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Here Are The Amazing Events To Expect At NYC Wine And Food Festival

Delicious doesn't even begin cover it 😋

by New York Bucket List


The time has finally come to prepare for the Food Network & Cooking Channel New York City Wine & Food Festival presented by Capital One

In order to have a successful weekend, your docket should be filled with mouth-watering food and world-class wine (we'll even give you an extra ten points if you get both together). With 80 different events happening over the course of 4 days, your options are bountiful.

With so many things to choose from, we've gone ahead and picked a few that will surely set you up for success (and a satisfied tummy). 

Kicking off the weekend on Thursday: 

Elvis Duran's Taste of New York hosted by Elvis Duran and the Z100 Morning Show

Dance the night away while sampling dishes from more than 25 of New York City’s most popular haunts – a roster of restaurants hand-selected in collaboration with Elvis himself! 

Food to Expect: Piles of pastrami, cheesy chicken parmesan, stacked bagel sandwiches, black and white cookies, dumplings, pasta and more for a smorgasbord of legendary Big Apple bites. 

Date & Time: Thursday, October 10 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM 
WhereHudson River Park's Pier 97
Price: $150


Aperitivo presented by Fratelli Beretta hosted by Katie Lee sponsored by Liquor.com

Food to Expect: Snack on tasty bites like perfect charcuterie and cheese pairings, creamy pastas, savory meatballs and much more, and wash it all down with signature Italian spirits, beer and wine. Start the weekend off right at The Standard Biergarden!

Date & Time: Friday, October 11 6:00 pm - 8:00 PM
WhereThe Standard High Line, Biergarten & Garden Rooms
Price: $95

Tequila Cazadores Tacos After Dark presented by Toyota hosted by Rick Bayless

Food to Expect: Join 7-time James Beard Award Winner, owner of the iconic Frontera Grill and Mexican cooking pioneer Rick Bayless for a non-stop, late-night fiesta! You’ll feast on unforgettable tacos and festive side dishes as you sip on unlimited tequila cocktail creations.

Date & Time :Friday, October 11 10:00 pm - 1:00 AM
Where: Second.
Price: $150


Grand Tasting presented by ShopRite

Ahh the signature Grand Tasting, returning for its 12th straight year! Here, the best NYC restaurants gather, most sought-after wines and spirits and your favorite culinary stars for an afternoon straight out of every food and wine enthusiast’s dreams.

Food to Expect: Roam over a city block’s worth of offerings, enjoying an endless variety of food, drink, fun and entertainment from amazing culinary personalities. Get ready to sport a swag bag to fill with brand goodies and products. 

Date & Time: Saturday, October 12 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM, And Sunday October 13, 12:00pm – 6:00pm
WherePier 94
Price: $157

Titans of BBQ presented by National Beef and Pat LaFrieda Meats

hosted by Dario Cecchini, Pat LaFrieda and Michael Symon

Take in the waterfront views as you sample the most tender brisket, pulled pork sandwiches piled high, giant Pat LaFrieda premium steaks cooked to perfection and everything else you can imagine that can be slow cooked, smoked or grilled on an open flame.

Food to Expect: Classic sides, desserts and refreshing beer, wine and cocktails with upbeat live music will round out a truly perfect Saturday night. Follow the hickory, smokey, delicious aroma of mouthwatering BBQ to Pier 97 for an evening perfect for any meat-loving foodie

Date & Time: Saturday, October 12 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Where: Hudson River Park's Pier 97
Price: $175


Sunday Brunch hosted by Marc Murphy and Devour Power

Join for the ultimate afternoon of enjoying all of NYC’s best brunch offerings served from over 30 of our favorite brunch spots complete with a waterfront view from Hudson River Park’s Pier 97 and your favorite beats.

Food to Expect: All things sweet and savory like creamy eggs Benedict, buttery biscuits, thick stacks of fluffy pancakes, doughnuts with every kind of topping and glaze imaginable and, of course, lots and lots of bacon. Plus, there will be no limit to the flow of craft bloody Marys, mimosas and bellinis, as well as refreshing beer and wine!

Date & Time: Sunday, October 13 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
WhereHudson River Park's Pier 97
Price: $115

Use code BUCKETLISTERS for 20% off applicable events! (Elvis, Brunch, Grand Tasting, BBQ)

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