About Dan’s Taste of Summer

NEW! The Oceanfront Fiesta

Friday, July 7th 2017
Gurney’s Montauk Resort & Seawater Spa
290 Old Montauk Highway, Montauk


Hosted by Adam Richman, Travel Channel host, author, food & travel explorer.

There is no better way to savor the summer than with an evening of tacos, tequila, surf and sand. Dan’s Corona MonTaco presented by Don Julio will make its debut at Gurney’s Montauk Resort & Seawater Spa this summer on Friday, July 7th, where guests are invited to experience a Latin-inspired celebration like no other, featuring celebrated chefs’ culinary twists on classic Mexican cuisine. Dishes will be paired with Mexican cerveza, Spanish cavas, tequila and more.

A portion of proceeds from Dan’s Corona MonTaco presented by Don Julio goes to benefit The Retreat.


Surf, Turf and Beyond!

Saturday, July 8th 2017
Gurney’s Montauk Resort & Seawater Spa
290 Old Montauk Highway, Montauk


Meet us in Montauk for the ultimate seaside soiree: ClambakeMTK, the oceanfront food and drink fest at the legendary Gurney’s Montauk Resort & Seawater Spa. Guests will sink their teeth into surf and turf from top restaurants from Manhattan to Montauk while celebrating the beach life, coastal cuisine and everything that makes Montauk the hottest seaside destination on the East Coast at ClambakeMTK.

A portion of proceeds from Dan’s ClambakeMTK goes to benefit The Retreat.


NYC vs. The Hamptons: The Fiercest Culinary Battle of Summer

Friday, July 21st 2017
Fairview Farm at Mecox
19 Horsemill Lane, Bridgehampton


Hosted by Robert Irvine, Celebrity Chef, Entrepreneur, Philanthropist, Founder of the Robert Irvine Foundation and Chef/Owner of Robert Irvine’s Public House at the Tropicana Las Vegas.

Eat, drink and vote as GrillHampton pits East End chefs against Manhattan chefs in a one-of-a-kind cooking competition and tasting event.  Guests enjoy the great grilled fare, beer and specialty cocktails – then become part of the action as they vote for the finest food of the night! An impressive panel of celebrity judges also weigh in – past judges have included Iron Chef Alex Guarnaschelli, Live! With Regis and Kelly’s Michael Gellman, baseball legend Cecil Fielder and our own Dan Rattiner.

A portion of ticket proceeds will benefit All For The East End (AFTEE), a 501(c)(3) that showcases and provides support to the more-than 1,000 charity organizations in the five East End towns.


The #1 Event in the Hamptons

Saturday, July 22nd 2017
Fairview Farm at Mecox
19 Horsemill Lane, Bridgehampton


The 7th annual Taste of Two Forks presented by Farrell Building Company is a not-to-be missed event for those who enjoy glorious food, good vibrations and luscious libations. Guests will taste the very best from top chefs, great winemakers and over 40 of the finest restaurants from the North and South Forks, all in one location, the waterfront Fairview Farms at Mecox.

A portion of ticket proceeds will benefit All For The East End (AFTEE), a 501(c)(3) that showcases and provides support to the more-than 1,000 charity organizations in the five East End towns


The Summer 2017 Kickoff!

The first annual Dan’s Rosé Soirée presented by PORSCHE officially kicked off summer in the Hamptons on Sunday, May 28th 2017 at the Southampton Arts Center. Over 30 rosés from the Hamptons, North Fork, France, Spain and beyond were savored along with chef tastings from top NYC and Hamptons restaurants, local brews from Montauk Brewing Company and craft cocktails featuring New York State distilled spirits. The party continued into the night for the Rock Angel VIP After Party featuring flowing Rock Angel from Chateau D’Esclans, catering by Chef David Blydenburgh of Sydney’s “Taylor” Made Cuisine and live music by The Ronald Reagans Big 80s Show – a true crowd favorite! A portion of the proceeds benefited WPPB 88.3 FM, Long Island’s only local National Public Radio (NPR) station. Cheers to the wineries, restaurants, sponsors and guests who helped us start summer 2017 in style!


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