ACF Culinary Team USA
ACF Culinary Team USA 2020 earned a Silver and Bronze at the 25th Internationale Kochkunst Ausstellung (IKA) International Culinary Exhibition, commonly known as the "Culinary Olympics," in Stuttgart, Germany this February. Overall the team ranked 17th in the world out of 29 national teams that competed.
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ACF Culinary Youth Team USA, all 25 years or younger, ranked 10th in the world out of the 24 junior teams that competed. They earned a Silver and Bronze in their categories.
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ACF Culinary Regional Team USA earned a gold medal in their category and ranked 3rd in the world out of 26 regional teams.
The U.S. Army Culinary Arts Team earned a silver medal in their category and ranked 7th overall out of 28 teams in the community catering and military teams category.
Meet the Chefs
Team chefs dedicate their time to train, practice and compete together. Meet the chefs that have been selected to be a part of ACF Culinary Team USA.
ACF Culinary Team USA represents the United States on the global stage, showcasing American chefs, cuisine and products to the world.
Team members are constantly pushing themselves to enhance culinary techniques and set cutting-edge culinary standards.
ACF Culinary Team USA believes that learning should never stop and you should strive to improve yourself every day.
Team members motivate and inspire other chefs to do their best work by sharing.
ACF Culinary Team USA represents the United States on the global stage, showcasing American chefs, cuisine and products to the world. In 2016, the national team ranked fourth in the world overall and won three gold medals in the 24th Internationale Kochkunst Ausstellung (IKA) International Culinary Exhibition, commonly known as the "culinary Olympics," Oct. 22-25, in Erfurt, Germany. Two of the ACF Culinary USA teams - national and youth - finished in the top 10, while the military team won four gold medals and two bronze medals, proving American cuisine is among the best in the world.
ACF Culinary Youth Team USA 2020
Congratulations to the junior culinary team at Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, Kansas, on being named ACF Culinary Youth Team USA 2020. Team members are: Elijah Luck, CSC, captain, Melissa Dodd, Torian Jenkins, Charlotte McCale, CFC, Ellianna Pageler, Bailey Sargent, Madison Woods; coached by Edward Adel, CEC, culinary instructor. More.
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Meet the Team Behind the Team
The success of ACF Culinary Team USA depends on more than just the team members. Managers, coaches and advisors play a vital part. Learn More.