As of September 1, the Research Chefs Association is officially moving our headquarters to Chicago. Due to the transition, we are unable to process new or renewing memberships from August 24-31. However, please fill out this short survey to indicate your interest to join RCA or renew your membership, and we will expedite your request on September 1.

Thank you for your patience and dedication to being part of the RCA community! Please reach out to with any questions or concerns.



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1100 Johnson Ferry Road NE, Suite 300
Atlanta, GA 30342
(678) 298-1178

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