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Dinner hosted by Aaron Bludorn and François Payard

Saturday, February 25
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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Indoors Seated Smart Casual Wines 21 years of age and older


The Daniel Boulud alum returns to his roots at this truly awesome SOBEWFF® dinner at Boulud Sud. Prior to opening the heralded New American, French-inspired Bludorn in Houston, James Beard nominee Aaron Bludorn worked in the kitchen of Café Boulud in New York City. This French-inspired menu will capture so much of what he has learned over the course of his remarkable career – namely, an unwavering commitment to cuisine of the highest caliber. Set against the beautiful backdrop of Boulud Sud, which draws its inspiration from the coastal Mediterranean, this intimate dinner will unite great friends and great food. What, we ask, could be better than that?


Guests will be assigned seating prior to this event. We can only guarantee that tickets purchased within the same transaction will be seated together. If you would like to be seated with another guest(s) who purchased ticket(s) separately, please send your request via email to [email protected]. The Festival cannot guarantee the accommodation of specific dietary requirements (including preferences and allergies) at this event. Please contact us at [email protected] no later than two (2) weeks prior to this event to inquire if the venue and chefs can assist with your request.

All net proceeds from the Festival benefit the students of the Florida International University Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management who assist Festival organizers in all aspects, including Festival planning, logistics and overall execution.



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