New York City Wine & Food Festival 2019: 25 Event Highlights You Missed From the City's Biggest Culinary Festival
The festival's 12th edition featured interactive spaces from sponsors including Capital One, Toyota, Angry Orchard, and Barilla.
NEW YORK—From cooking classes and food bazaars to brunches and themed dinners, the 12th edition of the Food Network & Cooking Channel New York City Wine & Food Festival presented by Capital One brought more than 80 culinary events to the city. The annual festival, which ran October 10 to 13, switched up multiple event layouts, particularly with the use of Hudson River Park’s Pier 97 as a new venue for signature events. Festival sponsors also brought new and reworked activations designed to interact with attendees.
Sponsors including Toyota, Capital One, and Modelo engaged guests through activations inspired by New York, while other brands such as Dunkin’ and Confetti wines found eye-catching ways to promote new products. As usual, the festival drew guests with appearances from Food Network stars and notable chefs and restaurateurs such as Rachael Ray, Alex Guarnaschelli, Rick Bayless, and Anne Burrell. The festival, which raises money for No Kid Hungry and Food Bank For New York City, draws an average of 50,000 attendees each year.
Scroll down to see the most exciting ideas from festival events and sponsor activations.