U.S. Food Festival & Food Show Section
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June 3-4, 2016 Wine Quest Wine Tasting and Auction 20th Anniversary
Loews Royal Pacific Resort at Universal Orlando. This 2 night event features wines from around the world, exquisite cuisine and auctions that benefit Quest, Inc. Together, we can change lives of individuals with developmental disabilities and help them achieve their dreams to live, learn, work and play. Friday night’s tickets include access to the Grand Tasting of more than 200 wines from wineries all over the world and heavy hor d’oeuvres prepared by the gourmet chefs at the Loews Royal Pacific Resort at Universal Orlando. Saturday night’s tickets include a 5-course exquisite dining experience with wine pairings. All nights will include raffles, games, and auctions with all proceeds benefiting individuals with developmental disabilities who Quest, Inc. serves. Valet and self-parking available. Cocktail attire.
June 10-12, 2016
26th Annual Harvest Festival
Lakeridge Winery's flagship festival has the ever popular annual stomping of the grapes and loads of fun for the entire family. Over 80 local artists and crafters are invited to display their work. Incredible live music can be enjoyed during the entire weekend. Complimentary winery tours and tasting.
June 18, 2016 Sour, Berliner Weisse, and Lambic Festival
Pinellas Park, Florida.
Cajun Café on the Bayou. Beer lovers will enjoy over 150 beers to taste, including the most sought after Sours, Berliner Weisses and Lambics. The beer-garden atmosphere is 90% under cover. Admission includes souvenir tasting glass, Cajun plate and other food included. The event hosts a fundraiser for Dunedin Doggie Rescue.
June 22-23, 2016 Savbor Food & Wine Exhibition - Miami, Florida
An annual exhibition in the city of Miami, where more than 100 top quality food products and beverages of Spanish origin are set out, celebrates its 3rd edition in 2016. Characterized by the highest specialization in product quality, and focused on the needs of the food and wine industry, SAVBOR is the best showcase and platform to bring together the finest producers and industry professionals who are seeking international business through immense exposure and expanding trade relations in the United States and surrounding area.
June 1, 2015 16th Annual Culinary Creations Dinner
West Palm Beach, Florida
Quantum House. Culinary Creations celebrates the extraordinary talents of some of the finest chefs in South Florida. This unique evening is unlike any other food & wine event in Palm Beach County. Guests enter into an amazing champagne reception featuring delectable hors d ‘oeuvres. The “foodie” themed evening flows into the silent auction. Guests can bid on private chef dinners, wine tastings and other spectacular items.
June 4, 2015 25th Annual Jacksonville Foodfight
Each year volunteers representing the local restaurant community host this event, featuring 50 or more of Jacksonville’s finest restaurants and beverage distributors who come together in friendly competition to “take a bite out of hunger” by raising funds and awareness for Second Harvest North Florida. Tickets are $60 in advance or $70 at the door. VIP tickets are $100.
June 4-6, 2015 Southeastern Meat Association Convention
Daytona Beach, Florida
Top meat and poultry packers, processors and distributors in the Southeast annual meeting and exhibition.
June 6, 2015 22nd Annual Wellborn Blueberry Festival
The annual event includes a blueberry bake-off, pancake breakfast, talent contest, arts & crafts, and entertainment.
June 6, 2015 6th Annual Pigfest 2015 - Tallahassee, Florida
Come out and bring the family as you enjoy a fun-filled day at the 6th Annual Southeast Regional Pigfest BBQ Cookoff & Music Festival at the North Florida Fairgrounds in Tallahassee.
June 6, 2015 61st Annual Chiefland Watermelon Festival
Held on the first Saturday in June, the annual Watermelon Festival is perhaps the biggest event in Chiefland during the year, drawing thousands of visitors from all parts of the state. It includes arts & crafts, children's activities, watermelon auction, weighing contest, parade, and queen contest.
June 8-28, 2015 8th Annual Coral Gables Restaurant Week
Coral Gables, Florida
Downtown Coral Gables is celebrating our 8th Annual Coral Gables Restaurant Week presented by Bacardi USA with exciting new restaurants and new unique events. This year, you have three whole weeks to taste your way through Coral Gables, giving you plenty of time to try new eateries and return to old favorites, all offering amazing prix-fixe menus at a discounted price. For three weeks, restaurants will offer special three-course lunch and dinner menus. Guests (21 years of age and older) can pair those meals with the classic BACARDÍ and Coke the official cocktail of Coral Gables Restaurant Week, and MARTINI Prosecco as the featured wine.
June 12-14, 2015 Taste of the Caribbean - Miami, Florida
At Taste of the Caribbean over 10 teams from the Caribbean compete in a hot food/culinary team competition, bartender competition and pastry competition. Each participating team represents a Caribbean island which has held individual competitions to select their national team. Each team is composed of 2 senior chefs, 1 junior chef, 1 bartender, 1 pastry chef and 1 manager. The participating team members represent hotels, restaurants or educational institutions in the Caribbean which are members of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA). The trade show at this event is a one-stop forum for gathering practical information, sampling, purchasing, strengthening established supplier relationships and meeting new vendors, all on hand to help Taste of the Caribbean registrants build food and beverage business – and yield benefits on the bottom line.
June 13, 2015 Annual Mullet Toss - St. George Island, Florida
This event takes place on the second Saturday of June each year. The Mullet Toss is sponsored by The Blue Parrot for the benefit of the Apalachicola bay Charter School. For a $25.00 entry fee you get a unique Mullet Toss T Shirt, and 2 mullet to throw. Visitors and Locals compete for prizes and bragging rights. There are prizes for the longest throws in the men's, women's and kids divisions. Located on the Blue Parrot Beach 10:00 AM until 5:00 PM.
June 13-14, 2015 6th Annual Key West Bacchanalia
Key West, Florida
Key West Bacchanalia food, wine and spirits festival is a fiesta filled with Celebrity Chefs, Sommeliers, Master Mixologists, dinners, seminars and parties.
June 19-20, 2015 65th Annual Watermelon Festival
The Watermelon Festival is the highlight of community activities in Jefferson County. Recognizing the watermelon growers of the county, the festival includes beauty pageants, dinners, street dance, arts and crafts, Melon Run and more.
June 26-27, 2015 59th Annual Panhandle Watermelon Festival
Great Food & Entertainment. Free Admission. Seed Spitting Contest, Watermelon Auction, Car show, Art show, Horseshoe tournament & Street fair. Family Fun! Legendary country music acts.
June 16, 2012 Harvest Festival - Bradenton, Florida
A portion of the sales will benefit the American Red Cross of Southwest Florida. There will be many activities during the festival including harvesting grapes, food and gift vendors, and a grape stomp. Admission will be free and we encourage everyone to come out and join in the festivities. You know you've always wanted to stomp on grapes. We hope to see you there!
June 17, 2012 Real Men Cook - Miami, Florida
Real Men Cook promotes male involvement, education, outreach and advocacy on food resources, healthy eating, healthcare and public policies on these issues. Takes place each year on Father's Day in cities across the U.S. A national movement-get involved!
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