About the Chef Summit
Chefs, food and beverage entrepreneurs, and culinary leaders from Maine and across the world come together to ignite new ideas and stimulate industry growth with a series of panels, demos, workshops and tasting events.
Portland, ME- January 28-January 31, 2019 —> O’Maine Studios, 54 Danforth St.
Newry, ME- February 1-2, 2019 —> Sunday River, Jordan Hotel, 27 Grand Circle
Chef Summit 2019 is expanding! The Chef Summit now includes six full days of activities, bringing together food and beverage innovators from around the world.
Now in our fourth year, the Chef Summit has evolved to include four tasting events, and three days of culinary industry learning.
Chef Summit Keynote Address
CEO of the iconic Zingerman's Community of Businesses
“Fixing the Energy Crisis in the American Workplace: a Look at the 12 Natural Laws of Business”
PANELS - Flavor is King, Food Town, Destination Eat & Drink, and Market Makers & Breakers, Trends in Craft Cheese
WORKSHOPS - Ari Weinzweig’s 12 Natural Laws of Business Implementation, The International Kitchen, and Food Writers
DEMOS – Flavor Is King: Scallops, Yellowtail; Flavor Is King: Cheese, Flavor is King: Mushrooms, Seafood Charcuterie & Caviar DEMO
CHEF COMPETITIONS & TASTINGS – “The Art of Business” - An Evening with Ari Weinzweig including Parmigiano Reggiano Wheel Cracking & Wine Tasting, SashiME Rising, Cheesedom Fondue Party, and the Chef Summit Grand Tasting at Sunday River