2014 Super Bowl Players Ultimate Tailgate Party
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Bullseye Event Group recently announced that Lindsay Czarniak will serve as the MC for the Super Bowl Players Ultimate Tailgate. Lindsay is the Lead Sports Anchor for ESPN on the 6pm EST Sports Center. When ESPN hired her Lindsay Czarniak was said to be “ESPN’s Katie Couric”.
Lindsay’s role will be to introduce the 20+ active NFL Players in attendance at the Players Tailgate and initiate short discussions with them similar to what she does on “pick 6″ the Sports Center weekly show where she features an NFL player. She picks the players mind of NFL players on 3 football related topics and then the NFL player tells 3 things people don’t know about them.
NFL Players Attending
The Super Bowl Players Ultimate Tailgate is a pre-game Super Bowl party that offers celebrity guests, live entertainment, a five star food menu prepared by international super chef Marcus Samuelsson, and open premium bar. The name The Players Super Bowl Ultimate Tailgate says it all. This is where the current active players come on Super Bowl Sunday, 20+ current players will be in attendance.
In addition to being a successful cookbook author, Super Bowl Players Ultimate Tailgate Chef Marcus Samuelsson released his New York Times Bestseller and James Beard wining memoir Yes, Chef in 2012 to rave reviews. He has been featured on a number of television shows including Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, the Martha Stewart Show, Today Show, Regis and Kelly and Charlie Rose. He was the winner on Bravo’s Top Chef Masters Season Two and serves as a recurring judge for Chopped, one of Food Network’s highest rated series with a following of over 20 million viewers a month. Marcus was also named the winner of the second season of Chopped All-Stars. Marcus has also been honored as a guest chef at the White House under the Obama Administration.
The menu selected by Marcus Samuelsson. Food is prepared and catered by Marcus’ Harlem Red Rooster one of NYC’s top 5 restaurants.
- Passed Hors d’Oeuvres
- Selection of 8 types of passed hors d’oeuvres
- Platter of charcuterie and farm cheeses, crudité and pickled vegetables
Food Station #1
- Cornbread tomato jam, honey butter • Mac and Greens NY cheddar, comte, gouda
Food Station #2
- Raw Bar shrimp, Oysters on the half shell, Lobster Tails, Stone Crab, Tuna Carpaccio, Smoked Salmon
- Harlem Chowder lobster, Clams, Potatoes, Mussels (all seafood removed from shell)
Food Station #3
- Helga’s Meatballs
Food Station #4
- Fried Yardbird, Chicken & Waffles chicken liver butter, bourbon maple syrup • BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwiches blue cheese slaw, pickled onions
Food Station #5
- Assorted Desserts • Red Velvet Whoopie Pies, Assorted Cupcakes, Salted Caramel Chocolate Truffles, to name only a few.
Guests of the Players Ultimate Tailgate will enjoy a hospitality lounge area lined with private tables and ESPN pre-game coverage on large plasma televisions as they prepare for the Super Bowl in style! They will also be transferred to and from the Super Bowl game at MetLife Stadium by round trip private motor coach.
Entertainment for the event will include Cirque USA.
Vy Higginsen’s Harlem Gospel for Teens Choir / The Harlem Gospel for Teens choir performed for the lighting of the Rockefeller Christmas tree, aired on NBC on December 4th. They performed alongside Mariah Carey and Ariana Grande. Recent performances include performances with MADONNA on NBC’s “Hope For Haiti” telethon, with DIONNE WARWICK, CISSY HOUSTON, CHAKA KHAN and VALERIE SIMPSON.
The Harlem Gospel for Teens program is not just teaching gospel music, it is saving these at risk teens from Harlem. The choir has sang for the likes of Jennifer Hudson, Angela Bassett, Russell Simmons, Forrest Whitaker, Antonio Banderas & Melanie Griffith, Sting and have been featured on CBS television on 60 Minutes.
This year’s event will be held at New York’s Gotham Hall, located in the heart of Times Square and Super Bowl Boulevard. This breathtaking venue features impressive architecture as well as attentive personal service considered one of NYC’s top venues. For a peek at Gotham Hall, take the virtual tour!
If you’re ready to take your Super Bowl experience to the next level, reserve your spot at the 2014 Players Ultimate Tailgate for the best in food, fun, entertainment, and celebrity guests. Better yet, book one of our Super Bowl Packages and enjoy all that New York has to offer!