Craft-y Happy Hour

Happy hour gets kicked up a few notches with a crafty focus on cocktails! We’re bringing you some of the best craft, small batch and artisanal spirits around, accented by light bites, and creating a hip setting poolside at the beach chic Mondrian South Beach. Guests will have the chance to engage closely with top brands and get an intimate look at what makes them so unique. We’ve tapped successful celebrity chef and cookbook author Marc Murphy to host this spirited party, bringing his unwavering smile and genuine enthusiasm for great libations to this late afternoon soirée to help kick-off the Festival. Let us whisk you away from the work day to this interactive craft spirits party to chat one-on-one with the mixologists and brand representatives who know them the best, so that these carefully crafted spirits can be enjoyed to their fullest potential.  

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#SOBEWFF has the perfect plans to kick off your weekend, as you enjoy seemingly endless libations and late-afternoon bites at two of the most popular spots in town! Enjoy the happiest of hours with the perfect gift for your Valentine, or even better, your Galentine! Happy hour gets kicked up a few notches with a crafty focus on cocktails and the always charming Marc Murphy at Craft-y Happy Hour! Let us whisk you away from the work day, as we bring you some of the best craft, small batch and artisanal spirits around, accented by light bites, and a hip setting poolside at the beach chic Mondrian South Beach (Thursday, Feb 20). Whether served ice cold on the half shell or fried to golden perfection, you can enjoy it all at Oyster Bay Wines present Oyster Bash! Hosted by Josh Capon, this evening will ignite your palate with delicious delicacies from the sea paired with the smooth sensation of Oyster Bay Wines and cocktails from Capel Premium Pisco, Fifty Pounds Gin, and Strega Liqueur (Friday, Feb 21).

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Sip, savor, repeat! What’s better than indulging in refreshing libations and munching on delectable bites while you enjoy the balmy breezes of the Magic City? Experience some of our favorite walk-around tastings at the Festival: Tacos and cocktails from Tequila Cazadores – need we say more? Join ‘Machete’ actor and restaurateur Danny Trejo as he presides over this flavorful late-night extravaganza guaranteed to leave you seeing stars at Tequila Cazadores presents Tacos After Dark (Thursday, February 20). Happy hour gets kicked up a few notches with a crafty focus on cocktails and the always charming Marc Murphy at Craft-y Happy Hour (Thursday, February 20). Wood-fired or oven-baked, Chef Michael Schwartz has a pizza pie for everyone at Miami Design District presents Sliced: A Genuine Pizza Party (Friday, February 21)! Round out your Sunday Funday at the Festival by indulging in fun-tastic bites created by some of Miami’s top chefs and dancing to live music at BACARDI’s Beach Carnival hosted by Andrew Zimmern (Sunday, February 23)!

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EAT. DRINK. EDUCATE. and be merry this holiday season with #SOBEWFF! We’ve got some of the best holiday gifts that deal hunters and happy hour enthusiasts alike will crave! For the Deal Hunters: Wood-fired or oven-baked, Chef Michael Schwartz has a pizza pie for everyone at Miami Design District presents Sliced: A Genuine Pizza Party (Friday, Feb 21)! Indulge with Adam Richman at Sips & Dips – a happy hour showcasing a variety of dunkable aiolis, sauces, tapenades, and more (Saturday, Feb 22). For the Happy Hour Enthusiasts: Raise your spirits, as happy hour gets kicked up a few notches with a crafty focus on cocktails and the always charming Marc Murphy at Craft-y Happy Hour (Thursday, Feb 20). Savor smokey goudas, flavorful French fromages, and more, as you wine-down from the week alongside former NBA star, Dwyane Wade at Wine & Cheese Happy Hour presented by Carr’s Crackers sponsored by Wade Cellars (Saturday, Feb 22).

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Spread the joy of giving this holiday season! #SOBEWFF offers a variety of delectable events priced at $100 and under. From new event debuts to returning fan-favorites – there’s an abundance of great values for all of your holiday needs! The unprecedented collabs at Chef Mash-up presented by HoneySpot App hosted by The Naughty Fork will give you something to buzz about all weekend long (Thursday, Feb 20). Raise your spirits, as happy hour gets kicked up a few notches with a crafty focus on cocktails and the always charming Marc Murphy at Craft-y Happy Hour (Thursday, Feb 20). Wood-fired or oven-baked, Chef Michael Schwartz has a pizza pie for everyone at Miami Design District presents Sliced: A Genuine Pizza Party (Friday, Feb 21)! Surf’s up as some of the best bartenders across Florida compete to be crowned tiki-King or Queen at Art of Tiki Cocktail Showdown presented by BACARDĺ Rum and Patrón Tequila (Friday, February 21). ‘Tis the season to be jelly! Indulge with Adam Richman at Sips & Dips – a happy hour showcasing a variety of sauces, tapenades, and more (Saturday, Feb 22).

