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…

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Chefs, Colleagues & Partners, As you know it’s been a challenging time. Many restaurants, hotels, clubs, and small business have been affected by COVID-19. We are also aware that many of our members own and operate businesses that will be greatly impacted. Please, if you can, pick up food at restaurants, and caterers – that are…

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Take your place in ACF, the only organization promoting the professional image of chefs worldwide through education of culinarians at all levels. Network with renowned chefs, top industry professionals and executives. Big Savings! Up to $200 savings on Certification Fees Up to $500 savings on registration fees at the ACF regional and national conferences Up…

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Chef Connect Nashville has been rescheduled.The new dates are 10/26 – 10/28/2020. Transfer registration to the National Convention in Dallas, 7/19 – 7/23/2020. No change fees. Transfer registration to the new ChefConnect Nashville date, 10/26 – 10/28/2020. No change fees. Cancel registration and get refund. No penalty fees. Please call the ACF Switchboard at (800)…

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Total Annual Dues Cost – $66 A Senior Member shall be a person retired from employment and a specific age as currently defined by the Social Security Administration (currently age 62) and who shall have been an ACF Professional Culinarian member for a minimum of ten consecutive years at the time of retirement.  Senior Professional…

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