National Young Chef Member

Open to any person actively engaged in the preparation of food in a commercial establishment or is enrolled in a recognized course of culinary studies at a college, school or institute. Is actively involved in work /study in the trade of cooking at the time of the application.


  • Access to services and discounts specifically designed for members
  • Auto and home insurance exclusive rates
  • Access to the chef’s buyer’s guide
  • Access to CF Social and messaging
  • Chef certification programs
  • Subscription to national newsletters and magazines (informative articles and recipes)
  • Discounts on travel, clothing and tools
  • Involvement in college and apprenticeship training advisory committees
  • Culinary Federation certificate
  • Culinary Federation lapel pin
  • International, national & local culinary shows are promoted and sponsored by the Culinary Federation and its branches
  • Opportunities to hear & see world renowned chefs and speakers at regional & national conventions
  • Chance to participate at regional mini-conventions held every year
  • Automatically become a member of WorldChefs
  • Participation in the career enhancement of Jr Cook Apprentices
  • Travel, car rental and product discounts at Chef Works, Thrifty Car Rental, Group Auto and Residence Insurance (amongst others)


Membership Costs:

  • New Junior Chef member pays with initiation: $95.00 + GST
  • Renewing Junior member pays: $45.00 + GST
  • Reinstatement Fee: $30.00 + GST (CCFCC fee)