The Legal Smörgåsbord: All You Can Eat!
Mon, June 04, 2012
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
The Beard House
Member Price: $130 Public Price: $170 Phone: 212.627.1111
A THREE-COURSE SEMINAR ON THE BUSINESS AND LAWS OF THE CULINARY INDUSTRY
with Beame & Mencher LLP, Entertainment and Food Artistry Law Firm
Join us for the premier of The Legal Smörgåsbord: All You Can Eat! with Brian Mencher and David Beame of Beame & Mencher LLP. At this new and exciting seminar, Brian and David will delve into a variety of industry topics, including food product development and branding, cookbook publishing, and media appearances. These informative sessions will offer valuable guidance to established chefs and fledgling culinary professionals alike.
Food Product Development and Branding: the importance of branding and obtaining a federal trademark, contractual relationships, and business strategies and formation
Cookbooks: publishing deals, working with literary agents, and copyright law
Chef Appearances: contract negotiation for television appearances and cooking demonstrations, plus endorsement deals
Breakfast Reception: 9:30-10:00 A.M.
Food Artistry Law Seminar: 10:00-12:00 P.M.
Tickets to events held at the James Beard House cover the cost of food and a unique dining experience. Dinners are prepared by culinary masters from all regions of the United States and around the world. All alcoholic beverages are provided on a complimentary basis and are not included in the ticket price.