Upcoming Events

Dallas Chapter Meeting

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Fort Worth Chapter Meeting

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Chefs of the Coastal Bend Meeting

Monday, September 9, 2019

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Chef of the Year

Contributor of the Year

Eva Barrios, CEC Austin Chapter Scarmardo Produce Brazos Valley Chapter
Luis Becerra, CEC Brazos Valley Chapter Texas Meats Coastal Bend Chapter
Michael Smith, CEC, CCA Coastal Bend Chapter Michael Scott, CEC, AAC Dallas Chapter
Gene Christiano Dallas Chapter Jackson York, CEC, AAC East Texas Chapter
Brett Keckeisen East Texas Chapter Michael Hackman Fort Worth Chapter
Monte Davis, CEC, CCA Fort Worth Chapter Gary Ross Heart of Texas Chapter
Anthony Gully Heart of Texas Chapter John Kalfayan Houston Chapter
John Bogue Houston Chapter Richard Padillo Permian Basin Chapter
Leonardo Garcia Permian Basin Chapter House Wine Bistro / SALT New American Table Rio Grande Valley Chapter
Veronica Samples Rio Grande Valley Chapter Ron Smith San Antonio Chapter
Vanguelis Pablopulos, CCC  San Antonio Chapter    

Pastry Chef of the Year

Student Culinarian of the Year

Chris Shepley Brazos Valley Chapter Ryan Michael Coastal Bend Chapter
William Hodges Dallas Chapter Sarah Dilling Dallas Chapter
Bettie Smith  East Texas Chapter Luis Aurrecoechea Houston Chapter
Alicia Rivera Heart of Texas Chapter Juventino Espinoza Rio Grande Valley Chapter
Kelley Benson San Antonio Chapter Ted Kelly San Antonio Chapter

Educator of the Year


Purveyor of the Year

Mark Torres Brazos Valley Chapter Jeff Bazar Brazos Valley Chapter
Felicia Rodriguez Coastal Bend Chapter Patrick Mitchell, CEC, AAC Dallas Chapter
Joanna Bryant Dallas Chapter Sam Kennedy East Texas Chapter
Christelle Pradat Houston Chapter Mission Restaurant Supply Fort Worth Chapter
Angel Machado, FMP, CC San Antonio Chapter Lane Belkis San Antonio Chapter

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A Pursuit Of Culinary Excellence

The Texas Chefs Association (TCA) is a chapter of the American Culinary Federation.  The TCA 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.

Texas Chefs Association

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Houston, TX 77057