Thursday, February 10, 2011

Chef Magoulas to conduct ACF site audit in Peru

Chef Costa Magoulas next month will participate in a site audit of a Lima, Peru university’s culinary program on behalf of the American Culinary Federation’s educational accrediting body.

Chef Costa Magoulas
The dean of Daytona State’s School of Hospitality and Culinary Management will be part of a four-person team of ACF-certified culinary educators conducting the on-site review at the Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola. As the academic auditor, he will assess whether the university is meeting the academic requirements necessary to continue meeting ACF Education Foundation accrediting standards.

Chef Magoulas is a longtime ACF Certified Executive Chef. He also is one of 200 Certified Culinary Educators and one of 50 Certified Culinary Administrators in the United States. Additionally, he is a fellow of the American Academy of Chefs, the honor society of the ACF. He also is a member of the Research Chefs Association, a leading professional community for food research and development.

The ACF was established in 1929 and is the premier professional organization for culinarians in North America. With more than 20,000 members in 225 chapters nationwide, ACF is the culinary leader in offering educational resources, training, apprenticeship and programmatic accreditation both here and abroad. In addition, ACF operates the most comprehensive certification program for chefs in the United States.