Upcoming Events

Bride & Groom Show
Oheka Castle
135 West Gate Drive
Huntington, NY 11743
Sunday, March 8, 2020

2pm to 5pm

Enjoy complimentary champagne and hors d’oeuvres prepared by OHEKA’s Executive Chef, Chris Cappello | MEET some of the most sought after professional bridal vendors on the East Coast | TOUR the historic estate and gardens of OHEKA CASTLE | VIEW magnificently designed wedding gowns and tuxedos | WIN an OHEKA wedding cake from our Classic Elegance Collection designed by Executive Pastry Chef, Daniel Andreotti.
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“Spring INN” at the Flower Show
Hicks Nurseries
100 Jericho Tpke, Westbury, NY 11590
Thursday, March 12, 2020
6:30m – 8:30pm

Hicks Nurseries and The INN are proud to announce a charity fundraiser to be held on Thursday, March 12th, 6:30pm-8:30pm during the Flower Show at Hicks Nurseries.
Mix and mingle amongst the many dazzling floral arrangements. Enjoy a fun raffle featuring garden and other items, live entertainment, home-made chili and a special workshop by one of Hicks professional gardeners.
Contact: Nora White – Events Manager
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Coffee & Tea Festival
Brooklyn Expo Center
72 Noble Street, Brooklyn, NY 11222
Saturday, March 21, 2020 & Sunday, March 22
Saturday: 10am – 5pm & Sunday: 10am – 4pm

POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Join more than 75 exhibitors from around the nation as they pour tastings of their finest coffees and teas, and introduce you to new and award-winning products! This international extravaganza celebrating all things coffee and tea will offer two days of seminars from well-known industry pros and pioneers, pairings, tastings and more! The exhibit hall will also feature some of the most delectable sweet and savory foods to compliment the spectacular collection of local and national coffees and teas. Get your ticket early and save!
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Hogapalooza at Green Hill Kitchen & Que
Green Hill Kitchen
48 Front Street
Greenport, NY 11944
Saturday, March 28, 2020
12:00pm – 4:00pm

CANCELLED

Hogapalooza Bar-B-Que and Guest Pitmaster Kelly Dallas are teaming up with Green Hill Kitchen & ‘Que for a one day only pig roast, food and drink fest for the books!
Each purchase includes one meal and one drink ticket.
Enjoy prizes, live music by Hopefully Forgiven, $5 drink specials, and more from our partners at North Fork Doughnut Company, Montauk Brewing Company, Diplomatico Rum, and Macari Vineyards.
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19th Annual Tiegerman’s Chefs For Children
Food & Wine Event
Leonard’s Palazzo
555 Northern Blvd, Great Neck, NY 11021
Thursday, April 2, 2020
6pm – 10:00pm

POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Join us for a night of delicious bites from over 35 local restaurants; enjoy pairings with savory beverages from our local breweries and vineyards. Prizes and Raffles all night long. The evening’s proceeds benefit Tiegerman’s extraordinary children and young adults battling developmental disabilities and autism spectrum disorders.
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7th Annual Taste of Smithtown
Smithtown Landing Country Club
495 Landing Avenue
Smithtown, NY 11787
Thursday, April 23, 2020
6pm – 9pm

Enjoy tastings from over 20 local area restaurants. More than 100 fabulous raffle baskets worth $50 and more, all new items and gift cards. Proceeds to benefit the Dynamics Baton Twirling Organization travel team. It’s a great evening out with friends! $45 tix at door, $40 in advance.

It’s a FUN fundraiser for the Dynamics Baton Twirling Organization.

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Night On The Town
Jericho Terrace
249 Jericho Turnpike, Mineola 11501
Thursday, April 23, 2020
7pm – 11:00pm

THIS EVENT IS RESCHEDULED FOR NEXT APRIL, 2021. DATE TBA.

