James Beard Taste of America New Orleans

Dates: Friday, September 30th — Sunday, October 1st, 2017

About the event: Founded in 1986, the James Beard Foundation celebrates, nurtures, and honors America’s diverse culinary heritage through programs that educate and inspire. Taste America is a national program of events that takes place in ten cities over six weekends each fall. The festivities include exclusive benefit dinners featuring a visiting Taste America All-Star, local JBF Award–winning chefs, and culinary celebrities. Join Alex Guarnaschelli in New Orleans to celebrate local flavor and the culinary arts.


Tickets: Check back soon for a link to purchase tickets.


Alex’s Lemonade Stand: Lemon NYC 2016

Date: Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017

Time: 6:30 PM – 10:00 PM

About the event: Lemon: NYC is a memorable and exclusive culinary event benefitting Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation and the fight against childhood cancer. Hosted by Chef Alex Guarnaschelli of the Food Network and Butter Restaurant, Lemon: NYC brings over 20 top chefs to craft their signature dishes for a limited number of guests. Located in the Metropolitan Pavilion in the heart of Chelsea, guests will rub elbows with culinary superstars while sampling innovative tasting plates and sipping on signature cocktails. All proceeds from this event will benefit childhood cancer research!

Where: Metropolitan Pavilion; 125 W 18th Street, New York, NY 10011

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New York City Wine and Food Festival

Event: Grand Tasting presented by ShopRite

Date: Sunday, October 15th, 2017

Cooking Demo: 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM, South Stage

Book Signing: 3:15 PM, Table 2

About the event: Spend the day exploring our signature Grand Tasting presented by ShopRite – unlike any other food event in the world!

Nowhere else can you meet the greatest food stars in the country, sample food from local NYC restaurants representing cuisines from around the world, taste the most sought-after wines and spirits alongside up-and-coming labels from the Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits portfolio, and take part in exciting interactive experiences with your favorite brands and foodie products. It is truly a food and wine lover’s dream!

Where: Pier 94, 711 12th Avenue, New York, New York 10019

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