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October 5, 2015

A great amount of time and work goes into the creation of everything we eat. Food is sacred, and those people who create and provide and cook our food hold an incredibly important place in our lives, even if we don’t always notice.   In northern Michigan, the Bardenhagen family grows Honey Crisp and Gala…

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October 1, 2015

After eighteen years of raising hungry boys in my kitchen, I seldom have leftovers when pasta water and cold butter are paired as the base of a sauce. In an act of kitchen artistry, every plate is licked clean and I barely have to put any elbow grease into the dirty dish aftermath. My pennette…

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September 28, 2015
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WATCH THIS: HOW TO shuck scallops COOK THIS: sea scallops alla caprese

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September 22, 2015
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When it comes to cooking vegetables the Italian way, it’s important to seek out products that are local and in season. More than anything, it’s really about understanding just how easy it is to cook things if you buy the best product that you can find. With the crisp fall air looming, all you need are these…

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September 19, 2015

From the Batali Bros Cookbook by Benno & Leo Batali   Our mom makes this cake every year for Dad’s birthday. The tradition is that she always makes a mistake and that the cake is never perfect. Though she always messes up, it always tastes good and this is a great recipe. You’ll need a…

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September 17, 2015

Stars Share Their Personal Food Stories

Do you like eating, drinking and hearing awesome story-telling?? Join me and my pals at the Food Network & Cooking Channel New York City Wine & Food Festival!!   Caterer to the stars, Mary Giuliani, and I are inviting a handful of of our closest friends to share their “eating stories” with you.  Eating Stories will begin…

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August 20, 2015

Join us for an evening of fantastic food, wine, cocktails and conversation as we honor Gretchen Witt, co-founder of Cookies for Kids’ Cancer   The evening will be hosted by Mario and John C. Reilly, featuring (funny) words by comedian Jim Gaffigan and delightful music by Billy Strings and Don Julin.   This is one…

"Once you've put your groceries in the car, the quality of your dinner has already been decided."

What’s Happening

CNBC Halftime Report LIVE

Friday, October 16th, 2015
12:00PM - 1:00PM

Mario and Joe Namath join the halftime report live in promotion of NYCWFF Jets + Chefs: The Ultimate Tailgate, hosted by the dynamic duo!

Jets + Chefs: The Ultimate Tailgate

Saturday, October 17th, 2015
12:00PM - 3:00PM

NFL Legend, Super Bowl Champion and Hall of Famer Joe Namath and superstar chef and die-hard Jets fan Mario Batali return to the roof of Pier 92 to host the biggest tailgate blowout of the year!  NYCWFF brings the Meadowlands to Manhattan for our only family-friendly event that caters to Jets fans of all ages. Read more...

Eating Stories hosted by Mario & Mary Giuliani

Saturday, October 17th, 2015
3:00PM - 6:00PM

Mario and caterer to the stars Mary Giuliani are inviting a handful of of their closest friends to share their “eating stories” with you. Modern visionaries Jennifer Rubell, contemporary food artist, and Danny Bowien, one of NYC’s most innovative chefs, will share stories, poems or songs from their careers that center around food or beverage. Mary Giuliani Catering & Events will create the ultimate Cocktail Party menu to be served in conjunction with the panelists’ stories to bring each story to life.


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