Take your place in ACF, an organization of more than 20,000 people dedicated to promoting the professional image of chefs worldwide through education of culinarians at all levels. From cooking enthusiasts to food distributors, to professional chefs there’s a seat at our table for everyone. Read more about the benefits and membership categories available to help fit your personal and professional goals!

ACF Chefs


Participate in local chapter activities as well as national events to network with renowned chefs, top industry professionals and executives.

Plus, gain access to a global network…World Association of Chefs Societies, or Worldchefs, composed of 8 million chefs worldwide in 92 countries.

Membership Categories

No matter where you are in your culinary journey, there’s a seat for you at our table. Choose the designation that best describes you.

A Culinarian with a minimum of three years full-time employment in the culinary profession.