The Governor Hotel, Portland, Oregon June 22 – 25, 2008 The International Corporate Chefs Association is so excited about the educational programming at the 6th Annual ICCA Summit in Portland, Oregon that they are offering a first-time 50 percent discount to anyone who pays their dues and registers for the ICCA 2008 Summit by May 15th. Use this registration form and you will be eligible for both membership and registration to the Summit for only $499.00. Click here to view 6th Annual Summit Brochure
Contact the Governor Hotel at (503)224-3400 for reservations at a discounted rate of only $165 for a Superior King/Queen or Deluxe Double King Room at this historic property in Downtown Portland. The highlights of the 6th Annual Summit include a Culinary Road trip that includes visits to the Willamette Valley, known worldwide for their Pinot Noirs and Pinot Gris. This fertile region is also known for some of the best varieties of fruits and vegetables in the Pacific Northwest. The road trip also includes a tour of a 1940’s packing plant, 1930’s cold storage facility, historical museum and a tram tour of an orchard. You can choose to tour the Bonneville Dam with experts from Oregon’s Department of Fish and Wildlife, visit a berry processing plant or speak to second generation hops farmer who has been selling Oregon hops to Anheuser Busch for more than 30 years. Sunday’s Keynote speakers include Doug Schmick, Co-founder, Chairman and CEO of McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood Restaurants plus chef demo on the regional cuisine of Oregon & the Pacific Northwest. Tuesday’s programs include specialists in the area of sustainable agriculture, green marketing, and trend analysis on natural and organic products. Portland is one of the nation’s leaders in farm to table restaurants and many of the chefs and farmers will create their award winning food during Tuesday’s reception. Additional details are available in the Events section of our Web site: https://www.iccachefs.com/events.html. Click here for the registration form.