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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...

Learn More by clicking play below, we hope you enjoy the video!   123ce 123 offers over 13 different courses on management in a culinary field and all courses are ACF approved. Learn how to perform your job more efficiently and effectively with a review and update on...

Move Up in Your CareerAdvance from a CC® or CPC® candidate to a Certified Sous Chef or Certified Working Pastry Chef Designation in as little as three years with our ACF Approved Courses. Certain refresher courses and updated work experience may be all that is...

Changing With The Times Recreating traditional recipes  The ACF Allergy chefs focus in developing recipes that eliminate gluten from traditional recipes, among the other top eight food allergens. They work passionately to accommodate to the food choices of all people. No one diet fits all, and food...

What started as a local boardwalk eatery now claims to be the fastest-growing doughnut shop in the U.S. “Duck Donuts” first opened in Duck, North Carolina in 2007. In just 10 years this franchise has opened over 167 stores, predominately along the East Coast. Dozens more...

CEC®/CEPC® Update As of January 1, 2018, the American Culinary Federation will require a 30-hour course in Cost Control Management. This requirement pertains to Certified Executive Chef (CEC) and Certified Executive Pastry Chef (CEPC) careers.Therefore, 123ce.com is excited to announce it is is currently offering the...

Some chef professions require passing the ACF Written and Practical Exam. To find out if this step is necessary in receiving your certification, read our ACF Certification page: https://123ce.com/acf-certification/  Find your chef position and view under "additional requirements." If this is a requirement for you, the ACF...