Books and Baguettes at Thursday's Fort Lauderdale (May 2016)
Books and Baguettes is a literary lunch club designed to engage both readers and writers with the written word. Each luncheon features a published author reading from their recent book, a book club-style discussion of that book, and then a mini-craft talk by the author about the creative process of writing. Pre-reading the author’s book is recommended, but not required.
NHL Panthers' Guest Chef Event (March 2016)
The Florida Panthers Guest Chef Program is an effort to bring the flavors of the tri-county areas and their superstar chefs to games. The program was created in conjunction with Fort Lauderdale’s Culinary Convenience, for area chefs to showcase their talents at selected premium locations at BB&T Center. The 2015-16 season was the program’s inaugural season and welcomed over 30 Guest Chefs to Florida Panthers home games. We’d like to thank all of our Guest Chefs who participated and for making this program a success.
Las Olas Food and Wine Festival (April 2016)
Presented by Breakthru Beverage, New Amsterdam Vodka, Woodford Reserve, and William Hill Winery, this year’s Las Olas Wine & Food festival will feature not only five blocks of sips and samples from nationally recognized wineries and top restaurants throughout South Florida, but the American Lung Association will be adding a breathe of fresh air for the culinary inclined. With a mission to fight against the third leading cause of death in the United States, your support of this event will assist in funding research and educational programming for the American Lung Association (ALA).
South Beach Food and Wine Festival (February 2016)
The Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine & Food Festival is a national, star-studded, five-day destination event showcasing the talents of the world’s most renowned wine and spirits producers, chefs and culinary personalities working with and highlighting Florida's local chefs. Hosted by Southern Wine & Spirits of Florida and Florida International University (FIU), the Festival benefits FIU’s Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management and the Southern Wine & Spirits Beverage Management Center. To date, the Festival has raised more than $24 million for the School.
Riverwalk Burger Battle (May 2015)
This sizzling event will pit sixteen top restaurants against one another as they show off their creative juices and grilling skills to 1200+ guests along the scenic New River. The Battle brings together South Florida's local chefs and burger aficionados for an evening of gourmet creations, cocktails, beers and fun, while raising funds to support the Riverwalk Fort Lauderdale’s mission of building and nurturing a vibrant community connected by the New River. Live music by “That Band”.