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Last Minute Stocking Stuffers for the Food-Obsessed Aficionado in Your Life!

Avoid last-minute trips to overcrowded, frantic shopping malls, and make this holiday season easy by giving the gift of tickets to SOBEWFF®. Give the ultimate gift of wine, food, spirits and fun in the sun to the passionate, food-obsessed aficionado in your life. With more than 90 events taking place February 21 – 25, 2018, there is something for every gourmand to sip and savor!

  • For the pet-obsessed: Yappie Hour presented by Fetch My Vet hosted by Katie Lee (Saturday, February 24). It’s no secret that Katie Lee, celebrated cookbook author and co-host of the hit Food Network show The Kitchen, is head-over-heels for her new chihuahua rescue, Gus. Join Katie and Gus as they host this happy hour featuring libations for the two-legged species and plenty of snacks for canines and humans alike.     
  • For the daytime imbiber: Rooftop Rosé Happy Hour hosted by Kristin Cavallari part of the CRAVE Greater Fort Lauderdale Series (Saturday, February 24). Television star, jewelry and shoe designer, True Roots (Rodale Books, April 2018) cookbook author and all-around lifestyle guru Kristin Cavallari joins us to host this early evening affair. Transport yourself to the lifestyle of St. Tropez without needing your passport, while sipping on Whispering Angel by Chȃteau D’Esclans and savoring specially prepared bites.
  • For the night owl: Midnight Munchies presented by Thrillist hosted by Jean-Georges Vongerichten and Action Bronson (Saturday, February 24).  Late-night beats and midnight treats are the name of the game at this all-new Festival party.  World-renowned Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten serves as the evening’s host while recognized DJ and cookbook author Action Bronson dishes up his signature beats on Española Way. More than a dozen homegrown joints will satisfy all your sweet and salty late-night cravings while you sip on specially crafted libations and dance the night away at the ultimate block party.     
  • For the those seeking the Caribbean heat: BACARDÍ presents Walshy Fire’s Rum & Bass Beach Party (Saturday, February 24).  A taste of the Caribbean comes to the beach with Jamaican-American DJ Walshy Fire & Friends at this rum-centric soirée in the sand. Sip on refreshing libations while swaying to reggae-inspired beats and enjoying bites from 20 South Florida chefs.
  • For the whole family: Family Ice Cream Social hosted by Duff Goldman (Sunday, February 25).  A brand-new addition to the Festival’s line-up, fans of all ages are welcome to join dessert authority Duff Goldman for this afternoon soirée at Loews Miami Beach Hotel. More than a dozen creameries and parlors from throughout South Florida will be serving up their most decadent treats for the whole family to enjoy, with specially-crafted libations available for the adults.
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King’s Hawaiian is Bringing the Taste of Aloha to SOBEWFF®

Experience the best of the Hawaiian islands at King’s Hawaiian presents the Taste of Aloha and Art of Tiki Cocktail Showdown at the Surfcomber Hotel on Friday night. One of the must-attend events of the festival, this will be one epic showdown of Hawaiian-inspired dishes, cocktails, music and art.

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Share the Table™ with Barilla®

Share The Table™ with Barilla® and its chefs as they present new pasta recipes, products and share tips. Ever wonder how you can replicate delicious pasta dishes at home? Visit the Barilla booth at the Goya Foods Grand Tasting Village or one of the nightly events to sample tasty recipes!

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Give the Gift of Warmth and BBQ this Holiday Season!

What better gift can you give this holiday season, than the gift of sunny skies and sandy beaches in February? Especially while the rest of the country is hiding from snowy skies in heavy coats!


Join chef, restaurateur, popular Food Network personality, cookbook author, and self-proclaimed carnivore Michael Symon as he closes out the Festival as host of this epic Beachside BBQ taking place under our signature white tents nestled on the sparkling sands of South Beach! In anticipation of his next cookbook Playing with Fire (Clarkson Potter, April 2018) Symon has helped us round up more than 30 of the nation’s top grill maestros to churn out mouth-watering samplings of beef, pork, poultry, and more cooked low and slow. These savory samplings will be accompanied by wines & spirits and upbeat tunes to cap off this carnivorous celebration!

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