Philly Chef Conference Coming Right Up


Philly-Chef-Conference-TMThe third annual Philly Chef Conference hosted by Drexel University is set for this Sunday and Monday, March 6th and 7th. Sundays sessions run from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. and are open to the general public for a modest $20. Sundays sessions include:

  • Six Mega Food Trends That Leading Chefs Need to Know
    Featuring Solomon Katz, Ph.D.,  professor emeritus and director of the Krogman Center for Research in Child Growth at the University of Pennsylvania and leading expert on the anthropology of food
  • Sharing Food and Fellowship: A Meaningful Solution to Hunger in our Neighborhoods
    Mariana Chilton, Ph.D., MPH, associate professor of health management and policy and director of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities at the Drexel University Dornsife School of Public Health
  • The History of the Cocktail
    Derek Brown, chief spirits advisor to the National Archives, acclaimed spirits writer, and owner of Mockingbird HillEat the RichSouthern Efficiency, and the James Beard Award-nominated Columbia Room
  • From Competition to Collaboration
    Anthony Rudolf, founder of Journee and the Welcome Conference on Hospitality.
  • Kitchen Science Today
    Harold McGee, Ph.D., author of  On Food and Cooking: The Science and Lore of the Kitchen

Monday’s sessions for culinary professionals are almost sold out, so if you are a working chef and were considering joining, act now.

Mondays all-day lineup several informative tracks plus breakfast and lunch. Check out the details on Drexel’s Philly Chef Conference website.

Philly Chef Conference [Drexel University]