Please See Our 2019 Meeting Schedules and Special Events Lineup Below

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For Information or Questions Please Call Any of the Below Listed Members of the Board:

  • Chef Kenneth Trout, CEC, CCA, AAC, President @ 609-354-2011
    David Goldstein, Chairman of the Board at 609-374-6558
    Chef Wolfgang Geckeler, CEC, HGT, AAC, HOF, Treasurer, @ 609-470-4860
    Chef George Kralle, First VP @ 609-287-1017
    Chef Guy Dunagan, Scholarship Chair @609-713-0072
    Chef Kelsey Jackson, 2nd VP @ 609-344-2200
    Chef Maggie Feairheller, Recording Secretary and Website, @ 609-703-6159
    ***Our PCASJ Correspondence Secretary, Ms. Meg Trout will also be available at 609-354-2010.

Please Join us for our great Annual 2019 Presidents Grand Charity Scholarship Ball

Dear colleagues, members and friends; On behalf of the Professional Chefs Association of South Jersey, we are pleased to announce our 2019 President’s Charity Scholarship Ball which will be held at the new Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City, NJ on Sunday, March 31st, 2019.

This fantastic culinary event is our biggest event of the year to help raise money for our Scholarship fund, the ongoing monthly Educational programs, our ‘Chef’s in Need’ fund as well as benefiting our chapter.
Your contributions also help our chapter feed the homeless at the Atlantic City Rescue Mission, give back to our Veterans as well as continue with our “Chef and Child” programs. Most of all, we are here for chefs and we need your help. The culinary team of Hard Rock Hotel & Casino promises that this year’s ball will be another fantastic culinary event.

The evening starts with a great Cocktail hour with delicious Hors D'oeuvres, Action Stations and well stocked Bars from 5:00 PM until 6:30 PM, followed by an excellent dinner and Awards presentation from 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM. Mouthwatering desserts will be served Viennese style and you can dance to the great sounds of "Cheers the Band"

The tickets are $150 dollars per person (Non-refundable).
 We also have tables of 10 available for you and your group.

Sponsorships:
Our Gold Sponsorship will be $2500, which includes four (4) tickets, a Full page AD as well as VIP recognition during the ball and a sign displayed at the podium for all to see.

The Band Sponsorship will be $2000, which includes (4) tickets, a full page AD in the book and a special VIP recognition during the event.

Cocktail hour sponsorship will be $2000, which includes (4) tickets, a full page AD in the book and a special VIP recognition during the event.

Program Book Sponsorship will be $2000, which includes (4) tickets, a full page AD in the book and a special VIP recognition at the event.
Ads in the program book are:

A half page AD at a cost of $450

A full page AD at a cost of $600
Any Donations to the Good of the Association will be gladly accepted. Invoices are sent out upon request as well as posted on our website.

“PayPal” is set up for your purchases/payment on our website. www.acfpcasj.com under EVENTS CALENDAR.

The Group Code to book overnight room accommodations has been set up as follows:
When calling to reserve a room, please mention this Group Code: GACFC19
Must call by: 3/16/19 to get group rates
Hotel Reservations Number: 1-609-449-1000

The following Group rates are being offered if you’re staying at Hard Rock Casino Hotel
On Sunday 3/31/2019, the rate will be $49.00++
If you would like to stay over on Monday, the room rate will be $59++
15 rooms will be blocked for us on Sunday and Monday only, and they will sell out fast
***There are NO rooms available on Saturday 3/30/2019.
**For more information, Ticket or Sponsorship sales, please feel free to call any of our board members listed below:

Chef Kenneth Trout, CEC, CCA, AAC 609-354-2011
Chef George Kralle 609-287-1017
Chef Wolfgang Geckeler, CEC, HGT, AAC, HOF 609-470-4860
Chef Kelsey Jackson 609-226-5500
Chef David Goldstein 609-374-6558
Mrs. Meg Trout 609-354-2010
Ms. Beverley DiMeglio 215-499-2581
Chef Maggie Feairheller 609-703-6159
Chef Fred Belfus 856-213-7624

On behalf of the Board of Officers of the PCASJ Chapter and the membership, we thank you for your continued support and look forward to seeing you at the Ball.

Sincerely yours,
Chef Kenneth Trout, CEC, CCA, AAC
President of the PCASJ, a chapter of the ACF

Please Join Us For Our Regular Scheduled Meeting

Tonight's meeting is tentatively scheduled as a combined meeting with our neighbor chapter, the DVCA, at Sysco, Philadelphia.

The reception will begin @ 6:00 pm in the Culinary Center and a dinner Buffet to follow after the meeting adjourns.

We ask that attendees please enter the property from the 7th street entrance and check in at the guard shack. They will be expecting you for the ACF Meeting.
Please Park to the left of the guard shack, you will see parking spaces at the back of the building. (Please Do Not block Truck Bays). Additional parking is available if you follow around the building to the right.

Enter through the door to the rear of the building and walk down the hall to the registration tables in front of the culinary center.

Our street address is 600 Packer Avenue, Philadelphia PA. 19148.

After crossing the Walt Whitman Bridge take exit 350, the 2nd exit on the right for 7th Street/Packer Avenue. Bear right off of the exit and you will be on 7th street, at the light go straight and you will see the truck entrance on your left side.


Please see the link below for the menu for the evening


If there is anything else you may need please ask.

Cheers !!

Michael Sabatelli
Executive Chef
Culinary Consultant
Sysco Philadelphia, LLC
600 Packer Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19148

NOTICE: Our past successful Veterans Brunch at the Veterans Home in Vineland, NJ

NOTICE: The Veterans Brunch we served on Sunday, November 11th was another great success. Our sincerest "Thank you" to everyone that came out on this beautiful Veterans Day that helped us prep, cook and serve our friends at the Veterans Home in Vineland deserves another huge "THANK YOU!!" .


Our President, Chef Kenneth Trout, CEC, CCA, AAC
Our Chairman of the Board, Chef David Goldstein
Or Chef Wolfgang Geckeler, CEC, HGT, AAC, HOF and the rest of our Board members.

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