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StarChefs 11th Annual International Chefs Congress
October 23, 2016 - October 25, 2016
For the 11th annual StarChefs International Chefs Congress, we’re gathering some of the industry’s most formidable professionals to bring you the future of food and drink. For three days, October 23 to 25, we’ll explore the most cutting edge techniques, trends, and products—through the theme, “What Is Progress.” ICC is host to Main Stage Cooking Demonstrations, Hands-on Savory, Pastry, and Bartender Workshops, Wine Tasting Seminars, and Business Panels.
This year’s growing roster of presenters includes Elena Arzak (Arzak), Ivan Dominguez(Restaurante Alborada), Spike Gjerde (Woodberry Kitchen), Johnny Iuzzini (Iuzzini Chocolatiers), Eric Kayser (Maison Kayser), Matt Lightner (Ninebark), Anita Lo (Annisa), Kenji Lopez-Alt (Serious Eats), Richie Nakano (IDK), Michael Ruhlman, Dale Talde (Talde), Mitsuharu Tsumura (Maido), Jorge Vallejo (Quintonil), Abe Conlon (Fat Rice), Signe Birck (Signe Birck Photograhy), Alvin Cailan (Unit 120), Brad Kilgore (Alter), Mindy Segal (Hot Chocolate), Sam Mason (OddFellows Ice Cream), Manish Mehotra (Indian Accent), Cassie Piuma (Sarma), Daniela Soto-Innes (Cosme), Johnny Spero (formerly of Minibar), Jason Bond (Bondir), Eli Cayer (Urban Farm Fermentory), Christine Cikowski and Josh Kulp (Honey Butter Fried Chicken), Joe Cicala(La Virtu), Melissa Denmark (Gracie’s), Shane Devereux (Monday Nights at DD), Michael Gulotta(MOPHO), Benjamin Lambert (Restaurant 701), Ian Palazzola (Mourad), Niven Patel (Ghee), Joe Ritchie (Goldfinch Tavern), Steve Santana (Taquiza), Jonathan Sundstrom (Lark), Yannick Benjamin (Wheeling Forward), Fred Dexheimer (Allier), Elizabeth Falkner (Falk Yeah! Productions), Jeremy Hansen (Santé), Lynnette Marrero (Drinks at 6), Eric Montagne (Allier), Kara Newman (Wine Enthusiast), Joaquin Simo (Pouring Ribbons), Mikiko Yui (State Bird Provisions and The Progress).