In this episode of the Miami Guide podcast, we sit down with the renowned food and wine expert Lee Brian Schrager.
Lee is the founder and director of both the Food Network South Beach and New York City Wine and Food Festivals, and has spent his career promoting culinary excellence and supporting local chefs and restaurants.
Join us as we delve into Miami's vibrant food and wine scene with Lee, getting insider tips on this years festival in the city. This is an interview you won't want to miss!
South Beach Wine and Food Festival runs from February 23 – through Sunday, February 26, and will once again host the top celebrity chefs and culinary personalities—from Rachel Ray to Geoffrey Zakarian and Guy Fieri, on the sands of South Beach for Miami’s biggest and most famous annual food festival.
Visit sobewff.org for tickets and more information about SOBEWFF.
Quotes from the interview:
"When you create something, you want to see it grow and that it grows into something greater and more impactful is an incredibly fulfilling experience."
"Keeping it fresh and exciting motivates me"
"Our goal has always been to be diverse and inclusive long before it became a buzz word"
Who is Lee Brian Schrager
Lee Brian Schrager is the Vice President of Corporate Communications & National Events for Southern Wine & Spirits of America, Inc. He is widely recognized for his creation of both the Food Network South Beach and New York City Wine & Food Festivals and released the Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival Cookbook (Clarkson Potter) in November 2010. His second cookbook, Fried & True (Clarkson Potter), in May. He serves as the Chief Lifestyle Advisor for Gilt City and is a current member of the Board of Trustees for the Pérez Art Museum Miami and Board of Directors for the Food Bank For New York City.
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