As the festive season ramps up there are still some spectacular food events to be found, across the board, from haute cuisine and star-studded in the USA to chefs on sustainability in the snow-capped mountains of Italy.
Find out more about the top food events in December 2016 from Vegas' "Ultimo" to "care's" ethical chef days in the Italian dolomites, details below.
Ultimo:Le Grand Voyage, Las Vegas - 9 to 11 December
Check out this year's extravagant three day agenda for a hedonistic foodie time in the city of sin with a star-studded chef line-up from around the world including Thomas Keller (USA), Curtis Stone (USA) and Jérôme Bocuse (France). Click here for more about this one off annual event.
Eating & Drinking Awards, Tel Aviv - 18 December
Time-Out Magazine's "The Eating & Drinking Awards", celebrates 10 years this year at the trendy magazine's awards ceremony devoted to over 30 different categories including; "The Best Chef" by Acqua Panna" and "The best restaurant" by S. Pellegrino. Click here for more on this year's nominees.
Gastromasa, Istanbul - 10 December
Turkey's cutting edge gastronomy conference for industry professionals returns for a second year bringing together dozens of professionals from around the world including world-renowned chefs and investors will be sharing their stories, experiences and perspectives including Albert Adria, Andoni Luis Aduriz, Elena Arzak and Josean Alija. Click here for more on the event.
Michelin-starred chef comes to New York - 7 to 9 December
New York City’s street food scene will welcome Chan Hon Meng, the chef behind the Hong Kong Soya Sauce Chicken Rice and Noodle hawker stall in Singapore, which was awarded a Michelin star earlier in the year and was quickly afforded the title of world’s cheapest Michelin meal, will be cooking in NYC 7 to 9 December at Tiger STREATS. Find out how to make a reservation.
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