Middle Tennessee Chapter
of the
American Culinary Federation


What we are doing with the community.

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CONGRATULATIONS to our very own Chef Elaine Parker for this outstanding award! Chef Elaine has done amazing things throughout her career and is being honored for some of her community accomplishments! We are very proud and happy for Chef Elaine!
Click the link below to go to the Observer article.


Monday April 16th at 6 PM

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Join us for a great Wide World of Beer session at TENNESSEE BREW WORKS. Jason Connelly, Chef Jay Mitchell and Sous Chef Alex will be sharing great options for cooking with beer! We will also learn about their brew system, the use of local and seasonal ingredients, and Beer from A to Z!

Let’s get together and help bring in Spring with our ACF meeting and networking session! CHEERS!

Tennessee Brew Works
809 Ewing Ave
Nashville, TN 37203


2018 is in the books. Stay tuned for updates on results.

Music City Challenge

Dates for 2019 Pending - Please check back for updates

ACF Sanctioned Culinary Competition

hosted by The Middle Tennessee ACF Chapter


Art Institute Tennessee Nashville
Competitions are subject to the rules and guidelines establish in the Professional and Student ACF culinary competition manuals. (revised August 2013)

ACF Competition Manuals

Professional Competition Manual (6.06 MB)
Student Competition Manual (6.07 MB)
All fees must be received to reserve an entry. Slots are not guaranteed until entry fee is received
Click here to open and download the Music City Challenge Flyer (Until next competition date is set)


Music City Challenge information posted.

Effective January 1, 2018:

JOIN YOUR local chapter and get a FREE ACF Chef Coat!

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02/21/2017 - New Job opporutnity posted on the employment page.

Welcome, everyone!

We are the Middle Tennesse chapter of the American Culinary Federation. The MTCA 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 Middle Tennessee.

MTCA and AAC are proud to announce the introduction of scholarships for our student members.

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Mailing Address:
Middle TN Chapter
302 Clearlake CT
La Vergne, TN 37086

Email us: contact@nashvillechefs.org

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