7th Annual StarChefs.com International Chefs Congress
StarChefs.com invites you to the 7th Annual StarChefs.com International Chefs Congress will take place September 30 – October 2, 2012 at the Park Avenue Armory in New York City.
ICC is one of a kind, and it's back: a three-day culinary symposium that gathers more than 90 of the world's most innovative chefs, pastry chefs, mixologists, and sommeliers to present the latest techniques and culinary concepts to their peers—i.e., you. September 30 to October 2, you'll have the opportunity to attend Main Stage Demonstrations, Hands-on Savory, Pastry, and Mixology workshops, Wine Tasting Seminars, and Business Panels on current industry topics, all gathered under the umbrella of this year's ICC theme: Origins and Frontiers: The Archaeology of Modern Cuisine.
Pierre Hermè immerses his audience in his "Sensations and Pleasure" presentation.
Michael Ruhlman, Marco Pierre White, and Anthony Bourdain on the main stage for "The Role of the Chef" discussion panel
The Vitamix Challenge judges: Rula Stamatis and Chefs Harold Dieterle, Michael Anthony, and Marcus Samuelsson.
Paul Greico attempts to convert oenophiles into fellow Reisling fanatics.
Chef Bart Vandaele of Belga Café – Washington, DC, browses micro greens at the ICC Products Fair.
Paco Torreblanca puts olive oil to use in lieu of butter during "A Peek into Pasteleria Totel."
Dale Degroff on the main stage during his and Julian Medina's presentation "Peruvian Pairings: Mixing the Flavors of Peru into Cocktails"
Think heirloom seeds and ancient foodways. Think time-warp menus and tradition-as-transformation. Look around and you'll see: now more than ever, the industry is looking through the lens of the past to glimpse its future, and the result is a kind of revolution by renaissance.
2012 ICC Lineup
This year's ICC presenters include preeminent figures in the food and beverage industry: Josean Alija (Nerua at Guggenheim Bilbao), Sat Bains (Restaurant Sat Bains), Mario Batali (B&B Hospitality Group), John Besh (Besh Restaurant Group), Sean Brock (Husk), Mathias Dahlgren (Restaurant Mathias Dahlgren), Elizabeth Falkner (Krescendo), Jordan Kahn (Red Medicine), Masaharu Morimoto (Morimoto), Marcus Samuelsson (Red Rooster), Susan Spicer (Bayona), Alex Stupak (Empellón), Dominique Ansel (Dominique Ansel Bakery), Johnny Iuzzini (Sugar Fueled Inc.), Michael Laiskonis (Institute of Culinary Education), Jim Meehan (PDT), Jeffrey Morgenthaler (Clyde Common), Gary Regan (gazregan.com), Audrey Saunders (Pegu Club), Fred Dexheimer (Juiceman Consulting), Daniel Johnnes (Dinex Group), Marnie Old (MarnieOld.com), Emily Wines (Kimpton Group).
Learn, Network, Source, Eat, Compete
Join StarChefs.com as we taste our way from the roots to the horizons of food and drink. Beyond programming, you'll make connections, network with your peers (and idols), and source cutting-edge products from our Chefs Products Fair. You'll see the return of our exciting Somm Slam and International Pastry Competitions, along with our newest addition: Eat@ICC, where we'll play host to two Pop-ups and 20 food carts—with bites from Meatball Shop, Tertulia, Hearth, and A Voce to name a few—from NYC and beyond.