Night on the Town benefits The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), the world’s largest voluntary health agency dedicated to blood cancer. The evening will feature unlimited samplings of the finest cuisine from top New York City and Long Island restaurants, open bar, live entertainment, dancing and the chance to win fantastic prizes! More than 700 attendees will come together in support of the fight against blood cancer. The mission of LLS is to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life for patients and their families.

The 2020 event will be honoring NYS Comptroller, Thomas P. DiNapoli, and the Warriors For A Cause Board Members.

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Spring Craft Beer Festival
Belmont Racetrack
2150 Hempstead Turnpike, Elmont, NY 11003
Saturday, April 25, 2020
VIP: from 12:30pm – 5pm
General Admission: from 1:30pm – 5pm

Local and national craft brewers will be in attendance, pouring samples of their finest brews-more than 100 beers in all. The 2020 brewery lineup will surpass all years past. It will include new and award-winning breweries from Long Island as well as stellar craft breweries from across the country. Belmont Park Racetrack, home of the third and final leg of the triple crown of horse racing, will be a great backdrop for some craft beer tasting. Tickets are limited. Don’t miss out!

Tickets:
VIP Admission: $75 + tax/fees in advance. Price increases to $90 +tax/fees on event day.
General Admission: $50 + tax/fees in advance. Price increases to $60 on event day.

Designated Driver tickets are available for $12+tax/fee. A DD ticket holder will get a bottle of water. Designated drivers do NOT receive a wristband or a tasting glass and are NOT permitted to sample any beer. Any designated driver seen drinking will be removed from the festival immediately. Designated drivers must be 21+ and present valid photo ID for entry.

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Taste the Flavors of the Emerald Isle
Hofstra University – David Mack Hall – North Campus
1000 Hempstead Turnpike, Hempstead
Monday, April 27, 2020
7:00pm – 10:00pm

Honoring the Jordan family. In support of the athletes competing at the Nassau County Empire State Games for the Physically Challenged.
Come enjoy specialty dishes of hot food prepared by local Irish & American restaurateurs, along with Guinness, Harp, Budweiser & wine. Live entertainment by The Black Velvet Band.
Food tastings from some of Long Island’s best Irish restaurants plus door prizes, 50-50 raffle & more.

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16th Annual “A Taste of the Grape”
North Hempstead Country Club
291 Port Washington Blvd, Port Washington
Thursday, April 30, 2020

The Edward Smith Mineola Lions Club has a long proud history of donating hundreds of thousands of dollars. This support had been used to fund such programs as the Preventive Diabetes Center at Winthrop University Hospital and The Kids Program at the Winthrop Diabetes Education Center.
This event brings together many of the areas’ finest restaurants and renowned vintners for an evening of sampling and tasting the best food and wines available. The proceeds from this event help the Lions Club provide the necessary dollars to continue the selfless work the organization does.

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17th Annual Taste & Toast The Town
Chateau Briand Caterers
440 Old Country Rd, Carle Place
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
6:00pm – 9:00pm

CANCELLED

Event Chairman, Victor Scotto, Jr., along with our dedicated committee are organizing an evening of fun, food and entertainment to be enjoyed by all. The spectacular Chateau Briand provides truly elegant atmosphere and comfortable setting for all guests to enjoy their sampling fare throughout the evening.
In keeping with the Scotto Brothers tradition of creating one-of-a-kind locations, they have once again “Set the Standard” by going above and beyond with the creation of the Chateau’s multi-million dollar Outdoor Oasis. Weather permitting, Taste & Toast the Town guests will stroll in between swaying palm trees, relax on over-sized seating pit groups enjoying the delights and beverages from a myriad of restaurants, bakeries and wine and spirits establishments while helping to raise significant funds for CP Nassau.
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NYC Vegetarian Food Festival
Metropolitan Pavilion
125 W 18th St, New York, NY 10011
Saturday, May 16 & Sunday, May 17, 2020
11:00am – 6:00pm

The 10th annual NYC Vegetarian Food Festival includes plant-based food and products, speakers, chef cooking demonstrations, mind/body/fitness classes, kids activities & much more. The 2-day festival will be a showcase of 100% vegan innovation, with revolutionary plant-based food, products and fun for kids and adults alike.

