Save the Date: September 20-22, 2010 New York City
Be a part of a collaborative environment where the most innovative chefs share knowledge, network, and experiment with new techniques.
StarChefs.com’s International Chefs Congress is a three-day culinary symposium where the world’s most influential and innovative chefs present the latest techniques and culinary concepts to 1,500 of their chef peers. This is the only event of its kind in the US. Attendees witness innovative chef demonstrations and expert panels on relevant industry topics. Smaller hands-on techniques workshops (savory, pastry, mixology) and wine tastings round out the program.
Leading manufacturers and purveyors from around the world showcase their products such as high-end kitchen equipment, specialty foods, chef tools and wines. Attendees will have the opportunity to sample and learn more about each sponsor’s products.
Gain access to industry influencers and create brand awareness among leading culinary professionals. Attendees include executive chefs, chefs de cuisines, sous chefs, food & beverage managers from independent and multi-unit operators. Chefs will have an opportunity to apply for sponsored scholarships to attend the ICC program.
Place your product in front of this highly sought after group of industry influencers. Chefs will directly interact with your product and use them as part of the program. Generate customer pull for your brand and drive trial of your product. Products will also be presented via sampling and sponsor acknowledgements. Potential use of ICC pictures in custom sponsor content and sponsor ad campaigns.
Your brand will receive online recognition with direct links to your website, appearing on the editorial pre-event and post-event coverage feature on StarChefs.com. StarChefs receives over 20 million hits, 10 million page views, and 680,000 unique visitors per month and has won Best of the Web awards from, among others, U.S. News Online, USA Today, Brill’s Content, and Lycos.Your logo will be included in all event-related print materials national and regional newspaper advertisements, posters advertisements, visitor brochure, show program, postcard mailings, and press releases. Depending on sponsorship level, StarChefs will work with your brand to incorporate your product into workshops and main stage demonstrations or conduct a stand alone event in conjunction with ICC tailored to your brand.