2016 New York City Wine & Food Festival

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Each year, the best in culinary and spirits meet for the New York City Wine & Food Festival. This festival is a conglomerate of events in Manhattan and Brooklyn with a central headquarters located at Piers 92 / 94.
During the weekend, Pier 94 is transformed into the Grand Tasting area where attendees and sample food from live demos as well as wine and spirits from their favorite brands. Also located here are the two main stages. Each stage host a schedule of celebrities guests. This years lineup featured NYC chef legends like Masaharu Morimoto to TV cooks like Michael Symon personalities like Ayesha Curry.
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Next door Pier 92’s rooftop was a star attraction. This venue featured major events such as Burger Bash, Rooftop Chopped, and Coca-Cola’s ¬†Backyard BBQ.
img_6393Overall the best thing about the weekend is that all proceeds including leftover food are donated to the Food Bank. This massive event is fueled by local NYC volunteers each year.