SOBEWFF CRAVE Fort Lauderdale – 2019

Save the Date

Tickets go on Sale October 2018

The 18th annual Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine & Food Festival (SOBEWFF®) returns to EAT. DRINK. EDUCATE. February 20 – 24, 2019.

One of America’s most prestigious gourmet gatherings, the Festival has raised more than $28 million to date for the Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management at Florida International University (FIU). Hosted by Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits and Florida International University (FIU), the Festival benefits FIU’s Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management and the Southern Wine & Spirits Beverage Management Center. Each year, more than 1,200 students and volunteers gain invaluable real-world experience with the Festival – which serves as an interactive educational platform for the future leaders of the hospitality industry.

Kicking off the 2019 Festival, as well as the featured CRAVE Greater Fort Lauderdale Series, will be a dinnerhosted by Donatella Arpaia, PJ Calapa and Michael Chavez at Terra Mare on February 20, 2019. The series continues throughout the Festival with:

A complete line up of 2019 events can be found online at, and by following along with the hashtag #SOBEWFF on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. SAVE THE DATE: The exclusive Mastercard pre-sale for the 2019 Festival begins Monday, October 8 at 9:00 AM EST online at or by calling 877.762.3933 (phone sales open Monday – Friday, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM EST). General ticket sales begin at midnight on Monday, October 22.

And there’s a lot more. For the full list and to buy tickets, visit