ACFEF Chef & Child Initiative

Mission Statement

The mission of ACFEF’s Chef & Child initiative is to educate children and families in understanding proper nutrition by providing tools and resources for community-based programs led by American Culinary Federation chef members.

Current News

Ingredient of the Month

American lamb is a popular menu item thanks to the larger cut sizes, its distinctive flavor profile, freshness and tenderness. It is naturally nutrient rich and is an excellent source of high-quality protein. Learn more on www.acfchefs.org/IOTM, then complete the quiz on www.acfchefs.org/CEH to earn one hour of continuing-education credits toward ACF certification. Sponsored by the American Lamb Board. www.americanlamb.com/chefs-corner/curriculamb/

Become Involved

Interested in becoming involved in your local community? Host outreach events in your community and partner with a local school or after-school program. Visit our chapter corner and programs areas for more ideas. Make a donation to help fund our programs.


Ingredient of the Month

View our free, monthly articles featuring a nutritional ingredient for chefs to incorporate into their menus, as well as new kid-friendly flyers, recipes and activities.


Chefs Outreach to the
Community Day

Programs

Need an idea for an awareness activity to implement in your community? Check out our programs section. Find out what other local chapters are doing and how they are implementing our programs.


Recipes & Nutrition Resources

Check out our healthy and nutritious recipes from the CCF cookbook and culinary nutrition-focused articles that provide up-to-date research and nutrition related information. For more nutrition links, visit our nutrition resources section.

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