Wine Spectator’s Grand Tour
The Mirage, Las Vegas. Experience more than 200 of the world’s greatest wines. 7 to 10 p.m. $225. www.winespectator.com.
9th Annual DREAMS in the City
Pierre Hotel, NYC. Dinner dance and silent wine auction. Proceeds benefit the Diabetes Research Institute. Sponsored in part by Wine Spectator. 212-888-2217; diabetesresearch.org.
95th Annual NRA Restaurant Hotel-Motel Show
McCormick Place, Chicago. Sponsored by the Nat’l Restaurant Assn. 312-805-5403; www.restaurant.org.
60th Annual IFMA Gold & Silver Plate Awards
Great Hall at Union Station, Chicago. Hosted by the Int’l Foodservice Manufacturers Assn. 312-540-4400; ifmaworld.com.
Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre. Trade-only int’l wine and spirits exhibition includes approximately 600 wine producers and exporters, seminars, and tastings. vinexpo.com.
CIA Leadership Awards
“The Power of Food” is the theme for the annual Augie Awards from The Culinary Institute of America. Funds raised through ticket sales and a silent auction support CIA student scholarships. At the Grand Hyatt, New York City. www.ciachef.edu/awards.
Menus of Change
Co-presented by The Culinary Institute of America and Harvard School of Public Health, Menus of Change® provides a forum for foodservice executives, policy makers, and environmental stewards to worked together to develop business-friendly solutions for issues at convergence of public health, environmental and social imperatives, and innovation. In Cambridge, MA. www.menusofchange.org.