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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  Certification Matters:

Differentiate yourself and get ahead with ACF certification.  Discover the benefits, value and relevance of certification and congratulate those who have accomplished this goal.

Learn more about ACF Certification 

Upcoming Practical Exams:

April 13, 2019 - Art Institute of Houston - Registration

"Certification is what sets you apart from having a job as a chef to having a job as a professional chef."

Texas Chefs Association Certification Chair
Eva Barrios, CEC

For any questions on certification please contact Eva Barrios, CEC at 713-575-0150 or by email at evabc@me.com.

Certification Practical Exam Template Packets

Cooking Professionals

    Certified Culinarian
    Certified Sous Chef
    Certified Chef de Cuisine
    Certified Executive Chef

Baking and Pastry Professionals
    Certified Working Pastry Club
    Certified Pastry Culinarian
    Certified Executive Pastry Chef

Our Sponsors

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

1415 S. Voss, Ste. 110 #397

Houston, TX 77057