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.

ACF NCCA April Chapter Meeting

Date: April 23, 2018
Time: 6pm – 8pm
Location: Army Navy Country Club, 3315 Old Lee Hwy, Fairfax, VA 22030
Topic: Nancy Bryner from Grower’s Express will be creating flavorful, healthy, and on-trend dishes using their latest line of premium, value-added vegetables designed to save valuable labor hours in your operation. Host Chef, Steve Ryder and his team will incorporate some of their local flavors into this great evening of education and camaraderie sponsored by our good friends at Keany Produce. There is no cost to attend, but please RSVP in advance using the Eventbrite link so we can get an accurate head count.  We look forward to seeing you all at this long overdue chapter meeting!!
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President’s Report – January 2017

Hello everyone and welcome to 2017. I hope you all enjoyed the holidays with friends and family and are eager to get more out of your ACF membership in the New Year. We have lots to talk about, so here is the latest chapter news in this long overdue newsletter. First...

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Upcoming Events

AAC Dinner at Maryland Club

The Greater Baltimore Chapter (GBC) of the ACF is hosting an AAC dinner at the Maryland Club. Proceeds for the dinner will support the AAC scholarship fund at Anne Arundel Community College (AACC) as well as donate to the ACF National Culinary Olympic Team....

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January ACF NCCA Meeting

January 29, 2018 from 5pm to 7pm at Ping Pong Dim Sum 900 7th St. NW Washington, DC 20001 Kick off 2018 with your fellow culinarians at Ping Pong Dim Sum in Chinatown. Host Chef and long time friend of the chapter, Nishan Amenu, will sample some of his best dim sum...

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2nd Annual Local Farm Show

You're Invited! Wednesday, January 17, 2018 10am - 2pm The Coastal Companies 9001 Whiskey Bottom Road Laurel, MD 20723 Meet Local Suppliers! Attend the Homegrown Hub Info Session at 1pm! Go on a Facility Tour! Please RSVP to Lindsey Marks:...

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