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Long Island Cocktail Fest 2020
Mulcahy’s Pub & Concert Hall
3232 Railroad Ave
Wantagh, NY 11793
Sunday, May 31, 2020

Long Island’s historic cocktail event & epic 5 year celebration will feature tastings from LI’s award winning cocktail bars like Rust & Gold, Bakuto Bar, The Rose Room Speakeasy and delicious craft spirits! The Real McCoy Rum, Empress 1908 Gin, American Freedom Distillery & More!
Featuring LI’s official Best Cocktail Competition. This will be a tasting adventure like we’ve never seen before. All set in the new, beautiful, spacious expansion at Mulcahy’s Pub & Concert Hall.
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Food, Wine, & Wishes
Appliance World of Huntington
414 New York Ave, Huntington, NY 11743
Tuesday, June 2, 2020
6:30 PM – 9:00 AM

Our Food, Wine & Wishes event brings together some of the best local restaurants from Long Island and community members to raise funds for Birthday Wishes’ programs and services.
Join us for a fun night and help us keep the candles lit for homeless children across Long Island.
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Gatsby Roaring 2020
Mill Neck Manor
40 Frost Mill Rd, Mill Neck, NY 11765
Friday, June 5, 2020
6:30pm

The historic Mill Neck Manor will be decked out with glitter and gold for the exclusive event, “Gatsby Roaring 2020” on Friday, June 5, 2020. Guests will walk into the Tudor revival mansion, dressed to the nines in their 1920s attire boasting sequined headpieces, fringed dresses and three-piece suits.
Guests will enjoy Gatsby-era cocktails, great food and drinks from top restaurants in the area, a live band, raffles, a silent auction and more as they immerse themselves in the ambience of 1920s high society life with the exquisite Mill Neck Manor as their backdrop.
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23rd Annual Culinary Delights
Glen Cove Chamber of Commerce
The Mansion, Glen Cove Mansion
200 Dosoris Lane, Glen Cove NY 11542
Monday, June 8, 2020
6:00pm – 9pm

Great food, fine wines, fabulous raffles.
This event will showcase restaurants signature dishes.

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Chefs of Long Island Food and Wine Tasting
Life’s WORC and The Family Center for Autism
The Carltun
1899 Hempstead Turnpike, East Meadow, NY 11554
Monday, June 8, 2020
6:30pm – 10pm

Chefs of Long Island is a food and beverage tasting event featuring more than 50 of the area’s most prestigious restaurants and beverage providers. The proceeds from this wonderful evening will directly benefit Life’s WORC and The Family Center for Autism. Chefs of Long Island restaurant participants will provide samples of their featured or signature dishes. Vineyards and breweries will have varieties of wines and beers for tasting.
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Garden Party 2020
Friends Of OHEKA
OHEKA Castle
135 West Gate Drive, Huntington NY 11743
Wednesday, June 10, 2020
5pm – 8pm

Enjoy wine, hors d’oeuvres, buffet dinner and dessert in the beautiful formal gardens and meet the Otto Kahn Award winners.

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Summer Fancy Food Show
Jacob K. Javits Center 
655 West 34th Street, New York, NY 10001
Sunday, June 28, 2020 – Tuesday, June 30, 2020
Sunday & Monday 10am – 5pm
Tuesday: 10am – 4pm

North America’s Largest Specialty Food and Beverage Event comes to New York City! Discover 180,000 products including confections, cheese, coffee, snacks, spices, ethnic, natural, organic and more. Connect with 2,400 exhibitors from 80 countries & regions. The Fancy Food Show is a trade only event—only businesses related to the specialty food industry may attend. The Show is not open to the general public.
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Long Island Hospitality Ball
Crest Hollow Country Club
8325 Jericho Tpke, Woodbury, NY 11797
Monday, June 29, 2020
7pm – 12:30am

