Take your pick of the most exciting events this November, from the seasonal to the exclusive, here's what's on.
As autumn enters full swing and festivities begin to ramp up for the end of the year, take your pick of some of the best food events around the globe.
Whether you follow your nose to the white truffle international market in Alba, Italy, join an exclusive four hand dinner showcasing champagne and caviar or simply get involved in the chef debate at Gastromasa, find out what's happening around the world this month.
What's on in November 2018
Chef's World Summit 2018, Monaco, 25 to 27 November 2018
The third edition of the international chef congress will take place from 25 to 27 November at Grimaldi Forum: 10 Avenue Princesse Grace in Monaco. Expert conferences and workshops will take place over three days of the event sponsored by chef Mauro Colagreco.
Discover all the top awards from the burgeoning South Africa food scene, including the top 10 restaurants, in this red carpet award ceremony in Cape Town. Find out more here.
Exclusive Four Hands Dinner, Bangkok, 17 and 18 November 2018
Chef Andrea Ortu at La Bottega di Lucainvites Diego Rossi from Trippa in Milan to prepare two very special Italian themed dinners on 17 and 18 November.
The globetrotting Sardinian chef and one of Milan's most charismatic chefs will cook up a traditional Italian dinner with plenty of twists. The menu includes Trippa favourites like Trippa fritta as well as some influences from Ortu's home like Sardinian fregola pasta.
Siam Paragon World of Taste Gala Dinners, Bangkok, 17 and 24 November 2018
Head to the luxury retail centre, Siam Bangkok, to taste cooking from The Costardi brothers from Vercelli in Italy will be cooking at AMICI on 17 November while Fabrizio Fiorani, the pastry chef from Il Ristorante Bvlgari Tokyo-Osaka Japan will be at Laudree salon de the on 24 November.
Gastromasa 2018, Istanbul Turkey, 17 November 2018
Turkey's leading food conference returns with a stellar chef-line up including big names, like Virgilio Martinez from Peru and Albert Adria from Spain to tackle the topic of "creativity." Find out more here.
Margaret River, Australia, 16-18 November 2018
The boutique festival down under is back with another spectacular line-up of intimate food gatherings. Find out more here.
Chef Josue Lopez Dinner Event, Brisbane, Australia, November 16 and 17 2018
Chef Josue Lopez will be curating two exclusive 7 course dinners with wine pairings inside The Bromley Room #2 art gallery in Brisbane on 16 and 17 November. The executive chef of the Gallery of Modern Art and Queensland Art Gallery will be using some of Brisbane artist Elizabeth Willing's performance pieces during the dinner to create a stunning sensorial dinner against the iconic art gallery backdrop with a menu puntuated by sweet and savory ice cream.
For a taste of London's finest food offerings all under one roof, head to Taste at Tobacco Dock. Rub shoulders with some of the best chefs in town, like Tom Aikens, plus try bite-size portions from a wide selection of eateries. And, once you're full, stock up on artisanal produce at the market.
Michelin Star 4 Hands Dinner featuring Caviar at Chill restaurant, Saigon, 12 November 2018
Chef Jason Tan from the Michelin starred Corner House restaurant in Singapore will be hosted by resident chef Dannet d'Souza for an exclusive evening of high-class canapés and 5-course dinner highlighting four caviars including a special limited edition of Transmontanus caviar. The champagne is promised to flow and an after-party will ensue at the Chill Skybar.
To book a table for this luxury evening visit the website.
Raw Wine, New York, 4 to 5 November 2018
For a two-day celebration of some of the best wine talent in the world head to Raw Wine where over 100 growers, will be presenting fine, natural, organic and biodynamic wine.
Four Hands Epicurean Journey, Grand Hyatt Grill, Bangkok, 3 and 4 November 2018
On 3 and 4 November 2018, Chef Hans Zahner will host an exclusive experience in collaboration with the Michelin-starred duo of Chef Hideaki Imahashi and Patissier Shoko Hirase from L’aube Restaurant in Tokyo in a six-course menu with the key ingredient of yuzu.
Christmas Markets, Various Locations in Europe, Ongoing until early 2019
Europe comes alive with magical Christmas wonderlands this month, from Budapest to Vienna, there's plenty to taste and enjoy this month. Find out all the tastiest markets in Europe.
Alba Truffle Festival, Italy, ongoing until 25 November 2018
Truffle season is in full swing in Italy's northerly Piedmont region where white truffles lay claim to being the king of the table. There are plenty of activities on offer in truffle capital Alba, from the market to special dinners and historical events. Find out more here.