The honor of an American Culinary Federation (ACF) award proves skill, knowledge and professionalism in the culinary industry and can further your recognition as a qualified chef. These awards represent the highest honors ACF can bestow.

2024 Awards

Applications for 2024 are now open. The deadline to submit an application for the 2024 Awards is January 15, 2024 (deadline for Dr. L.J. Minor Chef Professionalism Award is January 31, 2024). Look for updates in The Culinary Insider.

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