New York City Wine and Food Festival
The 11th Annual New York City Wine and Food Festival on October 11 to 14 is the largest food festival in the NYC. The event has raised over $11.5 million to help benefit the charities “No Kid Hungry” and “Food Bank for New York City.” This four-night festival features the very best food in NYC along with intimate dinners and insightful demonstrations by the chefs that prepared it. Creme-de-la-creme chefs include Food Network star Bobby Flay, Andrew Zimmern, three-time James Beard award-winner for his Korean steakhouses, Michelin-starred Daniel Boulud of Café Boulud, and internet sensation Nusret “Salt Bae” Gökçe.
It will also contain special events, parties, and celebrity mixers at iconic locations like the rooftop of Pier 92. Italian-style apperitivos, 90s cocktail parties, and rooftop BBQs offer nonstop night-time fun. Aspiring chefs and bartenders can even learn the arts of sushi-rolling, cake-decorating, and cocktail-blending from masters of the industry.
Book your train ride down now to the Big Apple for the New York City Wine and Food Festival to be immersed with amazing food and drink!
Family Activities at the New York City Wine and Food Festival
The New York City Wine and Food Festival can be fun for the whole family! On October 13, head to the Kellogg’s NYC space and attend the “Breakfast Pajama Party” hosted by the TODAY Show’s Dylan Dreyer and Sheinelle Jones. It is a perfect way to start the morning and be comfortable with the entire family. Plus, there is complete access to the many kinds of cereal that Kellogg’s has to offer.
When it comes to lunch, what better way to experience NYC than by trying its pizza! On the same day, Chef Jeff Mauro will host “The Ultimate Pizza Party” at Fornino on Pier 6 near the Brooklyn Bridge. Taste these delicious wood-fired pizzas straight from the oven, while enjoying each others’ company!
Culinary Demos at the New York City Wine and Food Festival
Watch your favorite chefs and restaurants make food in front of your eyes! At the “Grand Tasting presented by Shoprite,” you will be able to sample and experience top-notch wine and food from the best restaurants in NYC. In addition, cooking demos will be performed by chefs from the Food Network and Cooking Channel, and guests will even be able to meet their favorite chefs and have signed copies of their most recent cookbooks! Check out this event at Pier 94 on October 13.
Signatures Parties to Kick-off the Night
After a long day of navigating through different food stations, kick-off your night with a celebratory party. Check out Food Network’s Rooftop Birthday Party hosted by chefs Alton Brown, Giada De Laurentiis, Bobby Flay, and Ina Garten. Located at the Pier 92 rooftop, this event will celebrate the 25th anniversary of Food Network! Enjoy this night overlooking the city skyline with amazing food, wine, and people to spend it with! For a complete list of events, visit the New York City Wine and Food Festival website.
Take Amtrak to New York City Wine and Food Festival
Enjoy tons of food and craft beverages at the New York City Wine and Food Festival via Amtrak to Penn Station—Don’t forget to use the New York By Rail 15% discount!
- Oct 11, 2018 - Oct 14, 2018
- All Day