Taste of Tennis Event Features Roddick, Nadal
Food, wine and US Open tennis the focus at
gala. New York
Over 400 food, wine and tennis fans convened at the W Hotel in Tennis star Andy Roddick
Tennis star Andy Roddick
The players participated in cooking demonstrations led by the chefs, and mingled with guests in lounges spread throughout the hotel. Eighteen New York-area restaurants served international gourmet cuisine, and stations and bars set up by Rums of Puerto Rico, Pilsner Urquell and Palm Bay Imports featured wine and event-tailored drinks with a tennis theme.
The event also showcased a silent auction with coveted sports lots such as boxing gloves signed by Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield, a signed poster of Dale Sayers and figure skates signed by the controversial Tonya Harding. www.tasteoftennis.com
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