This weekend at the Meadowlands in NJ. Read more about it below.
What is the Great American Food & Music Fest?
The Great American Food and Music Festival is a celebration of great American food, chefs, musicians, and wine and beer makers – The festival presents a "Who's Who" of the most beloved eateries, many immortalized by food programs and travel guides. Several of America's most celebrated chefs are featured, topped by live music performances from American bands.
This years events will feature the Food Network's Paula Deen, The Neelys, Top Chef's Tom Colicchio, and star of Ace of Cakes, Duff Goldman.
The Food: The Best of the Best from around the country...
|Some of the most acclaimed eateries in the country will be on-site to serve their specialties, including: Al's Beef (Chicago, IL), Anchor Bar (Buffalo, NY), Goldie's Churros (Los Angeles, CA), Hell's Kitchen(Minneapolis, MN), Jim's Steaks (Philadelphia, PA), Junior's Cheesecake (Brooklyn, NY) Boston Only,Louis' Lunch (New Haven, CT) NJ Only, Maine Diner (Wells, ME) Boston Only, Neely's BBQ (Memphis, TN), UNO Chicago Grill & Pizzeria (Chicago, IL), Southside Market & BBQ (Elgin, TX), Ted Drewes Frozen Custard (St. Louis, MO), Tony Luke's (Philly, PA), Turtle Alley (Gloucester, MA), All Star Sandwich Bar (Cambridge, MA), Tucson Tamales (Tucson, AZ) Boston Only, and Zoe's Cupcake Café, a nonprofit bakery benefitting teen mothers (Teaneck, NJ) NJ Only.|
It's the Best of American Food, and best of all you can enjoy it without getting on a plane.
For serious beer and wine lovers, the festival will include Tasting Areas in the Stadium Club 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.
And of course music from the likes of Buckwheat Zydeco, Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes, Texas singer/songwriter Bob Schneider and Season 6 American Idol Finalist Melinda Doolittle.
Many people email us asking if Food is included in the admission price. Tickets entitle you to all the music/chef shows and demonstrations, however, food is available at an additional cost. We have 20 notable restaurants from around the country participating, and food items are available for $3-15, with most items in the $5-8 range. Alcohol and soft drinks will be sold throughout the venue, however, with a Grand Tasting ticket you will gain entrance to the Grand Tasting area where we will feature premium wines and beers with free 2oz pours. See our FAQ section for more answers to frequently asked questions.