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 the FCCLA Culinary Arts and Baking & Pastry 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, 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.

Culinary Arts Industry Certification Workshop – August 22, 2023

  • Location: FFA-FCCLA Center in Covington, GA
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New CTAE Teacher Conference – August 29-30, 2023

  • Location: Middle Georgia State University, Macon

FCCLA Fall Leadership Rally – October 10-11, 2023

Chili Cook-off – Tuesday, October 10 and Culinary Competition – Wednesday, October 11

Middle School Culinary Bootcamp – TBD

GATFACS Winter Conference – January 24-26, 2024

FCCLA Region Culinary Arts STAR Events – January 2023

FCCLA State Leadership Conference – March 17-19, 2024

GACTE Summer Conference – June 10-14, 2024

  • Location: Gas South Energy Center; Duluth, Georgia

FCCLA National Leadership Conference – June 29-July 3, 2024

  • Location: Seattle, Washington