U.S. Food Festival & Food Show Section
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January 14-15, 2017
13th Annual Washington D.C. Travel & Adventure Show
We are excited you’ve found the Washington, D.C. Travel & Adventure Show – the ONLY travel show in the D.C. area! It is THE place where travelers congregate annually to dream, plan, and book their next vacations. You’ll be inspired and get ideas on where to go, what to do and the latest travel information to keep you in the know— along with a bona fide list of reputable companies that have been serving our attendees for years.
January 29-February 2, 2017 - Wheat Industry Winter Conference
National Association of Wheat Growers joint Board Meeting with U.S. Wheat Associates.
February 13-16, 2017 NPC Potato D.C. Fly-In - Washington D.C.
Each February, potato growers and industry leaders from across the country descend upon the nation’s capital as part of NPC’s Potato D.C. Fly-In. This annual meeting is designed to give participants a chance to better understand and advocate for the industry's most pressing federal policy priorities. The Fly-In features speakers from the political and policy arenas who address key issues facing the potato industry. Attendees also meet with administration officials from agencies like the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Environmental Protection Agency. The Fly-In culminates with attendees taking to Capitol Hill to lead the industry's grassroots advocacy efforts. NPC welcomes all growers and industry leaders looking to make a difference to join us for next year’s event.
February 14, 2017 - VALENTINE'S DAY - Nationwide
Most of the more than 1/2 million restaurants in the U.S. have special events scheduled for today. They are too numerous to list.
February 18-25, 2017 National FFA Week - Nationwide
the week of George Washington's birthday as National FFA Week in recognition of his legacy as an agriculturist and farmer.
March 2, 2017
WhiskyFest Washington D.C.
WhiskyFest is the longest running whisky festival in the country and is held in Chicago, San Francisco, New York and Washington D.C.. WhiskyFest offers you the opportunity to taste from a selection of more than 350 whiskies from around the world; many of them rare and exclusive. Meet the whisky makers at their booths to learn first-hand how the whiskies are made. Take some time to enjoy the never-ending gourmet buffet.
March 6-10, 2017 - National School Breakfast Week - Nationwide
School Nutrition Association.
March 11, 2017 Whisky Live - Washington D.C.
Whisky Live is the international celebration of whisky, bringing all the whiskies of the world together under one roof. Whisky Live prides itself on bringing together the finest whiskies, great food and a range of education and entertainment to make learning about whisky both fun and stimulating. Whether you are a whisky enthusiast, an uninitiated newcomer or just looking for a day out that offers you something different, Whisky Live has something for everyone. Whisky Live gives you the unique opportunity to sample the greatest whiskies in the world, whilst mingling with the producers and distillers, marketers and visitor center staff, all under one roof. In addition to learning about the world of whisky, you will be able to sample rare and sought-after whiskies and meet the stars of the industry.
March 20-April 16, 2017 National Cherry Blossom Festival
Each year, the National Cherry Blossom Festival celebrates the original gift of the 3,000 cherry blossom trees from the city of Tokyo to the people of Washington, DC in 1912, and the enduring friendship between the people of the United States and Japan. The Festival produces and coordinates daily events featuring diverse and creative programming promoting traditional and contemporary arts and culture, natural beauty, and community spirit. Events are primarily free & open to the public.
March 21, 2017 'AgDay' National Agriculture Day - Nationwide
A day to recognize and celebrate the abundance provided by agriculture.
January 21, 2015 Food Tank’s Two-Year Anniversary Celebration
Food Tank, in partnership with Edible DC and Sustainable America, is holding a very special reception and dinner starting at 5:30PM EST to celebrate Food Tank’s 2nd Anniversary. Keynote speakers include Washington Post Food and Dining Editor Joe Yonan, Chef Jose Andres, and Farmers Restaurant Group Founding Partner Dan Simons. Hosted by Farmers Fishers Bakers which is a relatively new restaurant by the same group that brought us internationally recognized, award-winning Founding Farmers. • $35 reception ticket [includes one glass of wine/beer/bubbly as well as more than a dozen different delicious appetizers conceived by Senior Executive Chef Joe Goetze] • $200 dinner ticket [includes admission to the reception and also an exclusive dinner appetizer, entrée, dessert and wine designed specially for the event by Senior Executive Chef Joe Goetze] • $2,500 host committee [includes ten reception and dinner tickets along with your name appearing as a host in event printed, media, online, and social media materials, and a personalized signed copy of The Founding Farmers Cookbook, by Chef Joe Goetze]
February 4, 2014 Share Your Love Dinner - Washington D.C.
Longtime Taste of the Nation supporter Urbana Restaurant will be hosting a night to remember benefitting Taste of the Nation Washington DC. Join four chefs from DC-area Kimpton restaurants, including new chefs at Urbana and Zentan, for an intimate, 4 course dinner that brings together a bounty of local produce and seasonal ingredients. The diverse team of chefs are united by a commitment to seasonal ingredients that celebrate local farms and purveyors, as well as a stalwart commitment to the Taste of the Nation mission. The night will begin with a cocktail hour featuring a signature creation from Urbana head bartender Obi Emenyonu. Each course will be perfectly paired with award-winning artisanal wines selected by BRABO by Robert Wiedmaier Sommelier Matthew Carroll.
February 13-15, 2014
15th Annual Washington DC Int’l Wine & Food Festival
The most popular event of its kind in the Mid-Atlantic, the festival is a celebration of wine, cuisine and culture.
January 25-March 28, 2013 Capital Wine Festival - Washington D.C.
The Capital Wine Festival, celebrating it’s third year, is held at the Fairfax Hotel at Embassy Row, in Washington D.C. This Festival brings in Superstar Winemakers from around the world to host intimate dinners.
March 24-25, 2012 2012 Wine Entrepreneur Conference
The Wine Entrepreneur conference is the only professional wine conference focusing on wine entrepreneurship. The Embassies of Chile and Argentina, Washington DC.
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