Phi Tau Sigma Networking Dinner (in conjunction with IFT)

When:  Tuesday July 16, 2024, 6:30 PM
Where: Victory Tap, South Loop – 1416 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL
Cost: $70 (early bird: $60) for Professional Members; $35 (early bird: $30) for Student Members: free for 2024 Phi Tau Sigma scholarship and award winners.
Deadline for early bird ticket purchase:  June 15, 2024 ($60 for Professional Members, $30 for Students)
Deadline for late ticket purchase: June 30, 2024 ($70 for Professional Members, $35 for Students)


Tickets are on sale now.  You will be registered with your ticket purchase.  You may also purchase a ticket for a guest. Indicate your name, email address, and the number of professional or student tickets. If your company would be interested in sponsoring the networking dinner or if you have any questions, please contact Kathryn L. Kotula, Ph.D., Executive Director (  

Select the option (professional or student)
Name, email, Names of guests:

You can order the items by clicking “Add to cart” or “Buy now” or “Donate” buttons. We accept credit cards, debit cards, or PayPal on checkout. You will not be charged until you complete the checkout after final review of your cart. Please allow three weeks for delivery. Contact with any questions about your order. Thank you.

Membership Dues (Automatic Yearly Renewal)

Membership Dues (Payment of Yearly Dues)

Save time and effort by subscribing to automatic renewal. Your membership will be renewed automatically every year. We highly encourage you to consider this option. Help yourself in subscribing for automatic yearly renewal to avoid any membership lapse. You can cancel your subscription at any time. This option is available only for professional members.
Annual dues for professional members: $40.00 per year.
For your convenience, you can add your annual membership dues to the shopping cart by clicking on the "buy now" button below.
Professional membership: $40.00 per year

Student membership: $20.00 per year

Lifetime membership: $400.00 (one time fee)
2023 Dues Structure

Tax-deductible Donation

Certificate of Membership (Without Frame)​

Consider supporting this nonprofit honorary Society. Donations will check-out independent of the shopping cart as the total is tax-deductible. You will get a receipt for your gift to our 501(c)3 nonprofit Society suitable for taxes in the current year.
Can't remember which wall it was on? Everything unpacked but nothing to frame? Get your current Phi Tau Sigma official membership certificate signed by current leadership suitable for framing. This is a free service to all lifetime members. Certificate income will support student scholarships. If you would like a certificate with a frame, please select "Framed certificates" Varying prices:

Professional members: $5.00 each (includes shipping and handling).

Student members: $4.00 each (includes shipping and handling).

Lifetime members: $0.01 each (includes shipping and handling).

Certificate of Membership (With Frame)

Graduation Honor Cord​

Proudly display your official Phi Tau Sigma certificate in our exclusive maroon leatherette frames. The Phi Tau Sigma frame features a gold foil accent with an easel back or they can be mounted on a wall. All certificates are signed by the current leadership. Framed certificates can be ordered for any of the following categories: Student Member, Professional Member, Lifetime Member, Chapter Charter, Chapter of Excellence, Chapter of Merit. Please note that Chapter of Excellence and Chapter of Merit are for Chapters that have been awarded these designations by the Chapter Affairs Committee.

$21.00 each (includes shipping and handling).
Graduation cords or honor cords (sometimes called graduation ropes) are reserved for students who have achieved academic honor as indicated by induction into Phi Tau Sigma. Cum laude students and members of honors societies wear honor cords during graduation or commencement that signifies their achievement.

$13.00 each (includes shipping and handling).

Official Lapel Pin

Podium Banner​

Attractive gold trim with a maroon background, Greek ΦTΣ surrounded by "THE HONOR SOCIETY OF FOOD SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY." This is the current design of the Society approved by society leadership and first issued in the year 2011.

$11.00 each (includes shipping and handling).
Podium Banner (18”x24”)

$25 each (including shipping and handling)

Wall/Table Banner (Indoor or Outdoor)

Outdoor Wall/Table Banner (has wind slits, 30”x48”, $45 each including shipping and handling) Indoor Wall/Table Banner (30”x48”)

$45 each (including shipping and handling).