Gulfstream Park to Host Hallandale Beach Food & Groove: A Wine, Food and Art Experience
Gulfstream Park, South Florida’s premier entertainment, dining and restaurant destination located on the border of Broward and Miami-Dade Counties, will again be the site of the highly anticipated Hallandale Beach Food & Groove: A Wine, Food and Art Experience on Saturday, February 25, from 7–11 p.m. as part of the 22nd 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.
Hosted by Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits and Florida International University, the Festival benefits FIU’s Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management and the Southern Wine & Spirits Beverage Management Center.
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 fourth year in a row that the HBCRA is partnering with SOBEWFF® to host the Hallandale Beach Event Series.
The event features a variety of international cuisines that will get guests movin’ and groovin’ including Gulfstream Park Village’s Belly Fish and Ten Palms restaurants. Other participating restaurants include: El Tamarindo Coal Fired Pizza, Marash Turkish Cuisine, Moises Bakery, Dr. Limon Hallandale, CAO Bakery & Café, The Krazy Vegan, Il Mercato Café & Wine Shop, Matteo’s Trattoria, Dunn’s River Island Café, Holy Avocado, Ceviche Avenue, Chef Irie, See Thai & Japanese Cuisine, Nana’s Sapibon Haitian Restaurant, D’s Delights and Mable’s Island Kitchen.
Additional restaurants will be announced. General admission tickets are $75 plus tax and service fees and can be purchased by visiting sobewff.org/groove.
All net proceeds from the festival benefit the Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management students at Florida International University. Each year, student volunteers help organize all aspects of the event, including planning, logistics, and overall execution.
“We look forward to welcoming new and return guests to the Hallandale Beach Food & Groove: A Wine, Food and Art Experience,” said Alex Schreer, director of Experiential Marketing at Gulfstream Park Village. “This event invites food lovers for an immersive culinary experience, set to the backdrop of Gulfstream Park in a beautiful, open-air environment.”
“We are excited to be a part of this iconic South Florida event that brings the community together to enjoy an unforgettable evening,” said Dr. Jeremy Earle, City Manager and CRA Executive Director of The City of Hallandale Beach. “This event spotlights our incredible culinary talent and diversity and brings great value to our local economy.”