POPSUGAR Celebrity

On the Scene at the South Beach Wine and Food Festival

Feb 21 2014 - 5:12pm

It's that time of year again: culinary Spring break (aka the South Beach Wine and Food Festival [1])! The festival officially kicked off today; scroll down to catch up on the goings-on and to glimpse the best celebrity chef snaps. Check back over the next few days for more.

— Additional reporting by Anna Monette Roberts

Source: Instagram user giadadelaurentiis [2]

An Obligatory Joe's Stone Crab Visit

Chef Marc Murphy kicked off the festival on a high note by dining on a feast of crab claws at Miami's legendary Joe's Stone Crab [3], a chef and festivalgoer favorite.

Source: Instagram user chefmarcmurphy [4]

Bienvenido a Miami

Upon arrival, we gawked at the gorgeous South Beach surroundings.

Source: Instagram user popsugarfood [5]

Chefs and SI Swimsuit Models Teamed Up For a Good Cause

A host of chefs and Sports Illustrated swimsuit models teamed up for a Spike Mendelsohn-hosted beach volleyball tournament to support The Armed Forces Federation [6].

Source: Instagram user bullfrogandbaum [7]

A Chrissy Teigen Sandwich

Model and Ramen Burger enthusiast [8] Chrissy Teigen posed with chefs Spike Mendelsohn and Josh Capon at the beach volleyball tournament.

Source: Instagram user thedooronline [9]

The Winners Claimed Their Spoils

The winning team — Jeff Mauro, Gigi Hadid, Lily Aldridge, Tim Love, and Spike Mendelsohn — showed off its spoils.

Source: Instagram user baltzco [10]

Emeril Went Sailfishing

The famous chef of New Orleans joked, "Today's demo."

Source: Instagram user emeril [11]

Giada Made Many a Meatball

Giada De Laurentiis prepped for her Casa Tua [12] dinner by prepping sheet trays of meatballs.

Source: Instagram user giadadelaurentiis [13]

Even Martha Stewart Enjoyed a Cocktail

It's not SOBEWFF without lots of icy cocktails.

Source: Instagram user kelvinslush [14]

You Know It's SOBEWFF When . . .

Big-name chefs like Morimoto, Geoffrey Zakarian, Ingrid Hoffmann, and Robert Irvine get together for lunch.

Source: Instagram user mrmiamimarvin [15]

Ming Tsai Prepped Oyster Shooters

Kimchi and oysters do and should go together, as proven by the Oyster Bash.

Source: Instagram user bullfrogandbaum [16]

Paula Deen's Return

Paula Deen [17] triumphantly emerged at the festival with a basket of buttery biscuits in tow.

Source: Instagram user evanbenn [18]

Double Cheers

Two glasses of rosé are better than one, as Stephanie Izzard demonstrates.

Source: Instagram user bballstina [19]

Ruth Reichl and Andrew Zimmern

Food writers and chefs can be friends.

Source: Instagram user chefaz [20]

Paula Stands Proud

Next to her two sons, Bobby and Jamie, Paula Deen [21] told the audience, "I'm coming back; I'm not a quitter."

Source: Instagram user peoplegreatideas [22]

Goodbye, SOBE!

Till we meet your seafood, white beaches, and puffy clouds again next year.

Source: Instagram user travelshus [23]

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