Fort Lauderdale Food, Wine Festival Mar. 18-22

FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida – Culinary creations and libations from more than 100 local restaurants, spirit brands, wineries and breweries will highlight this month’s “Greater Fort Lauderdale Food & Wine Festival”.

The event will be held Mar. 18-22 throughout Broward County, Florida.

“The Greater Fort Lauderdale Food & Wine Festival is a fantastic event, which is helping to elevate and redefine the destination’s flourishing culinary scene,” Stacy Ritter, president and chief executive officer of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau, was quoted as saying in a recent press release promoting the event.

“The success of the inaugural event was no doubt a testament to our epicurean offerings and reflects the transformation that’s happening throughout the destination.”

A listing of festival events is below:

Mar. 18, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. - Cocktail Confidential: A Spirited Affair at Sistrunk Marketplace & Brewery, 115 N.W. 6th St., Fort Lauderdale.

Mar. 19 - “Catch the Love” dinners at Mastro’s Ocean Club in Fort Lauderdale, SardelliItalianSteakhouse in Hollywood, Capriccio’s Ristorante in Pembroke Pines and Café Maxx in Pompano Beach. Visit www.gflfoodwine.comfor individual restaurant menus, prices and to purchase tickets.

Mar. 20, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. - “GFL on the Rise: An Elevated Culinary Experience”at The Atlantic Hotel & Spa, OceanViewTerrace, -601 N. Fort Lauderdale BeachBlvd., Fort Lauderdale Beach.

Mar. 21, noon to 5 p.m. - “Grand Tasting”. Live cooking demonstrations, tastings, live music at ArtsPark Hollywood,1 North Young Circle, Hollywood.

Mar. 22, noon to 5 p.m. - “Family Day & Food Drive” presented by Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital at ArtsParkHollywood.Suggested donation of one new/unwrapped toy. 

To purchase tickets for any event, visit www.gflfoodwine.comor on Facebook: