ACF

Feed your passion for food through membership in the premier culinary organization and the only organization that promotes the professional image of American chefs worldwide through education of culinarians at all levels.

Local membership is included when you join through ACF
Be sure to select Chapter 063

Local Memberships (Below)

(No ACF Benefits)

Your membership dues help us to sustain our mission to empower members and supporters of the international food services community with professionalism, educational opportunities, networking, apprenticeships and certifications. We foster integrity, cooperation and understanding through public service, student outreach, engaging programs, technological innovation and real-life experience.

PROFESSIONAL

$75/Year
  • Any Executive Chef, Pastry Chef, Culinary Educator or Executive Sous-Chef
  • Local Membership
  • Educational Seminars
  • Discounts at Events and Dinners
  • Networking with Chefs, Purveyors, Industry Professionals
  • Chapter Involvement at Committee Level

CULINARIAN

$55/Year
  • Any cook or pastry cook that is not in a supervisory level.
  • Local Membership
  • Educational Seminars
  • Discounts at Events and Dinners
  • Networking with Chefs, Purveyors, Industry Professionals
  • Chapter Involvement at Committee Level

Student

$35/Year
  • Any cook or pastry cook that is currently an Apprentice, Student or Intern.
  • Local Membership
  • Gain valuable experience by volunteering
  • Educational Seminars
  • Discounts at Events and Dinners
  • Networking with Chefs, Purveyors, Industry Professionals
  • Chapter Involvement at Committee Level

ALLIED

$75/Year
  • An individual employed in a field related to the culinary profession (Dietitian, Nutritionist, F & B manager, Restaurant manager or Owner, etc)
  • Local Membership
  • Educational Seminars
  • Discounts at Events and Dinners
  • Networking with Chefs, Purveyors, Industry Professionals
  • Chapter Involvement at Committee Level

ENTHUSIAST

$75/Year
  • Any person of the non-food professional community that has a passion for the culinary arts.
  • Local Membership
  • Educational Seminars
  • Discounts at Events and Dinners
  • Networking with Chefs, Purveyors, Industry Professionals
  • Chapter Involvement at Committee Level

SENIOR

$50/Year
  • Only applies to retiring CHEFS that have been a Member for 10 years.
  • Local Membership
  • Stay connected to the industry
  • Share your knowledge
  • Educational Seminars
  • Discounts at Events and Dinners
  • Networking with Chefs, Purveyors, Industry Professionals
  • Chapter Involvement at Committee Level

JUNIOR

$25/Year
  • Any High School Level Student that desires to be a Chef.
  • Local Membership
  • Educational Seminars
  • Discounts at Events and Dinners
  • Networking with Chefs, Purveyors, Industry Professionals
  • Chapter Involvement at Committee Level

ASSOCIATE

$250/Year
  • A representative of a group, purveyor, company or corporation providing products or services to the culinary profession.
  • Local Membership
  • Industry Market Place listing on our website
  • Logo placement in our quarterly newsletter
  • Discounted advertising fees
  • No fee to demo your products at our events
  • Educational Seminars
  • Discounts at Events and Dinners
  • Networking with Chefs, Purveyors, Industry Professionals
  • Chapter Involvement at Committee Level
The Chefs De Cuisine Association of San Diego Tax is a 501 (C) 6 Non Profit Organization Tax EIN: 33-0333811
Membership dues are generally deductible as an ordinary business expense, no portion
of dues payments are used for political or lobbying expenditures.