The American Culinary Federation offers 16 certification levels for chefs and culinarians. ACF certification adds value to the certificants, employers, and the public. With thousands of chefs competing in the job market, it is essential to prove your culinary competency.

Benefits of ACF Certification:
Enhances reputation by proving the chef has the knowledge and skills required for a position;Shows that the chef embraces continuing education as a life-long goal for continual improvement and mastery of the culinary arts;Instills self-confidence when the chef achieves the goal of earning a reputable, challenging and quality-driven credential;Communicates that the chef upholds the Culinarian’s Code of Ethics, including conducting oneself with honesty, integrity and fairness in providing professional service;Proves that the chef can collaborate with others to cultivate new and innovative culinary techniques and skills.
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