Welcome to MEDIA REGISTRATION for the 2018
Food Network & Cooking Channel
New York City Wine & Food Festival presented by Capital One

Thank you for your interest in covering the 2018 Food Network & Cooking Channel New York City Wine & Food Festival presented Capital One (NYCWFF)!  Taking place Thursday, October 11 through Sunday, October 14, the Festival has raised more than $11 million to date to help fight hunger with No Kid Hungry and Food Bank For New York City. NYCWFF is thrilled to be continuing its mission to EAT. DRINK. END HUNGER. for the 11th year in the Big Apple this Fall.

The NYCWFF Press Team is pleased to assist journalists with press access to the Festival, set up talent interviews, facilitate image requests, as well as provide general background information regarding the Festival. If you are interested in attending the 2018 Festival for coverage purposes, please note the following:

  • Each media representative interested in covering the Festival needs to submit a press registration request through the following online form. If you are requesting to attend with a crew or photographer, each member of the team must complete their own form. 

  • Press registration for the Festival closes on Monday, September 24, 2018. 
    Credentials/Tickets are granted based on a combination of the following criteria: confirmation of coverage, availability, as well as advance publicity for the 2018 Festival. Access requests submitted after the closing date may not be able to be fulfilled.

  • All applicants will be notified of their ticket status by email starting Tuesday, October 2, 2018.  Please make sure you provide an accurate email address on your application. Note: due to limited capacities, not all specific event requests can be accommodated.

  • PLEASE NOTE the Festival’s credential/ticket policy: Media access is confirmed via email in advance and is NOT available on-site. The Festival does NOT coordinate RSVP lists at the door. 



Please email the press team (below) with talent interview requests or access to hi-resolution images for pre-coverage opportunities. 

Hi-res versions of the official NYCWFF logo are available for download at nycwff.org/logos.

National Media

The Door
Phone: (713) 304-7578
Eleanor Mayer


Phone: (305) 627-1135
Devonie Nicholas

Thank you for helping us EAT. DRINK. END HUNGER. at NYCWFF!