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Opening Night // James Beard: America’s First Foodie
Opening night of the festival will be a dazzling evening filled with the dishes that both inspired and were inspired by the life of America’s First Foodie, the incomparable James Beard. 

Hometown Heros: Chopped Cheese & More
This night  is all about hometown favorites - the sandwiches, the heros, the hoagies, the subs -  the guilty pleasures and decadent delicacies you can’t live without! 

The Food Porn Party: Tampopo
The Food Porn Party returns like you’ve never seen it before! Featuring one the greatest and most memorable food-films ever made: Tampopo. This 1985 cult classic from Japan must be seen (and tasted) to be believed.

For The Love of Brunch!
Where else would you be on a Sunday afternoon? Don’t miss this veritable midday feast as we unleash a series of beautiful films all celebrating America’s favorite meal: Brunch! 


General Information

  • Screenings begin 15 minutes after general admission doors open. Please arrive no more than 15 minutes after the ticket time to ensure seating.
  • VIP ticket perks include early entry and Pre-Party access (specialty food and drinks). 
  • Please bring government-issued photo ID for proof of age.
  • Filmmakers and chefs live complicated lives. Programs and menus may be subject to change.


The Food Film Festival in NYC benefits The Billion Oyster Project

Discounted Parking for Food Film Fest guests! Use code NYCFFF17 for 10% off already discounted pricing

Discounted Parking for Food Film Fest guests!
Use code NYCFFF17 for 10% off already discounted pricing



The Fine Print

All events will take place at:
AMC Empire 25
234 W 42nd St.
New York, NY 10036

Note: Details are subject to change without notice.
Film screenings begin 15 minutes after General Admission doors open.

All Festival events are 21+

Peanuts, nuts and other food allergens may be present in the food served at The Festival.  Although we make every effort to keep these items separated, we cannot guarantee that the food served will be free of the 8 major allergens identified by the FDA.

By entering and by your presence here you consent to be photographed, filmed, and recorded and acknowledge that such films and recordings of you may be used in any and all media and for any purpose throughout the universe in perpetuity without compensation or credit to you. You understand that all photography, filming, and recording will be done in reliance of this consent given by you.