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#SOBEWFF 2024 Florida Dairy Farmers Announcement

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Come down to Miami Beach on February 22 - 25 to hang out with the Florida Dairy Farmers (FDF) at the Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival presented by Capital One (SOBEWFF®). We’re cooking up some exciement during this star-studded, four-day event that showcases the world’s most renowned chefs and culinary personalities - enhanced with nutritious and delicious Florida milk and other dairy foods made possible thanks to Florida’s dairy farmers.

All proceeds from the event benefit the Florida International University of Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management.  

Come see us at these flavorful events! 


Heinz® Burger Bash presented by Schweid & Sons® hosted by Rachel Ray

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Date: Thursday, February 22

Time: Early Access: 7:00 PM, General Admission: 7:30 PM - 10:30 PM

Location: American Airlines® North Venue (Outdoors)


This epic burger showdown is more beefed up than ever thanks to the glorious return of the beloved host who started it all: Rachael Ray! Join Ray and Florida Dairy Farmers under the Festival’s iconic white tents – along with a passionate panel of judges who’ll be on hand to crown one very talented chef with the coveted Schweid & Sons® The Very Best Burger Award.

FDF will help wash all those burgers down with an Undeniably Delicious Vanilla Milkshake made with fresh, Florida milk donated by Sutton Milk, ice cream from the Ice Cream Club, and Cabot’s whipped cream. 


Fontainebleau Miami Beach & Fotainebleau Las Vegas presents Wine Spectator's Best of the Best sponsored by Crystal

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Date: Friday, February 23, 2024

Time: Early Access: 7:00 p.m. General Admission: 7:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

Location: Fontainebleau Miami Beach

Elegance meets heavenly haute cuisine at this Festival mainstay, where over 60 of the nation’s most acclaimed chefs are paired with more than 65 first-rate wineries from around the globe. Prepare your palate for a decadent array of cuisines and a divine selection of wine varietals.

Enhance your wine-tasting experience with a decadent cheese board from Magical Charcuterie. Enjoy local American cheeses like Hawthorne Creek Creamery, Mozzarita, Roth Cheese, Ellsworth, Cabot Cheese, BelGioioso, Prairie Farms, Aloutte, Yancey Fancy, and delicious flavorted butter boards from Never Enough Butter. All complimented with crackers, meats, fruits, and nuts.

FoodieCon® hosted by W South Beach

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Date: Saturday, February 24, 2024

Time: General Admission: 11:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m

Location: W South Beach

FoodieCon® features the most influential digital content creators in the food and beverage community. Enjoy a full day of programming including social media-worthy cooking demos, interactive panels with digical thought leaders, immersive activations and photo opportunities, and book signings with digital trailblazers. 


Florida Milk is highlighting some of our all-star influencers and their most popular recipes. See the full schedule below so you don’t miss a single one!


11: 30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. - Tracy Shaw of @foodwineandsunshineChilled Blueberry Soup 

1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. - Samantha Quin of @biteofmiaHorchata

2:30 p.m.  – 3:00 p.m. Juan Duran of @juanbiteatatime  - Oreo Kinder Bueno Milkshake

3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Aymara Lucero of @concerendcook - Creamy Dulce de Leche Delights 

We’re also providing cheeses for the Bobby Flay burger demo at 2:30 p.m. with cheeses from Yancey Fancy where your favorite content creators get their hands dirty as they build their own version of the most impressive burger.

Tacos & Tequila presented by Tequila Cazadores hosted by Aaron Sanchez 

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Date: Saturday, February 23

Time: Capital One Early Access starts at 7:00 PM, General Admission: 7:30 PM - 10:30 PM

Location: American Airlines® North Venue (Outdoors), Beachside at The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach


Tacos and tequila are a match made in Heaven! For this year’s fiesta, award-winning chef, TV personality, author, and philanthropist Aaron Sanchez spices up the flavor factor as host. You’ll sample every type of taco under the South Florida sun - from authentic barbacoa to veggie-forward favorites.

Among the smorgasbord, you can’t miss Chef Ingrid Hoffmann’s Birria Quesadilla with Florida beef, folded into a La Banderita tortilla with Oaxaca cheese, grilled and served with a side of broth and cilantro crema, made possible thanks to Ole Mexican Foods, Mr Green Produce, and Florida Beef Council.

Florida Dairy Farmers
1003 Orienta Avenue
Altamonte Springs, Florida, 32701
Phone: (407) 647-8899