Melbourne Food & Wine Festival
Feb. 28-Mar. 16
Various locations in Melbourne, Australia. Includes chef master classes, chef jams, and more than 250 other events. MelbourneFoodandWine.com.au.
6th Annual BB&T Charleston Food & Wine Festival
Various locations in Charleston, SC. 843-727-9998; www.charlestonwineandfood.com.
Coffee Fest New York
Jacob K. Javits Center, NYC. Coffee and gourmet tea trade show that includes the Coffee Fest Latte Art Championship. 425-295-3300; www.coffeefest.com.
Paris-Nord Villepinte, France. Bakery, pastry, ice cream, chocolate, and confectionary trade show. www.europain.com.
11th Annual Family Winemakers of California Tasting Event
Pasadena Convention Center, Pasadena, CA. More than 175 wine producers showcase more than 800 different wines. familywinemakers.org.
21st Annual WCR National Conference
The InterContinental Hotel, Chicago. Presented by Women Chefs & Restaurateurs. 877-927-7787; www.womenchefs.org.
Midwest Foodservice Expo
Frontier Airlines Center, Milwaukee. Presented by the Wisconsin Restaurant Assn. 800-589-3211 or 608-270-9950; www.wirestaurant.org.
RCA Annual Conference & Culinology Expo
Portland, OR. Held by the Research Chefs Assn. 678-298-1178; www.culinology.com.
Le Paulée de San Francisco
Various locations in San Francisco. Organized by Daniel Johnnes, wine director for Daniel Boulud's Dinex Group, this fête pays homage to the wines of Burgundy with seminars, wine tastings, an auction and food prepared by top chefs. 212-625-2519; www.lapaulee.com.
36th Annual IACP Int’l Conference
Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile. Main speakers include Ferran Adrià and Rick Bayless. Sponsored by the Int’l Assn. of Culinary Professionals. 866-358-4951; www.iacp.com.
Seafood Expo North America & Seafood Processing North America
(Formerly known as the Int’l Boston Seafood Show/Seafood Processing America.) Boston Convention & Exhibition Center. 207-842-5504; www.bostonseafood.com.
ACF Central Regional Conference
Renaissance St. Louis Grand Hotel, St. Louis. Held by the American Culinary Federation. 800-624-9458 or 904-824-4468; www.acfchefs.org.