Message from the

Board of Directors

Thank you to everyone who helped make the 2023 Food & Wine Festival a success!

Our Mission

To provide sustainable funding to support and preserve the not-for-profit arts community in Albany, NY through an annual 3-day Food & Wine themed Festival that markets our restaurants, chefs, and their innovative cuisine; educates consumers on healthy, sustainable agriculture; and donates all net income directly to deserving non-profit arts organizations.

Thursday Event

Mayor’s Opening Celebration

Friday Event

Slider Slam

Friday & Saturday Event

Grand Tastings and Seminars

Presented by
National Bank of Coxsackie

The Grand Tastings and Seminars will take place at the Albany Capital Center Each VIP ticket purchase also automatically enters you in an opportunity to win 1 of 5 exciting travel experiences!

Saturday Event

Grand Gala Reception & 5-Course Dinner

  • Sponsored by Total Events
  • The 15th Anniversary Albany Chefs Food & Wine Festival Grand Gala.

Thank you to our

2024 Art

Premier Beneficiaries this year are the Black Theatre Troupe of Upstate New York, Capital Repertory Theatre, Capitaland Chorus, and Palace Performing Arts Center. Spotlight Beneficiaries this year are the Albany Barn, Playhouse Stage Co. and New York Folklore. Total distribution will be based on the final net proceeds at the conclusion of the 2024 Festival.


Thank you to our

Festival Sponsors & Partners

Please support our sponsors who help the arts thrive in Albany!

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