All-Star Cookout
Sep
10
12:00 PM12:00

All-Star Cookout

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The All-Star Cookout is Brooklyn's one-stop food and drink culinary mash-up, featuring 12+ grilling stations and drinks in East River State Park.

It's a day of discovery and indulgence where talented chefs, restaurants, bands and celebrities throw down their best cookout creations just for you.

Entry A: 12 noon | Entry B: 2:30pm | Entrance at N. 8th Street and Kent Ave. Entry includes 12 plates of food and two complimentary cocktails ALL INCLUDED for just $49. Cash bar will be open. 

2017 All-Star Cookout Stations & Menu:

- Win Son x Smoke Show BBQ
The Nutritious Burger with Smoke Show Sauce

- Mile End x Emmy Squared
"Mile Em Poutine"

- The Meat Hook x Small Black
Smoked Pastrami Sausage

- Okonomi
Wild-Caught Shioyaki Skewers

- Sunday in Brooklyn x Camperdown Elm
Grilled Corn Two Ways

- Dale Talde (Atlantic Social) x Sheldon Simeon (TINROOF) 
BBQ 7-up Shrimp w Adobo Toast

- The Market Line Presents: Nom Wah Tea Parlor x Schaller & Weber
Double-smoked Bacon Bao

- Saxon & Parole x Ghost Donkey  
Burro Taco
+Altos "SunDias" Cocktail

- NORMAN
Grilled Blue Oyster Mushroom

- Samesa x Greenpoint Fish & Lobster
Fish Kofta

- Alta Calidad x BRIC TV's Cooklyn
Corn and Radish Esquites

- Van Leeuwen's x Frankie Cosmos
"Kid Cacao and the Coconuts" Ice-Cream Sundae
+"Cosmic Mousstachio" Vegan Ice-Cream Sundae

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Saturday Family Dinner
Sep
9
6:00 PM18:00

Saturday Family Dinner

  • The Williamsburg Hotel (2nd floor terrace) (map)
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Taste Talks Presents:

FAM-to-TABLE, An Ode To The Family Meal

Doors at 6pm - Dinner: 6:30 to 9 PM  

Join us Saturday, September 9th in Williamsburg for an intimate family style dinner for 100 special guests, featuring chefs presenting unique takes on one of the most important meals any chef can serve in a restaurant: the staff meal. 

Featuring lauded chefs Fernando Navas (Balvanera, elBulli, Nobu), Timon Balloo (Sugarcane) and Lee Desrosiers (Achilles Heel) presenting grilled savory courses in the spirit of South American cuisine, we'll start the evening with cocktails provided by lauded bartender Angela Laino (The Wayland), and then a series of paired drinks throughout the evening, with spirits provided by ALTOS Tequila.

    MENU: 

    • Ember Roasted Cabbage   |  herb sauce
    • Harissa Beets   |  feta & mint
    • Sumac Carrots   |  sunflower seed, dukkah
    • Tomato & Stone  |  fruit salad
    • Entraña (Steak), Pork and Blood sausages  |  Balvanera signature sauces
    • Baked Meringue, Queso Crema, Spiced Chocolate Fresh Figs & Berries, Sweet Wine

    COCKTAILS:

    • Garden Variety: Altos Plata, Kale Ginger, Agave
    • Pineapple of The Sea: Altos Plata, Chipotle, Smoked Pineapple, Seaweed
    • Angela's Arch: Altos Reposado, Sherry, Bitters, Digestive, Essential Oil

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    Tickets are $99, which includes all food and drink. 

    For Group Reservations/Discounts, email: events@tastetalks.com

    CHEFS: 

    TIMON BALLOO // SUGARCANE raw bar grill Home to globally inspired plates, three stars from the Miami Herald, and a JBF Best New Restaurant semifinalist nod, SUGARCANE raw bar grill is hands-down one of South Florida’s best restaurants, while Timon Balloo, who recently opened a Vegas outpost, is one of the area’s most talented and respected chefs. SUGARCANE will open in Brooklyn this fall. https://sugarcanerawbargrill.com/ 

    TIMON BALLOO // SUGARCANE raw bar grill

    Home to globally inspired plates, three stars from the Miami Herald, and a JBF Best New Restaurant semifinalist nod, SUGARCANE raw bar grill is hands-down one of South Florida’s best restaurants, while Timon Balloo, who recently opened a Vegas outpost, is one of the area’s most talented and respected chefs.

    SUGARCANE will open in Brooklyn this fall.

    https://sugarcanerawbargrill.com/ 

    ANGELA LAINO // THE WAYLAND Musician/Bartender Angela Laino is head bartender at the LES cocktail bar, The Wayland. Originally from Miami, she is also a singer and songwriter with a powerhouse voice and has performed all around the world. http://www.instagram.com/thewaylandnyc  

    ANGELA LAINO // THE WAYLAND

    Musician/Bartender Angela Laino is head bartender at the LES cocktail bar, The Wayland. Originally from Miami, she is also a singer and songwriter with a powerhouse voice and has performed all around the world.

    http://www.instagram.com/thewaylandnyc

     

    FERNANDO NAVAS // Balvanera Argentine Chef Fernando Navas (Samba Brands Management, elBulli, Nobu), brings the cuisine and spirit of Buenos Aires - porteña cuisine with influences from the dynamic regions of Argentina through friends&family style plates in NYC. Balvanera takes it’s name from a historic ‘barrio’, or neighborhood, of Buenos Aires where poets, musicians and creatives once convened.  https://www.balvaneranyc.com

