Experience NYCWFF’s 130,000-Square-Foot Culinary Wonderland!
General Admission


Purchase your tickets with Mastercard and save 15% on tickets and receive expedited entry into the event.


The Mastercard Demo Pass guarantees reserved premium seating for all Samsung® Culinary Demonstrations presented by Mastercard. This is a rare opportunity to see your favorite personalities out of the kitchen and up close and personal. A limited quantity are available only to Mastercard cardholders.

Date & Time
Saturday, October 14
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Event Type
Grand Tasting & Culinary Demos
21 years of age or older, Casual Attire

Spend the day exploring our signature Grand Tasting presented by ShopRite - unlike any other food event in the world!

Nowhere else can you meet the greatest food stars in the country, sample food from local NYC restaurants representing cuisines from around the world, taste the most sought-after wines and spirits alongside up-and-coming labels from the Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits portfolio, and take part in exciting interactive experiences with your favorite brands and foodie products. It is truly a food and wine lover’s dream! You’ll find:

  • Taste delicious bites from the best restaurants in NYC and beyond
  • Sample the best of Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits’ portfolio
  • Learn new recipes and techniques from your favorite Food Network and Cooking Channel stars on our Samsung Culinary Demonstrations presented by Mastercard stage
  • Attend book signings with award-winning cookbook authors
  • Purchase great festival gear and merchandise from Flavour Gallery

ShopRite, the leading supermarket in the NY area, is proud to be the presenting sponsor of the Grand Tasting for the 10th consecutive year. Only at NYCWFF can you taste their award-winning products and recipes created by their talented chefs.

Please note: The Tasting portion closes at 5 p.m., while the Demonstrations continue until 6 p.m. (Demo schedule to Be Announced)

Do your kids love to cook? Do they always catch their favorite Food Network and Cooking Channel shows after school? Fans of all ages can enjoy our Grand Tasting! Check out our Samsung Culinary Demonstrations Only Pass presented by Mastercard, for fans of all ages to enjoy our renowned culinary demonstrations, book signings, fabulous restaurants and exciting culinary products.

North Stage

Rick Bayless

Robert Irvine

Marcus Samuelsson

Daphne Oz

Roger Mooking

Amanda Freitag

South Stage

Jose Garces

Masaharu Morimoto

Al Roker

Anne Burrell

Hannah Hart

Andrew Zimmern &
Michael Solomonov

*Schedule is subject to change.

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Terms & Conditions

All events, prices, personalities, performances, venues, dates and times subject to change without notice. No refunds or exchanges. No one under 21 will be admitted, unless otherwise noted. Tickets to the festival are not tax deductible. The Festival urges all adults to consume alcoholic products responsibly.

Participating Chefs