These 2021 award applications are now CLOSED!

  • U.S.A’s Chef of the Year
  • ACF Pastry Chef of the Year
  • ACF Student Chef of the Year
  • ACF Student Team
  • ACF Chef Educator of the Year Award
  • ACF Hermann G. Rusch Chef’s Achievement Award
  • (NEW!) L. Edwin Brown Leadership Award
  • ACF Regional Chapter of the Year Award
  • Dr. L.J. Minor Chef Professionalism Award
  • Presidential Medallion Award

2021 Regional Award Winners

2020 Award Nominees

Award Categories

Chapter Awards

2020 Award Applications.

Career Achievements

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.