The Epicurean Club Boston is America's oldest professional chefs association. Founded in 1894 The Epicurean Club of Boston is a chapter of the American Culinary Federation and is a non-profit, non-partisan, and non-sectarian culinary association.  Made up of professional chefs and cooks engaged in the planning, preparation, service, and supervision of foods and beverages, in commercial kitchens, hotels, clubs, restaurants, institutions, schools and other establishments, as well as serving as research and development consultants, experimental chefs, food directors, and chef authors.