ACF’s Media Room

Building Awareness

As the largest organization of professional chefs nationwide, American Culinary Federation seeks to build awareness of the culinary industry and strengthen the image of professional chefs.

Chefpertise Guide

ACF’s Chefpertise Guide highlights certified chefs and their culinary specialties, from charcuterie to chocolate and from gluten-free foods to gardening. This searchable database allows journalists to find expert sources for interviews, and community leaders to find local chefs to participate in events.

Media Inquiries

If you are a member of the media seeking information for a story or access to interviews, please submit your inquiry. We will respond promptly.

Request Press Credentials

Members of the media are invited to attend ACF events. To request press credentials, please contact Renee Brust at with your name, title, contact information and media affiliation.