Georgia Chef provides workshops, Teacher In-service sessions, additional skills training for culinary instructors, on-site visits and conferences with school officials, and information updates. Students have opportunities to compete in FCCLA STAR Events, beginning at and advancing at the Region, State, and National Levels. Students may also compete at FCCLA State Events including Digital Delish Dish, Baking & Pastry, Creative Showpiece, Chicken Fabrication, and Knife Skills. Other competitions include the Chili Cook-Off, Culinary Arts Competition, the Georgia Peanut Recipe Contest, and Culinary Arts Knowledge Bowl held at the Georgia National Fair. In addition, GACHEF co-sponsors Culinary Camp with FCCLA each year in June.

GATFACS Winter Conference – January 23-25, 2019

FCCLA Region Culinary Arts STAR Events – January 2019

  • Region 1 - February 8 at North Cobb High School, Kennesaw
  • Regions 2/3 - February 7 at Madison County High School, Danielsville
  • Region 4 - February 6 at Fulton Schools College and Career Academy, Union City
  • Region 5 - February 5 at Arabia Mountain High School, Lithonia
  • Region 6 - February 4 at Newton College and Career Academy, Covington
  • Region 7 - February 2 at Houston County Career Academy, Warner Robins
  • Region 8 - February 1 at Wiregrass Georgia Technical College, Valdosta
  • Region 9 - January 31 at Woodville Tompkins High School, Savannah

FCCLA State Leadership Conference – March 15-17, 2019

  • Location: Atlanta Sheraton on Courtland Street

GACTE Summer Conference - July 14-16, 2019

  • Location: Classic Center in Athens, Georgia
  • More information about the conference: www.gacte.org

Culinary Arts Industry Certification Workshop – August 2019

  • Location: Hutchings College & Career Academy
  • Register at www.ctaern.org

New CTAE Teacher Workshop - September 2019

FCCLA Fall Leadership Rally – October 8-9, 2019

  • Location: Georgia National Fair
  • Competitions: Chili Cook-Off, Culinary Arts Competitions, Culinary Arts Knowledge Bowl, Georgia Peanut Recipe
  • More information at www.gafccla.com

Middle School Culinary Bootcamp – December 5-7, 2019

  • Location: Georgia FFA-FCCLA Center near Covington
  • More information at www.gafccla.com

GATFACS Winter Conference – January 29-31, 2020

FCCLA State Leadership Conference – March 20-22, 2020

  • Location: Hilton Atlanta Downtown
  • Competitions: Baking & Pastry, Creative Showpiece, Chicken Fabrication, Knife Skills, Culinary Arts STAR Events
  • More information:www.gafccla.com

Culinary Academy (High School) – May 29-31, 2020

  • Location: Georgia FFA-FCCLA Center near Covington
  • More information: www.gafccla.com

GACTE Summer Conference - July 15-17, 2020

  • Location: Classic Center in Athens, Georgia
  • More information about the conference: www.gacte.org