HOLIDAY GIFTS FOODIES WILL CRAVE FROM THE FOOD NETWORK & COOKING CHANNEL SOUTH BEACH WINE & FOOD FESTIVAL PRESENTED BY CAPITAL ONE


- The 19th Annual Edition Will Take Place February 19 – 23, 2020 – Miami Beach, Florida (December 5, 2019) – This holiday season, gift friends and family the ultimate gourmand experience with tickets to the 19th annual Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine & Food Festival presented by Capital One (SOBEWFF®). America’s favorite gourmet gathering on the beach returns to EAT. DRINK. EDUCATE. February 19 – 23, 2020.  Benefiting the Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management at Florida International University (FIU), tickets are on sale now for more than 100 events. Give a gift that’s sure to satisfy, while also supporting a meaningful cause. For the Deal Hunter: For those who can’t resist a good buy, the Festival offers a variety of events at $100 and under. A brand new addition to this year’s selection includes Nu Deco Ensemble Evening of Wine, Food & Music featuring Special Performance by Rev Run & Late-Night Bites by Politan Row Miami on Saturday, February 22. Other great values for frugal foodies include the Festival’s first ever pizza party with Miami Design District presents Sliced: A Genuine Pizza Party hosted by Michael Schwartz, Sips & Dips hosted by Adam Richman … Continued

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Craft-y Happy Hour hosted by Marc Murphy

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For those who can’t resist a good buy year-round, #SOBEWFF offers a variety of events priced at $100 and under. From returning fan-favorites to new event debuts – there’s an abundance of great values for more frugal foodies! Happy hour gets kicked up a few notches with a crafty focus on cocktails and the always charming Marc Murphy at Craft-y Happy Hour (Thursday, Feb 20). We’ll give you something to buzz about with unprecedented collabs at Chef Mash-up presented by HoneySpot App hosted by The Naughty Fork (Thursday, Feb 20). Surf’s up as some of the best bartenders across Florida compete to be crowned tiki-King or Queen at Art of Tiki Cocktail Showdown presented by BACARDĺ Rum and Patrón Tequila (Friday, February 21). Wood-fired or oven-baked, Chef Michael Schwartz has a pizza pie for everyone at Miami Design District presents Sliced: A Genuine Pizza Party (Friday, Feb 21)! Dip it – dip it real good! Indulge with Adam Richman at Sips & Dips – a happy hour showcasing a variety of sauces, aiolis, tapenades, and more (Saturday, Feb 22).

TICKETS ON SALE NOW FOR 2020 FOOD NETWORK & COOKING CHANNEL SOUTH BEACH WINE & FOOD FESTIVAL PRESENTED BY CAPITAL ONE

–The Exclusive Capital One Pre-Sale Ends October 27, 2019– Miami Beach, Florida (October 23, 2019) – Tickets are on sale now for the 19th annual Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine & Food Festival presented by Capital One (SOBEWFF®).  Capital One cardholders continue to enjoy exclusive pre–sale access to tickets for all SOBEWFF® events now through October 27. Returning to EAT. DRINK. EDUCATE. February 19 – 23, 2020, the Festival is comprised of more than 100 events spanning Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties. To date, the Festival has raised more than $30 million to support the education of the future leaders of the hospitality industry at the Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management at Florida International University. During both the pre-sale and general ticket sales period, Capital One cardholders can take advantage of discounts and exclusive access through priority entry, early access, reserved seating, and more at select events. Capital One cardholders will also have access to purchase tickets for the following cardholder-only events while tickets are available: Dinner hosted by Anne Burrell and Scott Conant (Thursday, February 20) Dinner hosted by Ashley Christensen, Mike Lata and John Kunkel (Friday, February 21) Dinner hosted by Bobby … Continued

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Craft-y Happy Hour hosted by Marc Murphy