Benefits of ACF Certification to Employers:
Demonstrates a benchmark of excellence to customers by demonstrating professional standards in culinary skills and knowledge.
Motivates employees to improve professionally and participate in professional development.
Improves retention and complements existing professional development programs while reducing training costs.
Supports food safety risk prevention and sustainability practices.
Enhances performance and productivity which impacts companies bottom-line.
To support your team on its certification journey, ACF has a Certification Concierge Service. The Certification Concierge Service is a no-fee service for organizations with five or more chefs pursuing certification. ACF will work with employers to customize a program to meet the company’s goals and vision.
ACF Concierge Service will:
Appoint a dedicated account representative to streamline the certification process.
Identify the level of certification best suited for each employee and establish a tailored action plan.
Motivate employees throughout the process.
Assists with identifying exam test sites.
Provide regular updates to company liaison on the status of employees pursuing certification.
Applicable certification program costs per candidate apply.
Additional options available:
Liaison with select education institutions for mandatory course requirement
Written and Practical Exam Scheduling
Cost based on size of group.
Employers interested in Concierge Service, please contact the Certification Department for additional information or next steps.
ACF has a Verification Tool available to verify current ACF certifications.
Have questions or need more information? Contact the ACF Certification Department.