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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

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Upcoming Events

Cruise
AUGUST 2016TCA State Convention, August 4-8, 2016 Carnival Cruise Line.
2016 CONVENTION CRUISE (download application)

SEPTEMBER 2015
September 1 – Dallas Chapter Meeting, 3 pm at Lone Star Park.  Chefs please wear your dress whites.  Free parking by entering Gate 1 off of S. Belt Line Rd..  Go thru main gate and up escalator to the Alysheba Room.  For more Dallas Chapter news click here.  
September 1 –
Permian Basin Chapter Meeting, 3 pm at Odessa College Culinary Arts Dept.  For more info contact Director Manuel Garcia at manny.garcia@mtp-hosp.com.
September 2 –
East Texas monthly chapter meeting.  For more info contact Director, Rick Neal at chefrickneal@yahoo.com or call 903.530.6922.  
September 9 –
Brazos Valley Chapter Meeting, 4 pm at La Riviera, 3700 Texas 6 Business #300, Bryan, Texas 77802.  For more info contact Alfonso Gonzalez CEC at agonz316@yahoo.com
September 14 - Houston Chapter Meeting, 3 pm at Eden Cafe, 33418 Egypt Lane #16, Magnolia, TX 77354. Meeting hosted by Chef Justin.
September 19 –
Golden Triangle 4th Annual Chef’s Table 6-10 pm at Lamar University-Family Consumer Services Bldg., Beaumont, TX
September 27 –
Signature Chefs of Tyler & Thera-Pet Gala @ Eagles Bluff Country Club.  For more info. contact Director Chef Rick Neal at chefrickneal@yahoo.com or call 903.530.6922.
September 28
 - Culinary Institute LeNotre Appreciation and membership drive, 10 am till noon at LeNotre, 7070 Allensby, Houston, TX 77022, 713.368.5050.    

OCTOBER 2015
October 6 – Dallas Chapter Meeting, The State Fair of Texas.  For more info contact Chef Pete at 214.893.2173.  
October 7 –
East Texas Chapter Meeting.  For more info contact Director, Chef Rick Neal at chefrickneal@yahoo.com or call 903.530.6922.
October 13 –
Golden Triangle Chapter, Chef’s Delight at Holiday Inn.  For more info email Traci Gates at gtchefs@gmail.com.
October 23 - 
Madisonville, Texas Mushroom Festival, Brazos Valley Chapter Gala Dinner 6:30 and demos October 24, 2015 starting at 11 am.  For more info contact Alfonso Gonzalez CEC at agonz316@yahoo.com.  
October 26 – East Texas Chapter TRA/ETCA Pro-Start Golf Tournament @ Eagles Bluff Country Club.  For more info contact Director, Chef Rick Neal at chefrickneal@yahoo.com or call 903.530.6922.
October 26
– End of Year Chefs BBQ Bash, 11 am – 3 pm, Houston Chapter.  For more info contact Houston Chapter Director Adam Heath CEC at adam.heath@forestclub.org.

NOVEMBER 2015
November 3 – Dallas Chapter Meeting at Pirch Northpark Mall.  For more info contact Chef Pete at 214.893.2173.
November 4 – East Texas Chapter Meeting.  For more info contact Director, Chef Rick Neal at chefrickneal@yahoo.com or call 903.530.6922.  
November 5 – East Texas Chapter “Happy Holidays for Diabetic Heart” Chef Demo.  For more info contact Chef Rick Neal at chefrickneal@yahoo.com or call 903.530.6922.  
November 12 – East Texas Chapter Tyler Parks & Recreation Chef Demo.  For more info contact Chef Rick Neal at chefrickneal@yahoo.com or call 903.530.6922.  

DECEMBER 2015
December 27
– Houston Chapter TCA Holiday Mixer.  Location and time pending.