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Launch week is around the corner, and this year for the big 5-0 it's all going down in Miami. You can already name some of the models who will be there, and take an educated guess at some of the others. Now the big question is: will YOU be there? Because at least one event from the week's festivities is giving you that opportunity!
WHO: Hosts celebrity chef Michael Symon, SI's resident foodie Chrissy Teigen, plus more girls from the 2014 Swimsuit Issue
WHAT: The Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival's "The Q"
That is to say:
- More than 40 of America’s best chefs
- 40,000 serving portions prepared
- 3,860 hours of preparation
- 2.4 miles of plastic film
- 4 TONS of protein
- 5 Refrigerated trucks, each 27 ft. long
- Beef brisket: 1,500 lbs.
- Pig heads: 25
- Whole hogs: 2 at 150 lbs. each
- Chicken thighs: 1,000
- Oysters: 1,000
- Garlic: 80 lbs.
- Charcoal: 1,500 lbs.
- Short ribs: 1,000 lbs.
- Beef Cheeks: 350 lbs.
- Japanese eggplant: 50 lbs.
- Dried chilies: 12 lbs.
- Onions: 200 lbs.
- Cilantro: 100 bunches
- Mayonnaise: 10 gallons
- Dijon mustard: 9 gallons
- Slider buns: 3,000
- Sweet potato chips: 68 lbs.
- Thai fish sauce: 2 gallons
- Olive Oil: 37 gallons
- Black Pepper: 40 lbs.
- Cabbage: 300 lbs.
- Donuts: 600
WHERE: Beachside at Delano, 1685 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach
WHEN: Thursday, February 20 from 7-10 pm
WHY: Oh, stop.
For tix, visit www.sobefest.com
, or call 877.762.3933. An on-site box office will also be open at 13th
Street and Ocean Drive starting Feb. 19.