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An Evening of Culinary Magic! Gulfstream Park Village to Host Hallandale Beach Food & Groove




Calling all food fanatics aged 21 and over! 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, May 22, from 5–9 p.m. as part of the 20th annual Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine & Food Festival presented by Capital One (SOBEWFF®).


The Festival’s Hallandale Beach Event Series is a part of the HBCRA`s 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 second year in a row that the Hallandale Beach Community Redevelopment Agency (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 at Gulfstream Park Village’s Pegasus Park will be hosted by 101.5 Lite FM's Those 2 Girls in the Morning, Julie Guy & Tamara G. Guests can watch the sunset while enjoying refreshing libations from the Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits portfolio.


Participating restaurants include Belly Fish, Ten Palms and Pastry is Art, all three located at Gulfstream Park Village. Other local restaurant participants include Akasaka Buffet & Restaurant, Moises Bakery, Crudos, Latin Fusion, Il Mercato, KAO Sushi & Grill, Ceviche Avenue, Icebox Café, D’s Delights, Marash Turkish Cuisine, Nana’s Food for You, Chef Holmes Smokin Bones, La Estancia Argentina, Boost E&V Juice Bar, Urban Thai & Sushi, Dunns River Island Café, Dr. Limon, El Tayta, Wapo Taco, See Thai, Le Bon Jan Haitian Restaurant, El Tamarindo Coal Fired Pizza & Bar, and Padrino’s Cuban Restaurant.


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 $50 per person, plus tax and service fees. To purchase tickets, visit sobewff.org/groove.


“We are thrilled to host the Hallandale Beach Food & Groove: A Wine, Food and Art Experience, and look forward to welcoming guests to this safe, outdoor event,” said Alex Schreer, director of Experiential Marketing at Gulfstream Park Village. “The foodie community will enjoy a safe, fun-filled evening at our Pegasus Park, highlighted by the iconic 11-story-tall Pegasus statue.”


“This signature outdoor event provides a great opportunity for local foodies to get out and experience fantastic food, wine, and art at Gulfstream Park Village,” said Dr. Jeremy Earle, City Manager and CRA Executive Director of The City of Hallandale Beach. “We are excited to help promote local businesses and bring the community together in a socially-distanced atmosphere.”


Gulfstream Park Village has implemented a number of important policies and procedures to safeguard the health and well-being of its valued guests and employees. The open-air entertainment destination is adhering to the best practices recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, as well as state and local health care officials, to make Gulfstream Park Village a place where guests feel comfortable venturing back into public and reconnecting with friends and family. A social distance of 6 feet between visitors and face coverings are required. The event will also follow the Festival’s COVID-19 Health & Safety Protocols.

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 (may or may not be available due to COVID-19) 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.


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.

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