The Food Network’s famed South Beach Wine & Food Festival returns to the Magic City with a sensational lineup.
Yossi Bibas and Melissa Katz enjoy a ticketed event at SOBEWFF. PHOTO BY JORDAN BRAUN PHOTOGRAPHY
This month, the Food Network’s South Beach Wine & Food Festival returns to Miami sands to celebrate its 22nd year. The sensational star-studded four-day event showcases a world-class roster of culinary talents, hospitality veterans and wine and spirit producers.
This action-packed weekend has tapped some of the country’s greatest culinary talents, from expert-led cooking classes to mouthwatering libations. The weekend kicks off with the 16th annual Burger Bash, presented by Schweid & Sons, with an exceptional performance by Grammy-nominated country music band Midland. Hosted by chef, restaurateur, television personality and cookbook author Emeril Lagasse, this classic event is the ultimate stop for burger lovers. As one of the weekend’s hottest tickets to snag, this year is destined to share a carefully curated menu of 30 mouthwatering burgers prepared by some of South Florida’s most prestigious chefs.
Ria Michelle and Taylor Stoddard at Carbone Miami Beach PHOTO BY JORDAN BRAUN PHOTOGRAPHY
In addition to a wide selection of one-night-only collaborations, this year’s most coveted event is the intimate dinner series. Participating chefs include famed personalities such as Luciana Giangrandi and Alex Meyer of Boia De, Sebastian Vargas of Los Felix, Charlie Palmer, Antonio Bachour, Harold Moore and Josh Becker, all part of the Michelin Guide dinner series.
Guests are also encouraged to attend Tacos & Tequila, presented by Tequila Cazadores and hosted by American actor Danny Trejo. The event will feature more than 25 chefs serving up droolworthy Mexican-inspired dishes. Closing out the action-packed weekend is Bacardi Carnival hosted by Andrew Zimmern, and will be the ultimate Sunday beach soiree.
Ruthie Polansky, Kelly Blanco and Angie Lassman during SOBEWFF. PHOTO BY JORDAN BRAUN PHOTOGRAPHY
Other top events include a Dim Sum Brunch held at the recently awarded Bib Gourmand restaurant Zitz Sum or R House Wynwood’s Drag Brunch hosted by David Burtka and Neil Patrick Harris. Attendees can even attend a wide range of master classes, including a pierogi-making class hosted by Martha Stewart, a sushi-making class and lunch at Gekkō Miami, a croqueta-making class with Eileen and Jonathan Andrade and so much more.
With indulgent bites, seminars and vibrant local cuisine, visitors and locals alike will enjoy an enticing celebration. A complete list of events, locations and tickets is available at sobewff.org.