The Long Island Hospitality Ball is a premiere Long Island culinary, wine and spirits event featuring many of the top Long Island restaurants and premier beverage companies benefiting the Carol M. Baldwin Breast Cancer Research Fund. Guests enjoy a walk around tasting experience where they can sample mouthwatering dishes, taste premium wines and spirits, and enjoy the sights and sounds of an evening filled with music and entertainment as well as an exciting raffle featuring a wide array of prizes. Now in its 10th year, the event is hosted annually by the Long Island Hospitality Ball volunteer committee which in the past has raised over $3.5 Million to support the fight against cancer.

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Dan’s Taste of Two Forks
Fairview Farm at Mecox
19 Horsemill Lane Bridgehampton
Saturday, July 18, 2020
General Admission 7:30pm – 10:00pm
VIP Admission 6:30pm – 10:00pm

Celebrating its 10th year as the creme de la creme of the East End summer event scene, Taste of Two Forks continues to proudly spotlight the bounty of both the North and South Forks, featuring tastings from countless top restaurants, chefs and purveyors from the Hamptons and North Fork!
Set at the gracious, sprawling waterfront property of Fairview Farm in Bridgehampton, guests can raise a glass of local wines or the finest of spirits and brews, while watching the sun set over Mecox Bay.
If history continues to repeat itself, Taste of Two Forks is poised for a sellout, so grab your tickets quickly! A portion of ticket proceeds will benefit All For The East End (AFTEE), a 501(c)(3) that showcases and provides support to the more-than 1,000 charity organizations in the five East End towns.
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ELIH Summer Sandal Soiree
Saturday, August 8, 2020

Address upon ticket purchase
4:00pm-9:00pm

GET YOUR SUMMER SANDALS READY!
Honoring Margaret and Lewis E. Topper, the Soiree is a night of live instrumental music, sit-down dinner, cocktails, and luxurious live auction items.
Lynda and Anthony Lomangino of Mattituck Environmental Services will be hosting this year’s Summer Sandal Soiree at their bayfront property in Cutchogue.
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Taste That Jazz
Carltun on the Park
Eishenhower Park, East Meadow 11554
Monday, September 14, 2020
6:30pm – 8:30pm

Long Island’s premier food & beverage Tasting Event to benefit The Safe Center LI, which is a merger of the Nassau County Coalition Against Domestic Violence (CADV)and the Coalition Against Child Abuse & Neglect (CCAN).
April is Jazz Fest in New Orleans! To celebrate the music and style of the times, this year’s event brings the cuisine, culture and fun to Long Island. Taste That Jazz will seek to shine a spotlight on a variety of cuisine, such as Creole, Cajun, French, Southern soul food, barbecue, and more. Taste That Jazz will also highlight some of Long Island’s talented jazz vocalists and musicians, as well as promising chefs from a Long Island culinary school.
Guys, grab your zoot suit! Dolls, throw some victory rolls in your hair! The joint will be jumping, so join The Safe Center LI at Taste That Jazz!
Featuring delicious samplings from over 35 food and beverage vendors, live jazz, raffles and more.
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22nd Annual Chefs For A Cause Dinner
The Piermont
494 Fire Island Ave, Babylon 11702
Wednesday, September 16, 2020
6:00pm -10:00pm

The Babylon Breast Cancer Coalition is hosting their annual fundraiser, Chefs For A Cause. Come enjoy great food, wine & beer, auction items, music and raffles while donating to a good cause. Raffle tickets can be purchased at the event and prior to the event. You do not need to be present to win. Reservations are required for this spectacular event.
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Taste The Greats
Oheka Castle
135 West Gate Drive
Thursday, September 24, 2020
7pm – 10pm

Enjoy an elegant evening tasting cuisine from the Great Chefs of Long Island along with an expertly curated selection of wines, craft beer and spirits.
Tickets include tastings of all of the chefs dishes, unlimited wine, craft beer and spirits plus live Jazz.
VIP Tickets include valet parking, access to the VIP room with exclusive wine and food, an after party with an extra hour of tastings while the DJ spins tunes.
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2020 SCF Community Table Grand Tasting
Watermill Caterers
711 Smithtown Bypass, Smithtown, NY 11787
Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Local culinary and spirits businesses will provide tastings at this event to help benefit the Smithtown Children’s Foundation.

