FOOD & GROOVE FESTIVAL

Hallandale Beach Event Series, Part of SOBEWFF®, to include Arabian Nights Themed Food & Groove: A Wine, Food and Art Experience, and Celebrity Chef Dinner with Jernard Wells and Omar Martinez February 24 – 25, 2023

The City of Hallandale Beach Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) and the South Beach Wine & Food Festival (SOBEWFF) are proud to host the Hallandale Beach Event Series on Friday, February 24, and Saturday, February 25, 2023.  The much-anticipated series will highlight the City of Hallandale Beach, Florida’s eclectic, and international foodie scene, and spotlight the City’s focus on culture and art.

With an Arabian Nights theme, the Hallandale Beach Food & Groove event will offer an exciting wine, food, and art experience on Saturday, February 25, 2023, at Pegasus Park at Gulfstream Park Village (901 S Federal Hwy, Hallandale Beach, FL 33009) from 7 to 9 p.m.  The enchanting evening will feature more than 25 local restaurants and celebrated chefs showcasing creative international cuisines inspired by Turkey, Spain, and Italy, among others. The fest will also include delicious Kosher and vegan options to choose from. Filled with fire throwers, henna tattoo artists, and music, this Arabian-themed evening promises to be a night full of inspired eats and libations. Tickets to the Food & Groove are $75 and available online at SOBEWFF.org/groove.

In addition to the Food & Groove event, a special Celebrity Chef Dinner hosted by Jernard Wells and Omar Martinez will be held on Friday, February 24, 2023, at Icebox Café (219 NE 3rd St, Hallandale Beach, FL 33009) from 7 to 10 p.m. The menu for this exclusive event features delectable dishes and an array of wine pairings selected specifically for each course. Jernard Wells, an award-winning TV host and author of several cookbooks has appeared on “Food Network Star.” Omar Martinez, a culinary professional with 22-plus years in the kitchen, is recognized for his impressive knowledge of international cuisine. Tickets to this unique dining experience are $200 and available online at SOBEWFF.org/icebox.

Restaurants participating in the Hallandale Beach Food & Groove include: Amsterdam Bar and Grill, Belly Fish, CAO Bakery & Café, Ceviche Avenue, Chef Irie, D’s Delights, Don Lolo’s, Dr. Limon Hallandale, Dunn’s River Island Café, El Tamarindo Coal Fired Pizza & Bar, Flashback Diner, Holy Avocado, Il Mercato Café Restaurant, KAO Sushi, La Piazetta, Mable’s Island Kitchen, Marash Turkish Cuisine, Matteo’s Trattoria, Moises Bakery, Nana’s Sapibon Haitian Restaurant, See Thai & Japanese Cuisine, Ten Palms, The Krazy Vegan, Urban Thai & Sushi, YardHouse