Festivals & Fairs In the Spotlight Miami-Dade County

2021 South Beach Seafood Festival

2021 South Beach Seafood FestivalOctober 20 – 23, Lummus Park, 12th & Ocean Drive, Miami Beach

The 8th Annual South Beach Seafood Festival was back on the sands of South Beach between October 20-23, 2021! Brought to you by Breakthru Beverage and partners, and produced by CI Management, this event also benefit a great cause in Miami Dade County with CI Foundation’s EAT SMART program, a program that provides healthy meals and nutritional guidance to Florida’s youth with programs in Miami Dade County public schools.

Due to the inclement weather condition on Friday night VIP Chef Showdown was moved on Saturday night, right after the main event. 14 top chefs across South Florida faced off against one another at the Goya Foods Culinary Pavilion at South Beach Seafood Festival. Foodies sampled, and celebrated their favorites while voting on the best dishes of the night and cheering on the chefs as they taking the stage to battle live. #SobeSeafoodFest @SOBESeafoodFest

Battle Salmon: 🥇Chef Alex Martinez, Mercato Della Pescheria vs. Chef Ilde Ferrer, Meet Dalia
Battle Shrimp: 🥇Chef Wayne Sharpe, Jrk! vs. Chef Demetrios Pyliotis, Poseidon Greek Restaurant
Battle Oyster: 🥇Chef Cristian Canencio, Uchi Miami vs. Chef Chad Wyrosdick, Papa’s Raw Bar
Battle Sushi: 🥇Chef Shoyo IIda, Kosushi Miami vs. Andrew Mayer, Poke Go
Battle Surf N’ Turf: 🥇Chef Jim Pastor, Rusty Pelican vs. Chef Hillary Fernandez, Maia Restaurant
Battle Taco: 🥇Chef Jorge Ramos, Bodega Taqueria y Tequila vs. Chef Jay Cruz, Tacos and Tattoos
Battle Crab: 🥇Chef Brian Nasajon, Beaker & Gray vs. Chef Bernie Matz, Café Bernie