Thursday, February 11, 2010

ACFEF grants accreditation to 13 schools

The American Culinary Federation Education Foundation (ACFEF) Accrediting Commission granted postsecondary culinary programs at 13 U.S. schools initial and renewal programmatic accreditation at the Accrediting Commission meeting last month in West Palm Beach, Fla. Programs at the following schools received ACFEF accreditation:
"The commission evaluates faculty, curriculum, facilities, student services and administrative capability to ensure that the program promotes successful student outcomes," said David Pantone, CEC, CEPC, CCE, AAC, ACFEF Accrediting Commission chair, in a statement. "We are proud to recognize these programs as ACFEF accredited."

American Culinary Federation Education Foundation (ACFEF) accreditation assures that a program is meeting at least a minimum amount of standards and competencies set for faculty, curriculum and student services. ACFEF accreditation also acts as a third-party endorser for federal funding. For more information, visit