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Baconfest Chicago Unveils 2017 Menu

Baconfest Chicago announced their 2017 Menu, featuring bacon delights like bacon taco shells, bacon lollipops, bacon biscuits, bacon pâté, bacon dumplings, bacon macarons, bourbon bacon popcorn, and more from Chicago's top chefs.

Sixth Annual Whole Grain Sampling Day Taking Place March 29

Every celebration needs a stellar closing act, and National Nutrition Month is no exception. Wednesday, March 29, marks the Sixth Annual Whole Grain Sampling Day—a day that offers people a chance to delight in the unique textures and flavors of whole grains.

Inaugural Restaurant Brain Trust Event Kicks Off

Restaurant Brain Trust’s inaugural event kicked off, March 7 at Matchbox on 1901 14th Street, NW with a notable panel of D.C.-Area restaurateurs including Peter D’Amelio, President & CEO of Matchbox Food Group, Amy Brandwein, Chef/Owner of Centrolina and Jack Sosnowski, President & CEO of Nobel Chef Hospitality.

Nightclub & Bar Convention Unveils Speaker Lineup

The 2017 Nightclub & Bar Convention and Trade Show, which returns to the Las Vegas Convention Center March 27 through March 29, will host some of the world’s top food and beverage and nightlife industry leaders for innovative and current speaker sessions that touch on some of the most on-trend and thought-provoking topics today.

Dames in the Kitchen Fundraiser Announced for April 6 in Chapel Hill

The North Carolina Chapter of Les Dames d’Escoffier announced the first of many fundraisers. “Dames in the Kitchen,” hosted Thursday, April 6, is a collaborative effort by its members and will offer a culinary tour through North Carolina, as prepared by eight Dame cookbook authors and chefs.

Rick Bayless, FamilyFarmed Partner for Frontera's 30th Anniversary Bash

To mark the 30th anniversary of his beloved Frontera Grill, Chef Rick Bayless is partnering with FamilyFarmed to throw the Good Food party of the year. On April 30, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., the celebratory evening will feature renowned chefs from around the globe along with an inspirational forum exploring the Good Food movement!The event is a joint effort of Chef Rick Bayless’ Frontera Farmer Foundation, which has made nearly $2 million in grants to Midwestern local farmers since 2003, and FamilyFarmed, a nonprofit that works with farm and food entrepreneurs to build the market for delicious, healthy, locally and sustainably produced food.

The Lineup for the 2017 Nightclub & Bar Convention

The Nightclub & Bar Convention and Trade Show continues its standing as the top industry-leading and largest annual bar and nightlife tradeshow in the United States with the addition of innovative sessions, seminars, workshops and off-site events.

Schwan’s Chef Collective Unveils 2017 Events

Schwan’s Chef Collective is continuing its journey of educating and inspiring consumers, chefs and the culinary community through a planned series of new chef-led events in 2017. Since The Schwan Food Company developed the Schwan’s Chef Collective in 2015, it has grown to include 17 internal and external talented chefs from across the country that work to incorporate trends and new flavors into new, great-tasting frozen-food concepts.

Two New Booze and Food Events Coming to New Orleans in March

While New Orleans has no shortage of amazing festivals, this March will see the debut of two new booze & food events, certain to tantalize the most discerning foodies and imbibers.Top Taco NOLASince its inception in Denver in 2013, Top Taco has become the city’s premier summer food festival.

Culinary Fight Club Expanding into 12 New Cities

Culinary Fight Club, the popular food sport event series, announced its expansion into 12 new cities in 2017, with a fresh list of competition series scheduled and key sponsors returning to add to the exciting year.

The First New Orleans Bourbon Festival Coming in March

Inarguably, New Orleans is one of the world’s most spirited cities and a cocktail loving city. Now bourbon lovers can join together and celebrate at the first annual New Orleans Bourbon Festival. From Friday, March 24 to Sunday, March 26, 2017 food, spirit and culture will converge at the Sugar Mill and Marriot Convention Center in the historic Warehouse District of New Orleans.