Hallandale Beach, Fla. — February 25, 2022 — Foodies, get ready! Gulfstream Park Village, South Florida’s premier entertainment, dining and restaurant destination located on the border of Broward and Miami-Dade Counties, will be the site of the fun-filled Hallandale Beach Food & Groove: A Wine, Food and Art Experience on Saturday, February 26, from 7–11 p.m. as part of the 21st annual Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine & Food Festival presented by Capital One (SOBEWFF®).
Gulfstream Park and its iconic Pegasus statue will serve as the venue for the event, offering a dynamic environment with trackside views from its indoor/outdoor space. Guests are invited to come dressed in all-white ensembles and be prepared to celebrate in high SOBEWFF® style.
The Festival’s Hallandale Beach Event Series is a part of the Hallandale Beach Community Redevelopment Agency’s (HBCRA) strategic plan to promote economic development by branding the city as a destination for food, arts and entertainment, while also attracting international exposure to local participating restaurants. This is the third year in a row that the HBCRA is partnering with SOBEWFF® to host the Hallandale Beach Event Series.
This exciting evening of outdoor fun, wine, food, art, live music, and entertainment will be hosted by MasterChef finalist and TikTok sensation Nick DiGiovanni. Guests can enjoy the sights while sipping refreshing libations from the Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits portfolio.
This event will feature an international variety of cuisine. Participating restaurants include Nana’s Food For You; Nana’s Sapibon Le Bon Jan Haitian Restaurant; Moises Bakery; Amsterdam Bar & Restaurant; Urban Thai & Sushi; Dunn’s River Island Café; See Thai; Ceviche Avenue; Dr.Limon; Screaming Carrots; CAO Bakery; La Estancia; Yard House; El Tayta; Wapo Taco; D’s Delights; GoBistro; Judy’s Bakery; Flashback Diner; Holi Vegan Kitchen; Mable’s Island Kitchen; Il Mercato; Matteo’s; Don Lolo’s; Chef Irie; The Krazy Vegan; Belly Fish; and El Tamarindo.
All net proceeds from the Festival benefit the Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management students at Florida International University. Each year, over 1,200 student volunteers help organize all aspects of the event, including planning, logistics, and overall execution.
The cost to attend the Hallandale Beach Food & Groove: A Wine, Food and Art Experience is $75 per person, plus tax and service fees. To purchase tickets, visit sobewff.org/groove.
“We are excited to again host the Hallandale Beach Food & Groove: A Wine, Food and Art Experience, and look forward to welcoming guests to this anticipated event,” said Alex Schreer, director of Experiential Marketing at Gulfstream Park Village. “The foodie community will enjoy a safe, fun-filled evening at our newest destination, Carousel Club.”
“We are excited to bring the community together to sample our unique restaurants and experience the very best in local dining.” said Dr. Jeremy Earle, City Manager and CRA Executive Director of The City of Hallandale Beach. “This event will also help our local economy and businesses gain renewed visibility and new patrons. The social value of this festival and its economic development goals are complementary to one another.”
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.
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About the Hallandale Beach CRA
The mission of the Hallandale Beach CRA is to promote economic development and enhance quality of life by eliminating and preventing blighted conditions through the facilitation of community partnerships, business growth, job creation, and neighborhood rehabilitation.
About Gulfstream Park
Gulfstream Park is South Florida’s premier entertainment, dining and restaurant destination, located between Miami and Fort Lauderdale, anchored by the legendary Gulfstream Park racetrack. Gulfstream Park not only offers world-class Thoroughbred horse racing but is also home to a casino and family-friendly venues including over 15 restaurants, outdoor cafes, art galleries, fashion retailers, state-of-the-art bowling alley, and a renowned selection of signature home stores. Gulfstream Park, voted a 2020 Top Travelers’ Choice Winner by TripAdvisor, is located at 901 South Federal Highway in Hallandale Beach, Florida, just two miles east of I-95. Valet service and complimentary self-parking are available. Gulfstream Park is open seven days a week. For hours, schedules, upcoming events and additional information, visit www.gulfstreampark.com or call 954-454-7000.
About the Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine & Food Festival presented by Capital One
EAT. DRINK. EDUCATE. All proceeds from the Festival benefit the students of the Florida International University Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management who also assist Festival organizers with sponsorship fulfillment, restaurant and exhibitor recruitment, logistics, and inventory as well as working alongside some of the world’s greatest celebrity chefs and winemakers. To date, SOBEWFF® has raised more than $31.8 million for the School. In September 2019, BizBash named the Festival the #1 Food & Restaurant Industry event in the United States for the seventh year in a row.
The South Beach Wine & Food Festival® is produced by Florida International University and Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits, with the support of the Miami Beach Visitors & Convention Authority and the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs. For more information about the Festival, visit sobewff.org or call 877-762-3933. For more information about Florida International University visit fiu.edu, for the Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management visit hospitality.fiu.edu and for more information about Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits visit southernglazers.com.