Le Grand Fooding Brooklyn Fling Set To Bring Culinary Extravaganza To Brooklyn This Month
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By Siobhan Wallace
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – France-based Le Grand Fooding is gearing up for its annual trip to New York, this year bypassing Manhattan and heading straight to the crossroads of food and music, Brooklyn.
The series of culinary events, spanning four days, also includes live music and will benefit Action Against Hunger. Here are the tickets you should seek out.
All of the events for Le Grand Fooding Brooklyn Fling will be held from Wednesday, September 19th to Sunday, September 23rd.
Each day will include two seated dinners as a part of the “Le Clicqout Brooklyn Tour” that include a special tasting menu with half bottle of champagne per guest. While each dinner will be run by famous chefs, two to try for are the Thursday and Sunday night dinners.
Thursday’s will be run by Brooklyn’s Frank Castronovo and Frank Falcinelli of Frankies 457, the same place it is being held, along with chef Sean Brock, hailing from Charleston, S.C.
Sunday’s dinner at Red Hook’s The Intercourse will feature a few other legends in the making: M. Wells’ Hugue Dufour, chef Ignacio Mattos (formerly of Brooklyn’s Isa), with James Lowe and Isaac McHale coming over from London. Tickets for all of these dinners are $75.
For those looking more for a weekend afternoon activity, Williamsburg’s Nitehawk Cinema will play host to brunch and movie on both Saturday and Sunday. Saturday’s viewing will be the classic Saturday Night Fever, while Sunday is The Warriors. Tickets are $20 for brunch prepared by rising Parisian chef Inaki Aizpitarte, along with French coffee of course.
Naturally the final event of the weekend is the most exclusive.
Taking place on the Williamsburg waterfront, “Campfire Session #02″ will feature music from Dave One from Chromeo, Mike D, and Mike Snow’s Andrew Wyatt, with food being provided by The Meat Hook, Mile End Delicatessen, Choncho’s Taco, Brooklyn Bangers & PizzaMoto.
The night has two ticket levels: $60 standard ticket-holders will be allowed into event at 7:30pm, while $100 VIP-holders get to enter a half hour earlier. VIPs also have access to a separate area filled with celebrity guests, and bar and waiter service.
Tickets are available for all these events through Le Fooding’s TicketLeap website at lefooding.ticketleap.com.
Siobhan Wallace is the co-founder of Blondie & Brownie.