Association of Correctional Food Service Affiliates

The International Association of Correctional Food Service Professionals

Annual International Conference

August 28-31, 2016

Radisson Blu at Mall of America – 2100 Killebrew Dr. – Bloomington, MN 55425

Please submit your Breakout Proposals here.

Registration Information:

Attendee Information:

More registration information to come
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(Tentative and subject to change)

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Tentative and subject to change  Click here to download PDF of schedule
SUNDAY, August 28
Registration 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Golf Tournament 8:00am – 4:00pm
Family Outing - All day
ServSafe Training 8:00am – 5:00pm
CCFP/CFSM Workshop 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Chapter President's Meeting 4:00pm - 5:00pm
First Time Attendee Reception 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Opening Reception - all welcome 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Dinner - ON YOUR OWN

MONDAY, August 29
Registration 7:00am - 4:00pm
Opening Ceremonies and Breakfast 8:00am - 9:00am
ACFSA Business Meeting 9:00am - 9:45am
Break 9:45am - 10:00am
Keynote Presentation 10:00am - 11:30am
Lunch 11:30am - 1:00pm LUNCH ON YOUR OWN
CFSM Luncheon 11:30am – 1:00pm
Dieticians In Corrections Luncheon 11:30am – 1:30pm
General Session 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Break 2:00pm - 2:15pm
General Session 2:15pm - 3:30pm
Break 3:30pm - 3:45pm
Regional Roundtable Meetings 3:45pm – 4:45pm
Vendor Meeting 4:00pm – 5:00pm
Vendor Reception / Networking / Dinner and Entertainment 5:30pm - 10:30pm
Come spend the evening networking with all the great ACFSA vendors and the traditional reception will transform into a Karaoke competition and other entertainment. Dinner will be provided.

TUESDAY, August 30
Breakfast - ON YOUR OWN
Keynote Presentation 8:00am - 9:45am
Break 9:45am - 10:00am
Vendor EXPO 10:00am - 2:00pm
Break 2:00pm - 2:15pm
General Session 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Break 3:15pm - 3:30pm
Breakouts 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Regional Competition 4:20pm - 5:15pm
Photos 6:15pm - 7:00pm
Awards Banquet and Entertainment 7:00pm - 9:00pm

WEDNESDAY, August 31
Scenic Walk 6:30am - 7:30am
General Session 8:00am - 9:30am
Break 9:30am - 9:45am
Breakouts 9:45am - 10:30am
Break 10:30am - 10:45am
Breakouts 10:45am - 11:30am
Lunch 11:30am - 12:30pm LUNCH ON YOUR OWN
Ecolab Tour 12:45pm - TBD
Conference Certificates 12:00pm - 5:00pm

Golf Tournament:


(Tournament Registration Deadline August 8, 2016)


Information Coming Soon!

Conference Center Info:

Radisson Blu Mall of America
2100 Killebrew Drive Bloomington Minnesota 55425
Tel: 1 (952) 881-5258

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Promotional Code: ACFSAC

Prevailing Government Per Diem Rates:
  • Single/Double - $140
    *Room reservation cut-off is July 30th, 2016

Mall of America Attractions, Restraunts, and Coupons:
We are getting close to the start of Conference and it's time for you to make plans and ensure that you maximize your experience in the Mall of America, Minnesota! Here are a few links to sites that will help you to make decisions ahead of your time.

  • Nickelodeon Universe
  • SEA LIFE® Minnesota Aquarium
  • American Girl®
  • LEGO®
  • Theatres at Mall of America®
  • A.C.E.S. Flight Simulation Center
  • Build-A-Bear Workshop®
  • House of Comedy
  • Moose Mountain Adventure Golf
  • Amazing Mirror Maze

  • American Girl® Bistro
  • Benihana
  • Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.
  • Buffalo Wild Wings
  • Cadillac Ranch
  • Cantina #1
  • Dick's Last Resort
  • FireLake Grill House & Cocktail Bar
  • Hard Rock Cafe
  • Hooters
  • The Lounge @ House of Comedy
  • Masu Sushi & Robata
  • Nordstrom Café
  • Ruby Tuesday
  • Sky Deck Sports Grille and Lanes
  • Tony Roma's
  • Tucci Benucch
  • Twin City Grill