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


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MIAMI, January 31, 2019 – HCP Media is proud to announce the release of the annual Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine & Food Festival (SOBEWFF®) Official Guide. Widely recognized as one of America’s most prestigious gourmet gatherings, SOBEWFF® returns for its 18th annual edition February 20 – 24, 2019. 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 2019 line-up of events.

“We are thrilled to have partnered with HCP Media again on the Official Guide,” said Ashley Shapiro, Sponsorship Director for SOBEWFF®. “Guests seeking the ultimate Festival experience will not only discover the ins and outs regarding the events themselves, but also all of the chefs and restaurants participating and exclusive perks for attendees.”

The Official Guide will be 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, the Greater Fort Lauderdale Visitors and Convention Center, and at Florida International University, the Festival’s beneficiary. 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 $28 million in support of its mission to EAT. DRINK. EDUCATE. with 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 opt-in e-mail subscribers.

“It’s a joy to work with the South Beach Wine & Food Festival® and be a part of such an influential community 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

The Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine & Food Festival is a national, star-studded, five-day destination event showcasing the talents of the world’s most renowned wine and spirits producers, chefs and culinary personalities. The Festival attracts more than 65,000 guests annually to its 100+ events throughout the five-day weekend, which take place at various locations throughout South Florida.

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 offers a wide variety of engaging print publications, developing and producing over 100 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. Additional custom products include multilingual destination guides, in-room hotel books, in-flight magazines, travel videos and websites, as well as accompanying sales, marketing and promotional programs. The company also produces commemorative coffee-table books, healthcare publications, program guides and other customized publications.

Beyond the written word, HCP’s top-tier marketing and branding products include custom event marketing, strategic social media and blog content, marketing publications, and materials for national and global companies targeting affluent. Together, these turnkey, top-quality print and digital marketing solutions reach more than 80 million active travelers annually and 5 million unique monthly visitors on its combined websites. In addition, HCP’s work has been recognized with more than 300 prestigious awards for editorial, photography and design.

About the Miami Herald Media Company

The Miami Herald Media Company (MHMC), a subsidiary of McClatchy, publishes two daily newspapers: the Miami Herald, winner of 20 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 addition to the Miami Herald and el Nuevo Herald, MHMC products include its news websites, and; the popular local entertainment website; 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 clients through its subsidiary, HCP Media.