Broward County’s premier foodie experience will take place from Monday, January 10 – Sunday, January 16, 2022, throughout Broward County. The new host site of the 2022 Festival’s Grand Tasting and FREE Family Day presented by Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital (JDCH), will take place in the heart of Fort Lauderdale Beach at Las Olas Oceanside Park.
Rounding out the Festival’s signature events is Cocktail Confidential, taking place at Rooftop @1WLO, and sponsored by Rooftop @1WLO, The Restaurant People and TRP Taste. The ‘spirited affair’ will feature 3 signature cocktails crafted by a master mixologist with light bites by TRP Taste’s renowned culinary team. New to the Festival’s signature line-up of events is its Poolside BBQ Battle, which will take place at Hyatt Centric Las Olas, and includes a star-studded lineup of local and celebrity chefs featuring FOX’s Master Chef Season 7 winner, Chef Shaun O’Neale, and Chopped Champion from Handsome Devil BBQ, Chef Ed Randolph.
In addition to its signature events, the Festival will be expanding in 2022 to feature a chef-driven dining series and an educational series with a variety of food and beverage classes. Details about the dining series and educational series, including ticket availability and partners, will be announced in the coming months.
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2022 GFLFW SIGNATURE EVENTS SCHEDULE:
When: 7 p.m., Wednesday, January 12
Where: Rooftop @1WLO
Details: This ‘Spirited Affair,’ sponsored by Rooftop @1WLO, The Restaurant People and TRP Taste, will feature 3 signature cocktails crafted by a master mixologist with light bites by TRP Taste’s renowned culinary team. This VIP event is guaranteed to take guests on a craft cocktail journey to be remembered.
Details: Join us with FOX’s Master Chef Season 7 winner, Shaun O’Neale, and Chopped Champion from Handsome Devil BBQ, Ed Randolph, as local chefs and BBQ joints compete for the title of ‘Best BBQ.’ This VIP experience will take place at the Hyatt Centric’s beautiful 8th floor pool deck right in the heart of Downtown Fort Lauderdale. #ReleaseYourInnerFoodie with BBQ bites and sips throughout the evening amongst the larger-than-life murals and live music. A silent auction featuring memorabilia and experiences will be featured in which proceeds will directly benefit Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital.
Details: Celebrate the culinary revolution sweeping throughout the Greater Fort Lauderdale region. The Grand Tasting, taking place at the beautiful Las Olas Oceanside Park, features food and beverage tastings, cooking demonstrations, live music and more.
Family Day, presented by Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital
When: 12 p.m., Sunday, January 15
Where: Las Olas Oceanside Park
Details: Round up the family, chairs, and blankets for a good cause! This FREE event will be fun filled with live entertainment, children-friendly activities (culinary and non-culinary), food trucks and cocktail bars. Family Day presented by Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital is FREE to attend; however, the suggested donation for admission is one new, unwrapped, toy that will go to patients at Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital. This event is open to all ages.