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Taste of Tennis Food Truck Tour & Celebration 2021

August 11, 2021 - August 26, 2021

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Join Taste of Tennis for their first annual Food Truck Tour in celebration of the city’s chefs and restaurant industry reopening and features a collective of NYC chefs–all preparing complimentary dishes exclusively for the tour. Get to know their culinary team and receive #FoodForAFollow when you show proof of following @TasteOfTennis. 

Each stop on the tour will feature a signature dish prepared by an all-star ensemble of chefs including Jassi Bindra (Punjab Grill), John Mooney (Bell, Book & Candle, Bidwell), Fany Gerson (La Newyorkina), Wenford Simpson (The Simpson), Suchanan Aksornnan (Baoburg), John Doherty (Black Barn Restaurant) and Alex Fortini (Tarallucci e Vino).

New York City Tour Dates

Wednesday, August 11th, 12-2pm at Cary Leeds Center for Tennis and Learning
Featured Chef: Fany Gerson

Thursday, August 12th, 11:30am-1:30pm at Citi Headquarters in Tribeca
Featured Chefs: Wenford Simpson and Fany Gerson

Tuesday, August 17th, 11:30am-1:30pm at Union Square Pedestrian Plaza
Featured Chefs: Bao Bao and Fany Gerson

Wednesday, August 18th, 11:30am-1:30pm at Union Square Pedestrian Plaza
Featured Chefs: Alex Fortini and Fany Gerson

Thursday, August 19th, 11:30am-1:30pm at Union Square Pedestrian Plaza
Featured Chefs: Bao Bao and Fany Gerson

Tuesday, August 24th, 5-7pm “Happy Hour” at Black Barn Restaurant in NoMad
Featured Chefs: Chef John Doherty and Fany Gerson

Wednesday, August 25th, 5-7pm at The Benjamin Hotel
Featured Chefs: Wenford Simpson and Fany Gerson

Featured Dishes:
Chef Jassi Bindra: Merguez Sausage with Chana masala hummus and carrot Turshi or Jackfruit Dumpling with Lebabdar Sauce and Saffron Rice (V)
Chef John Mooney: Coal Oven Pizza
Chef Fany Gerson: “Paletitas” in Mango Chile, Coconut, Pink Limeade and Passion Fruit flavors
Chef Wenford Simpson: Jerk Barbecue Chicken Sliders with Texas Apple Coleslaw and Vegetarian sliders with caramelized onions (V)
Chef Suchanan Aksornnan: Yakisoba Noodles Salad and Yakisoba Noodles Salad with fried tofu and summer veggie (V)
Chef John Doherty: Savory almond tartlet with the wild mushrooms, goat cheese and watercress(V) and Chicken Milanese, tomato, pesto aioli on brioche roll
Chef Alex Fortini: Meat Lasagna and Vegetarian Lasagna (V)

*While they last and subject to change

Thursday, August 26th, 7-10pm Citi Taste of Tennis Celebration at Tavern on the Green
The main event will take place on August 26th, 2021 at Tavern on the Green, featuring a live performance by The Johnny Smyth Band featuring tennis legend John McEnroe. Ticket holders will be treated to a seated dinner prepared by the Citi Taste of Tennis Culinary Team, and a highly curated gift bag. A percentage of ticket proceeds will go toward Feed the Frontlines + NJYTL – New York Junior Tennis + Learning.

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