The RCA offers the number one program for certifying the knowledge, skills and experience of Culinology® professionals. Certified Research Chefs (CRC®) and Certified Culinary Scientists (CCS®) provide the food industry with today's most valuable, sought after product developers that excel in the practice of Culinology® (the blending of culinary arts and the science of food).

CRC      CCS

About Certification

Continuing Education Credit Breakdown

  • Attended the RCA Conference in person — 8 Continuing Education Credits

  • Attended the RCA Conference in person and watch all post-event session recordings — 20 Continuing Education Credits
  • Attended a Pre-Conference Experience:
    • Go Behind the Seas With Dr. Lisa Hoopes — 4 Continuing Education Credits
    • An Insider's Journey Through The World of Coca Cola — 3 Continuing Education Credits
    • ASW Distillery Private Guided Tasting and Tour — 4 Continuing Education Credits
    • Flavor360 Food Tour: Ignite Your Senses — 4 Continuing Education Credits