ACF Kansas City Chef's Association

Welcome to the ACF Kansas City Chef’s Association Website. We have updated and made changes to the Greater Kansas City Chef's Association Website and we hope you like our new site.

Please take a look at all of our sites new pages and we hope you find the information useful. If you take the tour of our site you will find information on how to join your local chapter of the American Culinary Federation Association, culinary trends, culinary terms, Chef news and articles, Chef information, culinary jobs, culinary school information, culinary scholarships, resources, local and regional events, plus a lot more.

Board Meetings and Dinners are held the second Tuesday of every month except for July and December.

All members and those thinking about becoming members are welcome to attend. Please click on the event tab for locations and times.

If you need to contact us please look for the forms on the pages of our site. For certification questions please go to the certification page. To contact certain members please see the about KC Chefs page. A general contact form can be found on the same page.

We hope this site will become a great culinary resource and be very interactive with all of you sending us articles, photos, and recipes. We hope you will send us suggestions to improve our site as well.

The Greater Kansas City Chef Association is constantly striving to bring quality content to it's members and to this website. Please check back often since we will be updating content on a regular basis.

American Culinary Federation Mission

To make a positive difference for culinarians internationally through education, apprenticeship and certification, while creating a fraternal bond of respect and integrity among culinarians everywhere.

Culinarians Code

As a proud member of the American Culinary Federation, I pledge to share my professional knowledge and skill with all culinarians. I will place honor, fairness, cooperation and consideration first when dealing with my colleagues. I will keep all comments professional and respectful when dealing with my colleagues. I will protect all members from the use of unfair means, unnecessary risks and unethical behavior when used against them for another's personal gain. I will support the success, growth, and future of my colleagues and this great federation.

Adopted at Board of Governors
August 3, 2010

ACF Facts at a Glance

Announcements from the Kansas City Chef's Association

New Updates and News

Next Chef Meeting and Dinner

See the event calendar

Greater Kansas City Chefs Association Gathering
July 14th.

* There will be a gathering at Casa Somerset in Paola, KS on Sunday afternoon July 14th. Remember this was an RSVP Event you had to RSVP by July 8th.

See more info on our event calendar. Just click the event tab.

Please join us at the next Greater Kansas City Chefs Association Meeting. Check out our event page for more info.

ACF Elections Are Coming

In order to vote your dues must be current as of March 31, 2013.
To maintain strong leadership in the ACF, the Nominations and Elections Committee is charged with identifying and elevating those who are willing and able to serve on the ACF Board of Directors.

Here are two video's on who is running for the National President this year.

The two candidates are:

David Ivey-Soto, MBA, CEC, CCA

Tom Macrina, CEC, CCA, AAC

The candidates for the Central Region Vice President are:
Charles Duit, CEC, AAC, CDM, CFPP and
Chef Kyle Richardson, CEC, CCE, CHE, ACE, AAC

If you would like more information about the ACF Elections, please go the ACF Website Elections Page.

Great crowd this year at the Best of Kansas City Chefs Culinary Benefit for 2012. Discover what's new. The benefit is in part to support our local Harvesters. We hope you attended and had a great time.

For Chefs that participated in this years event we would like to say thank you.

There is a slide show of the events happenings at our Best of Kansas City Chefs site.

We Congratulate Chef Mark Webster for his Chef Professionalism Award!

Ready to learn more about the Greater Kansas City Chefs Association?

Back in the 1970’s, Kansas City had a small group of German Chefs who helped shape what we have come to know as the Greater Kansas City Chefs Association. These Chefs transformed the culinary landscape of Kansas City and were the guiding forces behind the formation of the Chef’s Association.


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About ACF
About ACF, The American Culinary Federation, Inc. (ACF), is a professional, organization for chefs and cooks
About the Kansas City Chefs Association
About the Kansas City Chefs Association. The Kansas City Chefs Association offers its members a chance to meet and network plus it is also involved in many community service efforts as well.
Events and Calendar for the Kansas City Chef's Association
Culinary Schools
Information on local Culinary Schools in the Kansas City area and nationally. Also info on the best culinary schools, culinary school rankings, and culinary scholarships.
Johnson County Community College Apprentice Program Information
Apprentice information and updates by the Kansas City Chefs Association
Culinary Certifications
Information on culinary certifications or known as chef certifications. Details about certifying.
Culinary Competitions
Culinary competitions through ACF and around the world. Focusing mostly on Chef competitions.
Chef Jobs
Chef job search. Search for Chef jobs, Chef employment, culinary jobs, and find info on job outlook and salary calculators.
Culinary Trends
Culinary trends, Find out what's hot as far as food trends, upcoming culinary trends, culinary news, and more.
Culinary Terms
Culinary terms and culinary definitions used in cooking today.
Find culinary resources, local culinary vendors, culinary products, and more.
Assistant Professor Full Time Culinary/Hospitality
Johnson County Community College (JCCC ) is looking to fill an Assistant Professor Full Time Culinary/Hospitality position for the 2010-2011 school year.
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