National Commission of Certifying Agencies Accredited ProgramNCCA Accreditation

The Institute for Credentialing Excellence (ICE) is the leading international membership organization representing the credentialing community. ICE fulfills its mission through the delivery of education and training programs, in setting quality standards for credentialing and by providing accreditation services through its accreditation division, the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA).

NCCA has granted accreditation to the Certified Sous Chef® (CSC®), Certified Executive Chef® (CEC®), Certified Executive Pastry Chef® (CEPC®) and Certified Culinary Educator® (CCE®) certifications. NCCA Standards ensure certification programs adhere to modern standards of practice for the certification industry.

Having achieved accreditation for four certification levels, the commission’s focus is on elevating remaining levels, sustaining integrity of accredited programs and increasing visibility to culinary professionals, employers and the dining public.

Have questions or need more information? Contact the ACF Certification Department.