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Culinary school wasn’t in the cards. They became cooks anyway.

She was an insurance saleswoman. He was a former costume designer. With the help of a Chicago community center and some ACF chefs, they became Certified Fundamentals Cooks and forged a new path.

You’ve decided you want to become a chef. Start with the ones who started it all.

  An education isn't always enough. Ask any young person who's having a hard time finding a job — companies often want experience, not just...

Sodexo’s Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

When it comes to diversity and inclusion in the business world, Sodexo USA leads the way. For the last six years, the Quality of Life...

How Chefs Celebrate the Holidays

  A s chefs, it’s no secret many of you are forced to move around your own family holiday plans to accommodate the nature of the...

National Apprenticeship Week: Ashley Kegu

  In this video from 2015, ACFEF apprentice Ashley Kegu talks about her experience in the Colorado Mountain College culinary apprenticeship program and how it...

Celebrating the first annual National Apprenticeship Week

  Apprenticeship is a time-honored method of developing and retaining staff in skilled labor positions since the beginning of the labor industry. American Culinary Federation Education...

Proactive Food Safety Planning

Stay ahead of recalls and potential foodborne illness outbreaks by signing up for news alerts put forth hours or even days ahead of suppliers,...