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East Tech – ACF Accredited Program Announcement!

EAST CAREER AND TECHNICAL ACADEMY’S CULINARY PROGRAM IS NOW AN AMERICAN CULINARY FEDERATION ACCREDITED PROGRAM.

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In July of 2019, East Tech received word that after a year of application submissions, a complete and thorough review of curriculum, meetings with community partners from all segments of the Las Vegas Valley and a two-day official visit by ACF certified chefs and judges, East Career and Technical Academy is proud to announce that is now houses one of only two high school culinary programs in Nevada to be ACF Accredited and Certified.

 


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Congrats to our @EastTechTitans Culinary Senior class of 2020 for earning their Certificate of Skill Attainment in Culinary Arts!

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WHAT DOES IT ALL MEAN?

Who is the ACF?
The American Culinary Federation is the largest professional chefs’ organization in North America, made up of more than 15,000 members belonging to more than 150 chapters in four regions across the U.S. Today, ACF is the leader in offering educational resources, training, apprenticeship, competitions and programmatic accreditation designed to enhance professional growth for all current and future chefs and pastry chefs.

What does accreditation mean?
Accreditation means that East Career and Technical Academy’s chefs are certified and experienced, its curriculum meets industry standards and students are provided with a variety of industry-based experiences so they are ready to enter the culinary community upon completion of their Culinary CTE Program of Study.

What are the benefits to students?
Students receive a world-class education in the culinary industry, and receive a variety of industry-ready certifications recognized around the world, including ACF Certificates of Achievement in:

  • Culinary Program Completion
  • Introduction to Food Service
  • Sanitation and Safety
  • Business and Math Skills
  • Food Preparation
  • Garde Manger
  • Basic Baking
  • Purchasing and Receiving
  • Nutrition
  • Dining Room Service
  • Menu Planning
  • Human Relations Management
  • Environmental Sustainability
  • Baking Planning and Preparation
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