Welcome to the online learning community of the American Culinary Federation’s Education Foundation

Learn. Teach. Share.

ACFEF apprenticeship opens countless doors on the journey to becoming a chef. Our apprentices receive hands-on, world-class instruction that prepares them for a lifetime of professional achievement.

Learn about apprenticeship

ACFEF apprentices take the fast track to industry certification. Earn while you learn in the kitchens of first-class chefs around the country as an ACFEF apprentice.

Implement the ACFEF program

Dial up your local and national visibility and gain access to the latest industry trends and standards as part of the ACFEF apprenticeship program.

Find talented culinary professionals

Need talented chefs at your establishment? Browse résumés and view the work of ACFEF apprentices and program graduates.