WCR Connects Women In Food
WCR supports women in Food & Beverage by creating experiences
that bring women together to propel careers forward.
WCR has made an impact on my life because female support is especially important in a male dominated business such as the restaurant industry. Through WCR women have the chance both to serve as mentors and to seek out mentors who can provide support for the unique issues we face including the physical pace required of chefs, the compromises to family life that are required, and the mental fortitude for typically being one of only a few women on staff.
- Carla Hall, Co-host of ABC’s popular “The Chew”
WCR Community events support, educate, and promote members professionally. We provide local, regional, and national networking opportunities.
Networking and Growth
WCR Events provide opportunities to meet other culinary women at our local, regional and national events.
Opportunity to mentor, network and exchange ideas with other area members
A tremendous networking tool, puts you in touch with the most respected and influential women chefs and restaurateurs in the industry
WCR mentors, and supports female students and professionals throughout their career through scholarship opportunities
“WCR provides the network and resources for women in all aspects of the culinary industry to find answers, support and encouragement. From the annual conference to the website to the educational/mentoring programs – my career has been greatly enhanced by the many connections WCR has afforded me.“
- Mary Sue Milliken
WCR recognizes outstanding service and achievements through the Women Who Inspire Awards Gala
Thank you for your participation. Nominations are currently closed.
WCR Conference 2017
The 2017 Annual Conference was held in Seattle, Washington on May 6-8. Our 2018 Annual Conference will be held in Minneapolis, MN on April 21-23rd. At this conference, WCR will spotlight new ways of garnering attention in your respective fields, an action plan to engage the media, communication highlights to maximize your social media tools, and many more ways to join forces and collectively in the industry. We look forward to celebrating the strides women are already taking to excel in their careers and exceed expectations.