Eat. Drink. End Hunger.
The fourth annual Food Network New York City Wine & Food Festival presented by Food & Wine takes place September 29 – October 2, 2011. Once again, 100% of the net proceeds of the Festival benefit charity. The Festival is hosted by and benefits the Food Bank For New York City, fighting hunger in the five boroughs; and Share Our Strength®, a national nonprofit working to end childhood hunger in America. In 2010, the Festival raised more than $1.2 million for these charities, helping them better provide for those they serve and closing the gap on hunger in our country.
The Food Network New York City Wine & Food Festival is the only festival in New York to bring together both legendary culinary icons from around the globe and America’s most beloved television chefs. Taking place primarily in the fashionable Meatpacking District and select landmark settings such as the DUMBO section of Brooklyn, the festival seamlessly integrates into the pace and lifestyle of the city.
In 2011 the Culinary Demonstrations and the Grand Tasting will find a new home in the historic landmark at Pier 57, at 15th Street and the Hudson River. As the first public event in this new destination venue, guests will spend an entire day watching culinary demos, enjoying Southern Wine & Spirits of New York portfolio and sampling food from the best restaurants New York has to offer.
This year’s chefs and culinary personalities include Jacques Pépin, Giada De Laurentiis, Emeril Lagasse, Martha Stewart, Daniel Boulud, Alain Ducasse, Sandra Lee, Duff Goldman, Paula Deen, Guy Fieri, Bobby Flay, Anne Burrell, Tyler Florence and Masaharu Morimoto, to name just a few. Winemakers and cocktail experts including the likes of His Royal Highness Prince Robert of Luxembourg, Alessia Antinori, Anthony Giglio, Ray Isle, Hervé Deschamps, Mark Oldman, Andrea Robinson, Josh Wesson, Reid Harper and Laura DePasquale, will lead a journey through an extensive array of wine and spirits from the Southern Wine & Spirits of New York portfolio. The Food Network New York City Wine & Food Festival is produced by Karlitz & Company and Southern Wine & Spirits of New York, the Exclusive Provider of Wines and Spirits for the Festival.
For more info visit: www.nycwineandfoodfestival.com