What, Where & When
DEEP IN THE HEART
Track the latest trends in the specialty cheese market at the American Cheese Society's annual conference, set for the Hilton Austin in Austin, TX.
A SHOW HEADED SOUTH
Interested in attending the Western Foodservice & Hospitality Expo but not crazy about L.A.? Your time has come. This year's event has been moved down the coast to the San Diego Convention Center. Colocated events include Expo Comida Latina and All Asia Food.
GO WITH THE FLOW
“The World Fair for Beverage and Liquid Food Technology” — this tag line has a interesting ring to it, no? But that's how its promoters choose to describe Drinktec2009, which has a six-day run at the New Munich Trade Fair Centre in Munich, Germany.
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FOCUSED ON THE FUTURE
Frontera Grill front man Rick Bayless will be just one of the sustainability-oriented presenters at the Chefs Collaborative National Summit in Chicago. The super-green Talbott Hotel is the headquarters; events take place around the city.
Get up to speed on critical restaurant industry developments by attending the International Foodservice Manufacturers Association's 2009 Foodservice Forecast & Outlook Seminar. The site of the first session is the Newark, NJ, Liberty International Airport Marriott. The event repeats on 9/25 at the Westin San Francisco Airport in Millbrae, CA; and on 9/30 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL. Early bird registration ends 9/14.
Big name chefs from around the world will be among the presenters when starchefs.com presents the International Chefs Congress. It takes place at New York City's Park Avenue Armory.
The North American Meat Processors Association presents a two-day version of its Center of the Plate Training seminar in Chicago, hosted by Kendall College.
HOT FOR HEALTH
Explore the world of natural, organic and healthful products at Natural Products Expo East, set for a four-day run at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center. Colocated with this year's show is World Tea Expo East.