Extended Learning Opportunities

Chef to Chef Conference organizers are extending the learning opportunities to include bonus Saturday programming with three Chef to Chef Certification Seminars and the return of the Club Tour. Chefs can select these special events during the registration process, either as part of their initial registration or retroactively as a modification to an existing registration. Capacity is limited for the wine certification and club tour. Seats will be sold on a first-come-first-serve basis.

You can modify your reservation by clicking here, scrolling down to the bottom of the page and clicking “Already Registered”.

​​WSET Level 1 Wine Course and Exam

Limited Capacity: 40
Cost: $600

The Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) Level 1 course provides a systematized way of learning about and tasting wine, focusing on practical, hands-on knowledge and designed to build a foundation for future exploration. The course will introduce chefs to the basics of wine, broad different styles, simple storage and service rules, and easy techniques for pairing wine with various foods. The day will be broken into two parts with tastings and lunch. The day will end with the WSET Level 1 Wine exam. Upon successful completion, chefs will receive a WSET certificate and a lapel pin by mail from WSET.

This program is approved for 7 continuing education hours toward the initial or recertification application for ACF certification.

Please Note: This program is not endorsed, accredited, or affiliated with ACF or the ACF Certification Program

Ocean Reef Club Tour

Limited Capacity: 35
Cost: $500

The 2023 Chef to Chef Conference will include the second-ever Club Tour, giving attendees a unique opportunity to get an up-close, exclusive look at the food-and-beverage operation inside the legendary Ocean Reef Club in Key Largo, Fla.

This special, limited club tour is only available to 35 attendees. The tour includes luxury bussing from Miami to Ocean Reef. Upon arrival, attendees will meet with the club’s vice presidents, chefs and executive leadership team, who will kick off the tour with an insightful look at the club’s daily operations.

From there, attendees will break into smaller groups for an educational golf cart tour of Ocean Reef’s culinary operation and restaurants. Each group will be guided by one of the property’s chefs to ensure personal, one-on-one time with Ocean Reef’s culinary professionals.

Each group will spend 25 minutes at the following restaurants:

  • Islander / Beach Area / Palm Court Cantina
  • Ocean Room / Reef Lounge & Lobby
  • Clubhouse / Grille
  • Commissary – Banquet / Pastry / Garde Manger
  • Fishing Village / Gianni / Raw Bar / Burgee


The Ocean Reef Club Tour will conclude with a Keys Style Beach BBQ Dinner attendees won’t soon forget, featuring some of Ocean Reef’s most popular food stations.

This program is approved for 5 continuing education hours toward the initial or recertification application for ACF certification.

Please Note: This program is not endorsed, accredited, or affiliated with ACF or the ACF Certification Program

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When
Sunday to Wednesday
December 23 to 26, 2022
Where
467 Davidson ave
Los Angeles CA 95716