Become an Apprentice

Apprenticeship is a combination of on-the-job training and related classroom instruction and requires no previous experience to enroll. Here are some benefits of enrolling in an ACFEF apprenticeship program:

  • “Earn while you learn”
  • Training from qualified professional chefs
  • Develop documented culinary skills that are transferable within the industry
    • Learn skills by rotating through different stations
  • Develop basic principles of nutrition and dietetics
  • Understand the requirements for proper food handling, sanitation and hygiene
  • Gain an understanding of management and supervisory knowledge in preparation for a progressive career in the culinary industry
  • All ACFEF Apprentices are members of the ACF

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