Food fans in search of an exciting fall event are expected to flock to the 2010 Food Network New York City Wine & Food Festival on October 8-10, 2010. As Food Network gears up for one of its most popular annual events, Food Network Travel is offering exclusive packages to the Big Apple’s hottest wine and food extravaganza with VIP access to several events.
A limited amount of packages are available to guests, which provide exclusive access to Food Network Chefs and an invitation to a private event. This intimate group will have a two nights stay at the brand new Eventi Hotel in the historic Chelsea neighborhood from October 8-10, 2010.
This is the second festival in which Food Network Travel is providing special access to food lovers. Last month, Food Network Travel offered packages to the Food Network Atlantic City Food & Wine Festival, which sold out in three weeks.
Guests will enjoy credential access to select events as well as exclusive experiences ONLY available to Food Network Travel guests. The package includes a VIP ticket to a private Cocktail Hour at Food Network Kitchens with celebrity chefs Melissa d’Arabian ( Ten Dollar Dinners with Melissa d’Arabian) and the Season 6 Winner of the Next Food Network Star ! Aarti Sequiera. This event is only for Food Network Travel guests providing a truly intimate experience to meet and mingle with Melissa and Aarti.
Additionally, invitations to attend Tacos & Tequila hosted by Bobby Flay ( Throwdown with Bobby Flay), which is already sold out to the public will be available as well as special reserved seating at the Paula Deen’s Brunch ( Paula’s Home Cooking). The best part is guests won’t have to wait in long lines with speedline access to the Grand Tasting and to Sweet hosted by Duff Goldman ( Ace of Cakes) and Sandra Lee ( Semi-Homemade Cooking).
The cost of the Food Network Travel package includes two nights hotel accommodations (including taxes) at the Eventi Hotel, NYC and VIP tickets to the events detailed below. Package prices, including all taxes and fees start at $2040 for single occupancy and $2820 per couple, double occupancy. Guests wishing to book may do so through: www.FoodNetworkTravel.com.
The VIP Tickets include access to:
Friday, Oct 8:
• 5 pm: Cocktail Hour at FN Kitchens with Melissa d’Arabian and Next Food Network Star! winner, Aarti Sequiera
Saturday, Oct 9:
• 11a-2p: Grand Tasting Session*
• 7p-10p: Tacos & Tequila hosted by Bobby Flay
• 9p-12a: Sweet (w/ speedline access) hosted by Duff Goldman and Sandra Lee
Sunday, Oct 10:
• 12p-2p: Paula Deen Brunch (w/reserved seating)
• 4p-7p: Grand Tasting Session*
(Note that you can only choose one Grand Tasting Session with this package)
For more information or to book, visit: www.FoodNetworkTravel.com.