American Culinary
Federation of Cape Cod
The Standard of Excellence for Chefs on Cape Cod, the islands and Southeastern Massachusetts LEARN MORE

Our Mission

To develop and promote the level of professionalism of culinary professionals within the Cape and Island areas. 

Efforts will be focused on the needs, education, legislative issues and opportunities that arise from being a culinary professional on Cape Cod. We will assist in the personal and professional growth of the local chef community to ensure it will operate in a world class manner and allow all committed chefs to flourish both personally and professionally.

BENEFITS OF MEMBERSHIP

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Career Recognition

Our certification program, competitions and awards will prove your skills as a professional culinarian and enhance your career opportunities.

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Industry Trends

We keep our chefs abreast of culinary trends through seminars, magazines, newsletters, and workshops!

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Education

When it comes to educational culinary programs, ACFEF is the national accrediting commission for culinary and pastry education programs at postsecondary institutions and secondary programs.

BECOME ACF CERTIFIED

ACF certification demonstrates skill, knowledge and professionalism.

HOW TO JOIN

Learn

Take a look at the link below to get a full understanding of all of the benefits.

Choose Membership

ACF offers multiple membership packages to best suit any chef.

Apply

Fill out a quick application through the ACF Cape Cod to determine eligibility.

DON’T MISS OUR NEXT EVENT!

May Socially Distant Social

  Join us on Monday May 3rd for ACF Cape Cod’s Socially Distant Social – Our First In-Person Meeting in Over a Year! Monday, May 3rd • 6:30 – 8:30 pm • Masks Required ACF Cape Cod and the Islands will be heading to The Coonamesset on Monday, May 3rd for our ‘Socially Distant Social’ – a return to in-person…

April Virtual ACF Update

Join the ACF Cape Cod & Islands Board of Directors for a virtual update on our plans for 2021 – including when we plan to resume in-person meetings – on Monday, April 12th at 6:30 pm!  Hear about the progress that has been made in fighting food insecurity with the Family Table Collaborative and Cape Kid Meals, how ACF has…
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