Membership Benefits

  • Professional Certification as well as discounts in the certification process along with a local Chef mentor to help you through the process.

  • Networking with professionals local and across the country

  • Access to a global network of 8 million chefs in 92 countries through WACS, (World Association of Chefs Society)

  • ACF Career Center Post resumes and view jobs from local to across the nation

  • Scholarship Opportunities

  • Continuing Education credits that can be put towards recertification and your initial certification

  • Apprenticeship: Gain Valuable experience through ACFEF’s apprenticeship program (Columbus State)

  • Discounts at National and Regional Conventions

  • Free subscription to the official ACF magazine, The National Culinary Review, published monthly. Also available online, so you can view it on your smart phone

  • Free subscription to students for the ACF student magazine, “Sizzle”

  • Complementary Term Life Insurance, with up to $5,000 death benefit

  • Major Medical Health Insurance and Dental Insurance available

  • ACF Master/Visa Card

  • Alamo Rent-A-Car discounts

  • Long Distance Calling Card Plan

  • Travel and Accident Insurance Coverage