ACFEF Chef & Child Initiative

Mission Statement

The mission of ACFEF’s Chef & Child initiative is to educate children and families in understanding proper nutrition by providing tools and resources for community-based programs led by American Culinary Federation chef members. Flyer

Interested in becoming involved in your local community? Host outreach events in your community and partner with a local school or after-school program. Visit our chapter corner and programs areas for more ideas. Make a donation to help fund our programs.

Ingredient of the Month

Read and share in-depth articles with your staff and students.

Healthy Eating Grants

Apply for grant funding to support nutrition outreach activities.


Explore our awareness activities to implement in your community.

Childhood Nutrition Day

Celebrate with us by hosting outreach events during October.

Chef and Child Recipe Collection

View healthy recipes designed for children.

Nutrition Resources

View our collection of nutrition resources.