Save the Date - Sunday, October 16, 2022

Please join us as we celebrate the 2022 Chef of the Year, Bert P. Cutino, CEC, AAC, HOF, HBOT, at the President’s Gala & Chef of the Year Dinner on Sunday, October 16, 2022, at the Hyatt Regency in Monterey.

Chef Josh Martin's Journey Through Certification

Read about Chef Josh Martin’s journey through certification.

Welcome to the Monterey Bay Chefs

The Monterey Chapter of the American Culinary Federation. Made up of local & nationally known chefs, purveyors, students & enthusiasts, & local foodies.

2022 Calendar of Events

Stay up to date on all our latest events.

Chef & Child Event

The Monterey Bay Chapter of the American Culinary Federation held their annual Chef & Child event at the Boys & Girls Club in Seaside, California.

Want to become a Certified Chef?

With thousands of chefs competing in the job market, it is essential to prove your culinary competency. Certification through the American Culinary Federation demonstrates skill, knowledge, and professionalism to the food service industry.

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