News, Events & Resources
Iron Skillet Competition - December 7, 2013 - Ft. Worth Chapter
Competition will be held Saturday, December 7, 2013 at 8 am, location TBD. This will be a dry run for ProStart teams. Judges are needed. Contact Chris Belanger if interested in being a judge for this competition at 817.332.0100.
28th Treats of Christmas - Dallas Chapter - December 21, 2013
Dallas Chapter will be holding it's 28th Treats of Christmas, Saturday, December 21, 2013 at NorthPark Mall from 11 am till 6 pm. The event will benefit Union Gospel Mission Dallas and North Texas Food Bank.
If you would like to donate items or need more information click here.
Chef's Holiday Party - Ft. Worth Chapter - December 21, 2013
Saturday, December 21, 2013 at Ridgmar Mall. Anyone interested in helping/volunteering or donating should contact Crystal Vastine at 214-923-5453 or commit to donate by clicking link.
Texas Chefs Assn. Dallas Chapter State Competition - January 18, 2014
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts Dallas. For more go to www.acfchefs.org.
51st Texas Chefs Association HOUSTON Chapter Chefs Ball
Saturday, February 1, 2014, River Oaks Country Club, 1600 River Oaks Blvd., Houston, Texas 77019. Reception 6 pm, Dinner 7 pm, Cocktail Attire. Hosts Chef Charles Carroll & Pastry Chef Darrin Aoyama. Entertainment provided by The Fab 5. $150 per person. R.S.V.P. Lester Binnick CEC at 832.428.3209 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Texas Chefs Assn. Houston Chapter ACF Competition - Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Ben E. Keith 11th ACF Competition, Reliant Park Center, Houston, TX, 9 am. For more info. go to www.acfchefs.org
ACF Central Regional Conference - St. Louis, Missouri March 16-19, 2014
For more information go to ACF website by clicking here. Early registration deadline is January 24, 2014.
TRA Marketplace - Houston, Texas June 22-23, 2014
TRA Marketplace will be held in Houston, Texas at the George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston, Texas.
For more info click here.
TCA State Convention - Waco, Texas July 18-20, 2014
Save the Date
ACF National Convention - Kansas City, Missouri July 25-29, 2014
For more information go to ACF website by clicking here.
AllerTrain provides training in food allergy and gluten-free safety. This is a certified training class, approved by the American Culinary Federation for 11.0 continuing education hours. For more info on AllerTrain and contact information click pdf. Please visit website at http://www.menutrinfo.com.
For more information call 888.767.6368 or email AllerTrain@menutrinfo.com.
"CHEF CONNECT" 5-December 2013
American Academy of Chefs
Are you a hardworking, dedicated and qualified chef? Why not join the Honor Society of the American Culinary Federation, American Academy of Chefs. The primary mission of the AAC is to promote the education of all culinarians by mentoring culinarians, awarding scholarships to students seeking a future in the culinary industry and by providing grants to professional working chefs looking to futher their career.
Learn more about the AAC.
Learn more about certification
Breaking Down the Salmon
TCA has scholarships available to members who qualify
1st Time attendee to TCA Convention
Become a member
ACF/TCA membership application
TCA only membership application
News WELCOME NEW MEMBERS
Tiffany Hubbard - Dallas Chapter - Prof Culinarian
Kianna Portor - Ft. Worth Chapter - Stu Cul
Adan Salazar - Rio Grande Valley Chapter - Cul Enthusiast
Jose Hernandez - Rio Grande Valley Chapter - TCA Chef
Eric Bieberbach - Rio Grande Valley Chapter - TCA Chef
Carolyn Becerra - Brazos Valley Chapter - Cul Enthusiast
Aaron Rasco - Dallas Chapter - Stu Cul
Brittney Bridges - Heart of Texas - Stu Cul
Imelda Adji - Dallas Chapter - Stu Cul
Patrick Jackson - San Antonio Chapter - Associate 1 Rich Products
Ivonne Gomez - Dallas Chapter - Stu Cul
Joselyn Mejia - Heart of Texas Chapter - Stu Cul
James Boggs II - Corpus Christi Chapter - Stu Cul
RonnaSue Anderson - Austin Chapter - Prof Cul
Corie Been - Ft. Worth Chapter - Stu Cul
Brian Adams - Ft. Worth Chapter - Stu Cul
Kellie Garrett - Ft. Worth Chapter - Stu Cul
Kristen Beard - Permian Basin Chapter - Prof Cul
Rudy Underwood - Permian Basin Chapter - Prof Cul
Michael Hackman - rejoining Ft. Worth Chapter - Prof Cul
Timothy Gadsby - Dallas Chapter - Cul
Charles Glaze - San Antonio Chapter - Stu Cul
Brittney Oliver - San Antonio Chapter - Stu Cul
Rafael Benavides - San Antonio Chapter - Stu Cul
Andrew Lyman CEC CCE - Austin Chapter - Prof Cul
Evan Morgan CEC - Heart of Texas Chapter - Prof Cul
Adrianna King - Austin Chapter - Prof Cul
Michael Alberts - Dallas Chapter - Stu Cul
Madilynn Beck - San Antonio Chapter - Jr. Cul
Sydney Dunstan - San Antonio Chapter - Stu Cul
Robert Eppers II - Ft. Worth Chapter - Stu Cul
Michael Gates - Heart of Texas Chapter - Prof Cul
Brian Lay - Houston Chapter - Stu Cul
Latearious Pitre - Houston Chapter - Stu Cul
Joseph Saks - Dallas Chapter - Cul
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