Celebrate Ladies in the Kitchen with Women Chefs & Restaurateurs Event

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Cheers to women rocking in the kitchen! Photo courtesy Women Chefs and Restaurateurs.

Join ~WOMEN CHEFS AND RESTAURATEURS~ for its conference on women in the industry from January 16th through 18th. Tickets to the many events begin at $25 and can be found here, along with additional details.

The activities include the 20th anniversary celebration, the Women Who Inspire Awards Gala, on Thursday January 17th. The five-course meal will feature dishes from an all-female lineup of Annie Somerville, Loretta Keller, Traci Des Jardins, Mary Sue Milliken, Suzette Gresham, and Emily Luchetti. The event takes place upstairs in the Ferry Building and kicks off at 6pm. Tickets are $250 per person, or $2,250 for a table of 10 people. One Ferry Building Plaza at Embarcadero.

On Friday January 18th, catch the InfoFair, Lunch, and Book Signing at the Sir Francis Drake from 1pm-3pm. Guest chef Jesse Z. Cool will be cooking a buffet lunch, and chef-authors including Emily Luchetti, Elizabeth Falkner, Joyce Goldstein, and Nancy Oakes will be on hand signing books available for purchase from Omnivore Books. More than 20 conference sponsors will be there, too, with their products and information for your perusal. Tickets to the event are $25. 450 Powell St. at Sutter, mezzanine level.

Later on Friday January 18th, catch the Culinary Competition, also at the Sir Francis Drake. Conference attendees will compete in teams of two, cooking under the direction of chef coaches Cat Cora, Amanda Freitag, and Lee Anne Wong. Elizabeth Falkner and Liam Mayclem will be the MCs, and yours truly, the tablehopper, will be one of the judges. 450 Powell St. at Sutter, Empire Room.

Event Info

Wednesday Jan 16, 2013 – Friday Jan 18, 2013
$25–$250 depending on the event
Tickets and info