Friday May 21, 2010
THE GREAT AMERICAN FOOD AND MUSIC FEST
MAKES NY METRO AREA DEBUT
JUNE 13TH AT THE NEW MEADOWLANDS STADIUM
STARRING PAULA DEEN, TOM COLICCHIO, THE NEELYS, AND DUFF GOLDMAN
PLUS SPECIAL GUEST: WINE LIBRARY’S GARY VAYNERCHUK
WITH MUSIC PERFORMANCES BY BUCKWHEAT ZYDECO, BOB SCHNEIDER, AMERICAN
IDOL’S MELINDA DOOLITTLE, …SOIHADTO…, AND MORE!
TICKETS ON SALE NOW
NEW YORK, NY (April 27, 2010) – The Great American Food and Music Fest, a one‐day event celebrating the rich traditions of classic American fare and music, will be held at the New Meadowlands Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ on Sunday, June 13, 2010. At the festival, legendary purveyors of classic American food, celebrity chefs and extraordinary musicians will come together at an affordable price. The event will run from noon to 10pm. www.greatamericanfoodandmusicfest.com
The Great American Food & Music Fest will feature a who’s who of culinary talent including restaurateur, author and television host Paula Deen; Tom Colicchio, critically acclaimed chef and host of Top Chef; Pat and Gina Neely, co‐owners of Neely’s Bar‐B‐Q and hosts of Down Home with the Neelys; and Ace Of Cakes star and master baker Duff Goldman. The all‐star team of chefs will be doing cooking demos that will highlight their celebrated skills as well as a few of their most prized dishes.
For serious beer and wine lovers, the festival will include a tasting tent that will boast an offering of the finest American wines and beers. Wine expert and New York Times best‐selling author Gary Vaynerchuk, of Wine Library TV fame will also be on hand to share his knowledge with novices and connoisseurs alike.
The culinary presentations will be highlighted by live music from New Orleans legends Buckwheat Zydeco, American Idol sixth season finalist Melinda Doolittle, singer/songwriter Bob Schneider, and chef Duff Goldman will be doing double duty as bassist for the rock band …soihadto…
Participating restaurants and additional talent will be announced shortly. Tickets for the event will be available for sale beginning May 3rd and can be purchased through Ticketmaster and www.greatamericanfoodandmusicfest.com.
There are a number of ticket options available for the event to make it accessible to everyday food lovers without breaking the bank. Prior to the event, general admission starts at $40 (excluding service charges), early bird pricing available before May 14th starting at $30. General admission tickets will increase to $50 when purchased during the day of the event. Group packages are available as well as VIP ticketing which includes private catering, unlimited food /beverages, and talent meet‐and‐greets.
For more detailed information regarding ticket options and event updates, visit the festival site www.greatamericanfoodandmusicfest.com.
ABOUT THE GREAT AMERICAN FOOD & MUSIC FEST
The Great American Food and Music Fest is a one‐day event celebrating the rich traditions of classic American fare and music, featuring legendary purveyors of classic American food, celebrity chefs and extraordinary musicians. This year the festival will consist of two dates: in the New York area, June 13th at the New Meadowlands Stadium; and Boston metro area, June 26th at Gillette Stadium.