CHAMBERSBURG, Pa., Oct. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Martin's® Famous Potato Rolls and Bread sponsored the 11th annual Food Network & Cooking Channel New York City Wine & Food Festival presented by Capital One (NYCWFF) held in New York City, October 11th through 14th.
Martin's® sponsored the Blue Moon Burger Bash presented by Pat LaFrieda Meats hosted by Rachael Ray, an epic burger showdown between 30 of NYC's best burgers. Eighteen of the competing chefs used Martin's Potato Rolls to impress the panel of celebrity judges, which included Neil Patrick Harris, Geoffrey Zakarian, David Burtka, and Andrew Zimmern. The judges selected Chef Patrick Schaeffer of Citi Field as this year's Pat La Frieda's 2018 NYCWFF Burger Bash® Champion for his Sliders & Sinkers burger served on a Martin's Potato Roll. The crowd of over 3,000 attendees awarded the People's Choice Award to Clinton Hall for their Double Smashed Burger on a Martin's Big Marty's sesame-seeded roll.
On Sunday, October 14, the Coca-Cola Backyard BBQ presented by National Beef and Pat LaFrieda Meats hosted by Billy Burney and Pat LaFrieda featured delicious barbecue recipes created by various chefs, 10 of whom used Martin's Famous Potato Rolls in their recipes. Blue Smoke and Pig Beach came in second and third respectively, both creating a BBQ dish using Martin's Potato Rolls.
"We are so lucky to be a part of such a fantastic event that supports an even greater cause! I always enjoy meeting all the amazing chefs and tasting the unique and mouth-wateringly delicious sandwiches they create with our rolls and bread. And when they win awards using our products, well, that's pretty exciting too!" says Julie Martin, social media manager and 3rd generation Martin family member, who attended this year's events. Martin's is proud to be a sponsor of the NYCWFF because 100% of the net proceeds benefit the hunger-relief organizations No Kid Hungry and Food Bank For New York City. For more information, please visit https://nycwff.org/charity-partners/
Martin's Famous Pastry Shoppe, Inc.® is an all-American family owned and operated company headquartered in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, focused on baking great-tasting potato bread products using high-quality ingredients. Their dedication to excellence, quality, service, and family values is what truly sets them apart from their competitors. To learn more about Martin's Famous Potato Rolls and Bread, you can visit their website at: www.potatorolls.com.
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