Submitted by Amy Pennington on September 18, 2015
Zomato is a restaurant search and discovery app, providing in-depth information about 1.4 million restaurants to over 80 million users across 10,000 cities in 22 countries. It’s the ultimate foodie experience, creating a bridge between food bloggers and users around the world.
Fresh seafood, locally sourced produce, international cuisines, craft breweries and wineries all play a role in making Seattle one of the leading hubs in culinary exploration. This unique combination of different cuisines and dining experiences allows foodies to satisfy whatever cravings they may have. And what better way to find these hidden gems than by using Zomato’s curated Collections? These Collections highlight restaurants that make Seattle the emerald of the Northwest. Whether you’re looking for a hipster hangout, a late night bite, artisan cocktails, or just somewhere to grab a meal with your furry friend, your stomach will never be empty when scrolling through Zomato’s Collections.
Zomato showcases great food blogs that provide authentic insight into the culinary world. If you don’t believe us, take a look for yourself! Our provocative and expert bloggers love sharing experiences with the Zomato community, allowing the bloggers to gain exposure and helping the rest of us to broaden our hungry horizons. Zomato fosters and builds strong foodie communities, giving anyone the ability to write reviews, post photos, and follow fellow food enthusiasts.
Let’s celebrate our love for food and our culinary culture together! Go ahead and give Zomato a try. Your stomach will thank you.
Submitted by Amy Pennington on September 17, 2015
For those who think recipes are more like suggestions, meet ANOLON® – a leading brand of gourmet cookware designed to empower food enthusiasts to creatively express themselves in the kitchen. ANOLON gives home cooks the ability to cook outside the recipe by offering a wide selection of high-performance, exceptionally crafted cookware, bakeware, cutlery, tools and gadgets that satisfy the needs of each home chef’s unique cooking style. Celebrate creativity in the kitchen with ANOLON at Anolon.com, and share your inspired creations at Facebook.com/Anolon, Pinterest.com/Anolon, Twitter.com/Anolon, Instagram/Anolon, and Whisktakers.com.
ANOLON is the proud title sponsor of IFBC 2015. The ANOLON team is very excited to meet all of you in Seattle this weekend! Be sure to stop by to see us at the opening reception on Friday where you can see Anolon Advanced Umber and Anolon Nouvelle Copper cookware in action with a cooking demonstration and tasting. We’re partnering with Seattle’s own Skillet Diner, serving up a tasty dish from their popular menu. Come say hello and grab a bite! (And don’t forget to pick up an ANOLON gift in the IFBC gift suite that evening, too!)
On Saturday morning, we’re delighted to present blogger extraordinaire Irvin Lin of Eat the Love, who will be on stage to welcome everyone and introduce this year’s keynote speaker, Kim Severson of The New York Times. Irvin will also announce an instant ANOLON skillet giveaway with 50 random winners! Be sure to attend this for a chance to be among the 50 lucky winners.
After Kim’s keynote address, join us at our ANOLON Discovery workshop, where Irvin Lin of Eat the Love will be joined by Seattle-based food stylist Sarah Flotard for a presentation on “How to Create Standout Holiday Content.” This timely workshop will include sampling of holiday brunch-style treats – a scrumptious savory cheese tart (recipe developed by Irvin Lin), paired with a festive holiday cocktail (non-alcoholic option will also be served), courtesy of mixologist and co-owner of Hopscotch in Oakland, CA. We’re also sending everyone who attends the workshop an ANOLON cookware gift to help inspire creativity this holiday season (gift will be shipped to you post-conference).
More fun follows on Saturday evening at the Culinary Expo. Visit us to view the newest cookware collections, and learn about the many different things that make ANOLON a standout name in gourmet cookware. You’ll also have a chance to receive another ANOLON gift, and enter to win special prizes. We’re giving away 25 Anolon Advanced Umber Skillets. Come say hello, and let’s talk a little cookware!
Submitted by Amy Pennington on September 15, 2015
“I’ll have whatever’s open,” how often have you heard (or said) this? As a guest at a dinner party, the last thing you want to do is make your host open a bottle of Chardonnay while everyone else is drinking Cab. Enter Coravin. The Coravin System is the first tool of its kind that allows you to serve, pour, and enjoy whatever wine you want, in any quantity, at any time, without waste or compromise.
Here’s how it works:
So, this means you never have to open a bottle of wine (if you don’t want to). This is a fantastic tool for wine collectors who don’t want to risk opening bottles of fine wine if they’re not 100% sure that they want to finish it in one sitting, and for solo wine drinkers who only want a single glass of wine. But Coravin also allows you to drink wine in a way that has never been possible before.
What about those nights when your husband can’t wait to dip into his favorite bottle of Chablis, but you’ve been craving Merlot all evening? Or have you ever tasted Pinot Noirs from California, New Zealand, Oregon, Australia, and France side-by-side, all in one evening? Of course not, because you’d never open five bottles at once with only a few people. With Coravin, you don’t have to worry about opening bottles, because you don’t have to.
Come find us at IFBC ’15 to learn more about the Coravin System, and see it in action Friday evening at the opening reception! We look forward to seeing you there.
Stop opening. Start Tasting.
Submitted by Sheri Wetherell on September 15, 2015
Submitted by Amy Pennington on September 14, 2015
Start your day with Stonyfield , the country’s leading organic yogurt maker. Starting at 7:30am, Stonyfield invites all conference attendees to stop by their Breakfast Bar for a fun and filling start to the day.
Not your average breakfast, Stonyfield will be joined by Deborah Harroun of Taste and Tell, author of Best 100 Smoothies for Kids and Red Velvet Lovers. Deborah will be whipping up a Pineapple Banana Smoothie and a Mixed Berry Smoothie Bowl, both made using Stonyfield Greek Yogurt. Not in the mood for a smoothie? Build your own parfait using unique, savory toppings like beets, citrus and dill and choose between classic Plain or Greek Stonyfield yogurt and Stonyfield’s new Oh My Yog, tri-layer cream top yogurt!
Who Should Attend
Bloggers, Food Writers & Cookbook Authors
Publishers, Agents & Editors
Food Brand / Restaurant Marketers
Public Relations Professionals