To celebrate the 2nd annual National Food Day, enjoy delicious food tastings, cooking demonstrations, and special guest speakers at this year’s much anticipated “EAT NYC” event. Satisfy your taste buds with foods from New York City’s best restaurants committed to local, healthy, and sustainable food practices. This fun, family event will also feature SPECIAL KEYNOTE SPEECH and book signing by Celebrity Chef & Author Rocco DiSpirito. Featured guest speakers include Dylan Richards, America’s favorite teen food critic and star of TV’s Dylan’s Lunch Box, Fox News Anchor and author Dari Alexander and Tanya Zuckerbrot, Author, TV Personality, and creator of the F-Factor diet.Screenings of episodes of “Dylan’s Lunch Box,” a popular, local NYC TV series where Dylan Richards visits New Yorks best, healthy and organic restaurants, food trucks, and farmers markets, will be broadcast throughout the venue.
Proceeds from the evening will be donated to the Ground Up Campaign, the signature program of non-profit Birds Nest Foundation, which plants academic gardens in public schools across the nation to encourage healthy eating habits in students while building a positive relationship with vegetables, farm-to-table practices and gardening.
This event is hosted by Avis Richard (Founder, Birds Nest Foundation), Lisa Suriano (Founder, Veggiecation), and Peter Insalaco (Director/CEO, Local Food Support Network) There will also be a special keynote speaker with Celebrity Chef & #1 New York Times Bestselling Author of “NOW EAT THIS! ITALIAN” Rocco DiSpirito.Guest speakers: Dylan Richards (Host of Dylan’s Lunch Box), FOX News Anchor & Author Dari Alexander, and Tanya Zuckerbrot (Bestselling Author, TV Personality, R.D. and creator of the F-Factor diet)