GET REAL NY PRESENTS “Beer N Balls” Festival FEATURING Wild Game, Organic Farm fed beef and pork made MEATBALLS, 10 CELEBRATED NYC CHEFS & MORE THAN 60 CRAFT BEERS
Eat-&-Drink Festival Will Take Place on Saturday, April 7th, 2012 at 404 NYC Event Space
Get Real NY announced today the details and lineup for its first-ever ‘Beer N Balls’ beer and food festival taking place on Saturday, April 7th, 2012 at the 404 NYC event space (404 10th Avenue). Beer N Balls will pair 14 of NYC’s most-celebrated, meat-centric chefs together with farm raised game animals from Fossil Farms, NJ. Each chef will prepare their meatballs with a choice of wild game from Fossil Farms, creating an array of porcine pleasures for attendees to try in all-you-care-to-taste style. In addition to tasting more than 20 different and unique meatballs, meat-loving attendees will also indulge in endless craft beers from over 55 craft breweries including Hill Farmstead, Captain Lawrence, Dogfish Head, Sixpoint, Stillwater, Lagunitas, Smuttynose, Ommegang, Wandering Star, Ithaca, Empire, The Bronx Brewery and more plus 15+ cask ales, local homebrews and local wines from Lieb Cellars.
Vegetarian dishes will also be available.
The festival is taking place over 2 sessions: 1-4 pm and 7-10 pm with VIP sessions beginning at 12 pm and 6 pm that include an extra hour of eating and drinking as well as a sommelier pairing session. Tickets to the General Sessions are $55 and includes endless craft beer tastings, while the VIP tickets are $75
Tickets for this intimate tasting event are extremely limited and both sessions will SELL OUT. To purchase tickets and for more information, visit our exclusive ticket here www.GetRealNY.Com
THE CHEFS: more TBA
Chef Paul DI Bari - Zi' Pep
Brian Yurko - Alewife
Christopher Parks - The Guilty Goose
Clay Gordon - Get Real NY & The Chocolate Life
Celsa Gonzalez - Carino
Stefan Ching - Kupersmith
Jonathan Van Sleet - MexiQ
Tommy Harder – Blind Tiger Ale House
Twitter info - @GetRealBeer - #BeerBalls
About Get Real NY
Get Real Beer (NY) is a Craft Beer-focused company made up of 8 craft beer and food advocates who host beer and food festivals as well as bar and restaurant events in New York City. Get Real is firm in our commitment to support local food purveyors at all Get Real Beer events. Our goal is to bring beer communities together in all towns and cities using local breweries and artisanal food at all of our festivals. We also give homebrewers an opportunity to showcase their beers alongside those of our favorite well-known craft breweries.
The Get Real Beer crew: Patrick Donagher, Andy Freedman, Mary Izett, Chris Cuzme, Anne Becerra, Rev Dave Cianco, Juren David, Martin Walker and Chris White.
Contact Patrick@GetRealNY.com for Info