Serving up tennis and cuisine: Citi Taste of Tennis is back in New York


Get ready to serve up an unforgettable evening of tennis excitement and culinary delights as Citi Taste of Tennis returns to New York City on August 24th from 7-10 p.m. This star-studded event promises an extraordinary experience, bringing together renowned tennis stars and world-class chefs under one roof at the iconic Gotham Hall. So, mark your calendars and prepare your taste buds for a gastronomic journey like no other!

Citi Taste of Tennis

Chef Bao Bao takes center stage

Headlining this year’s Citi Taste of Tennis event is the exceptional chef Suchanan Aksornan, famously known as chef Bao Bao. As the Food Network’s Chopped Champion and the founder and executive chef of the acclaimed Brooklyn restaurant Baoburg, chef Bao Bao’s culinary prowess is sure to tantalize your taste buds. Prepare to be amazed as he showcases his exquisite creations, taking you on a delectable journey through his culinary artistry.

The Williams sisters at one of Citi Taste of Tennis events

A star-studded lineup

The event will feature not only the tennis stars that we all admire but also a constellation of celebrated chefs who will bring their A-game to create an array of mouthwatering dishes. Joining chef Bao Bao on this culinary adventure are culinary virtuosos such as John Mooney (Bell Book and Candle), Jassi Bindra (Amrina The Woodlands), Sujan Sarkar (Baar Baar), Fany Gerson (Fan Fan Doughnuts), Admir Alibasic (One Rare Steakhouse), Kerry Heffernan (Grand Banks), Jack Logue (The Lamb’s Club), Chad Brown (Hunt & Fish Club), Doc (Doc’s Cake Shop), and Joey Campanaro (The Little Owl). Each of these masters will showcase their culinary expertise, leaving guests with an experience they will savor long after the event.

An enchanting evening

Beyond the tantalizing treats, Citi Taste of Tennis offers so much more. Prepare to be entertained by live performances and special guest appearances that will keep the excitement flowing throughout the evening. Witness on-stage cooking demonstrations that will offer insight into the culinary techniques of these esteemed chefs. Additionally, live musical performances will add an extra dash of glamour to the already star-studded event, creating a truly enchanting atmosphere.

Garbine Muguruza at one of Citi Taste of Tennis events

Sponsors elevating the experience

To elevate the entire experience, sponsors have lined up some irresistible offerings. Guests can enjoy the Zonin Prosecco Bar, courtesy of Zonin, and savor authentic cuisine and rum cocktails provided by the Barbados Tourist Board. For those looking to refresh their palates, Voss Water offers still and sparkling water along with their signature “Voss-Tails.” Deli favorites from Boar’s Head Premium Deli Products will delight those seeking delectable charcuterie treats. Also, NYY’s Steak and Hard Rock Hotel’s executive chef Oscar Gonzalez will present mouthwatering dishes, ensuring guests are in for a culinary extravaganza.

Ticket information

Tickets to Citi Taste of Tennis are priced at $450, offering access to an evening of tennis brilliance, extraordinary cuisine, and memorable entertainment. Sponsorship and hospitality packages are available by emailing For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit here and follow @tasteoftennis on social media for updates.

Further reading: Report from the most recent Citi Taste of Tennis in Washington D.C.


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