ACF ChefsForum Webinar Series


he ACF ChefsForum Webinar Series showcases a wide range of topics to educate and inspire culinarians. 

Next Webinar: January 14, 2021. 11am ET

ACF LIVE: Virtual Cook Along with ACF Young Chefs Club (Intro Skill Level)
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January 14th’s Virtual Cook Along in partnership with MRAEF will feature ACF Young Chefs Club President; Ashten Garrett. Chef Garrett is an emerging culinary leader who will share his culinary journey and will provide a recipe for those who register so that you can join in and prepare the dish at home or in your culinary classroom.

Learn more about ACFYCC President; Chef Ashten Garrett at

Featured Recipes/Skills: Ceviche de Pescado and Crepes

Upcoming Webinars

January 25, 2021. 4pm ET

2021 Culinary Goals: Earn ACF certification!
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Considering ACF Certification or working toward your next credential?

ACF’s certification program is the only culinary program with stackable credentials and is recognized throughout the industry as the standard for excellence in professional skills and knowledge.

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Join ACF Certification Chair; John C. Schopp, CEC, CEPC, CCE, CCA, AAC and the panel of chefs for this informational and inspirational discussion. The Chefs will share best practices for practical exams, tips on how to best plan your next steps and ask all of your questions about ACF Certification. The Chef Panelists will be announced soon!

January 28, 2021. 11am ET

Business Insights for Culinary Students; Spotlight on Food Trucks (Intro Skill Level)
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January 28th’s Webinar presented by the ACF Young Chefs Club, in collaboration with Massachusetts Restaurant Foundation Education Foundation features Chefs who will discuss the skills needed to run a successful food truck business. Think outside of traditional Chef roles, as we learn more about the challenges and benefits of working in mobile kitchens. Q&A and discussion to include feedback and guidance from Culinary professionals for young chefs entering the foodservice industry.

Chef Panelists:

Chef Daniel Bloom
Owner – DB’s Rolling Dough

Chef Marshall Shafkowitz
Executive Director – Brightwater

Previous Webinars

Check back here to see a list of previous ACF ChefsForum webinars available for replay on YouTube.

January 13, 2021

2021 Mise en Place;  Mental and Physical Wellness for Professional Chefs

December 10, 2020

ACF Young Chefs Club Presents: The Importance of Diversity in the Foodservice Industry
Watch the replay on YouTube.

December 8, 2020

ACF ChefsForum Live: Spotlight on Club Chefs – Holiday Edition
Watch the replay on YouTube.

Are you interested in sharing your knowledge as a panelist on a future ACF LIVE webinar? Please email your resume and area/s of expertise to