Texas Chefs Association




Who We Are

Texas Chefs Association is a chapter of the American Culinary Federation. Texas Chefs Association is comprised of 13 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

29 Rio Grande Valley Chapter participating in McAllen Food Festival.  Volunteers needed, for more info contact santiago.delacruz@ourclub.com.  

03 Brazos Valley Chapter Meeting, 4 pm at La Riviera, 3700 Texas 6 Business #300, Bryan, TX 77802.
Dallas Chapter Meeting, 3 pm at Northwood Club, 6524 Alpha Road, Dallas, TX 75240, 972.239.1366.
Rio Grande Valley Chapter Mixer at Game House from 3-7 pm.  For more info contact santiago.delacruz@ourclub.com
16 Rio Grande Valley Chapter Meeting, TBA
16 Rio Grande Valley Chapter Epicurean Knights Dinner at Spork.  For more info contact santiago.delacruz@ourclub.com
21 Rio Grande Valley Chapter participating in Ronald McDonald House Event, Wild Game Feast at Puesta del Sol in Weslaco.  Volunteers needed, for more info contact santiago.delacruz@ourclub.com
TCA Winter Board Meeting, McAllen, TX 

MARCH 2015
Dallas Chapter Meeting, 3 pm at The Crescent Club, 400 Crescent Court, Dallas, TX 75201, 214.871.3200.
09 Rio Grande Valley Chapter Meeting, 3pm at Doctors Hospital, Chef Luis Espinoza in Edinburg hosting meeting.

APRIL 2015
Golden Triangle Chapter Champagne and Ribs, 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, $150 per guest.  Call Lester Binnick for tickets at 832.428.3209.  Dave Halston & The Little Big Band-The music of Frank Sinatra.  World Trade Center Theme & Silent Auction benefiting Shriners Burn Center

MAY 2015
Rio Grande Valley Chapter, Audubon Event in Weslaco at 7 pm.  Volunteers needed, contact santiago.delacruz@ourclub.com.  

JULY 2015
30-Aug 3 ACF National Convention, Orlando World Center Marriott, Orlando Florida.  For more info go to ACF website.