MODS 22nd Annual Wine, Spirits and Culinary Celebration

By Hillary Wallace

“The energy of the crowd is electric.”

Voted one of the ten best Fort Lauderdale events, the Museum of Discovery and Science (MODS) will host its 22nd Annual Bank of America Wine, Spirits and Culinary Celebration on Friday, April 7. “The Wine, Spirits and Culinary Celebration is always an incredible event in Fort Lauderdale and my favorite event in South Florida! With over 40 restaurants and over 100 wine, spirit and beer vendors throughout the Museum it’s an exploration that will find your palate dancing with joy.” says Elliott Flynn of Meehan Financial Group and one of this year’s co-chairs alongside Sal Ferradas of Bank of America and John Magee of Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits.

Platinum guests will enjoy a VIP experience with early access at 5:30pm to the Grand Tasting, premium cuisine and exclusive access to the themed Platinum Lounge. The Grand Tasting begins at 6:30 p.m. Guests will experience a progressive sequence of wine and food pairings, each bound to enchant, educate and entertain guests. The ultra-chic After-Party will take place in the MODS’ atrium where all guests can continue to enjoy additional culinary delights and dance under the stars. The After-Party will take place from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. Restaurants include Beauty & The Feast Bar/Kitchen, Boatyard, Café ala Carte, Crepe Maker, Events by The Grateful Palate, Fare to Remember, Gino’s Market, Healthy Xpress, Ilios, John Knox Village, Kitchen 305, Lobster Bar Sea Grille, Nespresso, S3, Seasons 52, Shooters Waterfront, Sky Thai Sushi, Susie’s Scrumptious Sweets, SuViche, Timpano Chophouse, YOLO and many more to come.

This year, the sponsors of the 22nd Annual Wine, Spirits & Culinary Celebration include Bank of America, Southern Glazers Wine & Spirits, Doubletime Digital, American Marketing & Management, Inc., Think Magazine, Berkowitz Pollack Brant, AutoNation and Ernst & Young.

“This is a great event that brings our community together, we enjoy fine food and drinks, have a great time, while raising money for a wonderful cause.” said co-chair Sal Ferradas. All proceeds benefit the Museum of Discovery and Science.

Tickets are $250 for the Platinum experience (only 500 tickets available at this level) and $150 for the Grand Tasting. Parties of ten receive a reduced rate of $2,250 Platinum and $1,350 for Grand Tasting Host packages. Special pre-sale discounted rates of $225 for the Platinum experience and $ 135 for the Grand Tasting are available through 2/14/17. For tickets, please visit For sponsorship opportunities or additional information, please contact Hillary Wallace at 954.713.0918 or