Dan’s Taste of Summer is back for the season, kicking off the Summer with an incredible lineup of culinary events that will offer Hampton foodies unforgettable evenings dining under the stars as they sample dishes from celebrity, Manhattan and local chefs.  Dan’s Taste of Summer will have an impressive lineup of chefs preparing their most fabulous dishes for guests to enjoy as they listen to live music and mingle with celebrity hosts at the hottest venues in the Hamptons. Summer 2017 kicked off this Memorial Day Weekend on Sunday, May 28th with a brand new event: Dan’s Rosé Soirée presented by Porsche, an elegant evening at The Southampton Arts Center featuring over 30 Rosé wines to celebrate the summer’s commencement. On Friday, July 7th Dan’s Taste of Summer is premiering its second brand new event at Gurney’s Montauk Resort & Seawater Spa called Dan’s Corona MonTaco presented by Don Julio, a seaside fiesta inspired by the flavors of Latin American cuisine. Hosting this special evening is Adam Richman, Travel Channel’s man-about-town and host of Man Finds Food. Dan’s ClambakeMTK returns to Gurney’s Montauk Resort & Seawater Spa on Saturday, July 8th. Iron Chef Geoffrey Zakarian, of Food Network’s Chopped, The Kitchen, Top 5 and Cooks vs. Cons, author of “My Perfect Pantry,” and Chef/Owner of The Lambs Club, The National in NYC, The National in Greenwich, CT, The Water Club at Borgata in Atlantic City, Georgie and The Garden Bar at Montage Beverly Hills and Point Royal and Counter Point at The Diplomat Beach Resort, is back to host this beautiful event besides wife and president of Zakarian Hospitality, Margaret Zakarian. The classic favorite events Dan’s GrillHampton presented by Pat LaFrieda, hosted by Chef Robert Irvine, celebrity chef, entrepreneur, philanthropist, founder of the Robert Irvine Foundation and Chef/Owner of Robert Irvine’s Public House at the Tropicana Las Vegas, and Dan’s Taste of Two Forks presented by Farrell Building Company will once again be held at the gorgeous Fairview Farm overlooking Mecox Bay on July 21st and July 22nd. Saluting the seventh year of Dan’s Taste of Two Forks is Iron Chef Alex Guarnaschelli, of Food Network’s Chopped and author of “Old School Comfort Food” and soon-to-be released “The Home Cook,” is back to host this beautiful event.

 

 

Dan’s Corona MonTaco presented by Don Julio

Friday, July 7th GA 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM / VIP 10:00 PM – Midnight
Gurney’s Montauk Resort & Seawater Spa, 290 Old Montauk Highway, Montauk, NY 11954

 

Dan’s Taste of Summer presents Dan’s Corona MonTaco presented by Don Julio, because there is no better way to savor the summer than with an evening of tacos, tequila, surf and sand. Dan’s MonTaco will make its debut at Gurney’s Montauk Resort & Seawater Spa this summer on Friday, July 7th, where guests are invited to experience a Latin-inspired celebration like no other, featuring celebrated chefs’ culinary twists on classic Mexican cuisine. Dishes will be paired with Mexican cerveza, Spanish cavas, tequila and more. Adam Richman, host of Travel Channel’s Man Finds Food, as well as author of “Straight-Up Tasty,” will be hosting this exciting event. Local restaurant favorites include 668 The Gig Shack, Tacombi Montauk, South Edison, La Esquina and Pampano Restaurant. Don Julio is confirmed as the presenting sponsor for this fabulous event. Guests are invited to enjoy paradise on the outdoor terrace under the stars at Gurney’s Montauk Resort & Seawater Spa; VIP ticket grants access to the VIP After Party from 10:00 PM to Midnight, General Admission tickets grant access from 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM. You won’t want to miss this ultimate oceanfront fiesta.

Confirmed Hamptons participating restaurants:

  • 668 The Gig Shack
  • Arbor
  • The Beach Club at Gurney’s Montauk
  • Coast Kitchen at the Montauk Yacht Club
  • Fat Ass Fudge from the Kitchens of Chocology
  • Gosman’s Restaurant
  • Montauk Yacht Club Resort & Marina
  • Smokin’ Wolf BBQ & More!
  • South Edison and Crave Fishbar
  • Tacombi Montauk
  • Union Cantina
  • 63 South Chill Street Ice Cream
  • La Esquina
  • New York Prime Beef
  • Pampano Restaurant
  • Seamore’s
  • Street Taco

 

Tickets to Dan’s Corona MonTaco at Gurney’s Montauk Presented by Don Julio are now on sale at DansTasteofSummer.com with VIP tickets available for $200, including admission from 7:30pm and access to the VIP After Party from 10:00pm – Midnight, and General Admission tickets with access from 7:30pm – 10:00pm
available for $125 (inclusive of all food and beverage).
A portion of this year’s ticket proceeds from Dan’s Corona MonTaco presented by Don Julio will benefit The Retreat, which provides safety, shelter and support for victims of domestic abuse and works to break the cycle of family violence.

