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.

Celebration of Life Services for William Allison

Celebration of Life Services for William Allison; William touched a lot of lives, so the family will be doing two sets of services to include everyone.
Service information:
Saturday, July 17th at 2pm
Marine Barracks, 8th&l SE
Washington DC
Post 1
If you plan on attending please PM Lydia Allison ( your name so that she can add your name to the list for easier access since it is a military installation.
Also, for out of town guests coming to DC area, Hilton family rates are available just PM for details.
Saturday, August 7th at 12pm
Canvas Community Church.
2011 South Cannon Blvd.
Shelbyville TN 37160
Final resting place for William will be at Quantico; date TBD.
Thank you all again for the love and support.
Lydia Allison

ACF NCCA Annual Charity Golf Tournament

July 26, 2021 at 11am
The Nation’s Capital Chef’s Association invites you to be a part of our annual charity golf event! We are excited and proud to partner with GRACE benefiting child cancer research. 

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.


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:

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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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Upcoming Events

Ignite Your Passion – Calling Young Chefs!

Ignite Your Passion – Calling Young Chefs!

"I would like to announce this opportunity hosted by the ACF as a new initiative for Young Chef highlight and exposure. The select number of Young Chef’s will be featured in various publications and events held both virtually and live at the 2021 ACF National...

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ACF NCCA Annual Charity Golf Tournament – Raffle

ACF NCCA Annual Charity Golf Tournament – Raffle

The Nation's Capital Chef's Association will be raffling off the newest and most versatile cauldron valued at $1300 while supporting WITH Grace - an organization dedicated to pediatric cancer research. Entries are only $25 each and the winner will be drawn at the...

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