Culinary Subscriptions For the Chef/Manager:

Below are links to various Culinary Subscriptions and Restaurant Magazines, some of which are free.

American Culinary Federation
The ACF offers culinary competitions, certification, national apprenticeship program, regional and national events, magazines and much more to help foster the growth of professional chefs and the foodservice industry.

Art Culinaire
A hard bound magazine featuring upscale recipes, phenomenal pictures, and almost no advertising.  This is the culinary enthusiast’s magazine.

Basil Magazine
Eat, Drink, Live, Give, Chefs

Food Arts – no longer active
Geared towards Chefs and Managers running mid-scale to high-end restaurants this magazine offers a free subscription.

Food Management
Focusing primarily on the Business & Industry Sector of foodservice, as well as on franchise operations.

National Restaurant Association
National representation for the restaurant business features tools, advocacy, information, etc for the restaurant business.

Nation’s Restaurant News
Geared towards the Franchise and the B & I section of restaurant business.

Restaurant News Resource
Geared towards the Franchise and the B & I section of restaurant business.

Seafood Business
Covers the seafood industry, gives info useful for Chefs, seafood brokers and seafood vendors.

Wine Spectator
The industry standard for current information and ratings on wines.


Light Reading/Recipes:

Bon Appetit

Cooks Illustrated

Cooking Light

Eating Well

Food and Wine





Vegetarian Times


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