Academic Discount for IACP Conference Available


The International Association of Culinary Professionals celebrates its 40th anniversary with three days of custom food tours, educational classes, inspiring keynote speakers, and evening events designed to put you face-to-face with industry leaders and boost your culinary career. The conference takes place at the Hilton Midtown Manhattan from February 23rd through 25th.

IACP is pleased to offer a special 40% pass discount to students, academic faculty, and academic administrative staff. To be eligible for this discount you must:

  • Be currently enrolled as a student in a food studies or culinary program at an accredited institution OR
  • Be a current faculty or administrative member working in a culinary or food studies program at an accredited institution.

To receive the discount code, please email proof of your enrollment or employment to IACP at

Highlights from our program include:

Learn how food publications make their money in 2018 with Sonia Chopra, Director of Editorial Strategy at Eater, Hunter Lewis, Editor-in-Chief of Food & Wine and Cooking Light, and Cherry Bombe founder Claudia Wu.

Find out the future of the recipe from food writer Von Diaz, Kristen Miglore, Creative Director at Food52, Raquel Pelzel, Editorial Director at Clarkson Potter, and food editor Adina Steinman.

Hear from some of the industry’s leading trend-forecasters what they see as trending this year, how trends are tracked and predicted, and get resources for exploring trends before they emerge.

Get inspired by leaders such as Michael Twitty and Kat Kinsman as they share their goals of changing the food world.

And, of course, feast on dishes from NYC’s prominent chefs and enjoy libations with some of the biggest names in the culinary world, including our 2018 IACP Awards emcee Gail Simmons.

For a complete schedule and roster of speakers, please head to our conference website. 

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