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17th Annual “A Taste of Long Island”
The Larkfield
507 Larkfield Road, East Northport 11731
Thursday, October 29, 2020
6:30pm – 10:00pm

Now in its 17th year – A Taste of Long Island is Long Island’s Premier and Most Anticipated Food, Wine & Beer Tasting Event – With Over 30 of Long Island’s Most Popular Restaurants Preparing Their Culinary Delights – Long Island Best and Most Popular Wineries and Breweries Presenting Tastings – This Event Has Grown to be Long Island’s Most Popular and Well Attended Tasting Event.
Featuring Special Guest, Hell’s Kitchen and Kitchen Casino Contestant, Barret Beyer along with Hell’s Kitchen Contestant Chef Frank Bilotti , Food Network Baker vs. Fakers Contestant and Christmas Cookie challenge Contestant Chef Lexi Martone, Cooking with Stars Chef Paula Gottlieb Herman. Honoring Peter J. Nolan, Nolan & Talor-Howe Funeral Home, for Outstanding Community Service.
THIS EVENT SELLS OUT QUICKLY!!!
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6th Annual Taste of Hope Gala
Heritage Club at Bethpage
99 Quaker Meeting House Rd, Farmingdale 11735
Wednesday, November 4, 2020
6:30pm – 9:30pm

Our 6th Annual Taste of Hope Gala features Sumptuous Bites from Exceptional Chefs and Restaurants along with Delectable Sips of Beverages of All Varieties!
To benefit CN Guidance & Counseling Services. CN Guidance and Counseling provides services to over 7,000 Long Islanders annually – adults, children and families living with mental health and substance use disorders. Your support truly helps us make a difference.
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28th Annual Great Chefs of Long Island
Crest Hollow Country Club
8325 Jericho Turnpike, Woodbury, NY 11797
Monday, November 16, 2020
5:30pm – 9pm

Over 40 of Long Island’s top chefs and restaurants prepare an extraordinary tasting experience with some of their signature dishes paired with wines from all over the world. These signature dishes are paired with wines and specialty beverages from around the world. An exciting silent auction and a 50/50 raffle enhance the evening too.
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Long Island Fight for Charity
Hilton/Long Island Huntington
598 Route 110 Melville, 11746
Monday, November 23, 2020
5:30pm -10:00pm

Long Island Fight for Charity is the year’s most exciting and anticipated charity networking event. The Main Event features more than 10 boxing matches where local volunteers get into the ring and Fight for Charity. Over 1,200 fans come to support their favorite boxers and take in the excitement. Over 30 local restaurants provide food and beverages for the event.
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The International Restaurant & Foodservice Show of New York
Jacob Javits Center
655 West 34th Street
New York, NY 10001
Sunday, March 7, 2021 – Tuesday, March 9, 2021

The International Restaurant & Foodservice Show of New York – also known as the NY Restaurant Show and the NYS Restaurant Association Show – is the only all-encompassing event in New York serving the restaurant and foodservice industry. Keep your customers happy and your bottom line healthy with foodservice and restaurant strategies from our Ferdinand Metz Foodservice Forum, The Foodservice Council for Women, Education Station and the latest foodservice products and equipment from restaurant suppliers. Attend exciting special events including the Food Trends Experience, The Pub, Culinary Demonstration Theater, Japan Pavilion, Pride of New York/Taste NY, Gourmet Way and U.S. Pastry Competition. This event is sponsored by the New York State Restaurant Association and produced and managed by Urban Expositions.
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