On Friday, August 19th, food trucks from Manhattan to Montauk will descend upon Hayground School in Bridgehampton for an explosion of flavors as Edible East End hosts the fifth annual Great Food Truck Derby. From 4 to 7 p.m., attendees can travel from truck to truck to explore cuisines from over 15 eateries. But, it’s not just about the tempting bites. Attendees can try local wine, craft beer and enjoy entertainment provided by The Shockwaves and Blocks, Trucks + Art.
“We are anxiously awaiting! Who would have thought that a group of mobile vendors gathering in a Bridgehampton potato field would become one of the most anticipated, family-friendly foodie events of the summer?” asked Michaela Johnson of Edible East End. “We have a great lineup in store this year and are looking forward to an early evening of fun, food and drink!”
This year’s participats include Anewyoricanthing, Blondie’s Bake Shop, BynumOnWheels – Hush Bistro Food Truck, Chiddy’s Cheesesteaks, Chiki-Wawa, CYNFULFOOD Catering, Eat Me Drink Me, Elegant Eats, The Inn Spot… Out!, Island Empanada, Nice Buns Slammin’ Sliders, Noah’s on the Road, Pizza Luca, Ponti Rossi Italian Food Truck, Rolling Smoke Grill, The Sea Bean Natural Food Co., and Whole Le Crepe.
And, as if that isn’t enough options, derbygoers can also nosh on passed snacks from COPIA Granola, Old School Favorites, and Rob’s Brands.
Of course you’ll need something to quesh your thirst, so beverages will be available from Brooklyn Brewery, Bruce Cost Ginger Ale, Hampton Coffee Co. Mobile Espresso Unit, Sweet’tauk Lemonade, Wölffer Estate Vineyard, GuS – Grown-up Soda, and Wainscott Main Wine and Spirits.
Admission is $65 per person and $20 for kids 12-years-old and under. The entry fee includes one serving at every food truck and complimentary beverages. Additionally, VIP tickets are available for $100 per person, which grants early-access to the food trucks at 3:30 p.m.
Hayground School is located at 151 Mitchell Lane in Bridgehampton. For more information, visit www.edibleeastend.com.