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BubbleQ Is Hot Ticket At SOBE Wine & Food Festival

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CBS News 4 Coverage of the  BubbleQ at the SOBE Wine & Food Festival featuring Dewey Losasso

BubbleQ Is Hot Ticket At SOBE Wine & Food Festival

Festival Runs Feb. 25th – 28th

Many High-Profile Events Are Sold Out

There’s an epicurean extravaganza taking place on Miami Beach. It’s the 10th annual South Beach Wine and Food Festival which kicked off Thursday night with the “Burger Bash” hosted by Rachael Ray. It continues Friday night with another hot event, “The Perrier-Jouët BubbleQ”, featuring chef, restaurateur and TV personality Emeril Lagasse.

The event begins at 7:30 p.m. on the soft white sand of the Delano Hotel. General admission tickets are $350 and some are still available. The $450 VIP reception is sold out.

This marquee event features non-stop temptations; serving station after serving station of juicy grilled meats and succulent seared seafood, fire-roasted vegetables, and all manner of spicy, creamy, crunchy side dishes and daring, decadent desserts. Don’t forget about the endlessly flowing Perrier-Jouët Champagne.

The South Beach Wine and Food Festival is a star-studded four-day event that showcases the talents of the world’s most renowned wine and spirit producers, chefs and culinary personalities.

The event began as a one-day festival called the Florida Extravaganza in 1997 at FIU. It was founded as a fundraiser for Florida International University’s School of Hospitality and Tourism Management and has grown tremendously over the years. It is now one of the largest and most well-known festivals of its kind in the country.

In addition to Thursday nights Burger Bash, and Friday night’s Bubble-Q, other high-profile events include Paula Deen’s $125 Kiss My Grits Jazz Sunday Brunch at the Loews Hotel on South Beach, and Guy Fieri’s Moon Over Miami Closing Party at Ganesvoort South Beach on Sunday.

There’s also Saturday and Sunday’s $212.50 Grand Tasting at Lummus Park.

Another fun event for the entire family is the Fun and Fit As A Family featuring the Kidz Kitchen which takes place at Jungle Island. The two-day long mini-festival teaches kids and their parents how to make healthy food choices and features a variety of cooking demonstrations for children by various Food Network personalities such as Rachael Ray, Paula Deen, and Daisy Martinez on Saturday and Rocco DiSpirito, Michelle Bernstein, and Guy Fieri on Sunday.

The Food Network South Beach Wine and Food Festival will run through Sunday, Feb. 28th.

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March 1st, 2010 at 9:59 am

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