Newest Course: Beverage Management, ACF-Approved

Newest Course: Beverage Management, ACF-Approved

Newest Course: Beverage Management, ACF-Approved launched a new course in Beverage Management and continues to offer the latest courses in food sanitation, nutrition, management and more. Adding the Beverage Management course for ACF certification keeps on the cutting edge for today’s chefs and aspiring chefs.  For more than 30 years, 123ce has been servicing the culinary industry with affordable, convenient and relevant courses. If you are looking to gain or maintain ACF certification, you can view all our ACF-approved courses here on our website, including the new Beverage Management course.

The new Beverage Management course is a 30 hour ACF certification course. Chefs can apply this course to the CEC or CEPC Designation level. Further information on the ACF certification process and requirements, you can read about on the website.

New Beverage Management Course

Today’s food and beverage industry includes effective beverage management.  Likewise, consumers are expressing greater interest in food and beverage pairing. As a result, an increased selection of wine, spirits, craft brewing, teas, and coffees, are becoming more sophisticated and diverse.’s Chef Beverage Management includes an e-Textbook that focuses on building and sustaining a profitable beverage program. It also includes concepts to assist in training employees, managing and marketing beverages.

A Career in Beverage Management

The beverage sector is an essential profit center for many employers within the hospitality industry. Consequently, restaurants pairing the proper libations with the chef’s creations is highly important. This is because adult beverages are culturally viewed as an extension of the food menu.

Tribute to Our Beverage Course

“Professional drinker” and sommelier Amanda McCrossin documented her experience and tastings through a week long beverage diet. Posted in an article from Food & Wine, each beverage featured was independently selected and reviewed by the Food & Wine editorial team to create a “Liquid Diet” series. ” McCrossin includes an hour by hour, day by day catalog of “extraordinary wine service, opening rare, old bottles of Napa Valley icons, visiting numerous wineries and vineyards, blowing the lid off one of the Bay Area’s under-the-radar “no cellphones” beer bars, and practically melting over a bottle of 1991 Dominus Cabernet Sauvignon. From Stumptown cold brew and sparkling water in the morning, to Negroni nightcaps, Amanda’s day to night wine diary will make you insanely jealous—but you’ll also learn about some pretty cool icons of Napa Valley…”

Read the full article by Jonathan Cristaldi on the Food & Wine webpage.