VCA Upcoming Events

Monday, August 11
3:00 PM
Membership Meeting
Waypoint Seafood & Grill
Williamsburg, VA

Coffee presentation to be conducted by Royal Cup.

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Virginia Chefs Appreciate their Associate and Allied Members
VCA Apprenticeship Program

The American Culinary Federation apprenticeship training program has been designed to provide future culinarians entering the workplace with comprehensive training in the practical and theoretical aspects of work required in a highly skilled profession.

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VCA Document Archives

Now you can review the minutes of past VCA meetings or past issues of our VCA newsletter, "The Stockpot".

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Virginia Chefs Association - Certification

Differentiate Yourself

Certification Through the ACF

With thousands of chefs competing in the job market, it is essential to prove your culinary competency. Certification through the American Culinary Federation demonstrates skill, knowledge and professionalism to the food service industry.

Please visit the ACF website for more information.

ACF Certification Videos

ACF Certification
ACF Certification - Mentoring
ACF Master Chef Exam

VCA Certification Chair:

January, 2014

The VCA is proud to announce that Chef Renny Parziale, CEC, CCA, ACE is our new Certification Chair.

If you have any questions about certification you can contact Chef Parziale at

Our Proud Certified Members:

Certified Culinarian, CC®

Eleonor B. Atrero, CC
Stacy Lynn Curtis, CC
Christine Feagin, CC
Michael G Hammonds, CC
Christopher Lyons, CC
Catherine Paixao, CC
Dianne Vanko, CC
Tenita Weygand, CC


Certified Sous Chef, CSC
Christopher Conway, CSC
Arnold Preib Jr., CSC
Jacquelyn Shaddock, CSC

Certified Chef de Cuisine, CCC®
Jonathan Berltic, CCC
Daniel Carr, CCC
Colleen Norbury, CCC
Robert Taylor, CCC

Executive Chef, CEC®
Travis Brust, CEC
Richard Carr, CEC
Nancy Geddes, CEC
Winslow Goodier, CEC, AAC
Mike Hornby, CEC
Ted Kristensen, CEC, AAC
Rhys Lewis, CEC
Terrance Louzon, CEC
Beat Meier, CEC
Renyolds Parziale, CEC, CCA, ACE
Stephen Perkins Sr., CEC
Glenn Pruden, CEC
Anthony Rizzo, CEC
Manfred Roehr, CEC, AAC (Lifetime)
Hans Schadler, CEC, AAC (Lifetime)
George Shannon, CEC
David Switzer, CEC
Gary Whitecotton Sr, CEC
Kyle Woodruff, CEC

Certified Master Chef, CMC®

Personal Certified Chef, PCC

Personal Certified Executive Chef, PCEC

Certified Pastry Culinarian, CPC®

Certified Working Pastry Chef, CWPC®

Certified Executive Pastry Chef, CEPC®
James Goodman Sr., CEPC
Rolf Herion, CEPC, AAC (Lifetime)
Marcel Walter, CEPC, AAC (Lifetime)

Certified Master Pastry Chef, CMPC®

Certified Culinary Administrator, CCA

Certified Secondary Culinary Educator, CSCE®

Certified Culinary Educator, CCE®

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