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Mandatory ACF Courses

 

123ce.com offers ACF approved online courses for certification, renewal and continuing education hours. Listed below are the courses you need to achieve your certification goals:

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Mandatory 30-Hour Courses for ACF Certification
Chef Supervisory Management
Chef NutritionChef Sanitation and Safety
Mandatory 8-Hour Courses for ACF Recertification
Chef Supervisory Management RecertificationChef Nutrition RecertificationChef Sanitation and Safety Recertification

 

 

ACF-Approved Courses Ranging from 5-50 Hours
Intro to Food Safety and HACCPMicrobial Food Safety: Beyond the Basics
Nutrition: Making it work for YouPractical Application of Food Allergy Guidelines
Advanced Culinary Nutrition ApplicationsTime Management: Combating Time Theft
Basics of Management and LeadershipManagement of Food and Labor Costs
Human Resources Management: Update and ReviewNutrient Analysis for School Breakfast & Lunch Programs
Computers in the WorkplaceIntroduction to Computers
Business CommunicationsEmployee Supervision
Corporate TeamworkDiversity in the Workplace
Business Management

 

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123ce.com provides ACF approved online courses for certification, recertification, and continuing education hours. Listed below are the courses chefs and aspiring chefs need to gain or maintain their certification(s):

 

Mandatory 30-Hour Courses for ACF Certification

 

Chef Supervisory Management (#332)

Supervision is the direction of people at work, while management is the planning and control of the work process. The modern chef is expected to understand and implement both of these skill sets. This mandatory Supervisory Management course provides the information needed to manage people in today’s food service industry, the importance of problem-solving methods, and techniques for effective planning.
30 Hours
$187.50 $179.00

ACF Mandatory Certification

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Chef Nutrition (#333)

Nutrition education is essential for many reasons including a better understanding of the properties of food, how they are prepared and served. Many chefs and aspiring chefs demonstrate an interest in nutrition and want to make a difference. This mandatory Nutrition course contains valuable and interesting information that is vital to a foodservice professional’s success. It covers nutrition standards and guidelines, a deeper exploration into food properties, maintenance and dieting, food technology, and more.
30 Hours
$187.50 $179.00
ACF Mandatory Certification

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Chef Sanitation and Safety (#334)

Food safety is critically important to the restaurant industry and its customers. This mandatory Sanitation and Safety course includes the ServSafe® Coursebook which presents the preventative measures to keep food safe while focusing on food safety practices in the workplace. An in-depth coverage of food safety and sanitation including; food-borne diseases, the flow of food, safe food handling, maintaining sanitary facilities and equipment and crisis management.
30 Hours
$187.50 $179.00
ACF Mandatory Certification

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Mandatory 8-Hour Courses for ACF Recertification

 

Chef Supervisory Management Recertification (#383)

Recruiting, selecting, training, supervising and maintaining quality employees is one of the more challenging aspects of managing today’s kitchen. This mandatory recertification Supervisory Management course provides a comprehensive review of the role of a supervisor and the skills needed to be an effective manager and leader. Learn how to create a positive work environment, manage conflict and more.
8 Hours
$88.00 $79.00
ACF Mandatory Recertification

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Chef Nutrition Recertification (#384)

Because Chefs play an integral role in preparing and serving healthful food, education in nutrition is essential. This mandatory recertification course meets the ACF renewal requirement in nutrition by providing a review in basic nutrition, menu planning, healthy cooking, label reading and basic diet modification.
8 Hours
$88.00 $79.00
ACF Mandatory Recertification

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Chef Sanitation and Safety Recertification (#385)

The food industry is responsible for following safe food handling procedures and delivering food safely to its customers. This mandatory recertification course provides a comprehensive review of foodservice sanitation and safety regulations to implement and regulate in order to prevent foodborne illness outbreaks.
8 Hours
$88.00 $79.00
ACF Mandatory Recertification

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Continuing Education Courses
ACF-Approved CEH Credits to get you to your mandatory 80 hours every 5 Years


Intro to Food Safety and HACCP (#354)

One in six Americans will get sick from food poisoning this year. Most of them will recover without any lasting effects however, for some, the effects can be devastating and even deadly.  Update your knowledge on food service sanitation and safety in order to prevent foodborne illness outbreaks. In addition to lessons on buying, storing, and serving safe food, this course includes an introduction to HACCP.
5 Hours
$60.00

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Nutrition: Making it Work for You (#353)

Nutrition awareness is essential for Chefs as they play an integral role in preparing and serving healthful food. Nutrition: Making it Work for You provides an introduction to the fundamentals of nutrition by exploring basic nutrients, diet modifications, and recipe substitutions. Basic diet modification for obesity, hypertension, and diabetes are incorporated.
5 Hours
$60.00

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Advanced Culinary Nutrition Applications (#350)

