ICC 2014 Wrap-up


StarChefs Managing Editor Will Blunt welcomed attendees and presenters to Greenpoint, Brooklyn.

Main Stage

Main stage presenters brought honest cooking from Peru and Iceland to Japan and our NYC home.


They fermented starters, floured their boards, and rolled bagels with the best of them in pastry workshops.


We picked the brains of some of the industry's best at our business panels.

Vitamix Challenge

Whirring to win, chef competitors were Vita-Prepped and ready to go.

Congress Cocktail

A hard day's work called for a happy hour like this.

Innovator Awards

StarChefs celebrated the most innovative products and experiences at ICC.

Welcome Address

StarChefs CEO and Editor-in-Chief Antoinette Bruno delivered the annual trends report.


Fish scales, flour, and foie: attendees got their hands dirty in savory workshops.


A jolt. A slam. A shot. Our beverage workshops covered everything from charcuterie and wine pairings to Irish coffee.

Somm Slam

We put somms through the ringer at our annual test of the best.


Lunchtime pop-ups and food cart showcases kept guests happy and full.

Products Fair

Real-time demos and hands-on experiences made the Chefs Products Fair more lively than ever.