The Master Chefs’ Institute is dedicated to upholding the highest standards of culinary excellence. Our Certified Master Chefs® test and evaluate foods, beverages, and equipment and award the coveted Master Chefs' Seal of Excellence only to those products that meet our stringent quality standards.

What makes a Certified Master Chef®?

The title of Certified Master Chef is the industry’s highest professional designation earned after a 10-day intense testing and only 74 chefs can claim this status today. We are honored that 10% of the Certified Master Chefs in America are associated with the Master Chefs’ Institute.

Our panel of Certified Master Chefs conducts independent testing in professional kitchens and labs under real life conditions, evaluating quality and performance against comparable competitive products. Every product tested receives a comprehensive report detailing all findings that the product has qualified for the Master Chefs’ Institute Seal of Excellence.