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Micronesian Chefs Association

The Micronesian Chefs Association was founded with the intent of bringing professional chefs working on Guam into an organization which would be beneficial to them and to the profession as well.

MCA Mission Statement

1. To develop and promote of the art of cooking and international cuisine and the chefs profession.

2. To develop a local Chefs Association which will gain respect and support both locally and internationally.

3. To further promote the interest of the profession both in Guam and from an international perspective.

4. To promote the training and education of junior members of the Association.

5. To advocate the development of a culinary team to represent Guam in international forums.

6. To develop mutually beneficial contacts with all branches of the local and international hotel and catering industry to gather support for the association's activities.

7. To build an association which encourages membership participation for colleagues of all sectors of our profession and develop camaraderie between local and expatriate chefs on Guam

8. To solicit funds and enter into contracts necessary to accomplish the preceding purposes.


Membership in the MCA is open to the following persons:

Professional Members: Executive Chefs, Pastry Chefs, Sous Chefs, Chef de Parties Annual Dues $50

Junior Members: Commis Chefs, Kitchen Assistants, Apprentices, Tourism Students Annual Dues $25

Allied Members: Educators, Purchasing Managers, Stewarding Managers Annual Dues $50

Associate Members: Suppliers/Vendors, Hospitality Related Corporations and Businesses, Media Members Annual Dues $75

If you are interested in joining the MCA or have general questions regarding the organization please email MCA secretary Gordon Mizusawa at

Upcoming Events

General Membership Meeting






Peter Duenas
Executive Chef
Meskla Chamorro Fusion Cuisine


Bertrand Haurillon
Executive Chef/Owner
Le Tasi Bistro Bakery
Chef Instructor – GCC Culinary


Jim Herbert
General Manager
Triple J Five Star


Gordon Mizusawa
Director, Enivronmental Services


Eddie Chien
Executive Chef
Delmonico Kitchen & Bar

Simplicio “JR” Taga
Executive Chef
Outriggger Guam Resort

Leland Feng
Executive Chef
Pacific Star Resort & Spa

Darren Dragon
Executive Sous Chef
Pacific Islands Club

Paul Kerner
Chef Instructor
Guam Community College
Honorary Director

Josef Budde
Director Emeritus


Joe Okada

Ken Stewart
Guam Food Guy,
Tools of the Trade

Shana Pangelinan
International Distributors, Inc.

Mike Brown
General Manager
Micronesian Brokers, Inc.