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The International Association of Culinary Professionals 2011 Public Event Registration
Global Roots of Modernist Cuisine
“Modern” cuisine is one of the hottest culinary trends today. But is it a perversion of cooking, edgy for edgy’s sake? This workshop will address how modern and traditional techniques and ingredients are much more similar than they are different. Chris Young, co-author with Dr. Nathan Myhrvold of the much-anticipated cookbook Modernist Cuisine, will review techniques such as sous vide and spherification that are the basis for this new wave of cooking. Nils Noren and Dave Arnold, the duo behind the French Culinary Institute’s influential tech blog Cooking Issues, take things a step further, exploring the latest advances in cooking. For more information, click here.
Tickets in advance are $45; tickets at the door are $50 and subject to availability. (Admission is included for IACP Wednesday conference attendees.) This event is open to culinary professionals. Attendees will be asked to provide proof at the registration desk of their involvement in the culinary industry to participate, such as a business card.
The Culinary Trust "Three Hot Chefs" Event
The exclusive Hotel Saint Cecilia tucked away in Austin’s trendy South Congress neighborhood is where three exciting guest chefs - Austin’s Tyson Cole, chef of the acclaimed Uchi and Uchiko (one of GQ’s 10 best new restaurants), along with Holly Smith of Kirkland, Washington’s Café Juanita and Brad Farmerie of New York’s Public will showcase the fusion of great taste and fresh, healthy ingredients in a memorable evening presented by the California Table Grape Commission. In a setting known for its music, edgy art and vintage décor, guests will sample a variety of dishes, meet and mingle with the chefs and bid on unique experiences in a special auction. Proceeds support the Trust’s mission of providing culinary professionals with the tools and opportunities to understand and act on critical issues in the world of food. For more information on The Culinary Trust, click here.
Tickets in advance are $135. Transportation provided; meet in Host City Opening Reception lobby for departure.
Culinary Book Fair
Held in conjunction with the IACP Annual Conference and Culinary Expo, this special book signing event will give you the chance to meet and mingle with your favorite cookbook and culinary book authors. Books will be available for purchase and authors can sign and personalize your copies. The event will be open to food-loving members of the public. Please join us in thanking The Book People, the official sponsor of the Culinary Book Fair. For more information, click here.
Tickets in advance are $10; tickets at the door are $15 and subject to availability (admission is included for Friday conference attendees).
This year's Culinary Expo promises to be one of the best ever, packed with exhibitors presenting their latest products--food, equipment, educational programs, cooking schools, travel programs, business opportunities and more--from all over the world. It's a not-to-be-missed chance to get connected and inspired. For more information, click here.
Tickets in advance are $35; tickets at the door are $40 and subject to availability (admission is included for Friday conference attendees). This ticket includes admission to the Culinary Book Fair. Attendees will be asked to provide proof at the registration desk of their involvement in the culinary industry to participate, such as a business card.
Up in Smoke
Come enjoy live music and great barbecue with good friends for a good cause. Get your network on and join us for an Austin-style mash-up of music and food hot off the grill. Sample barbacoa from El Naranjo, brisket from John Mueller Barbecue, pork ribs from Hoover’s Cooking, or go whole hog with a feral hog roast by Jesse Griffiths of Dai Due. Trace Restaurant will serve up new takes on traditional southern barbecue sides like German potato salad and coleslaw, while Lambert’s Barbecue will offer their famous fried pies. Wash it all down with locally hand-crafted beer, wine from Stonehouse Vineyards, or a refreshing cocktail by Dripping Springs Vodka. “Up in Smoke is co-sponsored by IACP and Foodways Texas, and all proceeds from this grand finale event will benefit the Sustainable Food Center Austin.
Tickets in advance are $65. Transportation provided; meet in the Hilton Austin lobby for departure.
Hilton Austin Hotel
500 East 4th Street
The International Association of Culinary Professionals
Founded in 1978, the International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP) connects culinary professionals with the people, places and knowledge they need to succeed. Its 3,000 members represent a distinguished roster of influential food professionals that include cooking teachers and cooking school owners; caterers, chefs and restaurateurs; food writers and cookbook authors; editors and publishers of the world's consumer and trade press; food stylists and photographers; wine professionals; television personalities; recipe developers and test kitchen personnel; public relations, marketing and communications professionals; and many others with a special interest in the culinary arts. To learn more about IACP, please visit www.iacp.com.