23rd Annual Boston Wine Festival
Feb. 15, 16
Seaport World Trade Center. 877-946-3976; www.wine-expos.com.
Celebration of California Wine & Food
CIA at Greystone, St. Helena, CA. Includes the Vintners Hall of Fame induction ceremony. 800-888-7850; www.ciaprochef.com.
The Symposium for Professional Wine Writers
Meadowood Napa Valley, St. Helena, CA. 707-967-1239; www.winewriterssymposium.org.
13th Annual South Beach Wine & Food Festival
Various locations throughout South Beach, FL. Seminars, intimate dinners, tastings, late night parties, grand tastings, demos, and more with an all-star chef line-up. Sponsored in part by Wine Spectator. 877-762-3933; www.sobewineandfoodfest.com.
87th CHART Hospitality Training Conference
The Broadmoor, Colorado Springs, CO. Held by the Council of Hotel and Restaurant Trainers. 800-463-5918; www.chart.org.
Int’l Restaurant & Foodservice Show of New York
Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, NYC. Sponsored by the New York State Restaurant Assn. Includes the 25th Annual U.S. Pastry Competition. 888-334-8705; www.internationalrestaurantny.com.
ACF Western Regional Conference
Oakland Marriott City Center, Oakland, CA. Held by the American Culinary Federation. 800-624-9458 or 904-824-4468; www.acfchefs.org.
Green Valley Ranch Resort, Spa, and Casino, Henderson, NV. Chain Operators Exchange’s educational forum for commercial chain operator executives. Includes the annual COEX Innovation Awards. Presented by the Int’l Foodservice Manufacturers Assn. 312-540-4400; www.ifmaworld.com.
25th Annual U.S. Pastry Competition
Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, NYC. Hosted by Paris Gourmet and co-sponsored by Cocao Noel Chocolate, Pastry 1, Beurremont Butter, Gourmand, and Maison de Choix. 800-7257-8791; www.parisgourmet.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.
21st Annual WCR National Conference
The InterContinental Hotel, Chicago. Presented by Women Chefs & Restaurateurs. 877-927-7787; www.womenchefs.org.