Washington State Chef's



With thousands of chefs competing in the job market, it is important to set yourself apart. Certifications are open to chefs, cooks, bakers, culinary educators, and administrators. The ACF offers 14 different certification designations. Many corporations require certification for key positions.

Covid-19 Update: We are still having in-person certification exams. View the dates below.  All candidates need to register on the ACF website for access to any of these practical exams.

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General Certification Information

Practical and Written Exams Info

Certification Levels

Renton Technical College ACF Test Dates

Saturday, February 6th, 2021
Saturday, May 15th, 2021
Saturday, October 2nd, 2021

All are at RTC from 7am to 2pm.

Renton Technical College
3000 NE 4th St.
Renton, WA.  98056-4123
425-235-2352 ext. 2437

Practical Exam Registration

Process for testing candidates:
  1. Complete Candidate application form and mail to ACF with $50.
  2. Send copy of application form and two separate checks in the amount of $25 to Renton Tech College (facility use) and $50 to WSCA education fund.
  3. Mail checks to:
    1600-B SW Dash Pt. Rd. #1096
    Federal Way, WA 98023
    Attn:  Tony Parker

Contact our local certification representative for more details:
Tony Parker – Renton Technical College