Chefs & Champagne® New York in Video!

Two weeks ago we showed you Chefs & Champagne® New York in photos. Now we have three clips from various media outlets that reported from the bubbly-soaked scene. Watch them all below:   Here's Stephen Fried for Hamptons and Gotham magazines:

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Chefs & Champagne® New York in Photos

Here are some lovely images of Saturday's Chefs & Champagne from our talented (and heat-braving) photographers. (Click on thumbnails for larger versions.) [gallery orderby="ID"]

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On the Menu: HARVEST: Wine Auction & Celebration of Long Island's East End

Wine Corks With summer officially ending in a matter of hours, celebrations of fall's harvest are quickly approaching. To wit: Wine Spectator magazine is presenting Harvest: Wine Auction & Celebration of Long Island's East End on September 24 and 25. (That's this Friday and Saturday!) The two-day oenophilic event will take place at Wölffer Estate Vineyard (our perennial hosts to JBF's Chefs & Champagne) and other wineries throughout the Twin Forks, and will feature tastings, seminars, and a live auction of Long Island bottles. Visit the festival's official website to learn more about the activities, reserve tickets, and view a list of participating wineries.

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On the Menu: July 18 through July 24

Guests enjoy dinner in the Beard House dining room. Here’s what’s happening at the Beard House and around the country next week: Tuesday, July 20, 6:30 P.M. Sunset Summer Cruise Looking for dinner and a view? Guests on this sumptuous sunset cruise will enjoy panoramic vistas of the New York City skyline and an impeccable, regionally inspired menu of canapés prepared by Larry Forgione protégé Philip Campanella while sailing around Manhattan on the magnificent Valiant Yacht. Tuesday, July 20, 6:30 P.M. The Farm Stand The JBF Greens and Food Bank For New York City Young Professionals are joining forces once again for an evening of all things local and sustainable. Guests will sample great food prepared by some of New York City's most talented farm-dedicated chefs and herb

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JBF News: Chefs & Champagne® Recap

Alex, Susan, Julian, and Roman

From left: Alex von Bidder, JBF President Susan Ungaro, Julian Niccolini, and Roman Roth of Wölffer Estate Vineyard

“This is the best damn party I’ve been to out here all year,” was the way one Hamptons reveler put it. The sun shone bright and clear as we kicked off our nineteenth annual Chefs & Champagne on Saturday. More than 500 gathered under the tent to enjoy an incredible summer menu prepared by a fantastic team of chefs and to fête guests of honor Alex von Bidder and Julian Niccolini of the Four Seasons.

We have always loved this event because the chefs participating have just as much fun as the guests attending. Seamus Mullen and Akhtar Nawab sported chic shades as they cooked up their mussels and octopus, respectively, while Jeff Rogers, who came from the Quail Lodge Resort & Golf Club in Carmel, CA, made a decadent foie gras

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