Become ACF Certified

Become ACF Certified

ACF certification demonstrates skill, knowledge and professionalism.

President's Message

Share Aloha

A message from ACF National President Stafford T. DeCambra, CEC, CCE, CCA, AAC.

Apply to Compete

Showcase your culinary knowledge in a "Jeopardy"-style competition. Applications due Nov. 30.

Become a Member or ACF

Become a Member of ACF

Boost your career and network with industry experts.

Trends & Techniques

Trends & Techniques

These articles and resources will help you grow as a chef.

Learn with ACF

Learn with ACF

Find an ACF-accredited program, apply for scholarships or explore apprenticeship opportunities.

Video Library

Explore the latest culinary techniques from ACF industry partners.

We Are Chefs

The official blog of the American Culinary Federation. Subscribe for weekly updates.

ACF Publications

ACF Publications

ACF's flagship publications update you on emerging industry trends, membership news and networking opportunities.

ACF Career Center

ACF Career Center

Visit the ACF career center for coaching, resume tips, job opportunities and more.

American Academy of Chefs

American Academy of Chefs

AAC is the honor society of ACF, representing the highest standards of professionalism in the organization, society and the industry.

Featured Recipe

Pepper Tagliatelle Pasta with Lobster and Vanilla Cream Sauce.

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