Join RCA

How do I Join?

Applying for membership is a quick, online process. Simply click here, and follow instructions to create a new account and join the association. Within 4 weeks, you will receive a membership packet from RCA Headquarters.

Who Joins RCA?


Research chefs, corporate executive chefs, independent chefs, pastry chefs, hotel chefs, R&D and test kitchen chefs, product development chefs, innovation directors, food and beverage directors, caterers, manufacturers, consultants

Food Science Professionals

Food scientists, technologists, research specialists, chemists, consultants, flavorists, manufacturers, directors of operations, lab technicians, product development managers, nutritionists, dietitians

Educators & Students

Deans, administrators, professors, instructors, and students of culinary arts, food science, and Culinology® programs.

Current RCA Student Members receive their first year membership out of school for free! 

Business Professionals

Sales, marketing, and distribution professionals


Publishers, editors, authors, researchers, public relations professionals

Contact RCA Staff Assocate Amanda Boddy by e-mail or at (678) 303-2963.

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RCA is managed by the Kellen Company, an employee-owned association management company providing association and meetings management, public relations, government affairs, marketing, web site development and graphic design services. Offices in Atlanta, New York, Washington, Tucson, Brussels and Beijing.