Do you qualify? Certification Matters

Differentiate Yourself

ACF Certification adds value to the certificants, employers and the public. With thousands of chefs competing in the job market, it is essential to prove your culinary competency. Certification through the American Culinary Federation demonstrates skill, knowledge and professionalism to the food service industry.

ACF’s Professional Certification Program: learn the difference between an assessment-based certificate program, certificates of attendance, and a professional certification programs. Resource provided by ICE. PDF Certification vs. Certificate

Watch the videos! Certification is not only a benchmark for personal and professional achievement but it has also become recognized as a standard of excellence in the industry.


ACF Certification - The standard of excellence for chefs.

Recent Certifications & Recertifications

Join ACF in congratulating cooks and chefs who have been certified or recertified within the past 60 days.