Enjoy the atmosphere created when camaraderie and cooking combine at the 9th Annual WCSF Joint Chefs Gathering. Hundreds of culinary professionals have enjoyed the event each year. This year, we expect to see many old acquaintances and meet new friends as well.This year’s festivities are scheduled from6:00 to 8:30 PM on Monday, October 4thPhoenix Wholesale Foodservice is hosting the gathering at the Georgia State Farmers’ Market in Forest Park just south of Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta…See More
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J. Stewart Singleton, CFPM, CHM, was born and raised in Southern Georgia. He spent his earliest years learning business management first hand while representing the 4th generation in his family’s retail business. During high school he split his time between school, the family business and working in a local supermarket. While attending college, he found employment in the restaurant/foodservice industry and continued this after graduation upon moving to Atlanta and working with Collins Brothers Produce Company. Stewart then left foodservice to pursue a career with Charter Behavioral Health Systems. In 2002, he decided to return to the culinary industry by becoming the director of the newly formed World Chefs Scholarship Foundation (WCSF). He concurrently began using his knowledge of human resources, business management, health and safety, and adult education to work with LMSC where he helped to develop and continues to manage, the safety and education divisions of the organization. In his spare time, Stewart enjoys serving on the Advisory Boards of Chattahoochee Technical College, Le Cordon Bleu – Atlanta and Gwinnett Technical College. Stewart also serves as a board director for L.A.F.T.R. (Liberty Assistance Fund for Transplant Recipients) and UCCA (United Culinary Chefs Association).
Stewart holds a bachelor's degree in Psychology from Georgia Southern University. He is a member of SHRM (Society of Human Resource Management), a Certified ServSafe® Food Safety Instructor, a Registered ServSafe® Food Safety Proctor and an Approved ServSafe Alcohol® Instructor, a NEHA Certified HACCP Manager, and a CPR Instructor.
Lawrence Williams, president and CEO of the United States Healthful Food Council, is a scheduled speaker at the Cornell School of Hotel Administration's student-run 89th annual Hotel Ezra Cornell (HEC), which is being held March 20-23, 2014, at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY.
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Public policy expert Anne-Marie Slaughter made waves with her 2012 article, "Why women still can't have it all." But really, is this only a question for women? Here Slaughter expands her ideas and explains why shifts in work culture, public policy and social mores can lead to more equality -- for men, women, all of us.
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While working with kids who have trouble speaking, Ajit Narayanan sketched out a way to think about language in pictures, to relate words and concepts in "maps." The idea now powers an app that helps nonverbal people communicate, and the big idea behind it, a language concept called FreeSpeech, has exciting potential.
Perhaps you’ve punched out a paper doll or folded an origami swan? TED Fellow Manu Prakash and his team have created a microscope made of paper that's just as easy to fold and use. A sparkling demo that shows how this invention could revolutionize healthcare in developing countries … and turn almost anything into a fun, hands-on science experiment.