Student Pathways

Looking to get started in the culinary arts? There are many different pathways you can take. ACF offers different programs to help you earn ACF certification.

ACF certification is the only culinary certification program with stackable credentials and is recognized throughout the industry as the standard of excellence in professional skills. Set yourself apart from thousands of chefs competing in the job market with an ACF certification and digital badge!

Graduate High School with your CFC/CFPC

Earn your ACF Certified Fundamentals Cook or Certified Fundamentals Pastry Cook in high school. View this presentation for more information.

You’ve Graduated High School – Now What?