10th Annual StarChefs International Chefs Congress, NYC

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When: Sunday, October 25 - Tuesday, October 27, 2015 @ 10AM - 6PM

Hot Spot: Brooklyn Expo Center, NYC

Deets: ICC is a one of a kind culinary symposium that gathers more than 100 of the world’s most innovative chefs, pastry chefs, bartenders, and sommeliers to present the latest techniques and culinary concepts to their peers. For three days, you’ll have the opportunity to attend Main Stage Cooking Demonstrations, Hands-on Savory, Pastry, and Bartender workshops, Wine Tasting Seminars, and Business Panels. Beyond programming, you’ll make connections, network with your peers (and idols), source cutting-edge products from our Products Fair Floor, and dig into some of the country's most exciting dishes at food carts and pop-up restaurants. You'll see the return of our exciting Somm Slam and Vitamix Challenge, along with the Valrhona C3 Pastry Competition that's moving this year from Europe to NYC. The 10th Annual ICC Main Stage headliners include Michel Bras, Jose Andres and many more!

Who You May Spot: Complete list of chefs below.
MAIN STAGE:
José Andrés (minibar by josé andrés), Jamie Bissonnette (Toro), Richard Blais (Juniper & Ivy), Michel Bras (Restaurant Bras), Quique Dacosta (Quique Dacosta Restaurante), Larry Forgione (Conservatory for American Food Studies), Marc Forgione (Marc Forgione), Gavin Kaysen (Spoon and Stable), Melissa Kelly (Primo), Virgilio Martínez (Central), Mattie McGhee(RANGE), Tory McPhail (Commander's Palace), José Ramírez-Ruiz and Pam Yung (Semilla), Graeme Ritchie and Bryan Voltaggio(VOLT), Barton Seaver (Healthy and Sustainable Food Program at The Center for Health and the Global Environment), Mario Sandoval (Coque), Hector Solis (Fiesta), William Werner (Craftsman and Wolves)

SAVORY:
Matthew Accarrino (SPQR), David Bazirgan (Dirty Habit), Jose Garces (Garces Group), Markus Glocker (Batard), Mourad Lahlou(Mourad), Jenn Louis (Lincoln), Tory Miller (Estrellón), Shola Olunloyo (Studio Kitchen), Eamon Rockey and Bryce Shuman(Betony), Kari Underly (Muscolo Meat Academy)

PASTRY:
Monica Glass (Starr Catering Group), Kriss Harvey (The Bazaar by José Andrés), Aki Kamozawa and Alex Talbot (Ideas in Food), Michael Laiskonis (Institute of Culinary Education), Rachel Sundet(State Park)

DRINK:
Talia Baiocchi (Punch), James Beck (The Patterson House), Jeff Bell (PDT), Juan Coronado (The Pour Group), Julie Dalton (Wit & Wisdom), Natasha David (Nitecap), Fred Dexheimer (Rx Wine Lab), Eben Freeman (AvroKo Hospitality Group), Nacho Jimenez(The Daily), Brent Kroll (Neighborhood Restaurant Group), Geoff Kruth (Guild of Sommeliers), TJ Lynch (Mother’s Ruin), Toby Maloney (The Violet Hour), Jim Meehan (Mixography, Inc.), Ashley Santoro (The Standard), Katie Stipe (Grand Army)

EAT@ICC:
Angus An (Maenam), Tony Bezsylko and Ethan Pikas (Cellar Door Provisions), John daSilva (Spoke), Matt Gennuso (Wurst Kitchen), Phillip Gilmour (Hi Hello), Michael Gulotta(MoPho), Michael Hudman and Andrew Ticer (Porcellino’s), Nacho Jimenez (The Daily), Jessica Koslow (Sqirl), Seng Luangrath(Thip Khao), Mattie McGhee (RANGE), Mina Pizarro (Juni), Gabe Rosen (Biwa and Noraneko), Seth Sempere and Jeff Vance (Spur), Brian Shebario (Crif Dogs), Daniela Soto-Innes (Cosme), Benjamin Thompson (The Rock Barn), Phuket "Cake" Thongsodchareondee (Cake Thai Kitchen), Andrew Whitcomb(Colonie), Lee Wolen (Boka) 

BUSINESS:
Greg Biggers (Sofitel Chicago Water Tower), Will Blunt and Antoinette Bruno (StarChefs), Christine Cikowski and Josh Kulp(Honey Butter Fried Chicken), Thomas Collaro and Susan Isberg(United States Department of Agriculture), Jill Conklin (Salt Block 8), Jennifer Cox (Levy Restaurants), Tom Douglas (Tom Douglas Restaurant Group), James Mallios (Amali), Bridget McManus-McCall (Nestle), Richie Nakano, Marcus Samuelsson (Marcus Samuelsson Group), Joshua Smith (New England Charcuterie), Hilda Staples (VOLT), Mark Stone (Petrus International), Evan Sung (Evan Sung Photography), Rachel Yang (Joule) 

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