 

Dan’s ClambakeMTK

Saturday, July 8th VIP: 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM / GA 8:00 PM – 10:30
Gurney’s Montauk Resort & Seawater Spa, 290 Old Montauk Highway, Montauk, NY 11954

 

Dan’s ClambakeMTK, returned this year after much acclaim as a sold-out debut event in 2016. Gurney’s Montauk Resort & Seawater Spa hosted this ocean-side food-and-drink celebration, where guests were invited to sip, savor and dance the night away just feet above the sand. And it was more than just incredible clams with surf & turf on the menu: Dan’s ClambakeMTK once again highlighted coastal cuisine from renowned chefs across the East End and beyond, from restaurants such as Duryea’s Lobster Deck, Westlake Fish House, Seamore’s and Smokin’ Wolf BBQ & More! Hosting this phenomenal event was Iron Chef Geoffrey Zakarian of Food Network’s Chopped, The Kitchen, Top 5 and his newest primetime hit, Cooks vs. Cons, author of celebrated cookbook “My Perfect Pantry,” and Chef/Owner of The Lambs Club, The National in NYC, The National in Greenwich, CT, The Water Club at Borgata in Atlantic City, Georgie and The Garden Bar at Montage Beverly Hills, Point Royal and Counterpoint at The Diplomat Beach Resort and co-creator of Pro For Home food storage system, alongside his wife Margaret Zakarian, President of Zakarian Hospitality, co-author of “My Perfect Pantry” and co-creator of Pro For Home food storage container system. Dan’s ClambakeMTK is known as the ultimate Montauk event. VIP guests are granted early access starting at 7:00 PM and General Admission lasts from 8:00 PM to 10:30 PM.

Confirmed participating restaurants:

  • The Beach Club at Gurney’s
  • Bex Waffles
  • Duryea’s Lobster Deck
  • Hoodoos MTK
  • Lynn’s Hula Hut
  • MMEink Group
  • Montauk Yacht Club Resort & Marina
  • Muse at the End
  • New York Prime Beef
  • Scarpetta Beach
  • Seamore’s
  • Smokin’ Wolf BBQ & More!
  • Swallow East Restaurant
  • Two Forks
  • Westlake Fish House

 

A portion of this year’s ticket proceeds from Dan’s ClambakeMTK will benefit The Retreat, which provides safety, shelter and support for victims of domestic abuse and works to break the cycle of family violence.

 

Dan’s GrillHampton presented by Pat LaFrieda

Friday, July 21st VIP 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM / GA 8:00 PM – 10:30 PM
Fairview Farm, 19 Horsemill Lane, Bridgehampton, NY 11932

 

The biggest showdown of the summer returns to the beautiful Fairview Farm this July with Dan’s GrillHampton presented by Pat LaFrieda, a fan-favorite event that pits 8 East End chefs against 8 Manhattan chefs in a grill-focused cooking competition and tasting event. Participating restaurant’s include Shake Shack, PJ Clarke’s, STK, The Beatrice Inn and The Restaurant at Baron’s Cove. The massive tent overlooking Mecox Bay will be filled with mouth-watering grilled fare, beer and specialty cocktails. Live music, dancing and an impressive panel of celebrity judges combine to make Dan’s GrillHampton a premiere event of the summer. Chef Robert Irvine, celebrity chef, entrepreneur, philanthropist, founder of the Robert Irvine Foundation and Chef/Owner of
Robert Irvine’s Public House at the Tropicana Las Vegas will be charged with keeping the competition thriving. Past judges and celebrity hosts include Iron Chef Alex Guarnaschelli, Travel Channel’s Adam Richman, Live! With Kelly’s Michael Gelman, baseball legend Cecil Fielder and Dan’s Papers founder Dan Rattiner. VIP access begins at 7:00 PM and will give guests access to the best grilled dishes before the crowds begin as well as access to the waterfront VIP lounge. General Admission is at 8:00 PM. Come hungry and ready to party because Dan’s GrillHampton is finally back!

