Another week, another chance to win tickets to upcoming food related awesomeness. Today, it’s tickets to Whole Foods Market New Taste of the Upper West Side which takes place in mid-May and showcases top chefs and restaurants with an impressive line-up of events and festivities. We’ve got two pairs of tickets to give away to “Comfort Classics” on Friday May 18th from 7-10pm. The event takes place Under the Grand Tent on Columbus Avenue between W 76th and W 77th Street and is hosted by Travel Channel’s duo Adam Richman and Andrew Zimmern. It’ll feature over 35 chefs showcasing unique bites inspired by old favorites with cocktails, wine and spirits by Southern Food and Wine. Enter your email below for a chance to win and then help spread the word about the contest via Twitter and Facebook. We’ll be picking a winner at random this Friday, May 4th, at 1pm EST.
For three nights, the Whole Foods Market New Taste of the Upper West Side will showcase top chefs and restaurants for a spectacular line-up of festivities. Kicking things off on Wednesday, May 16th is the new and elegant, Vegetables at Dovetail: An inspired five-course vegetarian tasting dinner by an all-star group of chefs,led by John Fraser, Dovetail; Missy Robbins, A Voce; Bill Telepan, Telepan; Ed Brown, Ed’s Chowder House; and Christina Tosi, Momofuku Milk Bar.
The festivities continue on Friday May 18th, with the return of the popular Comfort Classics. Co-hosted once again by Travel Channel’s duo of Adam Richman and Andrew Zimmern, this fun fête will feature amazing and original bites inspired by classic dishes from 35 chefs. Wine and spirits will be provided by Southern Wine & Spirits.
Saturday night, May 19th will wrap up the weekend with the Best of the West and the VIP Reception presented by First Republic Bank, honoring New York’s legendary food critic Gael Greene. The star-studded evening will feature such world renowned chefs as Daniel Boulud, Michael Lomonaco, Jacques Torres, Jean-Georges Vongerichten, alongside 40 more celebrated talents from the Upper West Side, creating signature dishes and spectacular bites.
Proceeds from the events will benefit the Columbus Avenue BID, the Greenhouse Classroom Project and Citymeals-On-Wheels.