The Javits Center
The Fancy Food Show occupies two floors and the North Hall of the Javits Center.
The First Floor
The show is simply massive.
The North Hall
The north hall housed some of the smaller national delegations.
The Chile Booth
From wine to chilies the Chilean booth represents the nations producers.
Cheese in the sky
And everywhere else. There was a lot of cheese at the show.
The Spanish section was bustling.
The Jelly Belly Booth
Field Trip Beef Jerky
From New York state.
Gluten and GMO Free
Gluten free was the buzzword of the show. There there was some talk about non-GMO foods but not nearly as much. Just wait until next year.
Olives for all
An olive for every taste.
Winner for their Beet & Red Onion Marmalade.
Virginia Chutney Company
Proud winners of the condiment category for their Spicy Plum Chutney.
Winner for best USDA-Certified Organic Product” for their Runa Hibiscus-Berry Guayusa Tea.
Ritrovo Italian Regional Foods
Winners for in the pasta sauce for their Ritrovo Selections Casina Rossa Due Formaggi.
Point Reyes Farmstead Cheese Co won two awards for their cheese.
Many of the smaller booth are set up more as meeting spaces than displays.
The Field Trip Jerky Boys
One of the trends this year was domestically produced ham and cured meats.
Jose Andres Foods Booth
Chef Jose Andres' booth sells his line of prepackaged foods. The booth seemed to be constantly mobbed.
Emeril's Ollive Oil
Lammies Candies Habanero Pralines
All the way from Austin, TX.
Peter Luger Steakhouse Sauce
No steaks were being displayed, unfortunately.
Olli Organic Charcuterie
Virginia-based Olli just came out with a line of organic charcuterie. https://www.olli.com
Fortunately the Javitz Center is plenty air conditioned.
Road Kill Grill Rub
The term "Fancy Food" is somewhat open to interpretation.
Rums of Puerto Rico
And the winner of the best booth goes to rums of Puerto Rico.
Scharffen Berger Chocolate.
San Francisco-based Scharffen Berger.
For some reason the Sicily booth was located on the opposite end of the hall from the rest of the Italian vendors.
There was more than enough sugar to go around.
The New York section.
A handy iPhone app was available to attendees that offered a map and a list of vendors.
Brands of Britain
Winners in the cold beverage category for their Fever-Tree Premium Sparkling Lemon.
Cave of Faribault
Winner of best cheese for their "Jeffs' Select."
Winner of the chocolate catagory for their Avant-Garde Bar Blood Orange Bergamot Flavor.
Craft Care Joy
Creminelli Fine Meats
Cristiano Creminelli is excited that he won for Campania Handcrafted Italian Salami.
All the way from Virginia.