All-Star Lineup Announced for 17th Annual New York Taste Presented by Citi

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New York Magazine’s 17th annual edition of its signature culinary event New York Taste Presented by Citi will be held on Tuesday, November 10, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Waterfront in New York City. Hosted by New York culinary editor Gillian Duffy, the event features more than 40 celebrated chefs and rising stars on the New York City restaurant scene, and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to City Harvest to help fight hunger in New York City. Tickets are on sale at, and regular updates will be posted to Twitter from @nymtaste.

The tasting event will feature world-renowned talent offering samples of signature dishes and drinks, including Markus Glocker (Bâtard), Justin Smillie (Upland), Heather Pelletier (Osteria Morini), Bryce Shuman and Eamon Rockey (Betony), Sam Mason (OldFellows Ice Cream Co.), Joe Ng (Red Farm), Julie Reiner (Leyenda), JJ Johnson (The Cecil), Cédric Vongerichten (Perry St), Bobby Schaffer (Blue Hill at Stone Barns), and Jamie Bissonnette and Ken Oringer (Toro), among many others.

New York is also hosting the sixth annual Grub Street Food Festival on Sunday, October 18, in partnership with Hester Street Fair and sponsored by Citi, featuring more than 60 street-food vendors, live music, games, and a beer garden showing Sunday’s football games. Taking place from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the corner of Essex and Hester streets on the Lower East Side, the event has free admission, with guests paying as they go to vendors serving pizza, lobster rolls, barbecue, doughnuts, coffee, sandwiches, and other street-food favorites.

New York Taste Presented by Citi hosts over 1,000 guests at the Waterfront, located at 269 11th Avenue, with general-admission tickets costing $100. VIP tickets cost $195 and include admission to a special preview hour (6–7 p.m.), access to the VIP lounge, and a VIP gift bag filled with a variety of products, including culinary tools. As an exclusive benefit for Citi cardholders, New York’s chief restaurant critic Adam Platt will host a Q&A at the event with Dan Barber, co-owner and executive chef of Blue Hill and Blue Hill at Stone Barns and a member of the City Harvest Food Council. Additional event sponsors include Celebrity Cruises, Jaguar / Land Rover of Manhattan, Stella Artois, Squarespace, Victorinox, Taylor Creative, and Tekserve.

Tastings by: Almanac, American Cut, Aureole, Bâtard, Betony, Black Tap, Blue Hill at Stone Barns, Bodega Negra, Buddakan, Casa Lever, Cherry Izakaya, Clocktower, Clover Club, CP Steak, Dante, Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, Ed’s Lobster Bar, Elan, Fonda, Gotham Bar & Grill, Gramercy Tavern, Juni, KOA, L’Amico, Leyenda, Miss Lily’s, Moore Food and Drink, OddFellows Ice Cream Co., Osteria Morini, Pegu Club, Perry St, Quality Italian, Rebelle, Red Farm, Ribalta, Rotisserie Georgette, Scarpetta, Streetbird Rotisserie, Tasca Chino, the Back Room, the Cecil, the Meatball Shop, Toro, Tuome, Upland, Voilà Chocolat, and Zuma.

About New York Media LLC New York Media is the parent company of the groundbreaking magazine New York; the up-to-the-minute news and service website; the Grub Street food site; the entertainment and culture news site Vulture; the fashion and lifestyle site the Cut; Science of Us, a window into the latest science on human behavior; and New York Weddings and New York Design Hunting magazines. Its signature events include New York Taste, New York Culinary Experience, and Vulture Festival.

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About City Harvest City Harvest pioneered food rescue in 1982, and this year will collect 55 million pounds of excess food to help feed the nearly 1.4 million New Yorkers struggling to put meals on their tables. Through relationships with farms, restaurants, grocers, and manufacturers, City Harvest collects nutritious food that would otherwise go to waste and delivers it free of charge to 500 soup kitchens, food pantries, and other community food programs across the five boroughs. City Harvest takes a long-term approach to hunger relief through its Healthy Neighborhoods initiative. In communities with elevated rates of food insecurity, poverty, and diet-related illnesses, City Harvest has developed programs and partnerships to increase the availability of affordable, fresh produce and inspire healthy, budget-conscious meal choices through nutrition education. To learn more about food rescue, hunger relief, and Healthy Neighborhoods in New York City, visit

Lineup for 17th New York Taste Presented by Citi