Dear Members 

We are currently creating a new website,  so information on this website is not being updated. Region Competition dates 2024 please contact your region liaison listed on the relevant pages as they in most cases will remain the same. Any other information you may require please do not hesitate call Deb 0412 670 923

Australian Culinary Federation


The Australian Culinary Federation is the peak industry organisation representing professional Chefs, Cooks, Young Chefs, Apprentices and Culinary Students across all matters relevant to the cooking and hospitality industries.

We participate in and advise on the establishment, maintenance and improvement of Australian Culinary Competitions as advised by the World Association of Chef's Societies (WACS).

We are committed to developing the professional skills and knowledge of our members and the broader industry through provision of workshops from industry experts, mentoring programs, industry mental health awareness, social consciousness and sustainability.

We inspire camaraderie through social and professional networking, using social media, workshops, professional functions and meetings. We are inclusive and respectful of individuals gender, sexuality, race, ethnicity and religious beliefs.

Australian Culinary Federation Certified Chef Program

A “Certified Chef” is a process that clarifies a chefs past by assessing previous qualifications and / or experience into one simple and reliable statement demonstrating the holder has met industry criteria at their level of experience.