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.

CANCELED - 2020 President's Gala & Chef of the Year Dinner

The 2020 President’s Gala & Chef of the Year Dinner has been canceled. Please join us next year at our 2021 event. Thank you and stay safe!

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.

2019 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.

2020 Calendar of Events

Stay up to date on all our latest events.

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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