Thank you for coming to Calgary!

We look forward to seeing you in Charlottetown PEI in June 2018!
Irwin MacKinnon, CCFCC PEI

Register to Attend

It all gets rolling on Thursday, May 25! We’re planning hands on sessions on charcuterie, fish and cheese – alongside lifestyle seminars that will help you explore new techniques that will lead you down new paths to your own success! Our experts will help you and your organization to improve productivity, retention and the working environment. Register now >>

Host City

Welcome to Calgary – a cosmopolitan city and the heart of Alberta. Our host venue, the Hyatt Regency Calgary, is located at the heart of downtown. You’ll be thrilled at how easy Calgary is to navigate – we’re sure you’ll be exploring the hot restaurants, bars and micro-brewery and micro-distillery scene as soon as you arrive.
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LEARN FROM THE MASTERS OF CHOCOLATE

logo-cacaobarryCacao Barry is proud to continue our partnership with the CCFCC this year as the official Chocolate Sponsor of the 2017 National Conference. You will not only be able to taste fantastic chocolate desserts made by local Chefs, but you will also have the chance to train and learn from our Cacao Barry Chefs. Discover how to temper chocolate easily and create simple but astonishing homemade chocolate decorations to bring your dessert menu to the next level.

Learn more at:  CACAO BARRY TEMPERING TECHNIQUE

Space is limited (20 seats) for this Cacao Barry Interactive Tempering Workshop, scheduled for Sunday, May 28th (9am to 1pm) – pre-registration details to follow.

Dedicated Cheese Session

Packed with flavour, goat cheese is a simple, yet gourmet addition that is on-trend with today’s ‘clean-eating’, ‘farm-to-fork’ approach to a balanced lifestyle. Our partners Saputo Dairy Products Canada will present their award-winning goat cheese brands Woolwich Dairy and Alexis de Portneuf – bringing with them unexpected and wholesome menu ideas!

At this year’s conference, you will be inspired by this goat cheese duo, as they entice you with mouth-watering, healthful amplified menu ideas – from happy hour apps, to nutritious snacks, to reinventing everyday favourites, to sweet, yet unexpected, treats – all with Canascreen-shot-2013-12-13-at-1_10_39-pmdian goat cheese as the star!  Finding balance in both flavour and nutrition is easy when you’ve got goat cheese. Multiple seminars are scheduled on Saturday, May 27th – pre-registration details to follow.

  • “This year’s conference is one not to be missed. Calgary 2017 will be filled with great food, educational sessions, competitions and more. Come meet chefs from around the world, connect with old friends and make new ones. See what is new in our business. See you all there.”
    Donald Gyurkovits, President CCFCC
  • “Our national Junior and Senior Chef competitions are an important part of our national convention.  Not everyone likes to compete but participation takes on many forms.  I urge you to attend this year’s conference in Calgary and take in the competitions, as a competitor or as a spectator.  Either way, the experience will add to your professional development that is unquestionably valuable to you and those you work with.”
    Judson W. Simpson, CMC
    Executive Chef, Food Services, House of Commons

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