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Our primary focus is workforce development, and each of our courses cover a variety of key concept areas in professional cooking. Each online course is designed to satisfy anyone interested in the culinary/foodservice industry; from entry-level students to experienced cooks and chefs. No matter what your background, we are here to help you serve your current and potential customers more effectively. From front of the house staff wanting to understand nutrition or management, to your kitchen getting the fundamental education they need, we have you covered. Let us help you jumpstart your cooking and culinary career.

Getting Started

Our course catalog is broken down into series of courses, with each series containing courses for various levels of professional and educational experience. Whether you are just getting started, or are making an effort to enhance your current position in the foodservice industry, chefcertification.com provides a variety of courses to meet your needs for education and professional development. Our online culinary education service provides you with options at every step, giving you the flexibility you need to gain the necessary education to pursue your goals.


SERIES 1 - Fundamentals of Professional Cooking

If you are new to the foodservice industry, or just want to brush up on some of the things you may have learned earlier in your career, we would recommend sampling any of the courses in our Fundamentals of Professional Cooking Series. Get to know the culinary industry with courses such as:

SERIES 2 - Mandatory ACF Certification Courses

If you are at the point of your career where you have collected the education and work experience you need to work towards ACF chef certification with the American Culinary Federation (ACF), we can help there too. All courses are ACF approved and provide continuing education hours for initial ACF certification and re-certification. Within our course catalog, you will find:

SERIES 3 - ACF Certification Refresher Courses

If you are already an ACF certified chef, and need to satisfy your renewal requirements, you will find the following courses in our catalog:

SERIES 4 - Advanced Foodservice Concepts

If you are looking to broaden your knowledge within the industry, register for any of our continuing education courses. Expand your knowledge into specialized areas such as:

SERIES 5 - Culinary Educator Courses

If you are a culinary educator seeking courses to satisfy your CCE requirements, or are just looking for some inspiration and motivation for your teaching practice, you will find the following series of courses in our catalog:


At chefcertification.com, we believe that the more you learn, the more valuable you become as an employee, and the further along you will be in your culinary career. Our courses will provide you with a solid educational foundation, and allow you to continue to enhance your professional knowledge in a relevant, convenient and economical way.