FOOD NETWORK NEW YORK CITY WINE & FOOD FESTIVAL PRESENTED BY CAPITAL ONE ANNOUNCES 15th ANNIVERSARY







New York, NY (June 8, 2022) – The Food Network New York City Wine &

Food Festival presented by Capital One [8] announced its lineup of

events to celebrate 15 years in the Big


Apple. Widely recognized as the largest gourmet gathering in New York City, the four-day Festival will take place October 13 – 16, 2022 and feature more than 80

events around the city. For the 15th installment, Food Network

personalities and more than 400 chefs, mixologists and wine and spirit

producers will come together to create an unforgettable epicurean

celebration comprised of walk-around tastings, intimate dinners, pier

parties, brunches, lunches, master classes, wine tastings and more.

The Festival’s charitable partner, God’s Love We Deliver, is the

New York City metropolitan area’s leading provider of medically

tailored meals and nutrition counseling for individuals living with

severe illness. To date, the Festival has generated more than $14

million for its charitable causes with one hundred percent of the net

proceeds supporting its mission to EAT. DRINK. FEED NYC.


The signature, fan-favorite tasting events will return to Hudson River

Park's Pier 76 and Pier 86, Home of the Intrepid Museum and feature

two sprawling, outdoor areas showcasing the nation’s most talented

chefs and culinary personalities throughout the Festival weekend.

Featured events include:


* Blue Moon Burger Bash presented by Pat LaFrieda Meats hosted by

Rachael Ray (Thursday, October 13)


* Peroni's Taste of Italy hosted by Alex Guarnaschelli and Scott

Conant with special guest Whoopi Goldberg (Friday, October 14)


* Grand Tasting featuring Culinary Demonstrations presented by

Liebherr Appliances featuring fan-favorite Food Network personalities

and Restaurant Row presented by Tock. (Saturday, October 15 and

Sunday, October 16)


* Caviar presents Tacos & Tequila After Dark powered by Toyota hosted

by the Cast of The Kitchen with special guests Elvis Duran and the

Z100 Morning Show (Saturday, October 15)


* Backyard BBQ presented by Pat LaFrieda Meats hosted by Andrew

Zimmern and Dario Cecchini (Sunday, October 16)


The Hard Rock Hotel New York will serve as the new backdrop for a slew

of returning fan-favorite events. On Friday, October 14, Food Network

star Jet Tila will host Taste of Asia, a late-night celebration

featuring a variety of signature offerings from the finest Asian

outposts in the city. Keep the party going and honor all things

fabulous on Saturday, October 15 at Drag Brunch hosted by David Burtka

and Neil Patrick Harris featuring jaw-dropping performances by the

industry’s most in-demand drag queens and kings. That night,

celebrate the Festival’s 15th birthday with a dessert-filled,

blow-out bash with a special performance by front man of legendary

group RUN DMC, Rev Run, at the 15th Anniversary Dessert Party hosted

by social media star turned TV personality Kalen Allen.


On Saturday, October 15, bring the whole family to enjoy the best of

both worlds at the new Sweet and Savory Brunch hosted by Duff Goldman.

Later that night, the city’s top bars from all five boroughs will

duke it out for top honors during Battle of the Boroughs: A Cocktail

Showdown presented by BACARDI hosted by The Try Guys, the internet’s

favorite explorers and hosts of _No-Recipe Road Trip with the Try

Guys_.


New to the roster this year and anchoring the Festival’s presence in

Brooklyn is Industry City, a vibrant creative hub along the waterfront

which will host new and returning Festival events. Kick off the

Festival weekend early on Thursday, October 13 with Food Network’s

resident, spikey-haired blonde Anne Burrell as she hosts the

ever-popular Aperitivo happy hour and indulge in Italian-inspired

cocktails and canapes. On Friday, October 14, the brand-new event

Flavors of the Mediterranean hosted by Michael Symon will take guests

on a journey from the Iberian Peninsula to the Adriatic Sea – think

lush dips and tantalizing hors d'oeuvres inspired by some of the best

places to eat in the world. Those looking to celebrate with the whole

family can head over to Fornino in Brooklyn Bridge Park on Saturday,

October 15 for the Ultimate Pizza Party hosted by Buddy Valastro. Top

off the weekend with a Brunch hosted by Michael Solomonov with

entertainment by SNACKTIME on Sunday, October 16 at his new Brooklyn

outpost, Laser Wolf.


