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Dec 03, 2014, 17:00 ET
ACF Culinary Team USA is the official representative for the United States in major international culinary competitions.

ACF Culinary Team USA Places Third in the World at the Villeroy & Boch Culinary World Cup 2014

ACF Culinary Team USA gave an outstanding performance at the 12th annual Villeroy & Boch Culinary World Cup 2014 in Luxembourg, Nov. 22-26....

Aug 12, 2014, 13:52 ET
The American Culinary Federation, Inc. (ACF), established in 1929, is the premier professional organization for culinarians in North America. With more than 20,000 members spanning 200 chapters nationwide, ACF is the culinary leader in offering educational resources, training, apprenticeship and programmatic accreditation. In addition, ACF operates the most comprehensive certification program for chefs in the U.S. ACF is home to ACF Culinary Team USA, the official representative for the U.S. in international culinary competitions, and the Chef & Child Foundation to promote proper childhood nutrition. Learn more at www.acfchefs.org and find ACF on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ACFChefs and Twitter @ACFChefs.  (PRNewsFoto/American Culinary Federation)

Rochelle Trotter, on behalf of Charlie Trotter's Culinary Education Foundation, Donates $25,000 to American Culinary Federation for Scholarships

Rochelle Trotter, wife of the late renowned chef Charlie Trotter, HHOF, announced that Charlie Trotter's Culinary Education Foundation will donate...

Jul 30, 2014, 09:00 ET
The American Culinary Federation, Inc. (ACF), established in 1929, is the premier professional organization for culinarians in North America. With more than 20,000 members spanning 200 chapters nationwide, ACF is the culinary leader in offering educational resources, training, apprenticeship and programmatic accreditation. In addition, ACF operates the most comprehensive certification program for chefs in the U.S. ACF is home to ACF Culinary Team USA, the official representative for the U.S. in international culinary competitions, and the Chef & Child Foundation to promote proper childhood nutrition. Learn more at www.acfchefs.org and find ACF on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ACFChefs and Twitter @ACFChefs.  (PRNewsFoto/American Culinary Federation)

American Culinary Federation Announces 2014 National Award Winners

The American Culinary Federation, Inc. (ACF) honored chefs, culinary industry professionals and foodservice establishments at the 2014 ACF National...

Jun 16, 2014, 09:30 ET
The American Culinary Federation, Inc. (ACF), established in 1929, is the premier professional organization for culinarians in North America. With more than 20,000 members spanning 200 chapters nationwide, ACF is the culinary leader in offering educational resources, training, apprenticeship and programmatic accreditation. In addition, ACF operates the most comprehensive certification program for chefs in the U.S. ACF is home to ACF Culinary Team USA, the official representative for the U.S. in international culinary competitions, and the Chef & Child Foundation to promote proper childhood nutrition. Learn more at www.acfchefs.org and find ACF on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ACFChefs and Twitter @ACFChefs.  (PRNewsFoto/American Culinary Federation)

American Culinary Federation President Thomas Macrina, CEC, CCA, AAC, Returns to Alma Mater, The Culinary Institute of America, as Commencement Speaker

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla., June, 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- Thomas Macrina, CEC, CCA, AAC, American Culinary Federation (ACF) national president...

May 29, 2014, 13:04 ET
The American Culinary Federation, Inc. (ACF), established in 1929, is the premier professional organization for culinarians in North America. With more than 20,000 members spanning 200 chapters nationwide, ACF is the culinary leader in offering educational resources, training, apprenticeship and programmatic accreditation. In addition, ACF operates the most comprehensive certification program for chefs in the U.S. ACF is home to ACF Culinary Team USA, the official representative for the U.S. in international culinary competitions, and the Chef & Child Foundation to promote proper childhood nutrition. Learn more at www.acfchefs.org and find ACF on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ACFChefs and Twitter @ACFChefs.  (PRNewsFoto/American Culinary Federation)

American Culinary Federation Receives Accreditation For Fourth Professional Culinary Certification

American Culinary Federation's Certified Culinary Educator® (CCE®) credential has received accreditation from the National Commission for...

Apr 07, 2014, 14:16 ET
The American Culinary Federation, Inc. (ACF), established in 1929, is the premier professional organization for culinarians in North America. With more than 20,000 members spanning 200 chapters nationwide, ACF is the culinary leader in offering educational resources, training, apprenticeship and programmatic accreditation. In addition, ACF operates the most comprehensive certification program for chefs in the U.S. ACF is home to ACF Culinary Team USA, the official representative for the U.S. in international culinary competitions, and the Chef & Child Foundation to promote proper childhood nutrition. Learn more at www.acfchefs.org and find ACF on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ACFChefs and Twitter @ACFChefs.  (PRNewsFoto/American Culinary Federation)

Tyson Foods, Inc. Partners with American Culinary Federation Education Foundation Apprenticeship Program

Tyson Foods, Inc. (Tyson) has pledged its support to the training of future chefs by partnering with the American Culinary Federation Education...