 

Confirmed Hamptons Participants:

  • 1 North Steakhouse
  • Boom Burger
  • Calissa
  • Smokin’ Wolf BBQ & More!
  • The Beach Club at Gurney’s
  • The Restaurant at Baron’s Cove
  • Sydney’s “Taylor” Made Cuisine

 

Confirmed New York City Participants:

  • Benjamin Steakhouse
  • Black Tap | Craft Burgers & Beer Harold’s Meat + Three
  • Gullo Specialty Foods
  • Harold’s Meat + Three
  • Le Rivage
  • Shake Shack
  • The Beatrice Inn
  • STK
    Vacluse

Dessert provided by Whole Le Crepe, Inc.

 

Tickets to Dan’s GrillHampton are now on sale at DansTasteofSummer.com with VIP tickets available for $195, including early access beginning at 7:00pm and admission to the Waterfront VIP Lounge with special treats, and General Admission tickets with access from 8:00pm – 10:30pm available for $140 (inclusive of all food and beverage).
A portion of this year’s ticket proceeds from Dan’s GrillHampton will benefit All For The East End (AFTEE), a 501(c)(3) that showcases and provides support to the more-than 1,000 charity organizations in the five East End towns.

 

Dan’s Taste of Two Forks presented by Farrell Building Company

Saturday, July 22nd VIP 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM / GA 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM
Fairview Farm, 19 Horsemill Lane, Bridgehampton, NY 11932

 

Join Dan’s Hamptons Media and Dan’s Papers at the exciting 7th annual Taste of Two Forks presented by Farrell Building Company to close out a summer of fabulous foodie events. This wildly popular summer event celebrates the best of the East End’s restaurants and wineries from both the North and South Forks. Iron Chef Alex Guarnaschelli, Judge on Food Network’s Chopped, Chef/Owner of Butter restaurant, cookbook author of “Old-School Comfort Food” and soon-to-be-released “The Home Cook,” and host of live comedy show Busting My Chops, is back to host this year’s event. Celebrate the best of the Hamptons, tasting dishes from celebrated East End chefs who know and love the ins and outs of beach cuisine. Long Island wineries, East End purveyors and local restaurants such as The North Fork Table & Inn, Lulu Kitchen & Bar, Navy Beach, The Frisky Oyster, Topping Rose House and Duryea’s Lobster Deck will be in attendance for guests to immerse themselves in the final Dan’s Taste of Summer party of 2017. The event will again be hosted on the gorgeous Fairview Farm at Mecox Bay. General Admission begins at 7:30 PM with a special VIP hour opening at 6:30 PM.

 

Confirmed participating restaurants & purveyors:

  • 63 South Chill Street Ice Cream
  • Amagansett Sea Salt Co. & Mast Brothers Chocolates
  • American Beech
  • Arbor
  • Bistro 72
  • Buoy One Seafood
  • Canal Café
  • Dopo La Spiaggia
  • Duryea’s Lobster Deck
  • East Hampton Point
  • Endless Summer Catering & Events
  • Fairview Farm
  • Flagship
  • Hoodoos MTK
  • little red
  • Lulu Kitchen & Bar
  • Lynn’s Hula Hut
  • Main Road Biscuit
  • Manna Restaurant/Insatiable EATS Catering
  • MMEink Group
  • Montauk Yacht Club Resort & Marina
  • Navy Beach
  • Noah’s
  • North Fork Chocolate Company
  • North Sea Tavern and Raw Bar
  • Old Stove Pub
  • OREYA
  • redbar Brasserie
  • Saaz
  • Sarabeth’s Bakery
  • Scarpetta Beach
  • Service Station
  • Shucker’s Lobster & Clam Bar
  • Smokin’ Wolf BBQ & More!
  • Southampton Social Club
  • Swallow East Restaurant
  • Sydney’s “Taylor” Made Cuisine
  • The Frisky Oyster
  • The Halyard at Sound View
  • The Inn Spot on the Bay
  • The Lucky Bee
  • The Maidstone
  • The North Fork Table & Inn
  • The Restaurant at Baron’s Cove
  • Topping Rose House
  • Union Cantina
  • Westlake Fish House
  • Hound’s Tree
  • Lieb Cellars
  • Macari Vineyards & Winery
  • One Woman Wines & Vineyards
  • Pellegrini Vineyards
  • Sherwood House Vineyards

 

Tickets to Dan’s Taste of Two Forks presented by Farrell Building Company are now on sale at DansTasteofSummer.com with VIP tickets available for $325, including early access beginning at 6:30pm and admission to the Waterfront VIP Lounge with special treats, and General Admission tickets with access from
7:30pm – 10:00pm available for $185 (inclusive of all food and beverage).
A portion of this year’s ticket proceeds from Dan’s Taste of Two Forks will benefit All For The East End (AFTEE), a 501(c)(3) that showcases and provides support to the more-than 1,000 charity organizations in the five East End towns.

