A new twist on the Classic, dinner and a movie. 

Calling all cinephiles and foodie connoisseurs—we have cooked up something special for this Newport Restaurant Week that you won't want to miss. In partnership with JPT Film + Event Center, we introduce to you, the Foodie Film Festival in tandem with Newport Restaurant Week.

Enjoy a week full of pop-up wine and beer tastings, food trucks, complimentary treats, live jazz in the lobby, and most importantly—food focused films from November 4th - 12th. 2022.

Find all foodie film deals and the full schedule of films for fall below

COVID-19 NOTE:

When you're ready, we can't wait to welcome you back to The Classic Coast. Rest assured, the safety and well-being of both visitors and locals remains our top priority.  All we ask when you land on these shores is that you play your part in keeping everyone safe. Please be kind and adhere to local guidelines. 

FAST FACTS:

When: November 4 - 12, 2022
Where: JPT Film & Events Center, 49 Touro St, Newport, RI
Admission: General Admission: $12, Member: $10
Buy Tickets: Click here

Foodie Film Deals + Events

Find all special events and foodie film deals below. For the full schedule of foodie films click here 

Charter Books Foodie Book Sale

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Where:
JPT Film + Event Center, 49 Touro St, Newport, RI 02840
When:
November 4th & 5th, and November 11th & 12th

Charter Books is a new independent bookstore located in the heart of Newport's historic district on Lower Broadway. Booksellers will be on hand at the theater on November 4-5 and November 11-12 with a curated selection of books for all ages to pair with each film being screened.

What Films Will Be Featured? 

Charter Books

 

3-Course Prix-Fixe Foodie Film Festival Menu

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Where:
The Restaurant at Newport Harbor Island Resort
When:
November 4th - 13th
Cost:
$49/person

Visit The Restaurant at Newport Harbor Island Resort as we pay homage to some of our favorite food films! In tandem with Newport Restaurant Week, and to complement the Jane Pickens Theater Foodie Film Festival, we will be offering a special three-course pre-fixe dinner menu for $49/person. Enjoy dishes inspired by Julie & Julia, Ratatouille, and Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory, as unique as they are delicious! View the delicious menu here

What Film Will Be Featured? 

 

Sardella’s “Big Night” Cocktail

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Where:
Sardella’s Italian Restaurant, 30 Memorial Boulevard West, Newport, RI
When:
Saturday, November 5th

In honor of the Foodie Film Festival showing of Big Night at Jane Pickens Theater on November 5th, Sardella's Italian Restaurant will be offering a "Sardella’s “Big Night” Cocktail" special, made with Aperol, a splash of limoncello, San Pellegrino soda water, and prosecco served over ice, then garnished with orange and cherry. Available at Sardella's Italian Restaurant located at 30 Memorial Blvd. West, in Newport.

What Film Will Be Featured? 

 

Bellevue Boards Pop-Up

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Where:
JPT Film + Event Center, 49 Touro St, Newport, RI 02840
When:
Wednesday, November 9th

Bellevue Boards will be hosting a pop up shop at Jane Pickens Theater on Wednesday, November 9th for some delicious grab 'n go charcuterie arrangements to enjoy during the JPT Foodie Film Festival! Whether you grab a box for The Art of Eating or Babette's Feast or as an appetizer on the way out before you head downtown for Newport Restaurant Week, you will absolutely love indulging in food that is just as beautiful, as it is delicious! 

What Films Will Be Featured? 

 

Newport Wine Cellar & Gourmet Wine Tasting

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Where:
The Lobby at JPT Film + Event Center, 49 Touro St, Newport, RI 02840
When:
Tuesday, November 8th from 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Newport Wine Cellar & Gourmet is a local wine shop with a focus on wines from responsible producers made with intention and a carefully curated selection of gourmet cheese, charcuterie, spreads & accompaniments for for your cheese board, as well as wide variety of specialty pantry goods for cooking. They will be doing a wine tasting in the lobby on the night of November 8th from 6:30pm - 7:30pm.

What Film Will Be Featured? 

 

A Mano Food Truck

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Where:
Outside of JPT Film + Event Center, 49 Touro St, Newport, RI 02840
When:
Thursday, November 10th from 6:00pm - 8:00pm

A Mano Food Truck will be in front of the JPT during the showing at Mystic Pizza on November 10th from 6:00pm - 8:00pm.

What Film Will Be Featured? 

 

Taproot Brewing Company Beer Tasting

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Where:
The Lobby at JPT Film + Event Center, 49 Touro St, Newport, RI 02840
When:
Thursday, November 10th from 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Middletown based Taproot Brewing Company focuses on unfiltered hop-forward beers made in small batches and meant to be enjoyed immediately for the ultimate freshness. Join us in the lobby on November 10th from 6:30pm - 7:30pm for a tasting of their delicious beers. 

What Film Will Be Featured? 

Copy of Taproot Brewing Co. Tasting

 

The French Confection Complimentary Treats

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Where:
The Lobby at JPT Film + Event Center, 49 Touro St, Newport, RI 02840
When:
Friday, November 11th

Local bakery The French Confection has been producing French comfort desserts for the last 30 years. Their pastries balance much of the traditional style adapted to current tastes for a fresh relationship with timeless favorites and introduce French classics to a new generation of gourmets. Complimentary treats will be available in the lobby for Who’s Killing the Great Chefs of Europe as well as Chocolat.

What Films Will Be Featured? 

 

Lois Vaughan Live Jazz

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Where:
The Lobby at JPT Film + Event Center, 49 Touro St, Newport, RI 02840
When:
Saturday, November 12th from 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Pianist Lois Vaughan has been performing professionally in Southeastern New England for over 38 years. Performances include concerts, school programs, and background music for restaurants and hotels. She provides music for special events--weddings, private parties, corporate receptions and state dinners. She will join us on November 12th to help close out the festival with live jazz piano in the lobby from 6:30pm - 7:30pm.

What Film Will Be Featured? 

 

Foodie Film Festival Schedule

Friday, November 4th

7:30 PM: The Art of Eating: The Life of M.F.K. Fisher

Saturday, November 5th

4:30 PM: Ratatouille
7:30 PM: Big Night

 Tuesday, November 8th

7:30 PM: Jiro Dreams of Sushi

Wednesday, November 9th

4:30 PM: The Art of Eating: The Life of M.F.K. Fisher
7:30 PM: Babette's Feast

Thursday, November 10th

4:30 PM: Julie & Julia
7:30 PM: Mystic Pizza

Friday, November 11th

4:30 PM: Who is Killing the Great Chefs of Europe?
7:30 PM: Chocolat

Saturday, November 12th

4:30 PM: Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory
7:30 PM: Love Charlie: The Rise and Fall of Charlie Trotter

 

For more information and to buy tickets, click here. 

 

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