We are dedicated to providing a forum for Bay Area food professionals and enthusiasts to come together for networking, learning, idea-sharing, and connecting.

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“Connecting with other members who experience similar pleasures and pitfalls has been pivotal to my success as a culinary instructor and cooking school owner. There will always be a special place in my heart for SFPFS.”
LINDA CARUCCI, CHEF/OWNER, LINDA CARUCCI’S KITCHEN & AUTHOR, COOKING SCHOOL SECRETS FOR REAL WORLD COOKS

WE ARE DEDICATED TO PROVIDING A FORUM FOR BAY AREA FOOD PROFESSIONALS AND ENTHUSIASTS TO COME TOGETHER FOR NETWORKING, LEARNING, IDEA-SHARING, AND CONNECTING

Among us are journalists, cookbook authors, restaurateurs, chefs, vintners and sommeliers, caterers, artisanal producers, growers, distributors, educators, photographers, event planners, marketers, retailers, recipe developers, food scientists, and more. Since 1978, we have offered our members year-round events to connect with others about the challenges and rewards of working in the food industry. At our events, members explore trends and gain insights from leading food authorities and entrepreneurs. We organize food tours, roundtable discussions, wine tastings, private dining experiences, and more.
The SFPFS has enriched me with lifelong friendships and continues to do so with its fabulous Special Interest Groups.
LILI ROLLINS
CHEF & INSTRUCTOR
“The SFPFS is an irreplaceable community for access to trusted professional knowledge, business connections, and exclusive insider events within the Bay Area food world.” —
ROSEMARY MARK
TEST KITCHEN PROFESSIONAL & CULINARY CONSULTANT