Telangana Chef Association



Telangana Chefs Association is a guild of culinary professionals working at different levels representing finest hotels and restaurants within the state of Telangana. TCA is a self-governing, apolitical, non profitable voluntary organization of culinary professionals coming from varied walks of life and specialities. TCA is affiliated to IFCA which is affiliated to World Association of Chefs Societies. The purpose of forming Telangana Chefs Association is for bringing in all the culinary professionals, Culinary Institutes, Food Industry & Food Industry Service Providers together on a single platform to create a healthy work environment, propagate varied kind of cuisines and share knowledge on new styles and practices.



Chef Dharmender Lamba

TCA President

EAM food and beverage Trident Hotels Hyderabad, passionate culinarian for 22+years.


Chef Amey Marathe

TCA Vice President

Co- Founder - JSAmey Foods, Founder - Amey Marathe Consulting, Visionary Culinarian, Genetically Certified Supertaster -


Chef Naveen Nagaraj

TCA General Secretary

Culinary Head - TATVA, HYDERABAD, Passionate traveler and Culinarian, on Quest for Creating a Gastronomic Landmarks, specially for Vegetrians.


Chef Cyril Clement

TCA Treasurer

Gastronomy Educator & Mentor - Culinary Artisan - HOD Regency College Of Culinary Arts - Ardent Culinarian with 20+ years Experience


Chef Ramesh Kumar Reddy Peri

TCA Executive Member 1

Chef and Principal - Regency College of Culinary Arts and Hotel Management with 25 years of Industry and Academic Experience


Chef Arpan Roy

TCA Executive Member 2

Chef faculty at Institute of Hotel Management, Hyderabad, Certified Hospitality Trainer.


Chef Rizwan Abdul Khader

TCA Executive Member 3

Corporate Chef at Telangana Spice Kitchen. with over 19+ years of Culinary Experience

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Chef Kalki Ramesh Yadav

Events Committee Member

Corporate Chef at Hotel Abode with over 25 years of Culinary Experience

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Chef Gaurav Ghosh

Event Commiittee Member

VP Culinary Norface foods with 12+ Years of Experience in the Culinary Industry

What we do


We as an organization are trying to connect the different stakeholders of the hospitality industry under one roof to muster a one for all and all-for-one attitude for fellow hospitality colleagues.


We equip frequent meet-ups and events to ensure all members are made aware of all the latest updates in the hospitality industry and are enlightened with newer opportunities and horizons every time we meet.


We envision to be a platforms that befits the support system to the entire hospitality industry. Be it trainings, opportunities, enhancement - we would like to provide it all under one roof by simply being a member and enjoying all of its benefits.

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Telangana Chefs Association Will Be An Individual Platform For All Culinary Experts Of The State Of Telangana. This Is Created To Facilitate New Generation Chefs With Most Modern Technologies And Empower Them With Better Knowledge And Skills. It Helps In Build Awareness About The Profession Across The State And Motivates Young Aspiring Students To Join The Noble Profession Of Culinary Arts. This Is A Place Where You Can Exchange Ideas And Spread Support Among The Fraternity. Bonding Of Culinary Professionals Will Facilitate Raise The Standard Of Culinary Trades, Knowledge Sharing, Develop The Art Of Fine Cooking And Promote Local Cuisine

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