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Join The International Culinary Experience

Apr├Ęs Polo

Date: Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Ask any player and they will tell you that polo is a global fraternity, welcoming newcomers as warmly as old friends, embracing the vibrant traditions of all participating nations.  In that same spirit, you are invited to join Après Polo for a culinary world tour in honor of the teams participating in the Newport International Polo Series 30th anniversary season.  New this year, some menus will be available as carry-away pre-orders to be enjoyed during the second half of the match, while all attendees are invited to RSVP in advance for the traditional après polo service with the teams.

June 5 (USA vs. Switzerland)

Get summer underway with a quintessential taste of Americana.  Newport's beloved temple of southern BBQ will satisfy hungry players and avid supporters on Opening Day with delicious smoked meats and delectable sides for an outdoor celebration at the Patio.  RSVP

June 19 (USA vs. Argentina)

Argentina may be famous in the polo world as a powerhouse that produces many of the sport's top players, but is better known for its global reputation in cuisine.  Both will come together on June 19th, ascending the famous South American mountain range for the Los Andes Sampler.  Enjoy a tasting menu of favorite specialties from the number 23 restaurant on Yelp's list of Top 100 Places to Eat in 2021, Los Andes.  The Providence-based eatery has been delighting diners since 2009 and is sure to be a hit for its 3rd polo landing.  RSVP

July 10 (USA vs. Italy)

Amici Riuniti, friends gathered, sums up perfectly the camaraderie in the sport of polo.  And what better way to enjoy that camaraderie than by breaking bread together.  Menu coming soon.  Check back on the events Events/Tickets page for the latest.

July 24 (USA vs. Ireland)

Chef Kevin Des ChenesCraic On with good company, good food for this special celebrity chef experience.  Private chef to the stars, Kevin Des Chenes (seen on the Food Network, Today, and more), will create a menu inspired by the Irish polo team to be remembered for donkey's years.  Menu coming soon.  Check back on the events Events/Tickets page for the latest.

August 7 (USA vs. Dominican Republic)

The definitive masters of the native American traditional New England Lobsterbake, McGrath Clambakes, will be back at it on August 7th for the pinnacle of the summer season, rounding out the annual Polo Ball weekend with a sumptuous feast.  Slow-cooked over hot coals, under a bed of freshly harvested seaweed, the freshest local lobsters, clams, mussels, and produce reach perfection under the bake master's watchful eye.  Join the unveiling ceremony, then ready your lobster bibs.  RSVP

August 21 (USA vs. Jamaica)

Jamaican JerkIsland flavors share the popularity of a fan-favorite team, known for their horsemanship, exciting play, and fun spirit.  Newport's favorite Caribbean eatery, Hummingbird, will plate-up well known Jamaican Jerk, oxtail, and more in four different entree choices.  RSVP

September 4 (USA vs. England)

Masters of the sea(food), McGrath Clambakes, will be back again to cater too the nation who's navy once dominated. This sumptuous Lobsterboil & Shellfish Dinner will be fit for the admiralty.  RSVP

September 18 (USA vs. Mexico)

Tacos on a white plateJoin La Fiesta Final for a south-of-the-border spectacular to send off the final international challenger of the season.  Menu coming soon.  Check back on the events Events/Tickets page for the latest.