ACF Young Chefs Club

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The ACF Young Chefs Club (YCC) objective is to provide opportunities for young chefs across the U.S. to connect, learn and share! Here is what you can expect:

  • Education tracks for young chefs at ACF events
  • Mentor Match program
  • Professional development webinars
  • Tips and idea sharing through blogs, newsletter and social media

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Young Chef News and Resources

Ingredient of the Month

Each month, a new ingredient is featured on with information for chefs to incorporate into their menus and in community events.

Education Resources

Visit the ACF Online Learning Center to access courses, webinars and other resources to learn more about food trends and techniques.

Culinary-related Career Guide

Learn about different career options.

Stay Connected

All members of the American Culinary Federation age 25 and under are automatically part of the YCC. Make sure the email address in your ACF member profile is current to receive information about upcoming webinars and live events.

If you are not yet an ACF member, please submit your membership application today!

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