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13 February 2024
News Across Canada

The Western Regional Conference is taking place in Calgary this March.  For more information CLICK HERE 

08 January 2024
News Across Canada

CF Toronto is excited to host the 1st annual Individual Vegan Main Course Culinary Competition the competition will be endorsed and judged by Worldchefs Competition Scope Document CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Event Timing: Tuesday February 27th 8:30am arrival Event Address: 941 Progress Road  Competition: Individual Vegan Main course competitio...

17 October 2023
News Across Canada

Join us at the 2023 Taste Canada Cooks the Books student cooking competition presented by Canadian Beef!  Watch on as student teams from culinary schools across the country enter the Kitchen Arena at Cirillo's Academy on Sunday, October 29th, to cook their hearts out!  The theme for this year's competition is: New Canadian Flavours Rooted...

17 October 2023
News Across Canada

Exciting News! The 2023 Taste Canada Awards Soirée is returning to the historic Fairmont Royal York Hotel in Toronto and you're invited!⁠ Join us as the winners of the one and only national, bilingual cookbook award are announced – it's the biggest night in Canadian cookbooks!⁠ ⁠This will be an intimate evening with great food and great company, as...

28 June 2023
News Across Canada

The 2023 Taste Canada Awards Shortlist is in! This year, there are 41 wonderful culinary titles in the running for the Gold and Silver culinary awards and the winners will be announced during the Taste Canada Awards Soirée on Monday, October 30th, 2023 in Toronto! Congratulations to all the shortlisted authors and publishers and thank you for the w...

President's Message

01 January 2024
President's Message

We hope this message finds you all happy and healthy as we kick off a new year together. We hope you were able to have a restful and reflective holiday season. The Culinary Federation and its members stand together hopeful for the opportunities that 2024 will bring us all.

We are excited to reveal the 2024 National Conference logo and theme of Connecting Our Culinary Roots! The 2024 CF National Conference registration website is in its final stages of production and will be launching shortly!

A friendly reminder to renew your CF Membership for 2024! Thank you to everyone who has renewed their membership so far. If you go to and login, you will be prompted to renew. For step by step instructions, refer back to our November Newsletter. If you need further assistance renewing, please contact our National Administrator Lisa Evangelos at

We are very excited to follow along as our Canadian Culinary Teams are off to the IKA Olympics this month!

Join with us as we cheer on the following teams:

Junior Culinary Team Canada – Follow them on Instagram HERE

Culinary Team Canada – Follow them on Instagram HERE

Community Catering Team NAIT - Follow them on Instagram HERE

A note of interest for our Chef de Cuisine Certified (CCC) Members, did you know that you can use your CCC to receive the American Culinary Federation (ACF) Certified Executive Chef (CEC)? There is a simple transferrable process. A copy of your Canadian Chef de Cuisine and the application and fee is all that is required to earn the CEC. If you are a member of the ACF, the cost is $50.00, and for non-ACF members, the cost is $75.00.If you are interested, please reach out to Kivi Hermans, Culinary Programs Specialist, at the ACF!

As always, thank you for your continued support and membership, if there is anything you want to discuss regarding the Culinary Federation and your membership experience, please contact me at

Thank you,

Ryan Marquis
National President