In just one short week, New York City will host culinary legends from around the country at the fourth annual New York City Wine and Food Festival. This year’s festival welcomes chefs and culinary personalities from Food Network, including: Giada De Laurentiis, Sandra Lee, Duff Goldman, Paula Deen, Guy Fieri, Bobby Flay, Anne Burrell, Tyler Florence and Masaharu Morimoto.
In preparation for the festival, we’re featuring upcoming events that we’re excited about — better hurry, tickets are going fast.
Food Network presents Rock & Bowl with Anne Burrell (Thursday, Sept. 29)
Chef Anne Burrell, host of Secrets of a Restaurant Chef and Worst Cooks in America, is celebrating the release of her very first publishing endeavor, Cook Like a Rock Star, with an over-the-top bash at Lucky Strike, the most luxurious bowling establishment in the city. All guests will get a free copy of Cook Like a Rock Star while competing for prizes and feasting on recipes from the book. Ticket information
UPDATE: Whoever bowls the best game of the night will win an exclusive cooking class with Anne for six people. The winner will attend a class and dinner hosted by Anne at Food Network Kitchens. Anne will share some of her secrets, including coaching guests on preparation of the three-course meal that will be enjoyed after the class.
Party in Guy’s Garage presented by Pucker Flavored Vodka (Sunday, Oct. 2)
Guy Fieri wants you to celebrate like your parents are out of town. This night is one part 16 Candles and one part Porky’s mixed with vodka-inspired cocktails, beer trucks and finger-lickin’ foods to help you rock out way past curfew. The Ronald Reagans, an 80s tribute band, will deliver the tunes as clips from some of your favorite movies play in the backdrop of Highline Stages. Participating eateries and ticket information