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Meatball King

  • Dates: November 12, 2021 - January 11, 2022
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Riviera by Fabio & Cafe Vico
  • 525 S Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd , 1125 N Federal Hwy
  • Fort Lauderdale, FL

On January 11, 2022, on the sands of Fort Lauderdale Beach, in front of an esteemed panel of judges Fort Lauderdale’s Meatball King will be chosen! Top Celebrity Chef Fabio Viviani of Riviera by Fabio Viviani and South Florida Chef Marco Vico of Café Vico/Café Vico Ocean have joined together for a friendly local competition to see who has the best meatballs while also raising needed funds to benefit Joe DiMaggio's Children's Hospital and Boys & Girls Club of Broward County.  

As part of the challenge, the two beloved chefs are asking the public to join together for a cause by visiting their Fort Lauderdale restaurants now through December 31, 2021 and ordering their delicious meatball appetizers. The two chefs will donate a portion of the proceeds of the appetizers purchased to the two non-profit organizations. Chef Viviani will donate proceeds from the meatball purchases at Riviera by Fabio Viviani, located in the Hotel Maren on Fort Lauderdale Beach, to Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital, and Chef Vico will donate proceeds of purchases at Café Vico, located on Federal Highway in Fort Lauderdale, and Café Vico Ocean, located on A1A on Ft. Lauderdale Beach, to Boys and Girls Clubs of Broward County. Diners are invited to participate in the fun by sharing their favorite delectable bite using the hashtag #MeatballChallengeFTL across all social media platforms.