USA TODAY Wine & Food Experience
September 7 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm$65 – $180
The USA TODAY Wine & Food Experience, the quintessential Grand Tasting of New York’s fine food, wine and craft beer, is returning to LeFrak Center at Lakeside in Prospect Park for its second year on Saturday, September 7th. Guests can sip, sample and savor the creations from 30+ restaurants, meet the chefs, attend a wine seminars, and watch the chef demonstrations on The Culinary Stage.
Among celebrity guests are Food Network’s Chopped star Alex Guarnaschelli; wine & food connoisseur of Netflix’s Queer Eye Antoni Porowski; E! Total Bellas stars and Belle Radici winemakers Brie and Nikki Bella; Netflix SOMM star, among the world’s 274 master sommeliers Ian Cauble and 2x James Beard award recipient and sommelier David Lynch, both of SommSelect. Meet them and more than 30 New York chefs and gourmet leaders.
• Grand Tasting tickets include unlimited food & beverage sampling, access to chef demonstrations and seminars. Tickets are are $65 presale; $85 the day of event.
• VIP Grand Tasting tickets includes one-hour early access to food and beverages, access to the VIP Lounge, plus all benefits included in the Grand Tasting. Tickets are $85 presale; $140 the day of event.
• Chef Sessions (featuring Alex Guarnaschelli or Antoni Porowski) includes an exclusive presentation and conversation based Q&A session, Meet & Greet with Chef, plus a photo opportunity and autograph book signing;
plus all the benefits of VIP and Grand Tasting tickets including early entry at noon. Tickets are $180.
• Designated Driver tickets include all benefits of the Grand Tasting ticket, less the wine and beer. Tickets are $50.
For more details and to purchase tickets to this year’s USA TODAY Wine & Food Experience, click: wineandfood.usatoday.com/events/new-york