The 4th Annual South Beach Seafood Week is back!
The week kicks off with on Wednesday, October 19th with GOYA’s Cooking & Cocktails, hosted by Herradura and Meat Market. GOYA’s Cooking & Cocktails will feature a luxurious 6 course tapas style dining experience at Meat Market with cuisine by Chef Sean Brasel and Goya’s Chef Fernando Desa paired with learning the art of the perfect garnish by Ezra Pattek & Herradura Brand Ambassador, Jason Tamanini.
On Thursday, October 20 the week continues with An Evening at Joe’s Stone Crab, presenting La Crema, featuringa 4-course private wine pairing dinner experience by Chef Andre Bienvenu and wine education from Jackson Family Winery’s Master Sommeliers, Thomas Price and Larry O’Brien.
On Friday, October 21 you can enjoy the CHEF SHOWDOWN, brought to you by Matanzas Creek Winery, and presented by GOYA, Herradura, and Celebrity Cruises.This is the ultimate battle of all battles showcasing the best in Miami’s culinary scene at 9th & Ocean Drive in GOYA’s Culinary Pavilion. 12 chefs get paired head to head creating 6 of the ultimate seafood battles. Chefs from each battle will take the showcase kitchen stage, where media guests will judge each showdown. The deciding factor are THE GUESTS as they visit each restaurant sampling station around the village and vote to decide the newest 6 CHAMPIONS of the CHEF SHOWDOWN. Reigning champions defending their titles are Chef Andre & Tyler Bienvenu of Joe’s Stone Crab in Battle Lobster, Peter Vauthy of Red, the Steakhouse in Battle Surf ‘N Turf, Chef Dustin Atoigue of Mondrian South Beach in Battle Shrimp, Chef Xavier Torres of Drunken Dragon in Battle Tuna, and Chef Bernie Matz of Bodega South Beach in Battle Taco. The newest battle will be Battle Fish along with an all new Herradura Cocktail Showdown, hosted inside Casa Herradura, featuring competing top bartenders in South Florida.
The main event, South Beach Seafood Festival, brought to you by Kendall Jackson, will hit the beach at 7th& Ocean Drive, Saturday, October 22, 2016 from 12-7PM, with an extension exclusive to VIP Hospitality Village guests until 11PM. This year’s event will be presented by Jack Daniels, Breakthru Beverage, GOYA Foods, and Celebrity Cruises, and hosted by Coca-Cola. The 2016 restaurants will pop up cafés for guests to enjoy 60+ of the best seafood menu items available in South Florida! The full list of restaurants include Joe’s Stone Crabs, Naked Taco, Red, the Steakhouse, CJ’s Crab Shack, Drunken Dragon, A Fish Called Avalon, Naiyara, Poseidon, Toro Toro, Trulucks, Papa’s Raw Bar, Midtown Oyster Bar, Café Avanti, CIBO Wine Bar, Naked Crab, The Avenue, and Whole Foods Market.
Buy your tickets for all events here.
Get a little preview of all the amazingness below:
Tod, the festival's co-founder, along with Papa's Raw Bar, Cafe Avanti, and Herradura Tequilla came by Y100 to give us a little preview and taste of what we can expect all weekend.
Listen to the full interview below:
And we hope to see you next weekend!