Geoffrey Zakarian, the co-host of Food Network’s The Kitchen and judge on Chopped, will join Dan’s Papers at McCall Vineyard and Ranch in Cutchogue on August 22 for Dan’s Harvest East End as the sixth annual event’s first-ever celebrity host.
In addition to his television duties, Zakarian’s restaurants include The Palm Court at the Plaza Hotel, The Lambs Club and The National Bar & Dining Rooms, all in New York City, plus The Water Club at Borgata in New Jersey.
Zakarian is no stranger to Dan’s Taste of Summer, the premier food and wine events on the East End. Last year, he co-hosted Dan’s Taste of Two Forks with his Kitchen co-star Katie Lee. And in 2013, he served as host of the inaugural Dan’s GrillHampton, which pits top Hamptons chefs against top NYC chefs.
For the 2015 edition of Taste of Two Forks, Lee will co-host with Michael Symon, star of ABC’s The Chew. GrillHampton will be hosted by Restaurant Impossible star Robert Irvine and judge on Food Network’s Chopped Marc Murphy.
Dan’s Taste of Summer kicks off with Dan’s GrillHampton presented by Pat LaFrieda Meat Purveyors on Friday, July 17, and continues on Saturday, July 18, with Dan’s Taste of Two Forks presented by Farrell Building Company, both at Sayre Park, 156 Snake Hollow Road, Bridgehampton. Dan’s Harvest East End, the can’t-miss food and wine classic, rounds out the trio of events on August 22 in Cutchogue. For more information on all three events, including tickets and VIP packages, visit DansTasteofSummer.com.