FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

FOOD NETWORK & COOKING CHANNEL SOUTH BEACH WINE & FOOD FESTIVAL PRESENTED BY CAPITAL ONE AND HCP MEDIA UNVEIL THE FESTIVAL’S COMPREHENSIVE OFFICIAL GUIDE.

(Click here to view digital edition)

Produced by HCP Media, the Official Guide offers event information, chef bios and more
for foodies and festival newcomers, alike.

MIAMI, January 24, 2020 HCP Media is proud to announce the release of the annual Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine & Food Festival presented by Capital One (SOBEWFF®) Official Guide. Widely recognized as one of America’s most prestigious gourmet gatherings, the SOBEWFF returns for its 19th annual edition February 19 – 23, 2020. The SOBEWFF® Official Guide provides comprehensive information about the five-day, star-studded Festival composed of an unprecedented line-up of more than 100 events spanning Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties. The guide serves as a go-to source for all things SOBEWFF®. Readers will turn to this colorful, glossy magazine-style guide for everything they need to know about the 2020 line-up of events.

“We are thrilled to have partnered with HCP Media again on the SOBEWFF® Official Guide,” said Ashley Shapiro, Sponsorship Director for SOBEWFF®. “Guests seeking the ultimate Festival experience will not only find detailed descriptions of each event, but also all of the chefs, restaurants, talent and sponsors participating across the entire Festival..”

The Official Guide is being distributed locally in a variety of publications such as the Miami Herald, INDULGE Magazine, Miami New Times, Biscayne Times and The New York Times. It will also be distributed at Books & Books locations and the Greater Fort Lauderdale Visitors and Convention Center. Each year, more than 1,200 students and volunteers gain invaluable real-world experience with the Festival, which serves as an interactive educational platform for the future leaders of the hospitality industry. To date, the Festival has raised more than $30 million in support of its mission to EAT. DRINK. EDUCATE. for the Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management at Florida International University. A digital edition of the guide will be sent to both HCP Media and Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine & Food Festival presented by Capital One opt-in e-mail subscribers.

“It’s a joy to work with the Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine & Food Festival presented by Capital One and be a part of such an influential world-class event,” said Marisa Beazel, President and Publisher of HCP Media. “As a Miami-based media company, we strive to continually support local events and initiatives that serve to spotlight Miami and bring national and international visitors to our shores.”

About the Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine & Food Festival presented by Capital One
EAT. DRINK. EDUCATE. All proceeds from the Festival benefit the students of the Florida International University Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management who also assist Festival organizers with sponsorship fulfillment, restaurant and exhibitor recruitment, logistics, and inventory as well as working alongside some of the world’s greatest celebrity chefs and winemakers. To date, SOBEWFF® has raised more than $30 million for the School. In October 2019, BizBash named the Festival the #1 Food & Restaurant Industry event in the United States for the seventh year in a row.    

The Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine & Food Festival presented by Capital One is produced by Florida International University and Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits, with the support of the Miami Beach Visitors & Convention Authority and the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs. For more information about the Festival, visit sobewff.org or call 877-762-3933. For more information about Florida International University visit fiu.edu, for the Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management visit hospitality.fiu.edu and for more information about Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits visit southernglazers.com.

About the Miami Herald Media Company
The Miami Herald Media Company (MHMC) publishes two daily newspapers: the Miami Herald, winner of 22 Pulitzer Prizes, and el Nuevo Herald, an award-winning Spanish-language publication. Together, the company’s products reach more than 1.3 million people each week in South Florida.

In addition to the Miami Herald and el Nuevo Herald, MHMC products include its news websites, MiamiHerald.com and elNuevoHerald.com with a combined monthly traffic of 62.9 million pageviews and 22.6 million unique visitors; the popular local entertainment website Miami.com; and INDULGE luxury magazine.  The company produces content for video, mobile and radio in association with WLRN/Herald News; as well as custom publications for hotels, airlines and other luxury clients through its subsidiary, HCP Media.

MHMC is owned by McClatchy.

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About HCP Media
As communication experts, HCP Media, a division of McClatchy, creates innovative, market-leading, cross-platform solutions that stay ahead of consumers’ evolving media habits. A custom publishing and promotion company, HCP produces over 75 custom publications for hotels, airlines and other clients. The company’s reach extends beyond the travel niche and into the global luxury market, including en-suite cruise line publications and luxury lifestyle magazines. Beyond the written word, HCP’s top-tier marketing and branding products include videos and websites, custom event marketing, strategic social media and blog content, and materials for national and global companies targeting affluent consumers, as well as accompanying sales, promotional and marketing programs. Together, these turnkey print and digital marketing solutions reach more than 80 million active travelers annually and 5 million unique monthly visitors on its combined websites. HCP’s work has also been recognized with more than 300 editorial, photography and design awards.

Click link to view the official press release: SOBEWFF 2020 Guide Press Release