South Beach Seafood Week       |       October 21 - 24, 2020       |       Miami Beach, Florida

South Beach Seafood Festival: In The Kitchen With Cibo Wine Bar And MixEats

Enjoy This In The Kitchen Guest Article By MixEats Who Got Ready For The South Beach Seafood Festival With Cibo Wine Bar

Ciao readers! Andrea from @mixeats here to tell you about what Cibo Wine Bar is bringing to this year’s South Beach Seafood Festival. Hit the sand with me on Saturday, October 20 to indulge.

Because who doesn’t love seafood with a touch of traditional Italian cuisine? Let’s dig in!

Chef Massimo Giannattasio

So, I went “In The Kitchen” with Executive Chef Massimo Giannattasio, the mastermind behind Cibo’s mouth-watering cuisine!

First, I got to ask him a few questions about his participation in the festival and learned about his journey in the culinary world.

The kitchen has always been Chef Massimo’s passion. Born and raised in Salerno, Italy, Massimo’s culinary journey started at a young age in his family kitchen. While helping his mother prepare traditional Italian meals with simple fresh ingredients, he fell in love with cooking.

As I enjoyed a freshly prepared Lobster pasta, Chef Massimo continued to tell me about his path. His years of travelling included working in restaurants in Northern Italy and throughout Europe. Before moving to America, he worked at a one star Michelin restaurant in Rimini.

When I asked him about his favorite seafood dish to prepare, Massimo responded: “I like to cook with fish that are very salty, those that Americans call fishy.”

Don’t forget to try Chef’s Shrimp Fra Diavolo on October 20th – a must-have festival dish!

Cibo Wine Bar + South Beach Seafood Week

As soon as you walk into Cibo, you’re charmed by its distinctive ambiance of relaxed, authentic luxury.

As a result, Cibo offers a true taste of Italian cooking with two locations in South Florida. You can enjoy them in Coral Gables and Miami Beach. Both locations include huge open kitchens that make things even more interesting. Get ready for an experience because it’s truly dinner and a show!

They bring their authentic charm right to the sand every October for guests of the South Beach Seafood Festival.

At Cibo, you can also indulge in a wide variety of wine. Their soaring two-story, award-winning wine room is something to behold. It is equipped with a harnessed wine angel who retrieves your favorite bottle!

I hope you catch Cibo Wine Bar at this year’s #SobeSeafood Fest!

Most importantly: Use promo code MIXEATS to get 20% off your South Beach Seafood Festival tickets here!

Editor’s Note: As Miami’s biggest seafood festival, Sobe Seafood Week allows our guests to enjoy ALL of Miami’s best seafood restaurants in one place!

Therefore, ensuring this event is the upscale foodie destination our guests have come to expect starts and ends with the food.

This means working with the very best Chefs and their restaurants to create Miami’s best seafood festival!

These chefs bring another level of world-renowned talent and creativity that elevates South Beach Seafood Week! For that reason, this is not your “average festival”. It is a true culinary experience.

We know there’s something special about enjoying the very best of South Beach wine and food in the sun, on the sand, and with unlimited open bar and we look forward to hosting you!

We certainly thank Chef Massimo and Andrea for sharing this In The Kitchen experience!

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