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.

2021 Calendar of Events

Stay up to date on all our latest events.

COVID-19 Culinary Relief Fund

The American Culinary Federation will match your dollar for a maximum of $6,000 to contribute to the fund. Please donate to the ACF Monterey Bay Chapter COVID-19 Culinary Relief Fund.

President's Gala & Chef of the Year Dinner

Watch for details for the event in 2022

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.

Featured Chef

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