Chapter Awards

ACF Harrisburg Chapter is proud to present these awards to its members on a yearly basis.

Chef of the Year Award

The Chef of the Year award recognizes an outstanding culinarian who has demonstrated the highest standard of culinary skills, advanced the cuisine of America, and given back to the profession through the development of students and apprentices. Must be a member in good standing.

Pastry Chef of the Year Award

The Pastry Chef of the Year award recognizes a pastry chef who has displayed a passion for the craft, has an accomplished reputation in the pastry field, and has given back to the profession through the education of others by sharing skills and knowledge. Candidate should have a high degree of creativity, talent, and passion, and well versed in the many disciplines of the pastry profession. Must be a member in good standing.

Chef Professionalism Award

To recognize the Chapter ACF Chef who best exemplifies the highest standard of professionalism in today’s industry through certification, continuing education and training, culinary competitions, the development of young culinarians and community involvement.

Chef Educator of the Year Award

The Chef Educator of the Year award pays tribute to an active culinary educator whose knowledge, skills, expertise, guidance, and direction have enhanced the image of the professional chef and who, by example, has given leadership, guidance, and direction to students seeking a career in the culinary profession. This person demonstrates the ability to help students define and develop their careers by using their skills and abilities to provide a strong foundation for their future success. Must be a member in good standing.