International Food Blogger Conference (IFBC)

Announcing This Year’s Keynote Speaker

May 5th, 2010 by swetherell · 3 Comments ·

Join Us For An Exciting Weekend Featuring:

James Oseland of Saveur

James has been the editor-in-chief of Saveur magazine since 2006. Prior to that, he was the magazine’s executive editor. He has also been an editor at Vogue, Organic Style, Sassy, and Mademoiselle. In 2006 his book, Cradle of Flavor: Home Cooking from the Spice Islands of Indonesia, Malaysia, and Singapore, was published and went on to win awards from the James Beard Foundation and the International Association of Culinary Professionals and was named one of the best books of that year by Time Asia, the New York Times, Good Morning America, the San Francisco Chronicle, the San Jose Mercury News, the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, and others.

Oseland has appeared on the Today Show and as a judge on Bravo’s Top Chef Masters and Food Network’s Iron Chef America, and is a regular guest on radio programs, including The Splendid Table. He has lectured on a variety of culinary topics at the Asia Society, the Abergavenny Food Festival in Wales, Slow Food Nation, and the Culinary Institute of America’s Worlds of Flavor conference.

Oseland holds a BFA and MFA in photography and film studies from the San Francisco Art Institute.  A California native, he has lived in India and Indonesia and now calls Williamsburg, Brooklyn, home. His
website is (Photo by BRAVO/NBC)

Tags: Uncategorized

3 responses so far ↓

  • 1 olayinka eboda // Jul 8, 2010 at 12:35 am

    is it possible to participate on line?

  • 2 Barnaby Dorfman // Jul 16, 2010 at 6:40 pm

    Last year we did some live video streaming and we are looking into a similar setup this year, though nothing is confirmed…stay tuned!

  • 3 Sean // Dec 5, 2010 at 3:11 pm

    Hi there,

    I like the selection of various countries, but I missed the Persian Food section.
    Persian food history goes back thousands of years and we have a wide variety of cuisines.

    What are the requirements to be part of the event?

    Here you can find a little taste of what we are all about:

    Hope you enjoy it!


Leave a Comment