Member Benefits

As a valued member of the American Culinary Federation (ACF), you are entitled to exclusive member benefits. We are proud to offer discounts on an array of products and services, in conjunction with our business partners, that serve your professional and personal needs.

Personal Savings

ACF offers savings on home, auto and health insurance, as well as everyday products and services. Explore the benefits and savings available to you.

ACF Career Center

Take advantage of our state-of-the-art job seeker and recruitment tools to help you find your dream job or attract top talent.

ACF Chef’s Table

Connect and collaborate with fellow ACF Chefs across the country and abroad. Join the conversation on ACF’s own social media platform.

ACF Online Learning Center

Enhance your skills, advance your career and maintain your ACF certification using ACF Online Learning Center classes, quizzes and practice exams offered at a member-only rate.

Get Certified

Start earning one of the 16 professional certifications offered by the ACF at a member-only rate.


Keep abreast of the latest culinary news and trends with ACF’s award-winning publication National Culinary Review.


Sign up to receive the latest ACF national and regional news in The Culinary Insider newsletter.

We Are Chefs

We Are Chefs is the official ACF blog for chefs, food service professionals, culinary students, and enthusiasts like you.

Network & Connect

Unite regionally, virtually and nationally at ACF events where you enjoy member-only savings.

Term Life Insurance

Complimentary term life insurance benefits are available to current Culinarian, Professional Culinarian, and Senior Professional Culinarian members who joined prior to 12/31/2020. Additional exclusions apply.

The American Culinary Federation, hereinafter ACF, does not formally endorse, certify, guarantee, sponsor, or warrant the products or the services provided by the above vendors, their employees, agents, or subcontractors. All information provided by the vendors or otherwise listed on the vendor webpages, or contained in other vendor communications that relate to vendors or their products or services was provided by the vendors. The vendors are fully responsible for any products or services and ACF is not responsible for any products and services provided by such vendors.