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Here's a glimpse of just some of the food events throughout the United States planned for the month of October. For a complete listing of events with contact information, purchase one-year email subscription and you'll receive a bi-weekly update of all food events scheduled from now through 2005:

Date What's Cooking Who Where
October TBD Inner Circle Celebrity Chef Tour Signature Cellars Seattle, WA
October 1 Korbel Brandy Cocktail Competition SANTE Magazine  
October 1 Day of Grow, Cook, Taste and Live - Workshop and a Multi-course 'SLOW' Lunch Slow Food Piedmont Trail O'Henry Hotel Greensboro, NC
October 1
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
So You've Always Wanted to be a Chef…. Learn About This Exciting and Challenging Field from Executive Chef and Author, Anne Cooper NYU Shool of Continuing and Profesional Studies and The James Beard Fdtn. Washington Square Campus
October 1 - 3 4th Annual Miami International Wine Fair - A Com- prehensive Program of Industry Seminars, Sit-down Tastings, Wine Dinner and the Wines Challenge Miami Wine Fair James L. Knight Center Miami, FL
October 1 - 8 Exquisite Wine and Culinary Tours - Join the Journey: Wine Harvest in Tuscany C'est Si Bon - A Chapel Hill Cooking School C'est Si Bon 1002 Brace Lane Chapell Hill, NC
October 2
5:30 pm
Mediterranean Wine Dinner at ORA with Chef Michael Burbella, late of George Blanc, Gotham Bar and Grill,Gramercy Tavern. Wine TBD Tasters Guild/NY Chapter ORA 39 East 19th Street NYC
October 2 MY TABLE Magazine 2005 Culinary Awards Will Benefit Houston Food Bank's Kid Café My Table Magazine Restaurant Shade Houston, TX
October 4
Fall Trade Tasting Southern Wines  
October 5
2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wines of Argentina - Grand Tasting Wines of Argentina Cipriani - 23rd Street 200 Fifth Avneue-NYC
October 6 Argentinian Wine Tasting    
October 6 The Eighth Annual 'Signature Chefs and Wine Extravaganza' - Offering the Chance to Sample the Foods of the Miami's Top Restaurants andWines and Sprits of the World's Best Vineyards and Distilleries Miccosukee Resort and Gaming/Southern Wine and Spirits Biltmore Hotel Coral Gables, FL
October 7 Inner Circle Celebrity Chef Tour Signature Cellars Boston, MA
October 7 - 8 Zachys Wine Auction   Los Angeles, CA
October 7 - 9 San Francisco Restaurant Show   San Francisco, CA
October 8, 20, 26
Queen Mary 2 - Chefs at Sea Sailings
October 8
Jim Botsacos, Molyvos/Abboccato, New York City

October 20
Susanne Goin, Lucques, Los Angeles

October 26
Geoffrey Zakarian, Town, New York City
Cunard Trans-Atlantic
October 8 Celebration of the Harvest - Join Over 70 Santa Barbara Wineries for a n Afternoon of Great Wine Matched with the Region's Finest Restaurants

