Worlds of Flavor®

THE CULINARY INSTITUTE OF AMERICA   |   

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE & FESTIVAL

Opportunities for Professional Development at Worlds of Flavor

Still considering attending Worlds of Flavor, Casual by Design? Here are more reasons to click that REGISTER button:

  • Unparalleled professional development opportunities in just three days, focused on cooking techniques, flavor pairings, ideas for new dishes and how to plate them, and strategies for new business models, hospitality and service, and memorable dining experiences at all levels
  • 60+ guest chefs and food experts from Europe, Asia, Latin America, and the United States
  • 11 general sessions covering topics from leveraging lessons from fine dining for casual operations and developing restaurants with a neighborhood feel to new-generation Asian dishes and inspiration from the Caribbean
  • 18 in-depth seminars such as Innovative Cocktail Pairings, Flavor-building Tips for Side Dishes, Acidity as Flavor Component, and The Business of Food Halls
  • 15 kitchen workshops with chefs including Niklas Ekstedt from Sweden, Javier Plascencia from Baja, Mexico, and New Yorker Elizabeth Karmel on barbecue
  • 400+ recipes from our visiting chefs for dishes that you tasted at the conference

All that plus business strategies to help ensure your success and rejuvenate your creative spirits!

Wednesday, April 26, 2017
1:30 PM Registration and Opening Global Flavor Discovery Reception
3 PM Welcome and Overview
3:15 PM Keynote and General Sessions
4:45 PM Flavor Discovery Tasting and Coffee and Conversation Break
5:15 PM General Sessions
7 PM Tasting and Dinner: World Marketplace in the Vintners Hall of Fame Historic Barrel Room – A memorable immersion into the sights, smells, sounds, and tastes of the World Marketplace food, wine, and culture, featuring guest chefs, colorful market stalls, music and dance performances, comparative tastings, book signings, and more
8:30PM Program concludes for the evening
Thursday, April 27, 2017
7:30 AM Breakfast
8 AM General Sessions
9:15 AM Concurrent Activities – Seminars and Workshops
10:15 AM Flavor Discovery Tasting and Break
11 AM General Sessions
12:45 PM Tasting and Lunch: World Marketplace in the Vintners Hall of Fame Historic Barrel Room – A memorable immersion into the sights, smells, sounds, and tastes of the World Marketplace food, wine, and culture, featuring guest chefs, colorful market stalls, music and dance performances, comparative tastings, book signings, and more
2:10 PM Worlds of Flavor Dessert Tasting
2:15 PM General Sessions
3:30 PM Concurrent Activities – Seminars and Workshops
4:30 PM Networking Break
4:45 PM General Session
6:15 PM Program concludes for the evening
Friday, April 28, 2017
7:30 AM Breakfast
8 AM General Sessions
9:30 AM Concurrent Activities – Seminars and Workshops
10:30 AM Flavor Discovery Tasting & Coffee and Conversation Break
11 AM General Sessions
1:00 PM Tasting and Lunch: World Marketplace in the Vintners Hall of Fame Historic Barrel Room – A memorable immersion into the sights, smells, sounds, and tastes of the World Marketplace food, wine, and culture, featuring guest chefs, colorful market stalls, music and dance performances, comparative tastings, book signings, and more
2:15 PM Conference Concludes