South Beach Seafood Week       |       October 20 - 23, 2021       |       Miami Beach, Florida

4th Of July Weekend South Beach Seafood Festival Style: Thanks to GOYA Foods

As we prepare for the holiday weekend, we’re taking a look back at the fun we had in the Goya Culinary Pavilion, along with some delicious 4th of July seafood recipes to try out in the comfort of your own home. Add some Seafood Festival spice to your 4th of July weekend celebration! 

The GOYA Culinary Pavilion is one of our favorite experiences included in the Saturday VIP ticket at the South Beach Seafood Festival and is the host location of Friday’s Chef Showdown. Not only has GOYA been a phenomenal partner to work with over the years of hosting and celebrating seafood cuisine during this festival in Miami, but they always seem to kick things up a notch, taking our week on the sand from a traditional South Florida culinary experience to an over the top lively jam. 

In the GOYA Culinary Pavilion, you can eat, drink and dance the day and night away in a luxury experience you’ll never forget at the best Miami seafood festival, hosted right on the sands of South Beach. 

While this year there are still many unknowns as social distancing continues to stay in affect, we thought we’d take this time to introduce you to our friends from GOYA, including Executive Chef Fernando Desa and some of his favorite seafood recipes you can whip up this summer from your own kitchen.

GOYA VIP Pavillion
Image: The GOYA Culinary Pavilion at the 2019 South Beach Seafood Festival in Miami Beach

 

As South Florida’s seafood restaurants work toward finding their new normal and open up little by little, we’ve enlisted GOYA’s help to give you a chance to add some South Beach Seafood Festival spice to your 4th of July weekend celebration from the comfort of your home!

All GOYA products can be found at your local retailer and make for an easy way to spice up your daily cuisine. Add some AWESOME flavors to your summertime palate when you try these four GOYA summer seafood recipes with a bonus recipe for a yummy cocktail. 

GOYA Shrimp Fajitas

GOYA’s Ham Croquettes with Tuna Poke and Aji Crema

GOYA’s Spicy Shrimp & Corn Quesadillas

GOYA’s Veracruz Style Scallop Ceviche

BONUS COCKTAIL: GOYA’s Coconut Guava Rebujito

Trust us when they say: If it’s GOYA, it has to be good! 

You Look Like a VIP: 

As a reminder, as part of the Saturday VIP ticket, the GOYA Culinary Pavilion annually includes: 

    • College football watch party on a massive 50ft Video Board
    • All day DJs
    • Festival closes at 7PM and the party kicks it up a notch in the pavilion with After hours live music from 7-9PM
    • Lounges and shaded seating
    • Private bars
    • Papa’s Raw Bar [link] sampling experience
    • Bodega Pop Up [link] Bar

PLUS: All day samplings from Executive Chef, Fernando Desa featuring some of the BEST GOYA recipes

Friday night’s Chef Showdown Main Stage Battles are hosted inside the famous GOYA Culinary Pavilion, where 16 chefs battle it out on stage and you are the judges! There are live performances, djs, dancers, interactive LED Robots, and so much more. And as you can see, this is not your typical chef competition. 

And, the GOYA Culinary Pavilion is just one part of the VIP experience, which includes:

  • All of the General Admissions Ticket benefits…

PLUS:

  • Special Entrance to the 1 ½ block Baptist Health VIP Hospitality Village
  • Unique Sponsor Activations:
    • William Hill Winery Garden
    • Jack Daniels Air Stream
    • Celebrity Cruises Silent Disco
    • Baptist Health Rejuvenation Station
    • La Croix Hydration
    • Bodega Club featuring GOYA
  • Entrance into GOYA’s Culinary Pavilion which by day features:
    • College Football Watch Party on 50ft Video Board
    • All day DJ’s
    • After hours Live Music
    • Lounges and shaded seating
    • Private bars
    • Papa’s Raw Bar sampling experience
    • Bodega Pop Up Bar
  • $20 of Food Vouchers to use at participating café’s*
  • EXTENDED HOURS Just for VIP! The festival grounds will close at 7pm, but the VIP Hospitality Village will stay open until 9PM.
    • Note: Attendee must be in attendance prior to 7PM.

While we are on hold… for now, enjoy your 4th of July celebration and delicious GOYA recipes and be sure to take a photo of your final dishes and tag us in your pictures @sobeseafoodfest @goyafoods.

Please be sure to stay safe, and enjoy your favorite GOYA recipes or shop local as often as you can from the very best Miami seafood restaurants. Until we meet again!

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