Tickets for Food Network NYC Food and Wine Festival on Sale June 25

The October festival will feature some of today’s hottest food personalities

Food Network NYC Wine & Food Festival 2012

This year marks the 5th Anniversary of the Food Network New York City Wine and Food Festival, taking place this year on October 11 through 14 in various venues around the city. The event is set to feature some of the world’s foremost culinary icons and beloved television food personalities alike.

Tickets go on sale June 25 and for the festival’s hottest events, they go fast, so grab them while they last. 

In celebration of the festival’s 5th anniversary, this year’s festivities will be bigger and better than ever – with new venues throughout the city, fresh events and new spins on some old favorites. This year’s line-up of culinary stars includes Rachael Ray, Anthony Bourdain, Bobby Flay, Mario Batali, Giada De Laurentiis, Andrew Zimmern, Guy Fieri, Whoopi Goldberg, Art Smith, Andrew Carmellini, Sandra Lee, David Bouley, Jean-Georges Vongerichten, April Bloomfield, Adam Richman, Paula Deen, Michael Symon, Tyler Florence, and many more.

The festival offers a wide range of exciting events for the New York City’s food lovers – from “Shake & Bake,” the event’s fried chicken showcase hosted by Whoopi Gold and Art Smith with special guest DJ Questlove of The Roots, to “Tacos and Tequila” hosted by celebrity chef Bobby Flay, and even a comedy event, “On The Chopping Block: A Roast of Anthony Bourdain,” hosted by Mario Batali.

And don’t forget, the festival is a 501c3 non-profit organization with 100% of its net proceeds going directly to anti-hunger charities Food Bank for New York City and Share Our Strength. So grab a ticket, indulge your palette with some of the world's greatest chefs and winemakers, and all the while help the fight to end hunger in New York City.