Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Announcing Rafael Nadal at Taste of Tennis 2016

17th Annual Taste of Tennis NYC to Feature Chef Marcus Samuelsson and Tennis Legend Rafael Nadal, brought to you by Olive Oil From Spain

Taste of Tennis, the World’s Premier Food and Tennis Experience produced by AYS Sports Marketing, is excited to announce that this year’s marquee Taste of Tennis culinary demo will feature 14X Grand Slam Champion Rafael Nadal and James Beard Award winning Chef Marcus Samuelsson! Tickets are on sale now through the official website, http://www.tasteoftennis.com

In addition to Rafael Nadal at Taste of Tennis, you can expect to see the likes of Simona Halep, the always entertaining Gael Monfils, legend Billie Jean King, America’s Top Tennis player John Isner and everyone's favoriteSloane Stephens along with several of your favorite chefs such as Marcus Samuelsson, Jonathan Waxman and Floyd Cardoz showcasing their culinary skills on Thursday, August 25, 2016 from 7pm-10pm, with returning DJ Mad Linx. With an array of amazing food, this one-of-a-kind experience features a variety of themed lounges, signature cocktails and guest DJ segments by professional athletes.

On Friday, August 26thTaste of Tennis Pavilion, hosted by celebrity chef Marcus Samuelsson, is coming to the Mylan WTT Finals! This interactive culinary experience will feature cuisine prepared by top local restaurants, handcrafted cocktails and a variety of exciting VIP experiences including photo opportunities and meet and greets with some of your favorite tennis players. Following the Pavilion is the Celebrity Chef Tennis Challenge which kicks off the Mylan WTT Finals where 4 celebrity chefs step out of the kitchen and onto the court in an exciting tennis exhibition on center court!

For more information or to purchase tickets to The Taste of Tennis MasterClass, The Taste of Tennis Gala or the Taste of Tennis Pavilion please visit www.TasteOfTennis.com. All media invitation and press inquiries please contact Ashli Urquhart at Ashli@theteslagroup.com.
  • August 17-25th The Taste studio appearance featuring various chefs & athletes (Media requests)
  • August 24th Taste of Tennis Master Class (Private Event)
  • August 25th World TeamTennis and Billie Jean King reception 5-7pm (Private Event-Media Invite)
  • August 25th Taste of Tennis Gala 7-10pm (Public Event)
  • August 26th Taste of Tennis Pavilion-Celebrity Chefs Challenge Hosted By Marcus Samuelson at the Mylan WTT Finals(Public Event)

Lattori on the Today Show

Jene Luciani was on the Today Show recently and she rocked Lattori's Beige and Jazz midi-dress.




Taste of Tennis NYC Announces 'The Taste' Event Series


Taste of Tennis, the World’s Premier Food and Tennis Experience produced by AYS Sports Marketing will host its biggest event to date with a new line-up of top culinary chefs and some of the world's greatest tennis players in a series of events entitled “The Taste”. The new tennis and culinary experience includes a Taste of Tennis Pavilion in partnership with the legendary Billie Jean King and the World Team Tennis Finals on Friday August 26th.

The Taste” will begin with a number of entertainment segments featuring various chefs and athletes leading up to the Taste of Tennis. The AYS kick-off event on Wednesday, August's 24th will introduce a Taste of Tennis Master Class at St. Giles, The Tuscany Hotel.

At the Taste of Tennis this year, expect to see the likes of Simona Halep, the always entertaining Gael Monfils, legend Billie Jean King, America’s Top Tennis player John Isner and tennis favorite Sloane Stephens along with several of your favorite chefs such as Marcus Samuelsson, Jonathan Waxman and Floyd Cardoz showcasing their culinary skills on Thursday, August 25, 2016from 7pm-10pm with returning DJ Mad Linx. With an array of amazing food, this one-of-a-kind experience features a variety of themed lounges, signature cocktails and guest DJ segments by professional athletes.

A portion of the proceeds at the Taste of Tennis will benefit Wellness in The Schools (WITS). Wellness in the Schools (WITS) is a national non-profit that inspires healthy eating and fitness for kids in public schools.

On Friday August 26th Taste of Tennis Pavilion, hosted by celebrity chef Marcus Samuelsson, is coming to the Mylan WTT Finals. This interactive culinary experience will feature cuisine prepared by top local restaurants, handcrafted cocktails and a variety of exciting VIP experiences including photo opportunities and meet and greets with some of your favorite tennis players. Following the Pavilion is the Celebrity Chef Tennis Challenge which kicks off the Mylan WTT Finals where 4 celebrity chefs step out of the kitchen and onto the court in an exciting tennis exhibition on center court.

For more information or to purchase tickets to The Taste of Tennis MasterClass, The Taste of Tennis Gala or the Taste of Tennis Pavilion please visit www.TasteOfTennis.com. All media invitation and hard press inquiries please contact Ashli Urquhart atAshli@theteslagroup.com.