TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., October 6, 2020 (Newswire.com) - Patrick Karpowski of Traverse City, Michigan, Executive Chef of Culinary Concepts of Traverse City, has earned the Certified Executive Chef (CEC) designation from the American Culinary Federation (ACF), the nation's largest organization of professional chefs. Karpowski is a member of the Michigan Chef’s De Cuisine chapter of the American Culinary Federation.
ACF operates the only comprehensive certification program for chefs in the United States and currently certifies more than 12,800 culinary professionals worldwide. Candidates for ACF certification must have a high level of work and educational experience and pass both a written and practical examination. In addition, candidates must complete coursework in food safety, nutrition and supervisory management.
Certified chefs in restaurants, hotels and other foodservice operations demonstrate commitment to quality foodservice and must renew their certification(s) every five years. ACF has awarded more than 25,000 certifications since 1973 and is the only certifier of U.S. master chefs and master pastry chefs.
Karpowski, has over 30 years in the industry as Executive Chef and Executive Pastry Chef in some of the most prestigious properties in the United States. His career experience has included five-star hotels and casino gaming.
He is currently employed as a restaurant consultant and personal chef for high-end upscale events.
Source: Culinary Concepts