Date: July 14-17, 2024

Location: Phoenix Convention Center

Apprentice Fundraiser

Help us send an apprentice to the American Culinary Federation National Conference in 2024.

Sending an apprentice to the ACF Conference is an eye-opener for young upcoming Chefs. For an apprentice to be able to see the educational seminar, competitions and networking, is an amazing experience. Donations are tax deductible.



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WHY Join the WSCA?

Boost your culinary career. 

Gain access to experts in the culinary profession. 

Stay on top of the latest in culinary arts.


  • Take your place in ACF, the only organization promoting the professional image of chefs worldwide through education of culinarians at all levels. Network with renowned chefs, top industry professionals and executives.
  • Big Savings!
    • Up to $200 savings on Certification Fees
    • Up to $500 savings on registration fees at the ACF regional and national conferences
    • Up to 50% savings on products and services from our Members Advantage Program participants
  • Propel your career through Certification.
  • Access ACF’s Career Center…Our web-based service allows job seekers to post résumés and view open positions across the nation.
  • Access the latest trends with The National Culinary Review, ACF’s award-winning magazine.
  • Reach culinary students and educators through our digital magazine, Sizzle: The American Culinary Federation quarterly for students of cooking.
  • Receive up-to-date ACF news in The Culinary Insider, the official biweekly e-newsletter.
  • E-Shop. ACF’s online store with culinary books, textbooks, cookbooks, ACF logo merchandise and more!
  • Competitions – Participation in our local, regional or national ACF-sanctioned competitions.
  • Access to the ACF Private Insurance Exchange, with insurance plans for health, dental, vision, pet, and more available to member chefs and their staffs.
  • Gain access to a global network…World Association of Chefs Societies, or Worldchefs, comprised of 8 million chefs worldwide in 92 countries.]

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Washington State Chef's

Who we are

The Washington State Chef’s Association is the official Washington chapter of the American Culinary Federation. The WSCA provides opportunities for culinary professionals, students, food purveyors, business owners and those with a passion for food to share, educate, and connect through meetings, projects and other activities which promote the culinary arts in Washington State. The WSCA and AAC are proud to provide scholarships for our student members. For more information visit our Scholarships page.

Join us for a meeting – all are welcome! Visit the coming events page to find info on future events and check out the past events page to see pictures and follow-up info on past events. If you would like to see a list of our officers and board members, visit the contact page. Make sure you check out our supporters on the bottom of each page!

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