Women Chefs & Restaurateurs (WCR) will bring together top women culinary professionals from across the United States to address the interconnections of food, business and community at its 16th Annual National Conference, November 1-3 in Washington, D.C. The First Ladies of the Table: Connecting Food, Business & Community will kick off with its annual ‘Women Who Inspire Awards Gala’ that honors a cadre of women who are role models to a new generation of women entering culinary professions. The three-day conference will consist of master classes, culinary tours, cookbook signings and ground-breaking discussions of the latest trends, plus mouth-watering food offerings. The full conference agenda is available now on the WCR Web site at www.womenchefs.org.
Ways & Means Oyster House - has found its new home - with prime oceanfront views - at Pacific City. Loading its menu with ocean-inspired bites, the Huntington Beach installment of Ways & Means will lighten the former surf and turf cuisine with a focus on sustainably caught fish and fresh vegetarian plates. The oyster offerings will also expand including raw oysters and clams paired with mignonette, lemon, and tabasco; seafood towers; and creamy lobster bisque are just a few of the bites to look forward to.