The New York City Wine & Food Festival Returns in October — Buy Tickets to Hang Out with Your Favorite Chefs

Get all the details on the upcoming New York City Wine & Food Festival, happening this October in the Big Apple.
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If you've ever watched Bobby Flay, Rachael Ray, Geoffrey Zakarian and Alex Guarnaschelli on TV and thought to yourself, "Man, it would be so cool to meet those chefs someday," that day has come — well, it will in a few months, actually.

The New York City Wine & Food Festival brings together your favorite Food Network chefs like Bobby and Rachael, plus industry professionals including famed chocolatier Jacques Torres and Dominique Ansel, the creator of the ever-popular Cronut, in the Big Apple for a four-day celebration of all things eating and drinking. This fall festival kicks off on Thursday, Oct. 13 and runs throughout the weekend, wrapping up on Sunday, Oct. 16.

Featuring walk-around tastings, late-night bashes and elegant sit-down dinners alike, the 2016 event lineup is packed with parties and plans for every taste. You can chow down on burgers with Rachael at Burger Bash, mingle with Katie Lee and Marcela Valladolid at their Harvest Party, join Bobby and his bud Michael Symon for a Backyard BBQ, or hang out with the cast of Chopped at a rooftop soiree. Tickets are on sale now — buy them here.

Can't make it to New York City? You're in luck, because you can follow along with the action at home too. FN Dish will be on hand at all the fan-favorite events, bringing you insider coverage of chefs' signature dishes and drinks. Below is a list of events where you can find our editors.

Thursday:
Giada De Laurentiis' Italian Feast
Tacos and Tequila, hosted by Aarón Sánchez
Friday:

Aperitivo! hosted by Anne Burrell, part of LOCAL presented by Delta Air Lines

Blue Moon Burger Bash, presented by Pat LaFrieda Meats, hosted by Rachael Ray

A Dinner with Giada De Laurentiis and Alex Guarnaschelli
Haute Dogs and Champagne, hosted by Robert Irvine

Sinful Sweets and Spellbinding Spirits: A Halloween Dessert Party, hosted by Duff Goldman

Food Fight with Guy Fieri
Saturday:

Greenmarket Brunch, presented by Lifeway Foods®, hosted by Geoffrey Zakarian, part of LOCAL presented by Delta Airlines

Midnight Jazz Breakfast, hosted by Carla Hall and Patti LaBelle
Grand Tasting presented by ShopRite

Harvest Party, hosted by Katie Lee and Marcela Valladolid, part of LOCAL presented by Delta Air Lines

Rooftop Chopped

Street Eats, hosted by Ayesha Curry and Michael Mina, part of LOCAL presented by Delta Air Lines

Sunday:

Variety presents Broadway Tastes, hosted by Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka

Grand Tasting presented by ShopRite

Coca-Cola Backyard BBQ, hosted by Bobby Flay and Michael Symon, presented by Thrillist

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