Tickets are now on sale for the 8th Annual NYC Food Film Festival, benefiting The Billion Oyster Project. It’s the only Festival in the world where guests get to watch food films, then eat the food from the films…right in their seats!
Here is the full event line-up taking place from October 29th-November 1st. As always, each event ticket is all-inclusive of all films, foods and beverages. No, you do not need to also make a dinner reservation that night. You will go home full!
Cocina Peruana: Wednesday Night, October 29th (Opening Night). An evening dedicated to Peruvian Cuisine featuring Dishes inspired by the film and famed Chef Gaston Acurio including Peruvian favorites like Ceviche, Causa, Pisco Sours more. Film: Finding Gaston. After-party presented by Cusqueña Beer, featuring a special Q+A with Director Patricia Perez and Acurio Protege Chef Victoriano Lopez of Tanta in Chicago.
Edible Adventure #011: Just Add Sriracha: Thursday Night, October 30th. The return of the meal in your movie seat including special tastes from Michelin-starred Chefs Phillip Foss and Paolo Laboa plus NYC Pizza, Goat Cheese from Marfa,Texas, Wine from Chateau Lafon, plus a Sriracha inspired after-party featuring Jojo’s Sriracha, The Jam Stand, Hometown BBQ and more! Films: Sriracha, 1 Minute Meal: Slice Discrimination, Sausage, Calling all Chefs, To Serve Man Soup, Simple as That, A Story of Tastes, French Fries and Ice Cream, La Vara Churros: The Standard Which to Measure Every Churro VIP Pre-party featuring Michelin-starred Chef Phillip Foss and his award-winning Chicago restaurant EL Ideas.
The Food Porn Party: Halloween Balls Come in Costume Presented by In The Raw: Friday Night, October 31st . Featuring a Costume Contest (yes, we’re serious), Extreme Eats, Close-Ups, Food Burlesque and photo ops with Food porn Star Larry Cauldwell. Plus dishes from Chef Brad Farmerie, Chef Ian Kapitan, Alobar, Top Pot Bread Pudding, Gin + Tonics from New York Distilling Co and more. Films: Gin Tonic Black, Food Friends + Family, 10,000 Bunnies, Hog on Hog, 1 Minute Meal: Su Propia Liga, Lemon Muffins With a Sweet Surprise, Big B.L.A.T., Top Pot Doughnut Bread Pudding, Guacamole: A Gambling Recipe, Balls! VIP Pre-party featuring Chef Chris Shea and David Burke Kitchen.
Brewmore + More: A Beer Event Featuring an Exclusive Screening of Brewmore Baltimore: Saturday Afternoon, November 1st. A Craft Beer Bash with brews from Baltimore and the New York area plus salty and sweet treats from local restaurants and purveyors. Films: The Art and Science of Beer and Brewmore Baltimore Meet the brewers! Special appearances by Hugh Sisson from Heavy Seas, Volker Stewart from Brewers Art and more.
The Night Aquatic Oysters, Urchins, Crab and Wild-Caught Carolina Shrimp: Saturday Night, November 1st. An aquaculture adventure featuring foods and films that showcase the ocean’s bounty with dishes from Brad Farmerie, Jeff McInnis of Root & Bone, plus diver oysters from Long Island and more. Films: Sweet, Sexy Ocean, Head On, Spalding Oyster, The Oyster Men, The Mobile Blues VIP Pre-party hosted by Open Oyster featuring all-you-can-eat oysters from Fishers Island Oyster Farm and more. Plus a real Southern Shrimp Boil served up in the after-party by Chef Kyle Knall of Maysville and Char no. 4.
Festival tickets are all-inclusive of food, beverages, gift bag, and entry to film screenings. VIP Tickets and Festival-wide VIP Passes are also available, which include entry to a series of Pre-Parties and VIP Seating. The menus at each event include food celebrated in the films along with beer, wine and select cocktail pairings by Festival Beverage Director Allen Katz, of the New York Distilling Company and The Shanty and Festival Beer Sommelier David ‘Rev’ Ciancio.
All events take place at AMC Village 7 – 66 Third Avenue, NYC, 10003.