OMAHA, Neb., Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Omaha Steaks today announced that the company will sponsor the 2013 Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival, presented by FOOD & WINE, serving as the presenting sponsor of the Moet Hennessy's "The Q" sponsored by MIAMI magazine. The Q, a BBQ tasting event hosted by celebrity chefs, Paula Deen and Sons, is the Festival's signature kick-off party which will be held on Thursday, February 21 in Miami Beach, Florida. The event will feature more than 40 of the top BBQ chefs from across the country, who will be grilling up dishes featuring Omaha Steaks beef, pork and poultry for guests to enjoy. Omaha Steaks Executive Chef, Karl Marsh, will be among the chefs participating and will serve Omaha Steaks signature Beef Tenderloin prepared as a Korean BBQ with stir-fried Bok Choy.
"The Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival has a well-earned reputation as a premiere culinary event that focuses on great food and spirits, while benefiting Florida International University's Chaplin School of Hospitality and Tourism Management and Southern Wine and Spirits Beverage Management Center," said Omaha Steaks Senior Vice President and Family Owner, Todd Simon. "We are honored to be taking a sponsorship role in this year's Festival and we look forward to sharing the great taste of Omaha Steaks with the guests attending The Q. "
The Festival takes place February 21-24, 2013 and tickets to this event and more are available online at www.sobefest.com or by calling 877-762-3933.
About Omaha Steaks
Founded in 1917, Omaha Steaks is a fifth-generation, family-owned company recognized as the nation's largest direct marketer of premium beef and gourmet frozen foods. The complete product line of beef, seafood, poultry, pork, appetizers, side dishes and desserts is available through multiple marketing channels including by phone at 1-800-228-9055, online at www.OmahaSteaks.com or at retail stores nationwide.
About the Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival
The Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival presented by FOOD & WINE is a national, star-studded, four-day destination event, showcasing the talents of the world's most renowned wine and spirits producers, chefs and culinary personalities. Hosted by Southern Wine & Spirits of Florida and Florida International University (FIU), the Festival benefits FIU's Chaplin School of Hospitality and Tourism Management and the Southern Wine & Spirits Beverage Management Center. To date, the Festival has raised more than $17 million for the School.
SOURCE Omaha Steaks