Tuesday, January 18, 2011

A Hunger Artist Speaks

Your's truly is going to be a guest on a panel to discuss food writing in the electronic and digital age (that's now, by the way :-) at the International Association of Culinary Professionals Annual conference in New York, February 18-19th at the Astor Center. I'll be there on the 19th with hunger artistry on tap. Yeah, it'll be like a hunger art keg party!

IACP NY Regional Conference

Start DateEnd DateLocation
18 Feb 201119 Feb 2011New York, NY

Registration is now open

Don't miss this exciting IACP New York regional event, featuring informative speakers, sessions on food writing and the Chefs Move to Schools initiative.  IACP members and their guests will enjoy early registration and $99 preferred pricing through 2010. Open registration at $149 begins January 1. Below are the featured sessions and special events planned for the weekend:

Friday, February 18

Plenary Session 1:  Chefs Move to SchoolsInvited Speaker:  Assistant White House Chef & Senior Policy Advisor for Healthy Food Initiatives Sam Kass

Plenary Session 2:  What's New, What's Next
Submit your most pressing food world questions and see what happens at a Presidential-style debate.
Evening Networking Reception

Saturday, February 19

Each programmatic track will include either 1 long and 1 short breakout session or 3 short breakout sessions.

Track 1:  Food Writing in the Electronic and Digital AgeOrganized by Andy Smith - the follow-up to last spring's food writing workshop.

Track 2:  The Foods of New York Organized by Cathy Kaufman - Chair, Culinary Historians of New York and Secretary - The Culinary Trust

Track 3:  School FoodOrganized by Phil Gutensohn - The French Culinary Institute

Track 4:  Farm to Table: Urban and Rural FoodwaysOrganized by Alexa Van de Walle - Trustee, The Culinary Trust and  Karin Endy - Chair, The Culinary Trust

Optional events include
  • Dine around the city on Friday and Saturday, with special access and pricing at leading eateries for conference attendees
    Organized by Tony Garcia - Cambridge Marketing Group International
IACP members and their guests will enjoy early registration and $99 preferred pricing through 2010. Open registration at $149 begins January 1. 
Register now!

For sponsorship opportunities contact karin@theculinarytrust.org.


Melissa said...

If you are in NY I'd love to have you speak to my meat group

Bob del Grosso said...

I may have some time in Sat evening, or Sunday AM but's too soon to tell. Friend me or use my email address to keep in touch. The address is my name at G mail.

Leah_the_Nosher said...


My birthday's the 18th. This conference sounds like a HIGHLY tempting birthday present to myself... :)

Deborah Dowd said...

Wish these kind of events were closer to me- sounds like an interesting line-up!