ACF’s Culinary Apprenticeship Program Celebrates Growth

October 29, 2015

The American Culinary Federation Education Foundation announced that its culinary apprenticeship program has been experiencing steady growth and will be celebrating, along with other apprenticeship programs during the U.S. Department of Labor’s first National Apprenticeship Week, November 2-8.

Through marketing efforts from ACF national staff and chef members, there are more than 1,800 registered apprentices in 40 ACFEF programs across the nation and 12 military installations. In 2013, the program reached over 1,400 apprentices and supervising chefs nationwide.

“An apprenticeship program gives students a paycheck as they receive hands-on training and the book knowledge necessary to be successful in today’s industry,”…