Recent Media Coverage

As the largest organization of professional chefs nationwide, American Culinary Federation seeks to build awareness of the culinary industry and strengthen the image of professional chefs. Below is some recent media coverage:


Chefs From One of the 'World's Best Restaurants' Cook Dinner for Denver --Eater Denver
Students Cook up Careers at Worcester Tech -- WBOC-TV Online
ACF Education Foundation Celebrates Apprentices in Special Week -- Food News Feed
American Culinary Federation selects pastry chefs for ACF Culinary Team USA​ -- bake Online
Culinary specialists prep for chef certification -- Jax Air News - Online
Award-winning Mercy chef's true passion is to feed the hungry -- Iowa City Press-Citizen Online
Club Chefs Selected to Represent the US on ACF Culinary Team USA -- Club & Resort Business - Online
Culinary arts instructor to compete on world stage -- Carolina Weekly Newspaper Group - Online


From humble beginnings to the chef Hall of Fame -- Boston Globe Online
Watch Food Network's Andy Chlebana Make A Delicious Choux Pastry -- WBBM-TV Online
Schoolcraft College top chef Shawn Loving confronts the ultimate test -- Detroit Free Press Online
Kaua'i Community College culinary arts program awarded accreditation -- University of Hawaii News
American Culinary Federation Announces Three Certified Master Chefs -- Food News Feed
Do Chef Certifications Matter? -- Club & Resort Business
Schoolcraft instructor earns master chef certification -- Observer & Eccentric Newspapers - Online
10 top chefs compete for coveted award -- WDIV-TV Online
Chef Profile: Tom Haggerty -- Boca Beacon


Top culinary exam in country coming to Schoolcraft College this fall  -- Observer & Eccentric Newspapers Bambara pastry chef makes finals for America's 2020 Culinary Olympic team  -- Salt Lake Tribune Online
Chefs de Cuisine Association of St. Louis Wins Student Team National Championship  -- Town & Style
2017 Was a Very Good Year  for Chef Drew Garms  -- Southeast Food Service News
Chef Vishu Nath of Cleveland's Urban Farmer on aging steaks and Ohio sweet corn  -- Plain Dealer Online
JJC chef vies for Food Network's 'Best Baker in America' title  -- Suburbs Chicago Tribune
Six Club Chefs Will Take the Ultimate Culinary Test  -- Club & Resort Business
'Best Baker in America' 2017: Meet the Cast  --
Chef Profile: Tom Haggerty  -- Boca Beacon


Denise Graffeo becomes first female member of Culinary Hall of Fame -- Wicked Local
Naval culinary competition highlights skill of military cooks -- Nation's Restaurant News Online
Gloria Cabral inducted into the American Academy of Chefs -- Herald News Online
Disney-themed desserts win Pastry Chef of the Year title for Phoenix culinary instructor -- Arizona Republic Online
Chasing the culinary dream  -- Arvada Press
Utah student chef wins national competition and shares her winning recipes -- KSTU-TV Online
Evergreen Restaurateur Aims for Rare Master Chef Certification  -- Westword Online  


Student chefs take silver -- Otago Daily Times Online
American Culinary Federation Announces National Award Winners -- Food and Beverage Magazine Online
Charleston chef named to American Culinary Federation board -- The Post and Courier Online
Kendall College School of Culinary Arts Captures Title in American Culinary Federation Knowledge Bowl Championship -- Chef Online
Daytona State College Chef named America Culinary Federation's Educator of the Year -- Ormond Beach Observer Online
Chef Helps Team Win National Culinary Title -- Washington Missourian
UVU student wins national chef contest, putting Orem school 'on the culinary map to stay' -- Salt Lake Tribune Online
Kapi'olani students vying for national culinary championship -- University of Hawaii News
Florida in July? It's hot, hot, hot! -- Foodservice Monthly
KCC chefs hoping culinary skills scoop up golden win -- KITV-TV Online ​Community college chefs head to Florida for national culinary championship -- KHON-TV Online
On the World Stage -- Chef Magazine Online
A-B Tech's culinary team aims for another national title -- WLOS-TV Online


'I got up the mountain' -- The Kansas City Star OnlineColorado culinary students earn while they learn in apprenticeship program -- KMGH-TV Online
ACF to administer master chef exam at Schoolcraft -- Observer & Eccentric Newspapers
ACF Announces Dates for 2017 Certified Master Chef Exam -- Food News Feed (FSR Online)


American Culinary Federation launches Cape Cod chapter -- Cape Cod Times Online
Young chef is more than just aflash in the pan -- Pueblo Chieftain Online
Greenville Tech offers new tool to help local culinary scene -- The Greenville News Online
​American Culinary Federation To Launch New Entry-Level Certification Programs --
Award-Winning Chef Supports Others In The Field --
MRM Newsbites (ACF Launches New Entry-Level Certification Programs) -- Modern Restaurant Management


Local chef going to 'culinary Olympics' -- Orlando Sentinel
Pillarella wins American Culinary Federation awards -- Cape Cod Times Online
Top chefs work with students at Florida Technical College program -- News 13 Online


St. Louis Chef Brings Home the Gold for Team USA -- FSR Online
He's a teacher and a cook -- The Post-Standard Online
American Cuisine Can Help Showcase Our Diversity -- Food News Feed


Q&A on the News -- Atlanta Journal-Constitution
FVTC teacher vies for top pastry chef honor -- Marshfield News-Herald Online
Chef J. Kevin Storm Named Assistant Manager of ACF Culinary Team USA -- Feast Magazine/St. Louis Post-Dispatch Online
Pueblo Community College culinary team wins medal -- Pueblo Chieftain Online
Chefs Predict “What’s Hot” for Menu Trends in 2017 NRA Survey of ACF Chefs -- Southwest Food Service​
Sweetie Pie's has best mac and cheese in Missouri - St. Louis Business Journal