Upcoming Events

Houston Chapter Meeting

Monday, May 29, 2017

Austin Chapter Meeting

Monday, June 5, 2017

Dallas Chapter Meeting

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

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Chef of the Year

Contributor of the Year

Mark Torres Brazos Valley Chapter     Carolyn Becerra  Bravos Valley Chapter
Paula Szczepane  Chefs of the Coastal Bend     Cory Mathews Chefs of the Coastal Bend 
Hermann Hiemeyer Dallas Chapter     Michelle Massey Dallas Chapter
Harry Kancyr East Texas Chapter     Bettie Smith East Texas Chapter
Michael Hackman Fort Worth Chapter     Julia Dunaway Fort Worth Chapter
Casey Gates Golden Triangle Chapter     Ashley Pitts, CC Golden Triangle Chapter
Rudy Garza
Heart of Texas Chapter     Ben Hernandez Heart of Texas Chapter
Adam Heath, CEC
Houston Chapter     George Morfin Houston Chapter
Phillip Salinas, CEC, PCII San Antonio Chapter     Ron Smith San Antonio Chapter
Adam Cavazos Rio Grande Valley Chapter     Juan Castillo Rio Grande Valley Chapter
Manny Garcia  Permian Basin Chapter     Leo Garcia  Permian Basin Chapter

Pastry Chef of the Year

Student Culinarian of the Year

Joshua Neubauer Bravos Valley Chapter  
  Cristina Franco-Olvera Chefs of the Coastal Bend
Felicia Rodriguez Chefs of the Coastal Bend     Stephanie Southall Dallas Chapter
Michelle Brown Dallas Chapter     Tiara Guard Houston Chapter
Melissa Menendez
 Houston Chapter     Samantha Minarro Rio Grande Valley Chapter
Rudy Underwood  Permian Basin Chapter      

Educator of the Year


Purveyor of the Year

Stephen DeShazo, CEC, FMP  Dallas Chapter     Jeff Bazar  Bravos Valley Chapter
Maurice Zeck, CEC, AAC  East Texas Chapter     Sara Vinson Chefs of the Coastal Bend 
Dr. Ewart Jones, CEC, AAC  Golden Triangle Chapter     Justin Pitts Dallas Chapter
Mark Schneider CEC,CCE,AAC,ACE Heart of Texas Chapter     Robert Rohde East Texas Chapter
Christy Sykes Houston Chapter     Joe Kalmick Golden Triangle Chapter 
Amanda Tharp San Antonio Chapter     Garry Ross Heart of Texas Chapter
      Jose Bueno Houston Chapter
      Chris Cukjati San Antonio Chapter
      Steak 42   Permian Basin Chapter 
      Mike Salinas 
Rio Grande Valley Chapter

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The Texas Chefs Association (TCA) is a chapter of the American Culinary Federation.  The TCA is comprised of 12 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.

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