21st Annual Women Chefs and Restaurateurs Conference

March 9th - 11th, 2014 • Chicago, IL

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This year, the conference will explore green topics – both environmental and financial –that are of particular relevance to women in the culinary field. Celebrating and supporting women in food, the program will include:
· Breakout sessions with cooking demos, mixology tastings, and educational seminars
· Restaurant Dine-Arounds at Chicago’s hot spots, such as Boarding House and Girl & the Goat
· Keynote Addresses by top industry leaders including Chicago restaurateur Rohini Dey of Vermillion
· Book Signings with acclaimed female authors participating in the conference, including Ina Pinkney
· Silent Auction showcasing top prizes
· Celebrity Culinary Competitions emceed by acclaimed chef and WCR President Elect,  Elizabeth Faulkner and award-winning Chef Gale Gand
· Formal Gala Reception and Awards Dinner at The Art Institute of Chicago helmed by Chef Mindy Segal and prepared by a variety of top female chefs, featuring an exclusive Callebaut Chocolate Lounge finale to sweeten up the night
Optional additional experiences (for an added cost) will include:
· Culinary Tours at local culinary establishments like The Plant, Kendall College, and Koval Distillery
· Master Classes with top female chefs including Beverly Kim and Kari Underly  

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Intercontinental Chicago Hotel

Chicago, Illinois
United States

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