Texas Chefs Association




Who We Are

Texas Chefs Association is a chapter of the American Culinary Federation. Texas Chefs Association is comprised of 14 dynamic chapters operating in cities across Texas. Our association provides members with timely seminars, networking tools, and professional advancement opportunities to help them further their goals within the food service industry.

Our Mission Statement

“It is our mission to promote the culinary profession and make a positive impact for culinarians through education and certification; while creating a fraternal bond of respect and integrity among culinarians in Texas.”

Meet our Board

Chef Connect-A Journal of the Texas Chefs Association


Upcoming Events


2015 TCA CONVENTION – JULY 9-12, 2015

MARCH 2015
30 Continuing Educational Seminar 2015, Northwood Club, Dallas, Texas.  For more info Continual Ed Flyer 2015.

APRIL 2015
ACF Competition at Ben E. Keith Show in Houston registration deadline.  See April 15th for more info.
Dallas Chapter Meeting, 3 pm at Mi Cocina, 7750 N. MacArthur Blvd, Irving, TX 75063, 469.621.0451.  Meeting hosted by Chef Fernando Martinez.  Meeting will feature all Associate Members.  
ACF Central/Western Regional Conference in Indianapolis, Indiana.  Visit ACF website for more info.
14 Ben E. Keith Food & Eqt ExpoLets Party 6-9 pm at The Bell Tower on 34th Street, 901 W. 34th St., Houston, TX 77018
14 San Antonio Chapter Meeting, 4:30 pm at Roadrunner Cafe.  
Food Show at 3015 Trinity Rd., Dallas, TX from 11:30 – 4:30 pm
ACF Competition at Ben E. Keith Show at NRG Park Center, Houston, TX.  For competition application, click here. 16 Golden Triangle Chapter Champagne and Ribs, 6:30 pm, Ford Exhibit Hall, Beaumont, Texas.
18 52nd Houston Chefs Ball 
at Bayou Club of Houston, 8550 Memorial Drive, Houston, TX 77024.  6 pm cocktails, 7:15 pm dinner.  EVENT SOLD OUT.  Dave Halston & The Little Big Band-The music of Frank Sinatra.  World Trade Center Theme & Silent Auction benefiting Shriners Burn Center
Brazos Valley Chapter Dinner Event at La Riviera.  Please contact Director, Alfonso Gonzalez at agonz316@yahoo.com for more info.

MAY 2015
Rio Grande Valley Chapter, Audubon Event in Weslaco at 7 pm.  Volunteers needed, contact santiago.delacruz@ourclub.com.  
12 San Antonio Chapter Meeting, 4:30 pm at Roadrunner Cafe.

JUNE 2015
ACFNational Conference early registration ends.  Visit ACF website for more info.
San Antonio Chapter Meeting, 4:30 pm at Roadrunner Cafe.
TRA Marketplace at Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center, Dallas, TX.  For more info visit TRA.

JULY 2015
09-12 Texas Chefs Association Convention, McAllen, Texas.  More info coming soon.
30-Aug 3
 ACF National Convention, Orlando World Center Marriott, Orlando Florida.  For more info go to ACF website.