Savoring the Extraordinary: A Journey Through Miami's Culinary Landscape at SOBEWFF®

Culinary Titans Unite: Miami's SOBEWFF® Delivers Unparalleled Gastronomy Fest

Miami, a city renowned for its vibrant culture and diverse culinary scene, is once again at the forefront of gastronomic excellence with the South Beach Wine & Food Festival (SOBEWFF®). This year, the festival is set to captivate the palates of food and wine aficionados with an array of extraordinary events. Among them, three stand out for their unique blend of culinary innovation and tradition, promising attendees an unforgettable experience.

Andrew Zimmern and Diego Oka
Andrew Zimmern and Diego OkaCourtesy of SOBEWFF

A Fusion of Worlds: The Culinary Artistry of Andrew Zimmern and Diego Oka

At the iconic Mandarin Oriental Hotel, an unprecedented dining event is set to take place, hosted by culinary giants Andrew Zimmern and Chef Diego Oka. Zimmern, an Emmy-winning TV personality and advocate for social justice, along with Oka, the executive chef at La Mar, known for his mastery of Peruvian cuisine, are joining forces. This collaboration promises a menu that is a testament to their shared passion for exploring and celebrating the rich tapestry of flavors and dishes that define global and Peruvian gastronomy. The evening is not just a meal; it's a curated journey through diverse culinary landscapes, brought to life by two of the most visionary chefs in the industry.

Wine Spectator’s Best of the Best
Wine Spectator’s Best of the BestCourtesy of SOBEWFF

Elegance Redefined: Wine Spectator’s Best of the Best

The Fontainebleau Miami Beach, in collaboration with its Las Vegas counterpart, presents an unparalleled tasting event that epitomizes the festival's grandeur. Over 60 celebrated chefs, including Miami's own Chef Tom Aviv of Branja Miami, voted Miami's Best New Restaurant 2023. More than 65 premier wineries will converge to offer a tasting experience like no other. Attendees will have the rare opportunity to indulge in exquisite dishes and wine pairings curated by James Beard Award winners and Michelin-starred talents. The event's highlight, the curated Wine Wall, offers guests a chance to bring home a piece of this luxurious experience. It's an evening where the culinary arts meet elegance and sophistication, making it a must-attend for those who appreciate the finer things in life.

Behind the Scenes with Lee Schrager
Regener8 Farm, a unique farm-to-table event
Regener8 Farm, a unique farm-to-table eventCourtesy of SOBEWFF

Innovative Harmony: A Farm-to-Table Experience with Miami’s Culinary Mavericks

At Regener8 Farm, a unique farm-to-table event awaits, hosted by three of Miami's most innovative chefs: Zak Stern, Michael Beltran, and Jose Mendín. This trio of culinary mavericks is set to showcase their diverse talents in a setting that celebrates local agriculture and sustainable dining. From Stern's artisanal bread to Beltran's Cuban-inspired cuisine and Mendín's global gastronomic influences, this dinner is a testament to the power of collaboration and creativity. It's an opportunity to experience the essence of Miami's culinary scene in its most authentic and innovative form.

“We are very excited to announce that Regener8 Farm will be the very first local farm to be hosting an event for the SOBEWFF with Zak The Baker, Chef Mike Beltran from Ariete and Chef Jose Mendin from Pubelly. This special dinner will showcase our regional cuisine, celebrating local food, farms and chefs. The chefs will be using only ingredients grown, raised, or caught South of Lake Okeechobee, including many items from our own farm and other local farms in the area. The event will be held under our Seminole Chickee Hut with the backdrop of our fields and beautiful gardens on our 34-acre farm and future retreat.”

David Centner, Founder, Regener8 Farm & Retreat

Don't miss this special dinner. Make your reservations here.

Dinner at Regener8 Farm & Retreat hosted by Zak Stern, Michael Beltran and Jose Mendín

A Culinary Mosaic: Celebrating Miami's Gastronomic Excellence

The South Beach Wine & Food Festival is more than just an event; it's a celebration of Miami's status as a culinary capital. Through these three extraordinary events, SOBEWFF® not only showcases the talents of world-renowned chefs but also highlights the city's commitment to culinary innovation, sustainability, and diversity. Whether you're a local food enthusiast or a visitor eager to explore Miami's gastronomic delights, SOBEWFF® offers a journey through flavors, cultures, and traditions that is bound to enchant and inspire.

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