The Canadian Personal Chef Association, since 1999, has helped almost 500 personal chefs from coast to coast, start and run their own businesses. Numerous media articles, TV and radio shows continue to feature this growing industry and CPCA members.
CPCA personal chefs are involved in a variety of activities beyond cooking for regular clients, such as teaching cooking courses, participating in trade shows, working with community organizations and mentoring new personal chefs.
To find out what’s new and upcoming, check this page for announcements about the many ways Personal Chefs are active in their industry and Association.
February 7 2011 - Our next new student Boot Camp will be held at the CPCA office on the weekend of April 2 and 3, 2011. Join us live or via internet. Contact the CPCA office for more information
July 26 2010 - CPCA is hosting a retreat in New Orleans, Oct 31 to Nov 4. The event is a celebration of our 10 years in business and will offer attendees education, professional development, networking and LOTS of fun in one of North America's great culinary and cultural destinations. Added to our event will be a day of volunteer re-building with the St Bernard Project, in an area still recovering from Katrina. Contact the CPCA for details. All members and interested friends are welcome!
September 1 2009 - Watch out for imitations! CPCA is the registered business name of the Canadian Personal Chef Association - established in 1999 to bring the personal chef industry to Canada, train new personal chefs, and maintain the standards and code of ethics required of its members. The CPCA is a member-run organization associated with the USPCA - the world's leading organization of personal chef training and standards.
June 30 2006 - CPCA members developed these recipes for Noilly Prat Vermouth - a product we highly recommend... [details (.doc document)]