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Invest in your career. Join The FCS Professionals.

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The #1 reason we gather. Listen to respected, top-notch professionals speak on food business and food related trends, expertise and insights delivered at an expert level that we can bring back to our business and utilize in our jobs.
The #2 reason we gather. Our members are highly respected leaders, experts, professionals and students who work in a wide range of professional careers. Members enjoy networking, meeting new people, helping connect you to other industry professionals and deepening our connections.
Discover interesting food and unique places with us! We love eating food and learning about the food we are eating and we love exploring new restaurants, venues and meeting spaces. We are at a different location in the Twin Cities every month.
Honor you and your accomplishments. Every year, we recognize a young professional and an outstanding professional leader for making a difference to this organization and to the profession. View recent award winners!
Build your knowledge, skill set and experience here. We support members seeking to build their skill sets and try new jobs. We offer a variety of roles within the organization that support your growth and guide your development. Let us know what you’d like to do!
Our monthly meetings are educational in nature and useful professionally. We provide continuing education credit certificates for most monthly meetings.

Join Now! Fee Prorated for Jan. 1 – June 3oth

Membership year runs July 1st to June 30th the following year.
Yearly Membership Dues:

Professional Membership: actively employed professional with a degree from an accredited college or professional program .
Emeritus Membership: retired business or education professional.
Student/New Professional Membership: full-time or part-time (more than 8 credits per semester) undergraduate or graduate student actively enrolled in an accredited college or professional program and/or an actively employed professional who is less than one year out of college.

See what other members have said…

I came across the FCSP website and it instantly grabbed my attention and made me want to become a member. On top of that, everyone was so welcoming and kind at my first meeting. I am so thankful I found FCSP and met this wonderful group!

Colleen G.

One of the first organizations I joined as a new professional in the food industry in 2006 was FCS Professionals (TC HEIB at the time). Year after year, it’s one of the best investments for me to make – the community of support, high-value networking, knowledge-sharing, and professional leadership and fellowship consistently delivers year after year!

Amy L

I was honored as a 50 year member of AAFCS in June 2016, joining HEIB at the same time. Serving on the local and national levels of all four groups; Nationals HEIB, TCHEIB, AHEA, and MHEA, I gained leadership skills, learned new proficeincies, networked with colleagues, and made many new friends. Viewing the group from a historical position I wholeheartedly support these new organizations and members..

Carol J.