Foodies, get ready! 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, February 26, from 7–11 p.m. as part of the 21st 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. Guests are invited to come dressed in all-white ensembles and be prepared to celebrate in high SOBEWFF® style.
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 third year in a row that the 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 will be hosted by MasterChef finalist and TikTok sensation Nick DiGiovanni. Guests can enjoy the sights while sipping refreshing libations from the Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits portfolio.
The event will feature a variety of international cuisines. Gulfstream Park Village’s participating restaurants include Yard House, Ten Palms and Belly Fish. Other participating restaurants include Moises Bakery, Screaming Carrots, Dr. Limon Hallandale, CAO Bakery & Café, Nana’s Food for You, Il Mercato Café Restaurant, Dunn’s River Island Café, Ceviche Avenue, Chef Irie, See Thai & Japanese Cuisine, Nana’s SapiBon Haitian Restaurant, D’s Delights, El Tamarindo Coal Fired Pizza, Chapultepec Mexican Restaurant, The Krazy Vegan, La Estancia Argentina, Matteo’s Trattoria, Don Lolo’s, Wapo Tacos, El Tayta, Urban Thai & Sushi, Mable’s Island Kitchen, and Chef Nick DiGiovanni.
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 $75 per person, plus tax and service fees. To purchase tickets, visit sobewff.org/groove.
“We are excited to again host the Hallandale Beach Food & Groove: A Wine, Food and Art Experience, and look forward to welcoming guests to this anticipated event,” said Alex Schreer, director of Experiential Marketing at Gulfstream Park Village. “The foodie community will enjoy a safe, fun-filled evening at our iconic Pegasus Park.”
“We are excited to bring the community together to sample our unique restaurants and experience the very best in local dining.” said Dr. Jeremy Earle, City Manager and CRA Executive Director of The City of Hallandale Beach. “This event will also help our local economy and businesses gain renewed visibility and new patrons. The social value of this festival and its economic development goals are complementary to one another.”
All guests, talent, staff, students and working personnel at all event venues will be required to complete a digital health screening through SymCheck™. This includes attestation of either: a negative COVID-19 test no more than 72 hours prior to the event OR completed vaccination plus presentation of a cleared SymCheck™ QR Code. Anyone presenting symptoms on arrival will be denied entry.
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 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.