Tickets will soon go on sale for the New York City Wine & Food Festival. The annual culinary extravaganza will be held in the Big Apple on October 16-19 but tickets will be available as early as June 9th.
This year's lineup includes food giants from across the country, most notably Dominique Ansel, the famed creator of the Cronut. There's also The Spotted Pig's April Bloomfield, celebrity chef John Besh, Italian artisan butcher Dario Cecchini, Food & Wine editor Dana Cowin and legendary French chef Alain Ducasse.
Food Network personalities include Rachael Ray, Maneet Chauhan, Aarón Sánchez, Amanda Freitag, Jamie Deen, Damaris Phillips and Michael Symon.
Highlights from this year's festival include Dominique Ansel's Wonderland, an event described as "an Alice in Wonderland themed nighttime dessert buffet filled with sweets beyond your wildest imagination." The sweet affair will be held at the High Line Hotel and costs $125.
Meat lovers would enjoy attending Tales of a Tuscan Butcher, an intimate dinner hosted by Dario Cecchini who hails from Chianti and is known as the World's Best Butcher. Tickets costs $225. Here's the full list of events.
The pre-sale period for the festival begins Monday, June 9 th at 9:00 am until Sunday, June 22nd at 11:59 p.m. Otherwise, tickets go on sale June 23. You can purchase them here.