About Us

WHO WE ARE

NAC is governed by a Board of Directors consisting of highly qualified professional chefs from around the country. The Board oversees the direction of the organization and works directly with the National Staff to guide organization growth and member benefits.

OUR CORE SET OF VALUES

The following values are the cornerstone and foundation of the organization, emphasizing the importance NAC does and how it is done:

INTEGRITY

Honor commitments, act with integrity, trust one another, promote character enrichment, value diversity in the workforce, exceed community environmental expections and exhibit fairness in all business practices.

HIGH PERFORMANCE

Perform to the best of ability, learn to live with ambiguity and uncertainty, welcome future changes in the culinary industry, learn to manage risk, use common sense, reward creativity and continuous improvement, and promote lifelong learning.

COMMUNITY

Satisfy customers, value employees, serve the membership, develops strong relationships and support the community.

EXCELLENCE

Shape the future through quality and character in everything, set appropriate goals and be accountable, develop leadership, empower employees, promote teamwork, take pride in what is done, adopt a “can-do” attitude, enhance the image of the profession, excel in customer service and reward performance.