The Food Network New York City Wine & Food Festival presented by Food & Wine began as a one-night event, SWEET, in the fall of 2007. In 2008, Festival Founder and Director Lee Brian Schrager of Southern Wine & Spirits of America, launched the inaugural Food Network New York City Wine & Food Festival. The first annual Festival consisted of more than 80 events. The second and third annual Festivals in 2009 and 2010 grew to more than 120 events held throughout the Meatpacking District and beyond. Festival events ranged from extravagant walk-around tastings like the Burger Bash, SWEET and the Grand Tasting, to culinary demonstrations and educational wine and food pairing seminars led by the industry’s biggest names, to kids-oriented interactive cooking experiences and, local events incorporating the businesses in the host neighborhood, the Meatpacking District.
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 more…
And don’t forget all the proceeds go to the Food Bank for NYC and Share our strength!
Happy eating, tasting and drinking!