SoBe Wine & Food Festival Gives FIU Students Real-World Experience

SoBe Wine & Food Festival Gives FIU Students Real-World Experience
  • Lee Brian Schrager is the architect of SoBeWFF. Going on 17 years, the festival has become one of the nation's best. 

  • A hundred percent of the proceeds from the South Beach Wine and Food Festival benefits FIU's Chaplin School of Hospitality and Tourism Management.

Lee Brian Schrager is the founder and director of SoBeWFF.  The festival is entering its 17th year and has become one of the premier culinary events in the country.  Every year, students from Florida International University (FIU) get the opportunity to work with the greatest chefs and minds in the restaurant industry.  The experience provides the students with invaluable education and training that can not be overstated.  On top of that, 100 percent of the proceeds benefit FIU's Chaplin School of Hospitality and Tourism Management.  Watch the video for more on how Lee created the SoBeWFF and forged the partnership with Food Network and Florida International University.

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Breaking Down Olive Oil: Here's What You Need to Know

Breaking Down Olive Oil: Here's What You Need to Know

By Jennifer Buggica, Foodable Contributor

Whether you sauté, drizzle, or bake, chances are you’ve used olive oil in your kitchen, and use it often. When preparing to make a dish, you may grab what’s on sale at the market or use what you currently have in your cabinet, but there are differences in virgin olive oils and others. Knowing what you can expect in terms of flavor and cooking can make all the difference in the kitchen.

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