Back in 1997, FIU’s School of Hospitality & Tourism Management teamed up with local chefs and wineries for the humble Florida Extravaganza. Twenty-one years later, it’s now known as the premier South Beach Wine & Food festival, drawing more than 65,000 attendees over five days at more than 85 events throughout Miami and Miami Beach. What was it about this festival that captured the taste buds of people around the world?
In our third episode of Boca Live!, Boca mag editor-in-chief sat down with Larry Carrino of Brustman Carrino Public Relations, which has helped market the event for a decade, about why this event has been a hit year after year.
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