the Epicurean Club of Boston


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Monday, April 17, 2017  
Your Host:
Andrew Coleman  CEC, CCA
Executive Chef
Belmont Country Club
6 to 6:45 PM networking, 
6:45-7 PM meeting 
dinner to f ollow

Sr./Jr. 10. Member 20. Guest 25.

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Officers and Board  
James Connolly, CEC, CCA, AAC

Vice President
John DiSessa, CEC, AAC

David Gavin

Douglas Corrigan

Financial Secretary
Rico DiFronzo, CEC, CCA, AAC 

Board of Directors
Rory Gallagher
Anthony M. Graffeo, CEC, AAC, HOF
Denise Graffeo, CEC, AAC
Tom Trump
Christine Frye
Tim Foley
James DiMarzio, CEC, AAC

Chairman of the Board
Douglas C Patten, CEC, CCA, AAC
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