Nation's Capital Chef's Association

The Nation’s Capital Chef’s Association, a sub-chapter of the American Culinary Federation, is comprised of chefs and culinary enthusiasts throughout the greater Washington, DC area. Certification through the American Culinary Federation demonstrates skill, knowledge and professionalism to the food service industry.

2021 Membership Dues

Our Chapter will not be charging any membership dues for 2021. Only the national dues will need to be paid for ACF membership. We understand the times are tough and want to support our members the best we can.

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COVID-19 MESSAGE

During this troubling time, pease continue to support each other as we all are affected and feel the gravity of the situation. We will keep you informed regarding all activities and meetings. Please contact Gregory Sharpe if you have any questions or concerns. EMAIL: gregsharpe0223@comcast.net

Featured News

Our Last Apprentice Graduates!

Our Last Apprentice Graduates!

By Benita Wong, CCC, CCE Our last culinary apprentice has graduated! On Saturday, December 21, 2019, I (Chef Benita Wong, apprenticeship committee co-chair) received an email from ACF announcing that Edwin Gomez-Quintanilla had graduated from the Cook’s Apprenticeship...

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Adams-Burch www.adams-burch.com Sponsor since February 2014

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Royal Cup Coffee www.royalcupcoffee.com Sponsor since March 2014

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Upcoming Events

Chilean Roadshow

Chilean Roadshow

EVENT: Chilean Roadshow: Foods, Wines & Cocktails by Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington! Explore the best ingredients Chile has to offer while networking and connecting with key product importers + distributors! This FREE networking event produced by...

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Keany Local Farm Tours

Keany Local Farm Tours

You are cordially invited to join the Keany Produce team for a day on the farm! Come meet the farmers, take a tour, and get to know the process of how your produce gets to you! 6/18/19 Itinerary: REGISTER FOR FREE TICKETS 9 AM – 11 AMHess Farms (8620 Helman Rd....

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NCCA Chapter Social Event

NCCA Chapter Social Event

Mon, April 22, 2019 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM Pinstripes Georgetown 1064 Wisconsin Avenue Northwest Washington, DC 20007 Come and join your peers for happy hour and bowling at Pinstripes in Georgetown. We have four lanes reserved for the chapter along with cheese trays and...

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