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Join one of these great professional organizations and start networking for your future!
American Culinary Federation
A professional organization for chefs and cooks.
American Gaming Association
National trade group for the casino industry.
American Society for Enology and Viticulture (ASEV)
View technical resources, the American Journal of Enology and Viticulture (AJEV), and ASEV Awards.
American Society of Baking (ASB)
"A professional organization comprising commercial baking professionals, food technologists, engineering, equipment, ingredient and service experts dedicated to advancing baking and baking science technology." (per website)
View press releases with latest news, business tools, and statistics from the Brewers Association for Small and Independent Craft Brewers.
Event Services Professional Association (ESPA)
ESPA represents event service professionals from CVBs, hotels and convention centers from across North America.
International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP)
Browse information on the culinary profession, as well as conference videos and information and the IACP Cookbook Awards.
List of hospitality and tourism industry organizations
List of 150 hospitality and travel organizations from around the world.
Click on the image or link above to:
- Get tips, ideas, and a personalized plan to meet your food group targets
- Explore the food groups icons
- Click the "MyPlate Kitchen" link/tab to access a recipe guide - including recipes to some American regional cuisine
Culinary and Hospitality Sites
ACF Video Library
View dozens of videos on topics including healthy eating, recipes, and more.
Culinary History at NYPL
Browse New York Public Library's Culinary History catalog and find great culinary sources.
Food & Drug Administration (FDA)
Government site with information food safety, starting a business, nutrition, and research.
The Food Timeline
Information on the history of food from prehistory to the present.
James Beard Foundation
Non-profit, culinary arts organization. They also sponsor the annual James Beard Awards.
NYS Gaming Commission
New York State Government website with information on responsible gaming, news, and industry resources.
U.S. Travel and Tourism Office
Browse travel statistics, advisories, and stay up-to-date on industry news.
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