Outfitting the Welcome Center and drawing in the crowds to lounge in the beautiful weather were Mr. Fatboy’s only responsibilities. Let’s just say he really enhanced the vibe and kept the crowd alive with unlimited energizing comfort in the Big Apple! Festival events ranged from extravagant tastings, to culinary demonstrations and educational wine and food pairing seminars led by the industry's biggest names, to kids-oriented interactive cooking experiences.
Renowned culinary icons from around the world and America's most beloved television chefs. Mr. Fatboy was among Paula Deen, Rachael Ray, and Martha Stewart, just to name just a few. Winemakers and cocktail experts including the likes of Alessia Antinori, Anthony Giglio, and Ray Isle, leading a journey through an extensive array of wine and spirits from the Southern Wine & Spirits of New York portfolio. This was the place to be and be seen in New York City and Mr. Fatboy definitely made his appearance known and all for a good cause. The event was hosted by and benefited the Food Bank For New York City and Share Our Strength Organizations.