Middle Tennessee Chapter
of the
American Culinary Federation


What we are doing with the community.

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CONGRATULATIONS to our very own Chef Elaine Parker for this outstanding award! Chef Elaine has done amazing things throughout her career and is being honored for some of her community accomplishments! We are very proud and happy for Chef Elaine!
Click the link below to go to the Observer article.


Saturday June 10th 2017

@ 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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Family Picnic

Bring your family to SideKicksCafe 1202 Graycroft Ave Madison TN 37115 to join the chapter in our summer picnic.

Location provided by Chef Cathy Hoormann.

We will be providing:

Hot dogs & Dessert Cake donated by Jody Perling from: Placeholder image

Carolina Style Pork & Red Sauce Style Pork along with each of the Nicks Famous sauces, donated by Chef Rick Kahre from

Nicks Famous Bar-B-Q

A special thanks to Mark Hansen for providing the Grill Trailer we will be using to cook on.Placeholder image

Please bring a side dish of your choice, a chair, and your family. Chef Cathy will have some games for us to enjoy kids included.

Come join us to help support an share with the chapter and let’s celebrate together!


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Welcome, everyone!

We are the Middle Tennesse chapter of the American Culinary Federation. The MTCA provides opportunities for culinary professionals, students, food purveyors, business owners and those with a passion for food to share, educate, and connect through meetings, projects and other activities which promote the culinary arts in Middle Tennessee.

MTCA and AAC are proud to announce the introduction of scholarships for our student members.

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Mailing Address:
Middle TN Chapter
302 Clearlake CT
La Vergne, TN 37086

Email us: contact@nashvillechefs.org

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