Nutrition education is essential for individuals with culinary responsibilities. Many chefs and aspiring chefs are committed to expanding their culinary nutrition knowledge. Advance Culinary Nutrition Applications includes information to fill the void between the food scientist working in a research laboratory and the line chef whose task is menu development.
5 Hours
$60.00

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Basics of Management and Leadership (#352)

A current approach on how to perform your job more efficiently and effectively, this course offers a review and update on management, supervision, and leadership. Topics include traditional management functions, leadership theories, supervisory management, effective communication, motivation, conflict resolution, and delegation.
5 Hours
$60.00

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Human Resources Management: Update and Review(#351)

Most successful organizations claim that people are their most important asset, and that the effective management of human resources is central to their business strategy. This course Human Resources Management is a review on how to perform your job more efficiently and effectively by following human resource guidelines. Topics include writing job descriptions, recruiting and selecting staff, orienting, training and evaluating employees.
5 Hours
$60.00 FREE

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Microbial Food Safety: Beyond the Basics (#382)

An advanced level food safety course, which provides detailed information on bacterial food-borne pathogens, non-bacterial food-borne pathogens, non-bacterial foodborne illness, trends and food safety.
8 Hours
$88.00

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Practical Application of Food Allergy Guidelines (#380)

Brush up on your knowledge of food allergies, food intolerance, food preservation and more. Do you know the difference between a food allergy and a food intolerance? Can you name the eight foods that account for 90 percent of all food-allergy reactions? Being knowledgeable about food allergies is important for chefs, food producers and consumers.
8 Hours
$88.00

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Time Management: Combating Time Theft (#386)

Looking for practical ways to combat the issues that derail your work day? Time management skills have a direct effect on your efficiency, quality of work and stress levels. This course presents how to minimize stress and maximize productivity in your personal and professional lives by analyzing your values, habits, and daily interruptions.
8 Hours
$88.00

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Nutrient Analysis for School Breakfast & Lunch Programs (#310)

Want to spend more time on what really matters?  This course provides an easy way for school nutrition managers to quickly assess the nutrient content of their meals, granting more time to plan and prepare nutritious and appealing meals for school students. Other topics presented include school lunch and breakfast program regulations and how to estimate nutrient content with both traditional and enhanced, food-based menu planning.
10 Hours
$99.00

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Management of Food and Labor Costs (#331)

Keeping food and labor costs in line is critical to a restaurant’s success. Success or failure is typically related to an operator’s ability to manage the big three cost centers: labor costs, food cost and beverage cost.  Management of Food and Labor Costs comprehensively covers cost control from a management perspective. Understanding the three cost centers is essential because effective cost management is only achieved when management is educated and engaged.
30 Hours
$187.50

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Intro to Computers (#330)

Computers in the kitchen are a reality.  In an increasingly competitive marketplace, computers could almost be considered as vital to organizational survival as food and water is to human survival. Learn the latest trends in computer technology and keep your knowledge of computers and their uses relevant.
30 Hours
$187.50

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Computers in the Workplace (#300)

The use of computers, computer systems and information technology applications is essential to functioning effectively in today’s workplace. Computers help even the smallest of small businesses to operate effectively with a minimal amount of resources. This course covers data processing and storage, local and global communication, managing schedules and finances, and information gathering.
50 Hours
$299.50

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Business Communications (#301)

Gain information on the tools available to business communicators today. Business Communications introduces the strategies successful business professionals employ. It is a practical course that presents principles of communication including effective oral and written communication techniques to prepare effective memos, letters, reports and presentations.
50 Hours
$299.50

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Corporate Teamwork (#302)

Career success hinges on the abilities to work well as part of a team, communicate with others, handle conflict, and understand people – all important human relations skills that are covered in this course, Corporate Teamwork. 
50 Hours
$299.50

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Business Management (#303)

Effective leadership requires an understanding of people and diversity, an ability to adapt to change, and knowledge of decision-making and planning processes. Whether you already have supervisory responsibilities or want to move into a supervisory position, Business Management will provide the fundamentals on how to supervise and work with others, lead and motivate a team, and manage workflow and operations.
50 Hours
$299.50

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Employee Supervision (#304)

All employees, whether they are new to an organization or are ready to move into a supervisory position, need a solid understanding of supervision concepts and skills. The transition from employee to supervisor takes the right combination of attitude and competency. Employee Supervision covers how to take on a supervisory role and stimulate employee and group performance in an ever changing environment.   
50 Hours
$299.50

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Diversity in the Workplace (#305)

As our nation and our workforce are becoming more diverse, it is apparent that businesses that embrace diversity have a more solid footing in the marketplace.  Learn how to build and encourage diversity and work more effectively with others. Employees benefit from diversity training by learning to be proactive, more approachable with coworkers, and looking at situations from other perspectives.
50 Hours
$299.50

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To see ACF requirements and recommendations, visit the ACF Web site.