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Why Join CRCA?

The role of a club chef is drastically different from the past and the implications are huge. No matter where you work or what your title is, it’s critical to constantly learn and evolve both yourself and your food and beverage operation.

Join the Club + Resort Chef Association (CRCA) as an investment in yourself and your future. CRCA supports its members’ unique needs through networking, continuing education, and professional development. The cost to join is low and the benefits are high.

Still need convincing? Here are four more reasons to join:

1. Expand your chefs network with like-minded culinarians

Club chefs represent a unique segment of foodservice where you’re not directly competitive with one another. Therefore you can crowd-source challenges with colleagues from across the industry. CRCA connects club chefs to build relationships, share ideas, troubleshoot and develop best practices.

2. Connect with—or become—a mentor
CRCA is flush with members at every stage of their career, from junior culinarians through Certified Master Chefs. No matter where you are in your careers, CRCA has members who are both not as far, and much further along, in their career journeys. With such a wide spectrum of talent and experience represented, CRCA offers an excellent chance for mentorship—either as a mentor or as a mentee.

3. Club-Specific Continuing Education Opportunities
Most industry associations offer educational opportunities, but only CRCA offers club-specific conferences, webinars and content that can help you become a stronger culinarian and problem-solver.

4. Keep Your Finger on the Pulse of Industry Trends
There is one thing you can guarantee in the food-and-beverage business—trends are constantly changing. By joining CRCA, you will stay on top of the trends that will keep your club front-of-mind as a preferred dining choice for members and guests.