Congratulations! You’ve decided to Experience the Power of
Connection at an ACF Regional Conference or National Convention. Now
it’s time to register, and you need to know your options.
What are the different registration options?
Members in good standing can take advantage of these outstanding
offers on a full registration, which includes educational programming,
General Session, and conference meals. Academy Dinner is sold
ACF Member Rewards Rate
The Member Rewards Rate is offered to ACF members who purchase a full
registration by the early registration deadline, are current in their
membership at the time of registration, and stay a minimum of three
nights at the conference host hotel. Rate is for conference registration
only. Hotel reservations must be made separately. See individual event
web pages for exact deadline date. See registration form for rates.
Early Registration Rate
The Early Registration Rate is offered to ACF members who purchase a
full registration by the early registration deadline and are current in
their membership at the time of registration. Discount deadline is 45
days prior to start of the conference. See individual event web pages
for exact deadline date.
Standard Registration Rate
The Standard Registration Rate is offered to ACF members who purchase
a full registration after the early registration deadline or on site,
and are current in their membership at the time of registration. See
individual event web pages for exact deadline date.
A la carte pricing options are also available. See individual
conference web pages for exact deadline dates.
With the nation’s finest culinarians and most influential
industry representatives in attendance, the ACF Regional Conferences
provide unmatched venues for educational development and more. From
start to finish, the American Culinary Federation’s Annual Events
Series is the perfect opportunity to Experience the Power of
How and when do I register?
You may register online in the months before the event, or download
and mail the appropriate registration form. ACF accepts VISA,
MasterCard, American Express, Discover, checks and money orders.
How much does it cost to attend?
Event prices are based on registration date, membership status and
registration type. Please review the conference or convention
registration form for specific prices.
Will I receive confirmation of my registration?
Yes, once we have processed your registration and payment, a
confirmation detailing your registration will be sent.
Do I need to bring my registration confirmation to the
Having your confirmation information is suggested, but not
When do I get my badge and/or event tickets?
Your registration packet will be available for pickup at the
conference/convention badge-pickup desk.
What if I lose my badge or tickets?
Please understand that we cannot be responsible for lost/misplaced
badges or tickets. There will be no refund or replacement of a lost
badge or tickets.
How do I reserve dinner seating for the events?
Seating for the awards galas at the 2014 ACF Regional Conferences
will be open seating. There is no need to make reservations in advance;
simply find a table with your friends as you arrive at the gala.
What is the cancellation/refund policy?
Cancellations must be in writing and received by the national office
no less than 30 days prior to the start of the event. A $50 processing
fee will be deducted from the refund amount. Send written cancellation
requests to: American Culinary Federation, 180 Center Place Way, St.
Augustine, FL 32095, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
ACF reserves the right to modify this policy.
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