2023 ACF National Convention: New Orleans

Join Us in New Orleans - ACF National Convention, New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, July 16–19, 2023 - Board of Governors’ Meeting | July 16, 2023 - Register now at ACFChefs.org/Convention

Be part of the biggest annual gathering of chefs, students and foodservice professionals in the U.S. An array of seminars, cooking demonstrations, networking and social functions await you at American Culinary Federation’s National Convention.

We’ve got plenty of educational and networking opportunities for you on site:

  • Reconnect with fellow chefs
  • 20 world-class presenters
  • Demos, demos, and more demos
  • 100+ sponsors, displaying the latest and greatest

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Refund Policy

Cancellations made 30 days or more from the National Convention start date (July 16, 2023) will receive a 70% refund. Cancellations made within 30 days of the National Convention start date are ineligible for a refund. Due to deadlines that are out of the control of the ACF, there will be no exceptions made. Individuals may roll the cancellation amount, 30% or 100% of the National Convention registration fee, over to another ACF product (i.e., membership, certification or an event). If utilizing the rollover amount for an event, we will allow for a one-time rollover and you must register within 12 months of the 2023 National Convention. The refund must be requested in writing and be sent to events@acfchefs.org.

Registration

You must be signed in to your ACF account to register. Nonmembers must create a new account to register.

When
7/16/2023 - 7/19/2023

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Program

   
 
Take your convention experience to the next level. Purchase the Gold Pass (Gold Pass upgrade is only available for those individuals with a Full Registration)
Time
7/16/2023 - 7/19/2023
7/16/2023

A Full Registration includes one Welcome Reception ticket, If you have guests you may purchase additional tickets for them by selecting this option.
Time
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
7/16/2023 6:30 PM

A Full Registration includes one Award Lunch Monday  ticket, If you have guests you may purchase additional tickets for them by selecting this option.
Time
12:00 PM
7/17/2023 12:00 PM

This option allows access to the trade show only on Tuesday.
NOTE: Do not purchase if you have a full registion. If purchasing for someone other than yourself please process a separate registration.
Time
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7/18/2023 10:00 AM

A Full Registration includes one President’s Gala Reception and Dinner ticket, if you have guests you may purchase additional tickets for them by selecting this option.
Time
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7/19/2023 6:00 PM