IACP Regional Conference

Those looking to break into the food business should take advantage of this two-day conference, hosted by the International Association of Culinary Professionals. Check out a range of talks, debates and small-group discussions on topics like food media, New York's culinary landscape, healthy eating in schools and farm-to-table distribution channels. Optional add-ons to an all-access pass ($149) include networking meals, such as a three-course dinner at Beacon on Friday evening (7:30–9:30pm; $75). E-mail heather@theculinarytrust.org for single-session tickets ($35–$50).