ACF Culinary Team USA 2008 IKA “culinary Olympics”

From October 18 to October 22, the world’s best chefs gathered in Erfurt, Germany, to demonstrate their creativity and expertise at the 22nd IKA “culinary Olympics.” The four-day international competition takes place every four years and is considered the most prestigious competition in the culinary industry.


Congratulations to ACF Culinary Team USA and all the ACF members who competed at the IKA “culinary Olympics.” It was a long journey of intense training, but the hard work was worth its weight in gold. More

Once again the U.S. did an outstanding job of representing American cuisine at the 2008 IKA “culinary Olympics.”

Medal Count

National Team - 3 gold, 1 silver
AAC Regional Team - 1 gold
ACF Regional Team - 1 gold
Youth Team - 1 gold, 1 silver
ACF Members - 8 gold, 15 silver, 13 bronze, 5 diplomas
U.S. Military - 2 gold

IKA Final Results