The Indian Federation of Culinary Associations is a nodal body of culinary professionals in India and is an independent, apolitical, non-religious and voluntary organization of culinary professionals.

IFCA was formed with the idea of developing the culinary profession and to showcase Indian cuisine on the global platform. IFCA hopes to promote culinary knowledge and propagate various kinds of food and bring obscure culinary styles and practices to the forefront.

The main objective of IFCA is to live up to the general interest of the profession and to knit a closer link between the professionals, culinary institutes, allied foodservice industry professionals and to develop a high ethical standard of the culinary art. IFCA is a forum dedicated to connecting culinary professionals across the geography of India with people and places with the knowledge they need to succeed.

The Nodal Body

Proud Member of WORLDCHEFS

IFCA is the one and the only National member of the World Association of Chefs Societies (WACS), the apex body of culinary professionals’ world over with 10 million members, recognized by 110 Countries.

IFCA has been awarded a DIPLOMA by the WACS for its outstanding efforts towards the improvement of Culinary Professionals in India. IFCA is also the proud recipient of WACS Global Communication Award for its maintenance and upkeep of flawless communication systems

Recognized by the Ministry of Tourism

IFCA is the only nodal body of Culinary Professionals representing Chefs of India, recognized by the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India. IFCA closely works with the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India and the National Council of Hotel Management and its more than 40 Catering and Hotel Management Institutions in organizing various culinary programs.



Associate Partners

Hospitality Partner

Powered Media Partner

Uniform Partner

Media Partners

Culinary Educational Partner


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