New York Times Travel Show 2019- Taste of the World: January 26th, 2019

The Travel Show is the largest and longest-running trade and consumer travel show in North America, featuring the Travel Industry Conference, Consumer Seminars, Meet The Experts Pavilion and an interactive Exhibition including more than 600 exhibitors representing travel to all seven continents, positioned within 16 pavilions (including Adventure, Africa, Asia, Australia/South Pacific, Canada, Caribbean, Cruise, Europe, Family, Global, Latin America, L.G.B.T.Q., Mexico, River Cruise, Travel Products, and U.S.A. Pavilions). In addition to discounts and special offers, the show provides educational seminars and live entertainment for families, individuals and couples and seniors.

Saturday, Jan. 26, and Sunday, Jan. 27 will be open to all attendees and feature global cuisine tastings, cultural performances, travel book signings, one-on-one conversations with travel experts and special discounts and offers for consumers of all ages from over 500 exhibitors.


General Information

Friday, January 25 – Sunday, January 27, 2019

TIME
Friday Travel Industry Conference (Trade Only): 9am – 5pm
Friday Exhibition (Trade Only): 2pm – 7pm
Friday Industry Reception: 5:30pm – 7pm
Saturday Exhibition & Seminars: 10am – 6pm
Sunday Exhibition & Seminars: 11am – 5pm

LOCATION
Jacob K. Javits Center, NYC

COST
Trade Day:
Advance Full Day Travel Industry Conference & Exhibition – $59
On-site Full Day Travel Industry Conference & Exhibition – $79
Friday Exhibition Only – FREE (with trade business ID)
Consumer Days:
One Day – $20
Two Days – $25
Children 18 & under – FREE


Taste of the World

Saturday, January 26

10:30 a.m.
Welcome to Taste of the World
Doug Duda, host of the A&E International television series on culinary travel, and his daughter Stella serve a sweet taste to illustrate how to begin your next family trip — right in your own kitchen.

11 a.m.
A Slice of the Hit Broadway Musical: “Waitress”
Your chance to win tickets for two as the multiplatinum-selling Grammy winner and actress, Sara Bareilles, returns for a limited time to star in “Waitress.” Enjoy a live performance of the song “What Baking Can Do” by a member of the Broadway cast — and enjoy a pie tasting from the “Waitress” cookbook! Book signing to follow next to the Taste of the World stage.

Noon
Taste the Cultural Mosaic of Israel
Join Chef Nir Zook, owner of the recently opened restaurant Arba, and learn how Israel’s vibrant food scene has made this Mediterranean country one of the most exciting culinary destinations in the world. Presented by the Israel Ministry of Tourism

1 p.m.
Joan Nathan Feeds Phil Rosenthal!
Phil Rosenthal, from the Netflix series “Somebody Feed Phil,” in the kitchen with the host of the upcoming Times Journeys’ Jewish Food and Heritage in Italy With Joan Nathan, author of “King Solomon’s Table.” Book signing to follow next to the Taste of the World stage.

2 p.m.
Taste of the Caribbean Islands
Enjoy our Caribbean seafood roll, a delicious medley of seafood favorites with a zesty crustacean sauce prepared by MSC Cruises’ Corporate Chef Enrique Villardefrancos.

3 p.m.
Savor the Waves of Israel’s Immigrant Cultures
Chef Nir Zook, owner of the recently opened restaurant Arba, is our guide as we taste the influences of Eastern European, Middle Eastern and more recent immigrants in Israel’s rich palate of flavors. Presented by the Israel Ministry of Tourism

4 p.m.
Paris Has Never Tasted Better
What do French chefs dish about when they get together to cook, eat and debate the issues of the day? Drop in on a kitchen conversation about French cuisine, culture and political passions — and enjoy a tasting that will remind you why you need to get to France again. Or for the first time. And soon.

5 p.m.
Culinary Travel Across New York State
Come take a delicious journey to learn about New York State’s unique food and beverage experiences, from wine trails to regional delicacies.

Sunday, January 27

11:30 a.m.
Welcome to Taste of the World
Doug Duda, host of the A&E International television series on culinary travel, and his daughter Stella serve a sweet taste to illustrate how to begin your next family trip — right in your own kitchen.

Noon
Taste the Way Israelis Embrace Global Food and Culture
Join Chef Nir Mesika from Timna restaurant in N.Y.C. and allow your taste buds to enjoy the flavors of Israel, featuring the nation’s diverse ethnic cuisines.
Presented by the Israel Ministry of Tourism

1 p.m.
Eat Your Way In, Around and Through Italy
Let Italian food travel expert Elizabeth Minchilli and New York Times food writer Melissa Clark take you to new and exciting places by following your appetite. Discover why culinary tourism is not only sustainable, but can take you far away from the crowds. Book signing to follow next to the Taste of the World stage.

2 p.m.
Explore the Cuisine of Israel With Chef Nir Mesika
Discover the taste of Israel that not only celebrates the history and culture of its people but also the land, featuring a demo and tasting by Chef Nir Mesika from Timna, New York City’s restaurant for modern Israeli Mediterranean cuisine. Presented by the Israel Ministry of Tourism

3 p.m.
Margaritaville’s Relaxed Recipes for a Taste of Paradise
Margaritaville concept Chef Carlo Sernaglia shares his favorite island-inspired recipes and keys to cooking for the whole family in the Margaritaville state of mind, regardless of your current latitude. Book signing to follow next to the Taste of the World stage.

4 p.m.
The True Taste of India in N.Y.C.
Find out why the world’s star chefs come to Kalustyan’s when they are in New York City to find the spices that enable them to recreate the true tastes of India here at home.


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