Welcome to ACF North Carolina - the "Premier Website for North Carolina culinarians"


ACF North Carolina provides accredited educational programs, certification, competitions and networking designed to enhance professional growth for all current and future chefs and professional culinarians.


ACF North Carolina Corporate Partners 





Message from the President


 Greetings ACF North Carolina-


For me, this profession has always been a labor of love, but the statement: "If you love what you do, you'll never have to work a day in your life", simply is not true. No matter how much you love this profession, and enjoy what you do, it is WORK some days, hard work, and you have to keep at it day and night, weekends and holidays, often you work when all your friends and family are out playing or just enjoying a day of... much like what might be happening today, on Labor Day for you......Read more...

Our Corporate Partners Enable Our Chapter to Support:

  • Annual Scholarship Program (over $15,000 since 2009)
  • Salvation Army Center for Hope
  • March of Dimes
  • Taste of the Nation
  • Community Culinary School of Charlotte
  • Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
  • Hope Haven


Contact Information

Stephanie Charns, Chapter Secretary

ACF North Carolina Inc.

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Latest News

New ACF Certification Video

Certification through the American Culinary Federation (ACF) is not only a benchmark for personal and professional achievement, but it has also become recognized as a standard of excellence in the industry. 


Chefs Move to Schools Programs

Chef's Move to Schools program is a program that Chef Jason Ziobrowski will coordinate for activities within the various CMS schools starting in January.