 

 

Dan’s MonTaco Sponsors: Dan’s MonTaco’s Title Sponsor is Corona and Presenting sponsor is Don Julio. Other sponsors of Dan’s MonTaco include: Platinum Level American Airlines and Mastercard, Bai, Anna De Codorniu, Vina Zaco; Gold Level MV Limo; Silver Level Tito’s Handmade Vodka; Bronze Level, El Media, , William Grant (Sailor Jerry, Hendricks Gin, Ancho Reyes)

 

Dan’s ClambakeMTK Sponsors: Platinum Level American Airlines and Mastercard, Bai; Gold Level Blue Moon, Corona, Don Julio, MV Limo; Silver Level Maserati, Tito’s Handmade Vodka; Bronze Level, El Media, Ripe Life Wines, William Grant (Sailor Jerry, Hendricks Gin, Ancho Reyes)
Dan’s GrillHampton Sponsors: Dan’s GrillHampton Presenting sponsor is Pat LaFrieda; Platinum Level American Airlines and Mastercard, Bai, Bridgehampton National Bank, Farrell Building Company, Nest Seekers, Audi; Gold Level Audi, Blue Moon, Corona, Don Julio, Woodford Reserve, MV Limo; Silver Level Tito’s Handmade Vodka, East End Tick; Bronze Level El Media, Grassi & Co, Hotel Indigo, Peconic Bay Medical Center, Suburban Propane, William Grant (Sailor Jerry, Hendricks Gin, Ancho Reyes)

 

Dan’s Taste of Two Forks Sponsors: Dan’s Taste of Two Fork’s Presenting sponsor is Farrell Building Company, the luxury homebuilders of the Hamptons. Other sponsors of Dan’s Taste of Two Forks include: Platinum Level American Airlines and Mastercard, Bai, Bridgehampton National Bank, Nest Seekers International; Gold Level Alfa Romeo, Blue Moon, Corona, Don Julio, Woodford Reserve, MV Limo; Silver Level Tito’s Handmade Vodka, Stop & Shop, East End Tick, Bronze Level El Media, Grassi & Co, Hotel Indigo, Peconic Bay Medical Center, Suburban Propane, William Grant (Sailor Jerry, Hendricks Gin, Ancho Reyes)

 

For more information and for tickets, please visit danstasteofsummer.com. Follow the event on Facebook at DansTasteofSummer, on Twitter @DansTOS17 and Instagram @DansTasteofSummer. Event Hashtags: #DansTOS, #RoseSoiree, #MonTaco, #ClambakeMTK, #GrillHampton and #TasteofTwoForks.

 

ABOUT DAN’S TASTE OF SUMMER

Dan’s Taste of Summer, produced by Manhattan Media’s Dan’s Hamptons Media, has quickly become the largest epicurean events series on Long Island, hosting upwards of 5,000 food-and-wine lovers annually. Since the first Dan’s Taste of Two Forks in 2011, Dan’s Taste of Summer’s signature events—Taste of Two Forks, GrillHampton and ClambakeMTK—have become can’t-miss nights on the jam-packed Hamptons summer social calendar. For Summer 2017, the new Dan’s Rosé Soirée and Dan’s MonTaco will both bring a fresh flair to the Dan’s Taste of Summer lineup. Follow @DansTasteOfSummer on Instagram and @DansTOS17 on Twitter for the latest scoop on Taste of Summer 2017 and use tag #DansTOS when sharing about the events. For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit DansTasteOfSummer.com. For sponsorship and exhibitor inquiry, please contact Allison O’Reilly at [email protected]

 

ABOUT DAN’S HAMPTONS MEDIA

Dan’s Papers, the bible of the Hamptons for 57 years, now known as Dan’s Hamptons Media, LLC, is the Hamptons undisputed leader in media offering an unrivaled combination of print, websites, live events and a suite of innovative digital, mobile and social marketing solutions. In addition to its iconic print product, Dan’s Papers—which continues to be the most-read publication with the largest circulation on the East End—Dan’s Hamptons Media’s portfolio includes: DansPapers.com: The Hamptons’ most popular website, with 110,000 unique visitors a month; Behind the Hedges Magazine and BehindtheHedges.com: The foremost real estate sources in the Hamptons; Dan’s List: The ultimate users guide to the East End; Dan’s The App: a dynamic app updated daily with original content on the East End and the broadest Social Media footprint in the Hamptons, with more than 40,000 followers on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

 

 

 

 

 

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