    FERNANDO NAVAS // Balvanera

    Argentine Chef Fernando Navas (Samba Brands Management, elBulli, Nobu), brings the cuisine and spirit of Buenos Aires - porteña cuisine with influences from the dynamic regions of Argentina through friends&family style plates in NYC. Balvanera takes it’s name from a historic ‘barrio’, or neighborhood, of Buenos Aires where poets, musicians and creatives once convened. 

    https://www.balvaneranyc.com

    LEE DESROSIERS // Achilles Heel Lee Desrosiers is currently the chef of Achilles Heel in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, where his aptly named 'Hell Chicken' was created. Previously the butcher at Reynard, and also Diner, Marlow & Sons, San Francisco’s Bar Tartine and Plum Beach in Martha’s Vineyard, He frequently collaborates with chefs on open-fire events around the country. http://achillesheelnyc.com/

    LEE DESROSIERS // Achilles Heel

    Lee Desrosiers is currently the chef of Achilles Heel in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, where his aptly named 'Hell Chicken' was created. Previously the butcher at Reynard, and also Diner, Marlow & Sons, San Francisco’s Bar Tartine and Plum Beach in Martha’s Vineyard, He frequently collaborates with chefs on open-fire events around the country.

    http://achillesheelnyc.com/

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    Kellogg's® Cereal Bar Throwdown at Taste Talks Brooklyn
    Sep
    9
    12:00 PM12:00

    Kellogg's® Cereal Bar Throwdown at Taste Talks Brooklyn

    Taste Talks is teaming up with Kellogg’s® again this year to challenge foodies everywhere to stir up their imaginations... and cereal bowls.

    We'll kick things off during the Future Food Expo 2017 - Free with RSVP, showcasing notable reality TV chefs and food artists, including Dale Talde, Angie Mar, and Chef Floyd Cardoz!

    The competition: these chefs will experiment with unexpected ingredients and flavors and take cereal to the next level. You have to see it (and taste it) to believe it.

    We'll have some Insta-famous foodies judging the dishes this year, but EVERYONE will be able to taste the creations.

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    Future Food Expo
    Sep
    9
    11:00 AM11:00

    Future Food Expo

    **FREE EVENT**

    The Future Food Expo returns to Brooklyn during Taste Talks this year! We're back celebrating what's next in food through a day-long showcase. As America’s hottest test kitchen, Brooklyn has become an international epicenter of the food movement. This event, the only one of its kind, is an exhibition that showcases the future of food products, companies, media and innovators from right here in Brooklyn and around the world!

    At the expo, you can discover the most exciting new food technologies, startups, brands and products! Its a place to talk, learn, and mingle with companies who are revolutionizing the food world (and of course, there will be sampling involved from individual exhibitors!)

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    Taste Talks Conference
    Sep
    9
    11:00 AM11:00

    Taste Talks Conference

    Discover what's next in food and culture with the Taste Talks Conference, a full day of food-driven panels, presentations, demos and tastings with some of the best and brightest chefs, authors, journalists and makers.

    Join us at The William Vale Hotel, The Williamsburg Hotel and The Wythe Hotel for the panels and tastings! We're featuring some extra-special talent all throughout the day including Wylie Dufresne (of Du's Donuts, wd-50 and Alder), Dan Barber (Blue Hill), Floyd Cardoz (Paowalla), Ariane Daguin (D'Artagnan), Dana Cowin (Heritage Radio Network's Speaking Broadly), Greg Baxtrom (Olmsted), Dale Talde (Atlantic Social), Sheldon Simeon (Tin Roof), Jamie Young (Sunday in Brooklyn) and many many more!

    Attend with a Conference Pass, Foodie Pass or an All-Access Pass.

     

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    The Tastys After Party
    Sep
    8
    to Sep 9

    The Tastys After Party

    The Tasty Awards live ceremony is followed by an after party at The Weylin celebrating the winners, nominees and the future of taste. Food, drink and music to match the incredible talent and imagination recognized at the awards make it a party unlike any other.

    We'll have a sampling of amazing local vendors including Altos Tequila, Austin EastcidersPies'N'Thighs, Campell Cheese & GroceryChicha, OddFellows and The Meatball Shop and more!

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    The Tastys
    Sep
    8
    8:00 PM20:00

    The Tastys

    Doors at 7pm - Show at 8pm - After-party to follow

    Join us as we raise the curtain on year two of The Tasty Awards. We're gathering at The Weylin in Brooklyn with our host Matty Matheson of VICELAND to celebrate what's inspiring the new generation of eaters, drinkers, and innovators. 

    We’re pushing the boundaries of what a food awards program can be, putting our focus on culture, innovation and diversity. With over 25 award categories including best food startup, best food Instagram account, and best non-profit, we're toasting chefs, restaurants, food media and more for their great taste. 

    This isn't your regular golf-claps awards ceremony, either: our live show brings energy to the format with musical performances, engaging demos with chefs, comedians, and live storytelling — not to mention your favorite chefs and cultural influencers all in attendance. 

    Festive attire.

    Attend with an individual ticket or an All-Access Pass.

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