14 May South Beach Wine & Food Festival® Hallandale Beach Event Series Will Create an Amazing Food & Art Weekend for Foodies of all Ages!
The Hallandale Beach Community Redevelopment Agency (HBCRA), in partnership with the Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine & Food Festival presented Capital One (SOBEWFF®) , will host their second annual event series Friday, May 21 – Sunday, May 23. The weekend will consist of three signature events showcasing local eateries, wine and spirit samples, music, art, fun for kids, healthy living, fitness, celebrity guests & more!
The SOBEWFF® Hallandale Beach Event Series is a part of the HBCRA`s strategic plan to promote economic development by branding the City of Hallandale Beach as a destination for food, arts, and entertainment, while also attracting international exposure to our local participating restaurants. The HBCRA is excited to provide this weekend series as the “Grand Re-Opening” of the city by welcoming the community to experience fun, food and music in a safe outdoor environment.
The weekend kicks off with an exclusive dinner hosted by Asian-Fusion King and Food Network Star, Jet Tila alongside Etaru Head Chef Davide D’Agostino. The event will take place Friday, May 21 from 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. at Etaru Hallandale. Tila will sizzle, slice and sear Asian-inspired ingredients to create renditions of fan-favorite Thai dishes. He brings innovation and artistry into the traditional Thai food fold to create a signature style that is at heart, his own. The event will take place outdoors and will follow the Festival’s COVID-19 Health & Safety Protocols.
The cost to attend is $200 per person (excluding taxes and fees) Ticket price includes all food and drinks. To purchase tickets, visit sobewff.org/etaru. This event is open to adults ages 21 and older.
The fun will continue with Goya Foods’ Fun and Fit as a Family featuring Kidz Kitchen. This event will give children the opportunity to interact with chefs and culinary personalities for two exciting days of food, fitness, and learning! This family-friendly event allows parents and kids to learn the basics of a healthy lifestyle directly from their favorite Food Network and Cooking Channel personalities and beloved South Florida chefs.
Goya Foods’ Fun and Fit as a Family is the first event to take place at Peter Bluesten Park since the start of the COVID-19 Pandemic. The event will be held outdoors on May 22 and 23 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. and will follow the Festival’s COVID-19 Health & Safety Protocols.
The cost to attend Goya Foods’ Fun and Fit as a Family is $15 per person (excluding taxes and fees) Ticket price includes all food and drinks. To purchase tickets, visit sobewff.org/fff. All ages are welcome to attend.
The weekend will also feature Hallandale Beach Food & Groove: A Wine, Food and Art Experience taking place at Village at Gulfstream Pegasus Park on Saturday, May 22 from 5 p.m.–9 p.m. This must-attend event is for all foodies ages 21 and older and is set out to be South Florida’s event of the year! Grab a pal and watch the sunset while enjoying refreshing libations from the Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits portfolio, sumptuous bites, and live music and entertainment. The HBCRA invites you to visit for an enchanting evening of culinary magic hosted by 101.5 Lite FM’s Those 2 Girls in the Morning, Julie Guy & Tamara G., at the Village at Gulfstream Pegasus Park during this celebration of artistic creativity! The event will be held outdoors and follow the Festival’s COVID-19 Health & Safety Protocols.
Featured Food & Groove Restaurants and Chefs: Moises Bakery, Crudos, Latin Fusion, Il Mercato, KAO Sushi & Grill, Ceviche Avenue, Icebox Café, D’s Delights, Marash Turkish Cuisine, Nana’s Food for You, Chef Holmes Smokin Bones, La Estancia Argentina, Boost E&V Juice Bar, Urban Thai & Sushi, Dunns River Island Café, Dr. Limon, El Tayta, Wapo Taco, See Thai, Le Bon Jan Haitian Restaurant, El Tamarindo Coal Fired Pizza & Bar, and Padrino’s Cuban Restaurant, Belly Fish, Ten Palms and Pastry is Art.
The cost to attend the Hallandale Beach Food & Groove: A Wine, Food and Art Experience is $50 per person (excluding taxes and fees). Ticket price includes all food and drinks. To purchase tickets, visit sobewff.org/groove. This event is open to adults ages 21 and older.
All net proceeds from the Festival benefit the students at the Florida International University Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management. These students assist SOBEWFF® organizers in all aspects of the event, including planning, logistics, and overall execution.
“We are excited to welcome all local and visiting foodies to a weekend of safe and socially – distanced experiences for the entire family! The COVID-19 Pandemic has heavily impacted the City of Hallandale Beach and the entire world. As we return to the “new normal” we are excited to provide this weekend series as an opportunity to showcase our local businesses and say “Welcome Back” to our residents and visitors.” said Dr. Jeremy Earle, City Manager and CRA Executive Director.
*SOBEWFF® has consulted with the FIU Healthcare Committee on COVID-19 Health & Safety Protocols that follow guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), State of Florida Department of Health, Miami-Dade County, and the City of Miami Beach. According to the SOBEWFF COVID-19 Health & Safety Protocols, all attendees must comply with designated protocols before and during the event, including but not limited to face mask requirements. In addition, all attendees must complete the required SymCheck™ Screening & Health questionnaire no more than 24 hours prior to arriving at a SOBEWFF event. All attendees will be required to attest to either a negative COVID test no more than 72 hours prior to the event(s) they are attending or completed vaccination. SOBEWFF® reserves the right to refuse entry or remove an individual from an event if any such protocols are breached.
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ABOUT THE HALLANDALE BEACH CRA
The mission of the Hallandale Beach CRA is to promote economic development and enhance quality of life by eliminating and preventing blighted conditions through the facilitation of community partnerships, business growth, job creation, and neighborhood rehabilitation.
ABOUT THE FOOD NETWORK & COOKING CHANNEL SOUTH BEACH WINE & FOOD FESTIVAL PRESENTED BY CAPITAL ONE
EAT. DRINK. EDUCATE. All proceeds from the Festival benefit the students of the Florida International University Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management who also assist Festival organizers with sponsorship fulfillment, restaurant and exhibitor recruitment, logistics, and inventory as well as working alongside some of the world’s greatest celebrity chefs and winemakers. To date, SOBEWFF® has raised more than $31.8 million for the School. In September 2019, BizBash named the Festival the #1 Food & Restaurant Industry event in the United States for the seventh year in a row.
The South Beach Wine & Food Festival® is produced by Florida International University and Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits, with the support of the Miami Beach Visitors & Convention Authority and the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs. For more information about the Festival, visit sobewff.org or call 877-762-3933. For more information about Florida International University visit fiu.edu, for the Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management visit hospitality.fiu.edu and for more information about Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits visit southernglazers.com.