Speakers Bureau

FCP Speakers Bureau 2023-2024 Applications Accepted  

FCP is offering the opportunity to participate in our 2023-2024 Speakers Bureau, in collaboration with the Academy Foundation and with funding from our FCP/Foundation Fund.

Selected speakers will be matched with states/affiliates interested in having (and awarded the opportunity to have) a FCP speaker at their annual meeting. The number of funded speakers is dependent on available funds.  And new this year - there is an option for funding for a virtual presentation.

Speaker requirements:
- Applicants must have been a FCP member for 2 years
- Applicants must agree to the terms and conditions related to this opportunity.  (Total honorarium and travel capped at $2,000.00 from all sources for an in-person presentation and $500 for a virtual presentation).

If you are interested in being a speaker, please submit an online application with up to 2 possible topics. 

Topics must be related to our core competency categories. including:
- Sensory Perception and Evaluation
- Basic Cooking Skills
- Cooking Techniques
- Menu and Meal Planning
- Ingredient Selection
- Recipe Development and Modification
- Communicating About Food
- Food Retailing
- Food Safety
- Sustainable Agriculture
- Food Trends

Please submit an online application here.
Link here for the form that has the info you will submit.