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Application to join the Australian Institute of TechnicalChefs

This application is  very detailed . Before you start, collect the following information:

  • When and where you commenced working as a cook/trainee.
  • Your work history, for at least the first six years in a commercial kitchen
  • Your culinary training details and certificate/diploma number
  • The names of three industry referees.
  • List major culinary activities you have been involved with outside your workplace. e.g. Competitions – Exhibitions – Master Classes – Visits.
  • Scan your certificates and prepare an image of your-self in cooks uniform or business dress.
  • We  advise reading through this form to ensure you have collected the correct information before commencing filling in details.


To view the online application form you need to  first register with the Institute. 

Register here with the Institute of TechnicalChefs

If you cannot see the application form after registration,  logout and RE – login with your user name and password.

After registeration with the Institute you will view the online application form here.

  • Grounds for refusal of A.I.T.C membership
    –  Insufficient evidence of skills, fitness, culinary knowledge, or experience required for membership.
    –  Evidence of historical behaviour that are contrary to the Australian Culinary Codes of Practices.
    –  Evidence of unlawful/antisocial political, gender, race, or religious bias or discriminatory practices, that may bring the Institute into disrepute.
    –  Evidence  that indicates the potential to use A.I.T.C membership to promote, recruit, or organise any group, political, antisocial or otherwise.
  • We recommend that you print and keep a copy of your application.
  • If you have not heard from registration within seven days, please contact George Hill 03 9735 0880 or  email Registrar.

Alternative methods of application:

  1. Request application by email –  with First / Last Name –  Contact Telephone Number  – Current industry position.
  2. Download Application – PDF – Save and complete the hard copy and post with documents to us. Download Application – PDF
  3. Download Application – Word – Save and complete and attachment to an email with copies of documents. Download Application – Word

A TechnicalChef is an industry driven independent confirmation of the ability of a person to practice as a trained and experienced comprehensive and mobile professional chef in a commercial kitchen across multiple stations. The approval process is based on information supplied by the applicant and includes their history of  skills, experience and fitness as a commercial chef irrespective of their ethnic foundation training. TechnicalChef does not imply to have any legal standing for any purpose. 

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