Continuing Education Hours
Staying current with the latest information, trends and techniques will help you advance in your career. ACF offers a range of continuing education opportunities to enhance your skills, as well as maintain your ACF certification. Remember, to maintain your ACF certification, you are required to earn a minimum of 80 continuing education hours (CEHs) during the five-year certification period.
ACF follows CEH guidelines as established by the International Association of Continuing Education and Training. Opportunities must be educational in nature. Business and committee meetings conducted primarily for information sharing purposes do not quality for CEHs.
Continuing Education Opportunities
ACF is proud to partner with leading organizations to offer local and online CEH opportunities. Continuing education providers have submitted their courses to ACF for review to verify that the program meets ACF continuing education standards and is approved to offer CEHs toward ACF certification. Increase attendance at your next event by offering ACF-approved CEHs. Learn more about becoming an ACF-approved CEH provider.
In addition, CEHs can be earned by participating in other professional development activities. Review the complete list of approved CEH opportunities eligible towards ACF certification. Complete the following CEH Submisison Form to submit Continuing Education Hours.
NCR Quiz - These quizzes were generated from articles and stories found in issues of ACF’s The National Culinary Review as denoted by the date heading. Download and complete the questions, then go to eCulinary to register and take the online quiz to earn four CEHs.
Ingredient of the Month - These quizzes were generated from the Ingredient of the Month full articles as denoted by the date heading. Download and complete the questions, then go to eCulinary to register and take the online quiz to earn one CEH.
2015 Cook. Craft. Create. On-Demand - These quizzes were generated from the on-demand videos available on ACF’s Video Library. Download and complete the questions, then go to eCulinary to register and take the online quiz to earn one CEH.
ACF Events and Competitions - Gain valuable information from qualified speakers at the ACF Signature Series and Cook. Craft. Create. ACF National Convention & Show. Improve your skills by participating in ACF-approved culinary competitions.