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The Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival (SOBEWFF) is back from February 23rd - 26th. The four-day, delicious festival brings world-renowned wine and spirits producers, chefs and culinary personalities to Miami to showcase delicious food and drink. All net proceeds from SOBEWFF, $34 million to date, benefit the Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management at Florida International University—encouraging us to eat, drink and educate! 

Over the festival weekend, Miami Design District is hosting an event series located in the lively Jungle Plaza. Take a peek at our exclusive event round-up below and make a plan to visit us during this year’s South Beach Wine & Food Festival.

A Taste of Italy hosted by Giada De Laurentiis presented by Outfront Media

Thursday,  February 23rd | 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Miami Design District — Jungle Plaza

Chef, author, restauranter and Food Network superstar Giada De Laurentiis will be in the district on Thursday, February 23rd to heat things up with Marra Forni—the world’s most authentic handcrafted brick ovens. Featuring a dozen all-star chefs and a line-up of Italian dishes from pizza to cheesy baked pasta to classic flavors reimagined for brick oven cooking. The event’s menu is completed with exceptional wines and Italian-inspired cocktails—kicking the festival weekend off right.



Steak and Whiskey hosted by Michael Symon presented by Outfront Media

Friday,  February 24th | 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Miami Design District — Jungle Plaza

Michael Symon, the King of Carnivores, is bringing steak and whiskey to the district on Friday, February 24th. This delectable walk-around event will feature more than 20 of the country’s greatest chefs and their highest-quality steak dishes and sides. Wash it all down with a selection of vibrant yet smooth whiskey cocktails. The event’s exclusive wine sponsor Prescription Vineyards will also return with the successful ‘Steak and Chardonnay Challenge’ pairings. Between these delectable flavors, this event is sure to please. 



Chicken Coupe hosted by Michelle Bernstein

Sponsored by ReachTV

Saturday,  February 25th | 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Miami Design District — Jungle Plaza

SOBEWFF’s annual fried chicken and champagne celebration is back and better. Miami-loved, fried chicken connoisseur, Michelle Bernstein will be in the Jungle Plaza on Saturday, February 25th alongside more than a dozen chefs prepared to entertain with crisp fried chicken and homestyle sides and desserts. To cheers, you will find six high-end champagne houses to keep the bubbles flowing and glasses full.

Tickets are still available for Chicken Coupe hosted by Michelle Bernstein here.



Farmer’s Market Brunch presented by El Tequileño Tequila hosted by Michael Schwartz

Sunday,  February 26th | 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Miami Design District — Jungle Plaza

End your weekend with farm-to-table expert, Michael Schwartz’s farmer’s market brunch. Alongside a lineup of A-list chefs, Schwartz’s menu is mission-driven, centering on sustainability and regenerative farming. Featuring local produce this fresh event will satisfy and inspire your taste buds for the week ahead. 

Tickets are still available for Farmer’s Market Brunch by Michael Schwartz here.


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