The following SOBEWFF® health guidelines will be implemented to minimize COVID-19 transmission risk to all Festival participants:
Baptist Health 250 - Health & Safety Protocols
  • DIGITAL HEALTH SCREENING:  All guests, talent, staff, students and working personnel at all event venues will be required to complete a digital health screening through SymCheck™. This includes attestation of either: a negative COVID-19 test no more than 72 hours prior to the event OR completed vaccination plus presentation of a cleared SymCheck™ QR Code. Anyone presenting symptoms on arrival will be denied entry.
  • CAPACITIES: will be modified at many events and venues.  All capacities will be venue driven and will comply with host hotel, restaurant or venue capacities following local guidelines. Venues will include an increased amount of dedicated guest seating areas.
  • ARRIVAL: Registration and  check-in at all event venues will be as contactless as possible. Digital ticket scanning will be utilized at all events.
  • MASK USAGE: Proper mask usage will be strongly encouraged and will comply with local rules and regulations. The Festival will provide disposable masks upon request.
  • LIMITED PERSONAL CONTACT: Responsible social distancing will be encouraged to avoid close contact with others not in the same group. Physical interaction with Festival participating chefs/host talent will be prohibited.
  • VENUE SANITIZING: Venue sanitizing will be conducted in accordance with local guidelines and will utilize approved cleaning products recommended by the CDC. Hand sanitizing stations will be located throughout event venues.

These regulations, policies, and protocols will be updated and revised in accordance with on-going public health information and official guidance from the CDC, State of Florida Department of Health, Miami-Dade County, City of Miami Beach, Florida International University and FIU Health.

TERMS & CONDITIONS – All ticket purchasers shall be required to opt into acknowledging adherence to Festival COVID-19 Guidelines before ticket purchase is complete. Terms & Conditions and Disclaimer language will be included on all credentials, tickets and on signage displayed at all events.

For full Festival Terms & Conditions, please click HERE.

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