• Southeast Texas Chapter


Welcome to the Southeast Texas Chapter of the TRA

Southeast Texas Region

The Southeast Texas Chapter of the Texas Restaurant Association promotes the growth of the local restaurant industry through networking, education and local advocacy. We are active in our communities, offering members opportunities to get involved.      

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Charles Duit

Southeast Texas Chapter Chair

Chef Charles Duit has worked in part of Texas and Oklahoma in five country clubs, two catering companies, taught at Del Mar College in Corpus Christi and Lamar University in Beaumont, while also serving as the Chef/Director of Food Services at a retirement community. He earned his culinary credentials as a Certified Executive Chef and Certified Dietary Manager. Duit was also granted membership in The American Academy of Chefs. Chef Charles Duit has served on four state and local boards as well as having served as the president of the Texas Chefs Association and Texas Restaurant Foundation.



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