Jan 06, 2014, 14:58 ET
The American Culinary Federation, Inc. (ACF), established in 1929, is the premier professional organization for culinarians in North America. With more than 20,000 members spanning 200 chapters nationwide, ACF is the culinary leader in offering educational resources, training, apprenticeship and programmatic accreditation. In addition, ACF operates the most comprehensive certification program for chefs in the U.S. ACF is home to ACF Culinary Team USA, the official representative for the U.S. in international culinary competitions, and the Chef & Child Foundation to promote proper childhood nutrition. Learn more at www.acfchefs.org and find ACF on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ACFChefs and Twitter @ACFChefs.  (PRNewsFoto/American Culinary Federation)

American Culinary Federation Marks the Beginning of its New Vision with Global Launch of Updated Logo to Commemorate 85th Anniversary

 The American Culinary Federation, Inc. (ACF) marked the beginning of its new vision with the global launch of an updated logo to commemorate...

Dec 03, 2013, 11:10 ET
The American Culinary Federation, Inc., established in 1929, is the premier professional organization for culinarians in North America. With more than 20,000 members spanning more than 200 chapters nationwide, ACF is the culinary leader in offering educational resources, training, apprenticeship and programmatic accreditation. In addition, ACF operates the most comprehensive certification program for chefs in the United States, with the Certified Executive Chef(R) designation the only culinary credential accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies. ACF is home to ACF Culinary Team USA, the official representative for the United States in major international culinary competitions, and to the Chef & Child Foundation, founded in 1989 to promote proper nutrition in children and to combat childhood obesity. For more information, visit www.acfchefs.org. Find ACF on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/ACFChefs and on Twitter @ACFChefs. (PRNewsFoto/American Culinary Federation)

American Culinary Federation to Unveil New Logo as it Commemorates 85 Years

 American Culinary Federation, Inc. (ACF) National President Thomas Macrina, CEC, CCA, HGT, AAC, has announced that the organization will...

Dec 02, 2013, 16:41 ET
The American Culinary Federation, Inc., established in 1929, is the premier professional organization for culinarians in North America. With more than 20,000 members spanning more than 200 chapters nationwide, ACF is the culinary leader in offering educational resources, training, apprenticeship and programmatic accreditation. In addition, ACF operates the most comprehensive certification program for chefs in the United States, with the Certified Executive Chef(R) designation the only culinary credential accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies. ACF is home to ACF Culinary Team USA, the official representative for the United States in major international culinary competitions, and to the Chef & Child Foundation, founded in 1989 to promote proper nutrition in children and to combat childhood obesity. For more information, visit www.acfchefs.org. Find ACF on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/ACFChefs and on Twitter @ACFChefs. (PRNewsFoto/American Culinary Federation)

U.S. Receives Gold at Dubai World Hospitality Championship 2013

American Culinary Federation's Chef Team Places Second out of 12 Teams in Dubai, Nov 16-18 The American Culinary Federation (ACF) culinary...

Sep 24, 2013, 10:41 ET
The American Culinary Federation, Inc., established in 1929, is the premier professional organization for culinarians in North America. With more than 20,000 members spanning more than 200 chapters nationwide, ACF is the culinary leader in offering educational resources, training, apprenticeship and programmatic accreditation. In addition, ACF operates the most comprehensive certification program for chefs in the United States, with the Certified Executive Chef(R) designation the only culinary credential accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies. ACF is home to ACF Culinary Team USA, the official representative for the United States in major international culinary competitions, and to the Chef & Child Foundation, founded in 1989 to promote proper nutrition in children and to combat childhood obesity. For more information, visit www.acfchefs.org. Find ACF on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/ACFChefs and on Twitter @ACFChefs. (PRNewsFoto/American Culinary Federation)

American Culinary Federation's Certified Executive Pastry Chef® Credential Receives Accreditation from National Commission for Certifying Agencies

 The American Culinary Federation (ACF) is proud to announce that its Certified Executive Pastry Chef® (CEPC®) credential received...

