Description & History

BCA Global was established in 1993 by three graduates of the Culinary Institute of America as an alumni chapter, which grew to become an influential and effective non-profit resource for the industry. Now, the mission and approach of BCA Global has expanded to embrace the entire spectrum of people of color and ethnicities who are inspired and compelled to explore gastronomy across cultures especially with our newest program.

Mindfulness for the Beloved Community ( defines the BCA approach, a new paradigm within which eating is an expression of identity and a path to self-actualization that has the power to reconnect family, community, culture, faith and well-being through food. This paradigm provides a foundation and framework for BCA to bring together aspiring culinary professionals, food system and nutritional experts, and communities to collaborate on transformational projects,

About the organization


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