Widely recognized as one of America’s favorite gourmet gatherings on the beach, the 19th annual Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine & Food Festival presented by Capital One (SOBEWFF®) returns to EAT. DRINK. EDUCATE. February 19-23, 2020.
Its recently unveiled line-up includes more than 100 events spanning Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach counties, with 100% of the net proceeds benefiting the Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management at Florida International University. Since its inception, the festival has raised more than $30 million to support the education of the future leaders of the hospitality industry.
The festival’s signature fan favorite tastings nestled on the sands of Miami Beach return to showcase the cuisine from some of America’s most talented chefs and lifestyle personalities. This includes iconic events like: Goya Foods’ Grand Tasting Village featuring Grand Tasting Tents & Publix Culinary Demonstrations sponsored by Sub-Zero Group Southeast, Italian Bites on the Beach sponsored by HCP Media and the Miami Herald Media Company hosted by Giada De Laurentiis & Dario Cecchini, Heineken Burger Bash presented by Schweid & Sons® hosted by Rachael Ray, Beachside BBQ hosted by Guy Fieri, BACARDI’s Beach Carnival hosted by Andrew Zimmern, plus many more.
The diverse weekend of culinary and beverage celebrations will also include the festival’s featured wine seminars, themed walk-around tastings, more than 30 intimate dinners featuring world-renowned chefs and celebrated winemakers, a more expanded selection of hands on master classes and family-friendly options, the CRAVE Greater Fort Lauderdale Series presented by My Fort Lauderdale Beach, select events in Palm Beach County – including dinners hosted by acclaimed chef Mauro Colagreco, and lifestyle icon Martha Stewart—and more!