Sep 18, 2013, 10:00 ET
The American Culinary Federation, Inc., established in 1929, is the premier professional organization for culinarians in North America. With more than 20,000 members spanning more than 200 chapters nationwide, ACF is the culinary leader in offering educational resources, training, apprenticeship and programmatic accreditation. In addition, ACF operates the most comprehensive certification program for chefs in the United States, with the Certified Executive Chef(R) designation the only culinary credential accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies. ACF is home to ACF Culinary Team USA, the official representative for the United States in major international culinary competitions, and to the Chef & Child Foundation, founded in 1989 to promote proper nutrition in children and to combat childhood obesity. For more information, visit www.acfchefs.org. Find ACF on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/ACFChefs and on Twitter @ACFChefs. (PRNewsFoto/American Culinary Federation)

Eleven Chefs Selected for Renowned ACF Culinary Team USA

Practice Begins in October for the Team's First International Competition in Luxembourg Eleven chefs from across the nation have been selected...

Aug 12, 2013, 11:07 ET
The American Culinary Federation, Inc., established in 1929, is the premier professional organization for culinarians in North America. With more than 20,000 members spanning more than 200 chapters nationwide, ACF is the culinary leader in offering educational resources, training, apprenticeship and programmatic accreditation. In addition, ACF operates the most comprehensive certification program for chefs in the United States, with the Certified Executive Chef(R) designation the only culinary credential accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies. ACF is home to ACF Culinary Team USA, the official representative for the United States in major international culinary competitions, and to the Chef & Child Foundation, founded in 1989 to promote proper nutrition in children and to combat childhood obesity. For more information, visit www.acfchefs.org. Find ACF on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/ACFChefs and on Twitter @ACFChefs. (PRNewsFoto/American Culinary Federation)

American Culinary Federation National Officers Begin Two-Year Term

Thomas Macrina, CEC, CCA, HGT, AAC, Assumes Presidency The American Culinary Federation (ACF) installed national officers for the 2013-2015...

Jul 26, 2013, 08:00 ET
The American Culinary Federation, Inc., established in 1929, is the premier professional organization for culinarians in North America. With more than 20,000 members spanning more than 200 chapters nationwide, ACF is the culinary leader in offering educational resources, training, apprenticeship and programmatic accreditation. In addition, ACF operates the most comprehensive certification program for chefs in the United States, with the Certified Executive Chef(R) designation the only culinary credential accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies. ACF is home to ACF Culinary Team USA, the official representative for the United States in major international culinary competitions, and to the Chef & Child Foundation, founded in 1989 to promote proper nutrition in children and to combat childhood obesity. For more information, visit www.acfchefs.org. Find ACF on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/ACFChefs and on Twitter @ACFChefs. (PRNewsFoto/American Culinary Federation)

American Culinary Federation Announces its 2013 National Award Winners

 The American Culinary Federation, Inc. (ACF) honored chefs, culinary industry professionals and foodservice establishments at the 2013 ACF...

Jan 16, 2013, 10:39 ET
The American Culinary Federation, Inc., established in 1929, is the premier professional organization for culinarians in North America. With more than 20,000 members spanning more than 200 chapters nationwide, ACF is the culinary leader in offering educational resources, training, apprenticeship and programmatic accreditation. In addition, ACF operates the most comprehensive certification program for chefs in the United States, with the Certified Executive Chef(R) designation the only culinary credential accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies. ACF is home to ACF Culinary Team USA, the official representative for the United States in major international culinary competitions, and to the Chef & Child Foundation, founded in 1989 to promote proper nutrition in children and to combat childhood obesity. For more information, visit www.acfchefs.org. Find ACF on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/ACFChefs and on Twitter @ACFChefs. (PRNewsFoto/American Culinary Federation)

Plugra® European-Style Butter Joins American Culinary Federation Pastry Chef of the Year Competition as Title Sponsor

 Plugra® European-Style Butter will serve as the title sponsor of the 2013 American Culinary Federation (ACF) Pastry Chef of the Year...

Dec 19, 2012, 12:46 ET
The American Culinary Federation, Inc., established in 1929, is the premier professional organization for culinarians in North America. With more than 20,000 members spanning more than 200 chapters nationwide, ACF is the culinary leader in offering educational resources, training, apprenticeship and programmatic accreditation. In addition, ACF operates the most comprehensive certification program for chefs in the United States, with the Certified Executive Chef(R) designation the only culinary credential accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies. ACF is home to ACF Culinary Team USA, the official representative for the United States in major international culinary competitions, and to the Chef & Child Foundation, founded in 1989 to promote proper nutrition in children and to combat childhood obesity. For more information, visit www.acfchefs.org. Find ACF on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/ACFChefs and on Twitter @ACFChefs. (PRNewsFoto/American Culinary Federation)

American Culinary Federation Names Joseph Leonardi, CEC, 2016 ACF Culinary Team USA Manager and J. Kevin Walker, CMC, AAC, ACF Culinary Youth Team USA Manager

American Culinary Federation (ACF) President Michael Ty, CEC®, AAC®, has announced that Joseph Leonardi, CEC®, of Plainville,...

