The South Beach Wine & Food Festival will take place on February 21-24, 2013 in Miami Beach. This will be the 12th edition of the Food Network’s beach-side culinary extravaganza highlighting the latest trends in the wine and food industry. The event now attracts more than 60,000 guests from around the world to the shores of Miami Beach for this 4-day culinary extravaganza.
On Thursday, February 21 the Festival will kick-off with Moët Hennessy’s The Q presented by Omaha Steaks, sponsored by Miami magazine, hosted by Paula Deen & her sons. The Q will feature its own after-party, The Q After Dark! The Amstel Light Burger Bash presented by Pat La Frieda hosted by Rachael Ray is on Friday, February 24, and the Fontainebleau Miami Beach presents Wine Spectator’s Best of the Best sponsored by Bank of America.
The 2012 South Beach Wine & Food Festival will host a number of brunches and dinners with Miami’s top chefs which include:
- Jiro Dreams of Sushi: Film Screening and Q&A hosted by Bad Boy Chef Anthony Bourdain, followed by a Sushi & Sake Reception with the SLS Hotel’s Katsuya Uechi
- Garden to Glass hosted by Emeril Lagasse featuring BarLab Cocktails & My Ceviche
- Celebrity Chef Golf Tournament hosted by José Andrés at Turnberry Isle Miami
- Discover Ceviche & Pisco Sour hosted by Gastón Acurio & Laurent Tourondel of the Betsy Hotel’s BLT Steak
The weekend begins with “Best of the Bay” hosted by Michael Mina of Miami’s Bourbon Steak alongside Tyler Florence, Nancy Oakes, Richard Reddington & Thomas McNaughton sponsored by Far Niente Wine. Enjoy the “NIGELLISIMA Dinner” hosted by the sizzling Nigella Lawson joined by the W Hotel South Beach’s Andrew Carmellini and the “Carnivorous Dinner” hosted by The Chew’s Michael Symon. A Tribute Dinner honoring Nobu Matsuhisa and Moët Hennessy’s Christophe Navarre will feature Mistress of Ceremonies Martha Stewart of Martha Stewart Living.
Tickets for the 2013 South Beach Wine & Food Festival are available on October 8, 2012 at www.sobefest.com and at (877) 762-3933.