Membership is available to all persons who actively seek and involve their culinary affiliated career paths as a cook apprentice, journeyman cook, professional chef/cook, hospitality or foodservice industry professions.

National Federation

Cooks & Chefs with either Journeyman Certification (Red Seal), Canadian Armed Forces TQ5 or has over 5 years full-time industry experience (Red Seal or equivalent).

New (or lapsed):  $157.50 (incl. GST, initiation fee $30, no branch fee)
Renewing:  $126.00 (incl. GST, no branch fee)
Apply Online (Click Membership-->Click National Member and follow instructions)

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National Junior

Enrolled in a culinary program or has not exceeded 5 years of full-time industry experience.  Provides for membership during one’s apprenticeship or course of study in a food service environment or recognized school of culinary training. The applicant may retain junior membership until they have attained certification as a Journeyman after which the member will be invited and required to become a Federation member.

New or Renewing: $36.75 incl. GST, (no initiation or branch fees)

Apply Online (Click Membership-->Click Junior Member and follow instructions)

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Open to companies and/or individuals in the foodservice industry or related areas. Examples include: Farmers, Seafood Harvesters, Food Producers, non-Red Seal Culinary Teachers, Retailers & Foodies.

Individual Associates - $110.00  (no GST or initiation fee) 
Business Associates - $125.00 (2 representatives, no GST or initiation fee)
              2 representatives for the business can attend NVICA events

Associate Membership Online Application

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