2022 ACF National Convention, July 25–28

Be part of the biggest annual gathering of chefs, students and foodservice professionals in the U.S. An array of seminars, cooking demonstrations, networking and social functions await you at American Culinary Federation’s National Convention.

We’ve got plenty of educational and networking opportunities for you on site:

  • Reconnect with fellow chefs
  • 20 world-class presenters
  • Demos, demos, and more demos
  • 100+ sponsors, displaying the latest and greatest

Speakers

Keynote Speakers

Elizabeth Falkner
Elizabeth Falkner
Amaury Guichon
Amaury Guichon
Jeff Henderson
Jeff Henderson
Ming Tsai
Ming Tsai

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2022 ACF National Convention presenters

Registration Options

Full Registration

A full registration includes a program badge with access to all one-hour seminars and demos, general session, trade show, networking breaks and the following meal functions:

  • Monday - Grab and Go Breakfast, Awards Lunch, and Welcome Reception
  • Tuesday - Grab and Go Breakfast
  • Wednesday - Grab and Go Breakfast
  • Thursday - Grab and Go “lite,” Brunch and President’s Grand Ball

Price for All Access Pass with Meals:

  • Professional Member - $925
  • Student/Senior Member - $625
  • Non-ACF Member - $1,325

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Education Only

An education only registration includes a program badge with access to all one-hour seminars and demos, general session, trade show and networking breaks.

Price: $650

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A La Carte

Gold Pass Upgrade

Take your convention experience to the next level. Purchase the Gold Pass, and enjoy the following:

  • Front row seating at the General Sessions
  • Reserved lounge to sit back and put up your feet
  • Signed books from presenters (as available from presenters)
  • A special gift swag bag

Price: $150
Dates: July 25–July 28

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Award Lunch Monday

A Full Registration includes one Award Lunch Monday ticket. If you have guests you may purchase additional tickets for them by selecting this option.

Price: $65
Time: Noon, July 25

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Welcome Reception Monday

A Full Registration includes one Welcome Reception ticket. If you have guests you may purchase additional tickets for them by selecting this option.

Price: $100
Time: 6:30–8:30 p.m., July 25

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Trade Show Badge Tuesday

This option allows access to the trade show only on Tuesday. NOTE: Do not purchase if you have a full registration. If purchasing for someone other than yourself, please process a separate registration.

Price: $50
Time: 10 a.m.–2 p.m., July 26

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2022 AAC Dinner & Reception

Gather to welcome new inductees and Hall of Fame recipients and congratulate AAC Fellows receiving awards at this year’s AAC Reception and Dinner.

Price: $195
Time: 6–11 p.m., July 26

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2022 AAC Spouses Lunch

Seating is limited.

Price: $60
Time: Noon, July 27

Purchase Tickets

President’s Grand Ball

A Full Registration includes one President’s Grand Ball ticket. If you have guests you may purchase additional tickets for them by selecting this option.

Price: $150
Time: 6–10 p.m., July 28

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CEH

Full Registration and Education Only registrants will receive 23 CEHs for attending the convention.

Vegas 2022 Hotels

  • Harrah’s - $169 per night. Harrah’s will be the closest hotel to Caesars Forum. It is approximately a 10 minute indoor walk with AC.
  • The Flamingo - $89 per night, Sunday, July 24, through Thursday, July 28; $169 per night, Friday, July 22, and Saturday, July 23. The Flamingo is approximately a 10-minute walk from Caesars Forum.

Pricing does not include $18 daily resort fee or taxes.

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2022 ACF National Convention Sponsors

Headline Sponsor

Ecolab

Supporting Sponsor

Beef - It’s What’s for Dinner
Boar’s Head Brand
Catania Oils
Custom Culinary - Be True to the Food
Krusteaz Professional Ready to Bake Batters
Libbey - For Makers by Makers
Minor’s - Trusted by Chefs
Smithfield Culinary - Creating Menu Inspiration

Contributing Sponsors

Affinity Group
NEWCHEF Fashion

Custom Sponsors

Netuno - Chefs Understand Quality
Zwilling