Food Film Fest Announces Participating Restaurants, Festival Trailer, Additional Parts Unknown World Premiere Tickets

Food Film Fest Announces Participating Restaurants, Festival Trailer, Additional Parts Unknown World Premiere Tickets

The Food Film Festival announced today new details for its 12th annual festival in New York City, taking place October 24-28, 2018. Benefiting the Billion Oyster Project, the Food Film Festival is the only festival in the world where guests get to Taste What They See on the Screen...right in their seats. At each event, guests are served the food from the films as they watch on the screen in the Festival theatre. That's followed by an official Festival After-Party with more food, drinks and fun, served up by chefs and restaurants from New York City and beyond.

Tickets and VIP Passes are available for purchase now at www.thefoodfilmfestival.com

THE EVENTS

Wednesday, October 24
The World Premiere of ANTHONY BOURDAIN PARTS UNKNOWN / Lower East Side presented by CNN Original Series
6:00 - 10:00 pm
$250
100% of proceeds from the night's event will be donated to the Bronx Letters Foundation, a charity ardently supported by Anthony Bourdain.
Angel Orensanz Foundation

Friday, October 26
Edible Adventure #16: Stories of New York
VIP 6:15 pm | GA 7:00 pm
VIP $100 | GA $75
Come on out to celebrate all things NYC! Friday night's VIP pre-party will feature Nom Wah, a Chinatown institution for Dim Sum and Dumplings for nearly 100 years. Then, enjoy specialities from across the city, including Chef Justin Bazdarich of Speedy Romeo, Andrew's Classic Brooklyn Bagels by Hard Times Sundaes, a Japanese twist on Hawaiian Poke by Chikarashi, Hand-Pulled Mozzarella by Casa Della Mozzarella, Soul Food by Just Soul, Hand-Made Jamaican Beef Patties, a Pickle Bar by the king of sour Guss' Pickles, Chocolates by JoMart Chocolates, daily specials by Chef Stephen Yen, festival favorite Max and Mina's Ice Cream, crispy Peking Duck a la Night Kitchen, treats from Leske's Bakery and dessert by Chef Colleen Grapes. As for liquid refreshments, enjoy spirits by New York Distilling Company, beer by Lagunitas, wine by Right Now Wine, and Brooklyn Crafted Ginger Ales, served up by the Saxon + Parole Bar!


Saturday, October 27
Fire and Smoke: Texas BBQ and Beyond
VIP Pre-Party at 6:15 pm | GA Doors 7:00pm
VIP $125 | GA $100
Enjoy all the brisket you can eat and barbecue from all around the world, featuring Pitmasters Kent and Barrett Black of Black's BBQ from Lockhart, Texas, Pitmaster/Chef Alexander Smith of Melt from Paris, and Chef Freddy Bird from the UK. Of course we'll have your local favorites as well, including Izzy's Kosher Smokehouse, D'Abruzzo, Kimchi Smoke, Randall's BBQ, and Gentle Giant Brewing Company. Enjoy your meat with daily specials from Chef Stephen Yen and Mac n' Cheese by Night Kitchen. For dessert, enjoy ice cream by Max and Mina's, and then wash it all down with spirits by New York Distilling Company, wine by Right Now Wine, beer by Lagunitas, Brooklyn Crafted Ginger Ales, and fresh tea and lemonade by Natalie's Juices, served up by the Saxon + Parole Bar!


Sunday, October 28
All You Need Is Brunch!
12:00 pm
$45
What would a Sunday be without brunch? New York's own Chef Stephen Yen and Chef Romy Gill from the UK will be serving up their own twists on our favorite mid-day meal, and Moffle Bar will be back with their one-of-a-kind Mochi Waffles. Enjoy perfectly melted S'mores by Mitchmallow, sweet and savory BAKED goods from Breads Bakery, ice cream from Max and Mina's, Classic Meatballs from The Meatball Shop, and Night Kitchen's signature Fried Chicken and Waffles. Caffeinate with sustainably farmed Q Coffee, refresh yourself with fresh juices by Natalie's Juices and Brooklyn Crafted Ginger Ales, and get your brunch buzz with liquor by New York Distilling Company, wine by Right Now Wine and beer by Lagunitas, served up by the Saxon + Parole Bar.

NON-PROFIT BENEFICIARY
The Food Film Festival is proud to announce the return of our non-profit beneficiary, the Billion Oyster Project. The mission of Billion Oyster Project is to restore oyster reefs to the New York Harbor through public education initiatives. Working together with local communities, Billion Oyster Project aims to plant 1 billion oysters in New York Harbor by the year 2035.
The Food Film Festival is also honored to announce that 100% of proceeds from opening night will be donated to the Bronx Letters Foundation, a charity ardently supported by Anthony Bourdain.

SPONSORS
The Food Film Festival is proud to announce its official sponsors for 2018, including In The Raw®, Bloomberg Philanthropies, The New York Distilling Company, CNN Original Series, Schweid & Sons®, Night Kitchen Brooklyn, and Mann Packing Co., Inc.

ABOUT THE FOOD FILM FESTIVAL
The Food Film Festival™, a multisensory food and film experience based in New York City, is the only festival in the world where guests get to Taste What They See on the Screen...right in their seats! Over the course of 12 years, the Festival has hosted more than 30,000 guests from New York City to Charleston to Copenhagen. Past events include a screening of The Mud and The Blood followed by an authentic Lowcountry Oyster Roast on a rooftop in Brooklyn with 15,000 South Carolina oysters, and the World Premiere of New York Cooks for Tohoku paired with dishes from Michelin Starred Chefs Boulud, Bouley, Romano, Telepan and Tadashi Ono. In 2012, the I [heart] Japan event featured Ramen Dreams star and Ramen Burger creator, Chef Keizo Shimamoto, who cooked and served his legendary ramen in the U.S. for the 1st time ever.
Created by America's Hamburger Expert, Author and Food Filmmaker George Motz, The Food Film Festival™ is a competitive film festival and Official Selections are reviewed by a judging panel comprised of esteemed members of the food and film communities. Awards are presented in 7 categories including: Best Super-Short Film, Best Short Film, Best Feature Film, Best FOOD PORN Film, The Audience Choice Award, The Made in New York Award, The Food Filmmaker of the Year Award and The Film Foodmaker of the Year Award.
The Food Film Festival™ hosts its flagship series of events in New York City every October and has curated and produced multiple events around the country. All Festival events benefit important non-profit organizations, such as the Food Bank For New York City, The Billion Oyster Project, The Good Food Project and GrowFood Carolina.

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