The New York City Wine and Food Festival presented by Coca-Cola returns for its 10th anniversary from October 12-15. Every year, the NYCWFF attracts thousands of people to partake in a four-day event showcasing the incredible talents of the world’s most renowned wine and spirits producers, chefs, culinary personalities and America’s most beloved television chefs while fighting to end hunger.
This year, more than 70 events will take place at locations across New York, with 100% of the net proceeds benefiting the hunger-relief organizations Food Bank for New York City and No Kid Hungry. To this date, the NYCWFF has raised more than $10 million to support the fight against hunger.
The festival’s 10th anniversary includes a noticeable increase of family-friendly offerings. The following events are compelling for all ages.
- Culinary demonstrations only at the Grand Tasting presented by ShopRite featuring Samsung Culinary Demonstration presented by MasterCard on Saturday, October 14 and Sunday, October 15.
- Italian Harvest Party sponsored by Barilla hosted by Giada De Laurentiis.
- Family Ice Cream Fun-dae hosted by Mario Batali and Ayesha Curry
- Coco-Cola Backyard BBQ hosted by Andrew Zimmern and Pat LaFrieda
For the first time ever, the beloved Brooklyn market Smorgasburg will travel over the bridge to celebrate their simultaneous 10th anniversary with NYCWFF on Thursday October 12. This expansive tasting, presented by Thrillist hosted by the Coast of Chopped, will feature bites curated by the team at Smorgasburg and plenty of carefully-crafted libations.
The revamped signature party continues on Saturday, October 14 with Rooftop Iron Chef Showdown: Battle Autumn Bounty hosted by Alton brown, where kitchen stadium will be brought to life overlooking the Hudson River in celebration of the Iron Chef franchise and more than 30 chefs will compete.
Tickets for NYCWFF’s 10th anniversary can be purchased at nycwff.org or by calling (800) 764-8773.