The CMC level is the highest and most demanding level of achievement of all ACF certification levels. CMC exam is a grueling 130-hour, eight day test designed to challenge and evaluate a chef’s mastery of the culinary arts.
It is broken down into an 8 comprehensive majors:
*Freestyle Global Cuisine
*Baking & Pastry
*Continental & North Europe Cuisines
Having successfully completed the rigorous examination administered by the American Culinary Federation (ACF). Daryl’s achievement makes him one of 68 total chefs in the World to currently hold this distinction. Specifically, Chef Daryl Shular was one of two chefs out of eleven to earn the distinction of Certified Master Chef in 2014.
Many years of preparation and personal sacrifice… Chef Daryl Shular states “that while the ACF CMC exam is the most challenging culinary skills test in the world, it’s something I’ve pursued my entire career”.
Take a moment to check out all of the great Chefs who tested for the Certified Master Chef Exam 2015 Candidate bio’s – click here
If you are are interested in seeing more in depth the exam, some of the cuisines prepared Here a link to some pics from the exam, this would be a great way to bring a deeper insight to what the exam entails! – click here