Restaurant Lineup for 2018 Orange Bowl Food & Wine Celebration presented by Florida Blue


More than 30 of South Florida’s top restaurants are confirmed for the annual Orange Bowl Food & Wine Celebration presented by Florida Blue, this Friday, May 11th at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center.

VIP tickets include free parking, an exclusive VIP lounge and one-hour early access to the event at 6:30 p.m., while general admission tickets enable patrons to enter the event at 7:30 p.m. A limited number of both VIP and general admission tickets remain.

Awards will be presented for best restaurant in Miami-Dade County and Broward County, best overall restaurant and best dessert. In addition, event attendees are encouraged to vote their favorites for the “People’s Choice Award” winners for best bite and best dessert.

Confirmed restaurants for this year’s event are:
  • 4 Rivers Smokehouse
  • Amour de Miami
  • Beaker & Gray
  • Biella Ristorante
  • Boatyard
  • Bolay
  • Burger & Beer Joint Pembroke Pines
  • Casa D’Angelo
  • Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants
  • CrepeMaker
  • Dave & Buster's
  • Giardino Gourmet Salads
  • Glass and Vine
  • Grate Madeleine
  • Grille 401 
  • Miami Beach Edition Hotel - Matador Room By Jean-Georges Vongerichten & Market By Jean-Georges Vongerichten
  • Lightkeepers at The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne
  • Ms. Cheezious
  • NYY Steak
  • Per'La Specialty Roasters
  • Point Royal
  • Rocco's Tacos and Tequila Bar
  • Rooftop
  • S3
  • Sobe Promos
  • Tarpon River Brewing
  • Terra Mare
  • The Rusty Pelican
  • Toro Toro
  • Wynwood Parlor
  • YOLO

“This is the best restaurant lineup we’ve ever had, and should provide patrons with a variety of outstanding choices to make this an unforgettable evening,” said Sean Pittman, president and chair of the Orange Bowl. “We are grateful to these restaurants and chefs for their support of our signature fund raising event, which will raise approximately $100,000 for Make-A-Wish Southern Florida, Special Olympics Florida and the Orange Bowl Leadership Academy.”

The consistent and continued success of the Orange Bowl Food and Wine Celebration can be credited in part to Florida Blue, the presenting sponsor of the event. Florida Blue is joined by the following associate sponsors: Blue Moon, CBS4, Cleveland Clinic Florida, Coca-Cola Beverages Florida, Dave & Buster’s, Deloitte, Delta Business Solutions, Florida Power & Light Company, Florida Prepaid College Plans, Gold Coast Beverage Distributors, L.L.C., Greater Fort Lauderdale CVB, Hard Rock Stadium, Pernod-Ricard USA Wines & Champagnes, The Cayman Islands Department of Tourism, Toyota, Wizard Creations, and Woodford Reserve.


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