United States Chef Association Sets New Standards for Culinarians through Chef Certifications

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The United States Chef Association announces a set of chef certifications with the goal of unifying chefs from all accredited culinary arts academies, and setting the standards for chef certifications.

After two years of extensive research, website design and developmental programming, Aspen Colorado Chef Jimmy Nadell has now launched the largest culinary arts project since the James Beard Foundation in 1988. With the assistance of USCA Vice President Chef C. Barclay Dodge and Executive Secretary Jamie Prough, the United States Chef Association is now actively setting the standards for all culinarians in North America.

In unifying chefs from all accredited culinary arts academies under one cause, the USCA will be representing the chef industry by setting the standards for chef certifications and how all chefs obtain their professional titles. USCA Professional Titles are used to signify an educated chef’s professional role or to designate his/her certification level through the United States Chef Association.

The United States Chef Association is a membership trade association available to all culinary enthusiasts, waiters, bartenders, maître d's, sommeliers, home gourmets, and chefs of all levels. The USCA will rapidly advance a chefs culinary arts career through education, membership and certifications. Professional chefs whom have graduated from accredited culinary arts academies may advance to four levels of online testing for chef certifications.

USCA certified chefs will have incredible career advantages over non-members and uncertified chefs to rapidly advance their culinary career to executive level positions in today’s highly competitive culinary career markets. Once members have successfully met all requirements and have undergone a vigorous USCA examination, they will be recognized as professionals who have achieved competence in their specified field of knowledge as professional chefs.

Once certified and in good standing with the USCA, members will retain their professional titles for three years, at which time a mandatory retesting must be achieved. More information on the USCA Chef Certifications can be found at http://www.uschefassoc.com/chef_certification.php.

Among the benefits USCA members will be eligible for are:

  •     Chef Group Rate Insurance plans, 3 Levels
  •     Culinary Cruises and Exotic Chef Vacations at Group Rates
  •     Post-Graduate Educational Seminars on Food and Wine
  •     USCA Iron Chef Competitions
  •     USCA Wholesale Chef Apparel Line
  •     USCA Culinary Arts Résumé Assistance Template
  •     Rare Gourmet Products: Truffle Oils / Infused Oils / Fleur de Sel / Exotic Mushrooms
  •     Chef Knives and Unique Culinary Gadgets at Wholesale Pricing
  •     USCA Chef Chat Lines / Recipe Sharing / Networking
  •     Chef Job Placement / Job Search

Members will also receive a laminated photo ID, membership certificate, and monthly culinary newsletters with recipes, trends and industry tips.

For further information, visit the USCA website, http://www.uschefassoc.com
Email: Info(at)uschefassoc(dot)com or contact us at 855-707-USCA (8722).

About the US Chef Association:
The USCA is a professional chef trade association whose goal is to help culinarians from all over the United States advance their careers through education, membership, and online certification. Aside from becoming eligible for certification for their professional titles, they will also receive a number of benefits they can use to advance their careers. Learn more by visiting http://www.uschefassoc.com, or call 855-707-USCA (8722).

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