• Partners

American Culinary Federation, St. Augustine, FL

Sales and Marketing Affiliation, Provider Recipe Content

The American Culinary Federation, Inc., established in 1929, is the premier professional organization for culinarians in North America. With 20,000 members spanning more than 230 chapters nationwide, ACF is the culinary leader in offering educational resources, training, apprenticeship and accreditation. In addition, ACF operates the most comprehensive certification program for chefs in the United States. ACF is home to ACF Culinary Team USA, the official representative for the United States in major international culinary competitions, and also holds the presidium for the World Association of Chefs Societies, the largest international network of chef associations with more than 8 million members globally.

ESHA Research, Salem, OR

Content Provider

ESHA Research started in 1981, releasing its first software program, The Food Processor nutrition analysis system, in 1984. Three years of detailed nutrition research were needed to build a comprehensive database with few missing values. The ESHA Nutrient Database follows stringent protocols for nutrient information, and is now the industry hallmark for completeness and accuracy. After more than a decade, The Food Processor remains the product of choice for nutrition professionals. This comprehensive workhorse has continued to experience extensive growth and refinement, while maintaining its position as the industry’s top-rated database. Today, ESHA Research is professionally associated with leaders in health, education, medical research, and food service and manufacturing.

AFS Technologies, Phoenix, AZ

Sales and Marketing Affiliation, Provider of Content and Distributor Based Data

AFS Technologies Inc. is the leading provider of business enterprise and on-demand software solutions to customers across the food and beverage channel. The company serves over 1000 customers across North America and the Caribbean with solutions designed to reduce costs, increase efficiency, increase sales and margins, streamline internal processes and assist in regulatory compliances. AFS offers the industry’s only complete end-to-end software suite utilizing service oriented architecture (SOA) and the Microsoft .NET framework. This unique modularly designed system offers solutions for Distribution, Sales & Marketing, Financials, Processing, Warehouse Management, Transportation, and Database Services, featuring the industry’s largest database of product information and recipes, the PROFILEā„¢ Database.

The Food Channel, Springfield, MO

Content Provider, Marketing Affiliate, Manufacturer Sales Agent

The Food Channel, owned by Noble Communications, immerses visitors in a vibrant online community comprised of food enthusiasts, culinary students and professionals joined together by a passion for all things food. The site includes original features, chef-tested recipes for all occasions, chef profiles, 4-star food photography, book reviews and food-event coverage. Visitors will also find a variety of videos on cooking techniques, recipe preparation and interviews on topics of current interest. Weekly and monthly trend and recipe newsletters are available by signing up on the site.