Pride of NY/Taste NY at International NY Restaurant & Foodservice Show

The Pride of New York Marketplace/Taste NY Pavilion will preview exclusive products from New York growers and producers at the International Restaurant & Foodservice Show of New York from March 8 – 10, 2015, at the Jacob Javits Convention Center. The event offers a unique opportunity for restaurant and foodservice professionals to discover food processors who will feature new products including locally grown produce, handcrafted spirits and whiskeys, yogurts and cheeses, honey and maple syrup, breads and bakery products, wines and craft beers and much more.   “The Pride of New York Marketplace/Taste NY Pavilion brings our attendees face-to-face with family farmers and purveyors who have made New York State one of America’s leading suppliers of food and agricultural products.  This is a one of a kind opportunity to find resources all under one roof, that addresses guest’s desires for local ingredients and farm-to-table fare,” says Ron Mathews, Industry Vice President for Urban Expositions Foodservice Events, producers of the event. “This area, part of our Food Trends Experience, has been a leading feature of the show in the past years and is definitely a must-attend for attendees to experience wonderful new products from local producers.”   The Pavilion will feature the following companies (as of January 2015). • Amagansett Sea Salt Co.  • Argyle Cheese Farmer • Black Willow Winery • Brotherhood, America’s Oldest • Catskill • Cheeky Monkey Foods • Cliffton Dry • Cornell University – College of Agriculture and Life Sciences & Cornell Cooperative Extension • Crepini LLC • Damascus Bakeries • Dr. Frank Vinifera Wine Cellars • Dutch’s Spirits • Esposito’s Finest Quality Sausage • Farm to Table Foods • Finger Lakes Family Farms • Fox Run Vineyards • Hudson Valley Harvest • Kaneb Orchards • Larry’s Southwestern Sauces • Old Chatham Sheepherding Company • Orwasher’s: New York’s Original Artisan Bakery • Pleasant Valley Wine Company • Pure Catskills • The Ravioli Store • Red Jacket Orchards • Saratoga Spring Water Company • Serendipi Tea • Spoonable LLC • New York State Department of Agriculture & Markets – Taste NY, Pride of NY/ Taste NY will be part of the Food Trends Experience, a tasting event featuring over 100 exhibitors providing direct access to product, flavors and ingredients driving the most recent trends in the market – healthy, organic, sustainable, ethnic, artisanal, and more. In addition to the Marketplace, attendees are invited to the Farm to City Expo taking place on Tuesday, March 10 from 12:00 noon to 2:30 pm. Restaurant owners and foodservice professionals can learn how buying locally can improve their bottom line at this free seminar.  Both programs are run by the New York State Department of Agriculture & Markets to help people identify New York-produced food and beverages. All exhibitors in the Marketplace are proud members of the Pride of NY/ Taste NY program.

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