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What Snacks Are Best For a Diabetic Diet?With all the food plans and allergies that are publicized today, a diabetic diet may pose a challenge in consuming the right food choices. Because blood sugar levels can dictate how we feel throughout the day, and food...

Summer SpoilsSummer heat can be difficult on restaurant and food service businesses to keep products fresh and safe. Heat will cause foods in storage to break down faster, erupting the appearance or flavor. This is especially seen in foods such as potatoes, asparagus, hummus, and...

Safety in the KitchenThe food industry is responsible for following safe handling and delivery procedures. 123ce provides ACF-Approved courses in the sanitation and safety area, including comprehensive reviews of food service sanitation and safety regulations in order to prevent foodborne illness outbreaks. Chefs can certify...

What is the ACF and Why Become ACF Certified?The ACF, American Culinary Federation, is “a professional organization for chefs and cooks, founded in 1929. The ACF is based on promoting the professional image of American chefs worldwide through education of culinarians at all levels.”Certification through...

Successful Restaurants “Sweat the Small Stuff”Hospitality-based businesses, such as hotels or restaurants, are common places for certified chefs to work. Chefs understand the importance of pleasing the guest/customer. Consequently, customers can also be quite difficult to please. Every minor detail leaves an impression on each...

Student Testimonial #1: "A very valuable experience. The structure of the program was perfect for me and easy to navigate." - T. Martin for Cost Control Management #331Student Testimonial #2: "Informative Course" - T. Leo. for Intro to Food Safety & HACCP #354Student Testimonial #3: "I have been...

123ce.com has been helping chefs and cooks advance their career through ACF Certification since 1984. Whether you are a line cook or pastry chef looking to gain your initial ACF Certification, or an already ACF Certified chef looking to advance to the next level, 123ce.com...

Recently, the ACF updated the mandatory requirements for Personal Chefs. This mandatory requirement was updated for both the PCC Designation (Personal Certified Chef) and the PCEC Designation (Personal Certified Executive Chef). Therefore, 123ce has freshened up our course menu to help chefs easily fulfill the...

This interview was originally published by the ACF Sizzle Magazine, Winter 2017 edition. Written by Stacy Gammill.Paul Sorgule, MS, AAC, is the president of Harvest America Ventures, a consulting firm for restaurants and culinary arts programs. An avid competitor, Chef Sorgule was a member of...

Recently, the ACF began requiring a 30-hour certification course in Business Management. Therefore, 123ce.com  has added a new course in Chef Business Management! Because 123ce strives to offer the most in food safety, nutrition, management, and more, the online courses for ACF certification or re-certification are...