Santa Barbara Couty Vintner's Association Rancho Sisquoc Santa Barbara, CA
October 8 - 10 Women Chefs & Restaurateurs Conference WCR Seattle, WA
October 12
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Wine & Spirits Top 100 Event - Featuring Wine & Spirits' Wineries of the Year and Bay Area Chefs and Local Artisan Foods (Trade and Press Only) Wine & Spirits Magazine The Golden Gate Club at The Presidio 135 Fisher Loop. SF
October 14 - 15 The Annual Wellfleet OysterFest - A Weeklong Celebration of Delicious Local Fare and Brews Wellfleet SPAT Main Street Wellfleet, MA
October 15 "How Sweet Are Your Works To My Taste" - Eating Food, Imbibing Drink and Devouring Texts in the Middle Ages with Professor Paul Freedman of Yale Columbia University Philosophy Hall Columbia University New York City
October 15
9:00 am
Grape Getaway - Hudson Valley Dean Gamanos Grape Getaway Tours  
October 15
6:30 pm
Savour the Sights - An Epicurean Experience of Delectable Food, Paired with Hand-Crafted Wines Served in the Picturesque Locations at the Winery Jackson-Triggs Niagara Estate Winery Niagara-on-the-Lake Ontario, Canada
October 15
7:00 pm - Midnight
Save the Date for THE ODEON's 25th Anniversary Celebration   New York City
October 17
10:00 am - 3:00 pm Career Fair - Includes Seminars on "How To Make It" and "What's Hot? What's Not? Teatro Zinzanni San Francisco, CA
October 17
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Rising Star Revue San Francisco Teatro Zinzanni Embarcadero/ SF
October 18 Re-Corking Clinic with Peter Gago, Winemaker at Penfolds. (Bottles of Penfolds, 15 years or older) Penfolds and Christie's Toronto, Canada
October 19
6:30 pm
The Extraordinary World of Domaine Laroche Chablis: From the Affordable Chablis St. Martin to the Sublime Grand Cru "Reserve de l'Obedience" Tasters Guild/NY Chapter Hotel Shelburne Lexington at 37th Street NYC
October 20 The Wine Community Against Poverty Presents: A Benefit Dinner & Auction for Oxfam Dinner by Lidia Bastianich Desserts/Claudia Fleming Mutual of America Bldg./35th floor - NYC
October 20 Lidia Bastianich and Fortunato Nicotra will be the Featured Chefs at the Inaugural Event of WineCAP - A Dinner and Auction to Benefit Oxfam America    
October 21 Union Square Café - 20th Anniversary - Watch for an Exciting Calendar of Events Throughout October Union Square Hospitality Group  
October 21 - 23 The Top 100/All Star Weekend: Top Wines Tasted with Meals at Three of NY's Finest Restaurants - $16,500 per person (SOLD OUT) Acker, Merrall & Condit Partners Le Bernardin Cru Bouley
October 21 - 23 All Access. All Weekend. All Over Again. The Second Annual Gourmet Magazine Institute Gourmet Magazine Gourmet Headquarters Times Square
October 21 - 24 The Third Annual Bermuda Culinary Arts Festival: Todd English, Michael Lomonaco, Angelo Sosa, Cindy Hutson, Rahman Harper, The Gottlief Brothers, Richard Sandoval and David Lieberman Bermuda Tourism - Hosted by Anthony Bourdain  
October 21 - 30 Tasting Australia 2005   Adelaide, NSW Australia
October 24
6:30 pm
Opus One Wine Dinner - The Release Party for Opus One 2002 with a Vertical Tasting of Four Rare Vintages in Large Format: Benefit Opus One Tellers Chophouse 605 Main Street Islip, NY
October 25 City Harvest's Annual Bid Against Hunger Benefit   New York City
October 27
6:30 pm
KOBRAND Portfolio: A Taste of Italy - Taste Fifteen Great Wines from Seven Italian Producers, Soldi, Folinari, Michele Chiario, Emilia Nardi, Morretti… Tasters Guild/NY Chapter Hotel Shelburne Lexington at 37th Street NYC
October 27
7:30 pm
Fall Wine Tasting Dinner - Featuring Wines From Spain and Portugal Trio Restauarant Trio Restaurant 167 East 33 St. NYC
October 27-28-29 Zachys Wine Auction   New York, NY
October 27 - 30 The 8th Annual Southern Foodways Alliance Synposium - Theme: Sugar and Sweetness University of Mississippi The Monterey Plaza Hotel - Monterey Bay, California
October 30-31, Nov. 1 Best of France ….. In America. Chef Laurent Gras of The Fifth Floor (San Francisco) and Wine Importer Martine Saunier of Martine's Wines (Novato, CA) Blackberry Farm Blackberry Farm Walland, TN

 Published: October2005