2015 NEW YORK - March 2015
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows, Events
(see also: 2016 - 2014 - 2013)
February 20-March 1, 2015 New York City Beer Week
New York, New York
March 1, 2015 The Chocolate Expo 2015
Garden City, New York
Cradle of Aviation Museum. Celebrate your passion… and celebrate life! Chocolate is one of life’s true pleasures. No matter what your age, background or interests, almost everyone loves chocolate. The Chocolate Expo has by far become the northeast’s largest chocolate-themed event. The Chocolate Expo offers tastings & sales of chocolates, baked goods, specialty foods, gelato, cheeses and much more from local and regional vendors. Depending on location, tastings and sales of wines, beers and other “adult beverages” may also be offered. Each Chocolate Expo event combines chocolate and food with a dash of fun such as unique exhibits, performances, demonstrations and/or celebrity appearances.
March 2-6, 2015 National School Breakfast Week - Nationwide
School Nutrition Association.
March 3, 2015 C-CAP Annual Benefit - New York, New York
25th Anniversary Celebration Benefit. Careers through Culinary Arts Program (C-CAP), non-profit organization that is dedicated to providing underserved high school students with culinary education, scholarships, career counseling and jobs in the foodservice industry.
March 8, 2015 26th Annual U.S. Pastry Competition - New York, NY
Presented by Paris Gourmet. America’s most prestigious pastry competition, where 20 rising stars of the pastry world have been selected to compete for the coveted title, Pastry Chef of the Year. The event allows leading pastry chefs to showcase their talents by creating advanced dessert and chocolate bonbon recipes exhibited along with highly technical sugar and chocolate sculpted showpieces. (At the Int’l Rest & Foodservice Show)
March 8-10, 2015 International Restaurant & Foodservice Show of NY
New York, New York
The International Restaurant & Foodservice Show of New York – also known as the NY Restaurant Show – is the only event in New York exclusively serving the restaurant and foodservice industry. This is a must-attend event for anyone involved in the restaurant, foodservice or hospitality industry. Don't miss your chance to network with Independent Restaurant Owners, QSR and Quick Serve Establishment Operators, Caterers, Bakers, Chefs, and other from across all segments and concepts, plus bars, nightclubs, hospitals, hotels and commercial foodservice operations.
March 12, 2015 Vintage: What a Difference a Year Makes
New York, New York
What makes a fantastic vintage? Should you savor a bottle now or save it for later? This special tasting and class will explain how to be sensitive to vintage while you are selecting wine. Learn how to understand the difference and importance between various years and how wines age from the finest Bordeaux winemakers themselves. In English. Must be 21+ to attend.
March 14-15, 2015 NYC Vegetarian Food Festival - New York, New York
The festival will feature food sampling and meals from New York City's top vegetarian restaurants and food companies, vegetarian/animal welfare information tables, a raffle benefiting Empty Cages Collective and live entertainment and activities throughout the day. With free admission and free samples, it has never been a better time to see for yourself what the vegetarian buzz is about.
March 18, 2015 'AgDay' National Agriculture Day - Nationwide
A day to recognize and celebrate the abundance provided by agriculture.
March 21-22, 2015 Bacon on the Lakein 2015 - Romulus, New York
Bacon, Bacon, Bacon, you gotta' love Bacon. Join us for the first and original Finger Lakes Bacon event on the Cayuga Lake Wine Trail. It’s all about the Bacon and you’ll find that’s the main ingredient in our bacon lover’s event. You’ll receive a wineglass at your starting point winery and recipe cards at each winery as you savor all that delectable bacon. Besides eating all that lovely bacon, make sure to visit each winery to be eligible to win some of the best prizes ever such as a BBQ Smoker, BBQ sauces, BBQ utensils and so much. Just pop off a stub from your ticket at each winery and deposit it into a Cayuga Lake Wine Trail Piggy Bank. This way the more wineries you visit the more chances you’ll have to win.
March 21-22, 2015 10th Annual Coffee & Tea Festival NYC 2015
Brooklyn, New York
The Coffee & Tea Festival NYC is back and full of flavor for its 10th year and will be held at the Brooklyn EXPO Center! Join more than 60 exhibitors from around the globe as they pour tastings of their finest coffees and teas and introduce you to new and award-winning products – the 2015 lineup will surpass all years past and include more coffee, as requested! This international extravaganza celebrating all things coffee and tea will offer two days of programs from well-known industry pros and pioneers, pairings, tastings, and more! The 28,000 sq. ft. exhibit hall will also feature some of the most delectable sweet and savory foods to compliment the spectacular collection of coffees and teas. Bring your family, bring your friends – make it an inexpensive and delicious day out! Attendance: 8,000.
March 29, 2015 The I Love Chocolate Fest - Farmingdale, New York
Come celebrate all things CHOCOLATE at The I Love Chocolate Fest. FREE Samples throughout, Wine Tasting, FREE Kids activities, including a visit with The Easter Bunny, Hoop Dancing, Balloon Artist, and MORE! 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM Cost: Adults $12 | Kids 3-12 $6 | Students $7 | Seniors $9 Save $2 a ticket if you buy online in advance. Academy Sports Complex 875 Conklin Street (Hempstead Turnpike) Farmingdale - 11735 Tel: 631-488-0521