2013 NEW YORK - MAY 2013
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Events
waiting for new dates
May 1, 2013 24th Wine & Spirits Top of the List - New York, New York
A Tasting of America's Most Popular Restaurant Wines. Includes entry to grand tasting and invitation to live music after the tasting.
May 1-7, 2013 2nd Annual NY Burger Week - New York, New York
To celebrate National Hamburger Month, Burger Conquest, The Food Film Festival & Burger GPS proudly bring you the 2nd Annual NY Burger Week, From gourmet blends to off-menu specialities, to beer pairings, NY Burger Week will pay tribute to the world’s greatest sandwich, the Hamburger. Each restaurateur and Chef will be preparing a unique event that pays tribute to the Burger in their own way.
May 2, 2013 American Cancer Society's 8th Annual Taste of Hope
New York, New York
Taste of Hope is a culinary, wine and spirits tasting event featuring over 40 of New York's hottest and most popular restaurants and vendors, all set within a fun cocktail party atmosphere!
May 3-5, 2013 Annual Wine & Herb Festival - Romulus, New York
(Also April 26-28) Sample wines at each winery along the Cayuga Wine Trail and receive a different herb at each stop. Build your garden, while sipping our fine wines and savoring herb prepared cuisine.
May 4, 2013 Ramp Fest 2013 - Hudson, New York
Celebrate the forageable green, spring delicacy, wild onion of myth and mystery. Original dishes will be created by top chefs from upstate NY and the big city.
May 4, 2013 Glens Falls Brewfest - Glens Falls, New York
Tastings from over 20 brewers including local, regional and national favorites. Have some fun and support Adirondack Theatre Festival and the Feeder Canal Alliance.
May 4-5, 2013 New York Culinary Experience - New York, New York
The only hands-on culinary event of its kind that offers you the chance to cook side-by-side with 30 of the world's most renowned chefs.
May 10-19, 2013 Long Island Craft Beer Week - Long Island, New York
Uniting local breweries, restaurants, retailers, bars, and business partners with beer enthusiasts, the first Long Island Craft Beer Week will be a 10-day island-wide celebration of beer, the making of beer, and the enjoyment of beer.
May 11, 2013 Rip Van Winkle Wine & Cheese Festival - Catskill, NY
The 7th annual event will have a variety of wineries offering tastings and wine sales, as well as vendors selling cheeses, honey, jams, sauces, jewelry, crafts and more. All proceeds to benefit the Village of Catskill Parks.
May 11, 2013 20th Annual Lone Star Chili Cook-off - New York, New York
The HOTTEST chili cook-off this side of the Red River! Enjoy one of Manhattan’s hottest new waterfront venues while tasting some of the finest chili this side of the Red River. The 2011 event featured 30 chili teams and a sellout crowd of 1,200 chili taste-testers. Purchase your tickets early to secure your spot at one of the largest gatherings of Texas outside of the state. Attendance: 1,200.
May 17-21, 2013 Manhattan Cocktail Classic - New York, New York
Part festival, part fête, part conference, part cocktail party--an annual celebration of the myriad points of intersection between cocktails and culture. With over one hundred events spread across five days and five boroughs, the Manhattan Cocktail Classic offers a vast array of unique experiences to enthusiasts & professionals alike.
May 18, 2013 Manhattan Cocktail Classic - Live Auction - New York, NY
Be sure to join us for this exclusive night of Cocktails, Celebrity Chefs, Canapés and Live Auction to benefit Share Our Strength's No Kid Hungry Campaign.
May 18, 2013 Greek Peak Wine Festival - Cortland, New York
Sample & purchase the featured products of several New York State wineries while enjoying great food, live entertainment, and a variety of vendors featuring arts & handcrafted items, wine accessories, apparel & jewelry, and more.
May 18, 2013 B.E.E.R.'s 17th Annual Brew-Off - Calverton, New York
Homebrew Competition. B.E.E.R. (Brewer's East End Revival) Long Island's Largest Homebrew Club.
May 18, 2013 Taste of Tribeca - New York, New York
A World Class Culinary Festival. For over 19 years, Taste of Tribeca has been an amazing day of food, fun, festivities and raising funds to support arts and enrichment programs for PS 150 and PS 234.
May 18-19, 2013 9th Avenue International Food Festival - New York, NY
Since 1973. From 37th Street to 57th Street, Ninth Avenue closes to cars and the festival takes over. It's unique and amazing, celebrating the joys of ethnicity through food, entertainment and every kind of street fair stall. Most street fairs in New York all look the same but this one stands out. The food is the big draw, but the festival is a fabulous expression of the Hell’s Kitchen neighborhood – teeming with ethnic food shops and fine restaurants and offering an eclectic global smorgasbord of national and regional foods. Attendance: 1 million.
May 20, 2013 Wine Tour de France 2013: Burgundy - New York, New York
Boasting some of the most diverse wines from a single region, Burgundy wines are exceptional in their elegance and complexity. Taste a selection of the most enjoyable Burgundy reds and white, all un-blended, vinified exclusively from Pinot Noir for the red and Chardonnay for the whites.
May 22, 2013 Educated Eater: International Cuisine, Local Ingredients
New York, New York
Smell and taste can transport us across continents with one bite, but how do New York City chefs who serve cuisine from other countries achieve the same effect by focusing on Greenmarket ingredients? This panel discussion and tasting will delve into the stories behind dishes that recall flavors from afar, but re-emerge here in the city made with ingredients grown in the Northeast.
May 29, 2013 Spirits of Mexico NY 2013 - New York, New York
Come celebrate the distiller’s art. Master distillers and blenders, authors, mezcaleros, tequileros, mixologists, aficionados and ambassadors-from world renowned and new-to-market-brands-all meet to share their skills, experience and, of course, their spirits! Sample dozens of signature styles of all of the spirits produced in Mexico.
May 31-June 2, 2013 Springville's Dairy/Ag Festival - Springville, NY
Featured attractions: fireworks, two hour parade, arts & crafts show, antique & new farm equipment show, car show, kids' farm activity tent, rides, music, food, contests and more.