Join RCA (new members only)

Learn how to apply for membership, read all about membership categories and dues, and see the benefits of membership. Read More.

Renew Membership (current members only)

Members, please be sure to renew online by July 1, 2013 to continue to receive your RCA benefits. Be sure to take advantage of the early bird renewal rate by renewing before June 30, 2013 (Chef, Affiliate, Food Science & Technology, and Culinology = $145, Associate = $410,  Student = $30, Recent Grad = Free).  RCA’s membership year runs July 1 – June 30. Dues invoices for 2013 were e-mailed to you in April for renewal. Read More.

Member Directory

RCA's online Member Directory is a members-only benefit that facilitates industry networking. Please log in to access the directory.


The RCA Awards Program pays tribute to the most accomplished, deserving professionals in the food product development industry. Through the various awards presented, RCA encourages excellence among its membership and the industry. Read More.

Get Involved

RCA has many member volunteers who help make things happen for the organization. Join an RCA committee or find out ways to become more involved on a regional level. Read More.

Member Tools

RCA members have access to the organization logo and many Web-based resources - including a next-generation listserve ( and RCA groups on popular social networking sites - to help you maximize your networking and learning opportunities.  Read More.

Membership FAQs

RCA has compiled a list of frequently asked questions for prospective and current members. Read More.

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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.