Gourmands looking to sharpen their culinary skills alongside the

experts should snag a spot at one of the Festival’s Master Classes

taking place at the Institute of Culinary Education and at

participating venues. Choose from a variety of classes and gain

hands-on experience with world-famous chefs, mixologists, and culinary

stars such as Stefano Secchi of Rezdôra, Masaharu Morimoto, Milk

Bar’s Christina Tosi, Duff Goldman, Calvin Eng of Bonnie’s, Maneet

Chauhan, Matt Abdoo and Shane McBride of Pig Beach, the team behind

Ukrainian restaurant Veselka and more!


A plethora of unique, one-night-only collaborative meals hosted by

some of the world’s most critically acclaimed chefs and paired with

a variety of high-end wines and spirits from the Festival’s

exclusive provider, Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits, make up this

year’s revamped Intimate Dinner Series. Participating chefs and

personalities will be joining us from New York, California, New

Orleans, London, France and other worldwide locales and include Alain

Ducasse, Sohla El-Waylly, Daniel Boulud, Kwame Onwuachi, Amanda

Freitag, Marcus Samuelsson, Dani García, Antonia Lofaso, Michael

White, Chintan Pandya, Carlton McCoy, Lauren Von Der Pool and many

others.


The Festival’s Capital One Cardholder Pre-Sale runs from June 10-16

during which time Capital One credit and debit cardholders can take

advantage of special offers and purchase tickets before they are

available to the general public on June 17. Cardholders will receive

exclusive access to a Shake Shack HQ Dinner & Tour, Sushi Rolling

Master Class with Masaharu Morimoto, once in a lifetime dinner with

father-son duo Jean-Georges and Cédric Vongerichten, early entry to

signature events, special pricing and more.


Located in the heart of Manhattan, Conrad New York Midtown will serve

as the official host hotel for NYCWFF 2022, offering travelers a

spacious and residential retreat during Festival week. The complete

line-up of events for the 15th Anniversary Festival is available

online at nycwff.org [9]. Ticket sales open to the general public on

Friday, June 17. Stay up to date by following the conversation all

year long on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter using @NYCWFF/#NYCWFF and

on TikTok at @NYCWineFoodFestival.


Between NYCWFF [8] and its sister festival SOBEWFF [10]® [11], which

takes place each February in Miami Beach, more than $47 million has

been raised to benefit the respective charitable partners of each

Festival. Beyond the funds raised, both Festivals draw attention to

the vibrant dining cultures of their host cities, provide economic

stimulus in their communities and serve as a platform to drive

awareness and engagement for a wide array of philanthropic activities.


_Food Network New York City Wine & Food Festival presented by Capital

One_


The Food Network New York City Wine & Food Festival presented by

Capital One is hosted by God’s Love We Deliver with 100% of the

Festival’s net proceeds supporting New Yorkers facing severe

illness. Over the past 15 years, the Festival has generated more than

$14 million in net proceeds for its charitable causes. Southern

Glazer’s Wine & Spirits is the exclusive provider of wine and

spirits at the Festival. In November 2021, _BizBash _named the

Festival the #1 Food & Restaurant Industry event in New York for the

ninth year in a row. More information on the Festival can be found at

nycwff.org [8]. Follow @NYCWFF on Facebook [12], Twitter [13] and

Instagram [14] and on TikTok at @NYCWineFoodFestival.


_God’s Love We Deliver_

God’s Love We Deliver cooks and home-delivers nutritious, medically

tailored meals for people too sick to shop or cook for themselves.

Founded in 1985 as a response to the AIDS pandemic, God’s Love now

serves people living with more than 200 different diagnoses. God’s

Love addresses food and nutrition insecurity, and supports the health

and well-being of their clients, by providing ongoing nutrition

assessment, education, and counseling, advocating for food and

nutrition support, and delivering medically tailored meals. God’s

Love is a non-sectarian organization serving individuals living with

illness, and their children and caregivers. With a community of

thousands of volunteers, they home-delivered more than 2.6 million

medically tailored meals to nearly 10,000 individuals last year. All

services are free to clients and full of love. For more information,

visit godslovewedeliver.org [15]. Follow God’s Love on Facebook

[16], Twitter [17], and Instagram [18].


Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits


Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits is the world’s preeminent

distributor of beverage alcohol and proud to be a multi-generational,

family-owned company. The Company has operations in 44 U.S. states,

the District of Columbia and Canada. Southern Glazer’s urges all

retail customers and adult consumers to market, sell, serve and enjoy

its products responsibly. For more information visit

www.southernglazers.com [19]. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram

@sgwinespirits and on Facebook at Facebook.com/SouthernGlazers [20].


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