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The Australian Institute of Technicalchefs Inc. makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied as to the operation of this site or the information, content, materials, or products included on this site, except as otherwise provided under applicable laws.

Neither the Australian Institute of Technicalchefs Inc. Nor its affiliates, directors, officers, employees, agents, contractors, members, successors, or assigns will be liable for any damages whatsoever arising out of, or in any way related to, the use of this site and any other site linked to this site. This limitation applies to direct, indirect, consequential, special, punitive, or other damages you or others may suffer, as well as damages for loss of profits, business interruption or the loss of data or information.


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You assume all risk of use of all programs and files on this site, and you release the Australian Institute of Technicalchefs Inc. entirely of all responsibility for any consequences of its use.

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The Australian Institute of Technicalchefs Inc. is not responsible for the condition or content of those sites as they are not under Australian Institute of Technicalchefs Inc. control. You access those sites and/or use the site’s products and services solely at your own risk.

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This site is controlled by the Australian Institute of Technicalchefs Inc. Your use of this site is governed by, construed, and enforced in accordance with the laws of Victoria, Australia. Disputes arising from your use of this site are exclusively subject to the jurisdiction of the courts of Victoria, Australia.

This site may be accessed throughout Australia and overseas. The Australian Institute of Technicalchefs Inc. makes no representations that the content of this site complies with the laws (including intellectual property laws) of any country outside Australia. If you access this site from outside Australia, you do so at your own risk and are responsible for complying with the laws in the place where you access the site.


The Australian Institute of Technicalchefs Inc. highly values the strong relationships we have with our members. When members provide us with their personal information, the data is handled with respect for their privacy. We do not disclose members’ personal information to any third party, other than with their permission or as required by law. Personal information is held and used for the purpose(s) for which it was collected.

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Please exercise extreme caution in providing personal information that will be disclosed on our website (such as member recommendations, input into “personal suppliers” that identify your place of employment (which permission should be approved )) or input into the online industry calendar, as these areas are accessible by the public.

This site uses a feature of your web browser known as “cookies” to store information and identify you to the system while you’re on a session. No personal details are contained in the cookies.”

February 2021

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(Members are commonly known as a Tchef)

What makes registration as a professional chef with the Australian Institute of TechnicalChefs unique?

Registration is the highest national industry accreditation and status that can be acquired as a chef in Australia. AITC membership identifies: Certification – Experience and Professional Conduct.

A genuine professional chef requires two levels of skills: HARD SKILLS AND SOFT SKILLS.

These soft skills are a vital companion to hard skills as a professional.

A professional chef requires both legitimate hard and soft skills. As does a registered TechnicalChef. 

A TechnicalChef (TCHEF) is the culinary equivalent to a “chartered” chef (akin to a chartered accountant versus an accountant).

For over 40 years chefs have ‘dreamed’ that one day (Cooks and Chefs) will be all aligned to a single accreditation. TechnicalChef is implementing a national system that fulfils this ‘dream’.