Get those taste-buds ready! The third annual Food Network New York City wine and Food Festival takes place October 7-10, 2010. It will be presented by Food & Wine along with Travel + Leisure. Once again it’s hosted by and benefits the Food Bank for New York City and Share Our Strength.
The festival began as a one night event, SWEET, in the fall of 2007. In 2008, Founder and Director Lee Brian Schrager of Southern Wine and Spirits of America, launched the initial Food Network New York City Wine & Food Festival. The first festival was a compellation of more than 80 events!
One hundred percent of the events proceeds will go directly to the hunger relief organizations Food Bank for New York City and Share Our Strength. The event will take place primarily in New York’s Meatpacking District and Brooklyn’s DUMBO section along with other select areas of the City.
This year’s chefs and culinary experts include Dan Barber, Daniel Boulud, Alton Brown, Paula Deen, Guy Fieri, Bobby Flay, Tyler Florence, Giada De Laurentils, Masaharu Morimoto, Rachel Ray, Martha Stewart, and the list goes on.