Oct 19, 2012, 14:41 ET
The American Culinary Federation, Inc., established in 1929, is the premier professional organization for culinarians in North America. With more than 20,000 members spanning more than 200 chapters nationwide, ACF is the culinary leader in offering educational resources, training, apprenticeship and programmatic accreditation. In addition, ACF operates the most comprehensive certification program for chefs in the United States, with the Certified Executive Chef(R) designation the only culinary credential accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies. ACF is home to ACF Culinary Team USA, the official representative for the United States in major international culinary competitions, and to the Chef & Child Foundation, founded in 1989 to promote proper nutrition in children and to combat childhood obesity. For more information, visit www.acfchefs.org. Find ACF on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/ACFChefs and on Twitter @ACFChefs. (PRNewsFoto/American Culinary Federation)

ACF Culinary Team USA Has Stellar Performance at the "culinary Olympics" Placing in the Top 10 Overall and Garnering Gold and Silver Medals Against World's Best Chefs

More Than 1,500 Chefs Representing 54 Countries Participated in Team and Individual Competitions ACF Culinary Team USA had a stellar...

Sep 10, 2012, 11:17 ET
The American Culinary Federation, Inc., established in 1929, is the premier professional organization for culinarians in North America. With more than 20,000 members spanning more than 200 chapters nationwide, ACF is the culinary leader in offering educational resources, training, apprenticeship and programmatic accreditation. In addition, ACF operates the most comprehensive certification program for chefs in the United States, with the Certified Executive Chef(R) designation the only culinary credential accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies. ACF is home to ACF Culinary Team USA, the official representative for the United States in major international culinary competitions, and to the Chef & Child Foundation, founded in 1989 to promote proper nutrition in children and to combat childhood obesity. For more information, visit www.acfchefs.org. Find ACF on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/ACFChefs and on Twitter @ACFChefs. (PRNewsFoto/American Culinary Federation)

Chefs' Salary Potential Enhanced Through Professional Certification

 In today's workforce certification can lend credibility, professional advancement and job security to a career, and the accreditation of a...

Aug 01, 2012, 17:45 ET

American Culinary Federation Education Foundation's Apprenticeship Program with U.S. Army Recognized as Trailblazer by U.S. Department of Labor

Only 70 Apprenticeship Programs Out of 24,000 Nationwide Received Awards The American Culinary Federation Education Foundation's...

Jul 18, 2012, 08:47 ET
The American Culinary Federation, Inc., established in 1929, is the premier professional organization for culinarians in North America. With more than 20,000 members spanning more than 200 chapters nationwide, ACF is the culinary leader in offering educational resources, training, apprenticeship and programmatic accreditation. In addition, ACF operates the most comprehensive certification program for chefs in the United States, with the Certified Executive Chef(R) designation the only culinary credential accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies. ACF is home to ACF Culinary Team USA, the official representative for the United States in major international culinary competitions, and to the Chef & Child Foundation, founded in 1989 to promote proper nutrition in children and to combat childhood obesity. For more information, visit www.acfchefs.org. Find ACF on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/ACFChefs and on Twitter @ACFChefs. (PRNewsFoto/American Culinary Federation)

American Culinary Federation Announces its 2012 National Award Winners

The American Culinary Federation, Inc. (ACF) honored chefs, culinary industry professionals and foodservice establishments at the 2012 ACF...

May 10, 2012, 17:11 ET
The American Culinary Federation, Inc., established in 1929, is the premier professional organization for culinarians in North America. With more than 20,000 members spanning more than 200 chapters nationwide, ACF is the culinary leader in offering educational resources, training, apprenticeship and programmatic accreditation. In addition, ACF operates the most comprehensive certification program for chefs in the United States, with the Certified Executive Chef(R) designation the only culinary credential accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies. ACF is home to ACF Culinary Team USA, the official representative for the United States in major international culinary competitions, and to the Chef & Child Foundation, founded in 1989 to promote proper nutrition in children and to combat childhood obesity. For more information, visit www.acfchefs.org. Find ACF on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/ACFChefs and on Twitter @ACFChefs. (PRNewsFoto/American Culinary Federation)

Get Sizzle: The American Culinary Federation Quarterly for Students of Cooking Wherever You Are with its New Free Mobile App

Do you have a passion for cooking and baking? Do you want the latest culinary news, recipes and how-to articles at your fingertips? If so, check...