Back for yet another year, The South Beach Wine and Food Festival is having its 5-day destination event in South Florida, showcasing some of the world’s most renowned wine and spirit producers, chefs and culinary experts and personalities. Fontainebleau is proud to be the host of the South Beach Wine and Food Festival’s grand walk-around affair, Wine Spectator’s Best of the Best event happening on Friday, February 22, 2019. Sixty of the nation’s top chefs showcase their most gourmet samplings to pair with over 100 wines rated 90 points or higher on Wine Spectator’s scale. Only proprietors and winemakers from each winery are invited to pour their top varietals so you can hear about how some of the world’s greatest vino makes it from their vineyards to your palate. From aperitif to dessert, your glass is decadently decanted and your plate is full of award-winning cuisine.
Other events featuring some of our award-winning chefs include our very own Strip Steak and Pizza and Burger Chef Michael Mina who will be joined by author and James Beard Award winner of Best Chef: Southwest, Hugo Ortega and restauranteur and New York Times Bestselling author and TV host of International Smoke, Chef Ayesha Curry on Thursday, February 21, 2019. Gain full access to a unique dining experience with carefully preparing dinner options paired with wines from the Joseph Phelps Vineyard, a family owned winery producing the best world class wines.
On Saturday, February 23rd, Scott Conant, Chef Dean Fearing of the critically-acclaimed Fearing’s Restaurant and James Beard Award semifinalist and cook book author Chef Norman Van Aken will serve a mash-up of flavors complemented by wines from the Robert Mondavi collection at Scarpetta.
To get a full list of events and details, visit sobefest.com/best for more information.