Edible Garden Festival featuring Mario Batali, Sunday, Sept. 23rd

Edible Garden Festival featuring Mario Batali, Sunday, Sept. 23rd. At The New York Botanical Garden.

Take part in a day long festival of Edible Garden fun exploring “Mario Batali’s Kitchen Gardens,” cooking demonstrations by NYBG staff, gardening activities, and food sampling in the Ruth Rea Howell Family Garden.

Activity lineup:

  • Take a drop in tour of the chef beds in ”Mario Batali’s Kitchen Gardens”
  • Decorate a harvest bag to use to shop for fresh ingredients for your favorite Mario Batali recipes
  • Make a chef’s hat to wear when practicing your culinary skills
  • Solve Mario’s Menu Mystery to help you explore the chef beds in ”Mario Batali’s Kitchen Gardens”
  • Sit in on cooking demonstrations by Family Garden chefs at 11 a.m., 1, and 3 p.m. at the Whole Foods Market Family Garden Kitchen
  • Enjoy food sampling by vendors offering snacks and organic goodies

Edible Garden Festival ticket includes all Festival activities and All Garden Pass access

Non-Member Adults $25, Student/Senior $22, Kids $10/Members Free (ticket does not include Mario Batali cooking demo) Get your tickets!

Edible Garden Festival with Cooking Demonstration with Mario Batali

Sunday, September 23, Edible Garden Festivities in the Ruth Rea Howell Family Garden: 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.; Mario Demonstration in the Conservatory Tent: 4:30 p.m.

Enjoy all Edible Garden festival activities in the Family Garden, plus join Garden friend Mario Batali at the Conservatory tent for a demonstration of fresh, seasonal family dishes inspired by “Mario Batali’s Kitchen Gardens.”

Festival ticket with Mario Batali demonstration includes all Edible Garden Festival activities, All-Garden Pass access, and a seat at the cooking demonstration

Non-Member Adults $30, Student/Senior $27, Kids $15/Members Adults $10, Kids $5 Get your tickets!

Garden-to-Table Dinner and Cooking Demonstration with Mario Batali
Sunday, September 23, activities begin at 4:30 p.m.

Join celebrity chef and Garden friend Mario Batali for a truly unique garden-to-table experience! Enjoy all of the Edible Garden festivities, plus special preferred seating at Mario’s cooking demonstration at the Conservatory tent, followed by cocktails in the Ruth Rea Howell Family Garden and an intimate garden-to-table dinner at the Lillian and Amy Goldman Stone Mill. Mario will enjoy the meal with you and share anecdotes, memories, inspirations, and background information about the four-course menu he has designed.

All ticket proceeds support the Garden’s essential Children’s Education programs.

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