Please join us in Congratulating Team Hawaii for their Silver medal 3rd place finish in the ACF National Championship!  We are proud of the hard work and time they put in to get there and know that they learned a lot from this experience!  Hurry home safely Team Hawaii!


Hawaii Cook Apprenticeship Program is an Employer sponsored program for incumbent workers.  The June-November cohort is currently in session and is no longer accepting new additions, however we do have another cohort November-April which we will start registration for in early October. Please email your name, phone number and current food-service establishment you’re employed at to the Program Coordinator, Marcus Fikse ( and he will contact you in October with more details.

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Congratulations Team Hawaii 2017!

KCC’s Team Hawai`i, the ACF student competition team, earned aGOLD MEDAL with a score of 94.83 out of 100 points at the ACF Western Regional competition in Joliet, Illinois on 2/4/2017. The team advances to the ACF national competition in Orlando in July 2017.  Congratulations to team members Jeremy David, Richard Lee, Kimberly Lim, Qihao Sam Tan, Sean Uyehara, and Christian Rae Wong. The team was coached by KCC Chef Jason Peel, with support from Chef Instructors David Brown, Alan Tsuchiyama, and Warren Uchida