(Las Olas, Fort Lauderdale, FL) Janaury 1, 2016 – Get ready to sip, sample, mix, mingle, and CELEBRATE! The American Lung Association is gearing up to host the 21st Annual Las Olas Wine and Food Festival (“LOWFF”) Friday, April 29, 2016, with a fresh new look and a fun filled evening on the famous Las Olas Boulevard!
Presented by Breakthru Beverage, New Amsterdam Vodka, and William Hill Winery, this year’s Las Olas Wine & Food festival, benefiting American Lung Association, will be one for the books as foodies from all over join together to stroll down the famous Las Olas Boulevard to enjoy the experience of the all new #LOWFF.
With the flash of an exclusive LasOlasWFF credential, guests will gain access into the private pavilions along each block that will be made up of restaurants, wine sampling stations, MYO interactive experiences, and more. Spanning over 4 blocks, 45 wineries and 60 restaurants will be taking attendees to new heights as they provide a one of kind showcase of the culinary talents of South Florida’s finest. Get your taste buds ready as we wine and dine you on one of the only nights Las Olas Boulevard will close down and overwhelm your palate.
This year, the American Lung Association has partnered with the team at CI Management, creators of the South Beach Seafood Festival, Chef Showdown, and producers of the South of Spice, to create an unforgettable evening for the 2016 LOWFF event. Credentials will additionally gain you access into the luxurious side street lounges created by LOWFF’s hosting sponsors, to include New Amsterdam, featuring the all new LAS OLAS MULES, a South Florida take on the infamous Moscow Mule. Each street will have a little flair as guests will enjoy live music, djs, culinary and mixology demonstrations, interactive retail displays and more.
And, the fun doesn’t stop there. In addition to all the sips and samples, guests will experience the first ever BEST OF THE BEST Restaurant Competitions on the main stage kitchen featuring four different contests highlighting cuisines from various dueling restaurants. An expert panel of judges from Miami’s Top Foodie media personalities will help decide who will be named BEST OF THE BEST. Each category will feature 2 chefs going head to head in live competitions, which include American Cuisine, Pub Grub, Italian Cuisine, and a Seafoodies Delight. Participating restaurants will be announced shortly.
With a mission to fight against the third leading cause of death in the United States, your support of this event will assist in funding research and educational programming for the American Lung Association (ALA) so join the American Lung Association as they provide a breathe of fresh air for the culinary inclined.
Additional events and programs will take place throughout the next few months to prepare the South Florida community for what will be an experience to remember. Exciting new additions will be announced in the coming weeks as we gear up to host the 21st Annual Las Olas Wine and Food Festival, presented by Breakthru Beverage.
Early Bite release tickets are already sold out, so be sure to get your tickets while supplies last because credentials are necessary to gain entrance into festival zones. Ticket price now starts at $100 and VIP Tickets have been released starting at $150 while supplies last. The event will be held from 7:30PM-10:30PM, but if you are a VIP, gain access to the festival grounds starting at 6:30PM with additional entrance into the private VIP Culinary Pavilion. For a complete line-up of events and ticket information, visit www.lasolaswff.com or call (954) 727-0907 and be sure to find us online @LasOlasWFF .
LAS OLAS WINE & FOOD FESTIVAL | LASOLASOFF.COM | @LasOlasWFF | (954) 727-0907
For more information, contact:
Valerie Roy at CI Management, [email protected] , 786-683-6397
Ashley Bencivenga, American Lung Association, [email protected], 954-727-0907