On the Scene at the South Beach Wine and Food Festival

It's that time of year again: culinary Spring break (aka the South Beach Wine and Food Festival)! 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 RobertsSource: Instagram user giadadelaurentiis

An Obligatory Joe's Stone Crab Visit

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, a chef and festivalgoer favorite.

Source: Instagram user chefmarcmurphy

Bienvenido a Miami

Bienvenido a Miami

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

Source: Instagram user popsugarfood

Chefs and SI Swimsuit Models Teamed Up For a Good Cause

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.

Source: Instagram user bullfrogandbaum

A Chrissy Teigen Sandwich

A Chrissy Teigen Sandwich

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

Source: Instagram user thedooronline

The Winners Claimed Their Spoils

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

Emeril Went Sailfishing

Emeril Went Sailfishing

The famous chef of New Orleans joked, "Today's demo." Source: Instagram user emeril

Even Martha Stewart Enjoyed a Cocktail

Even Martha Stewart Enjoyed a Cocktail

It's not SOBEWFF without lots of icy cocktails. Source: Instagram user kelvinslush

You Know It's SOBEWFF When . . .

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

Ming Tsai Prepped Oyster Shooters

Ming Tsai Prepped Oyster Shooters

Kimchi and oysters do and should go together, as proven by the Oyster Bash. Source: Instagram user bullfrogandbaum

Paula Deen's Return

Paula Deen's Return

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

Double Cheers

Double Cheers

Two glasses of rosé are better than one, as Stephanie Izzard demonstrates. Source: Instagram user bballstina

Ruth Reichl and Andrew Zimmern

Ruth Reichl and Andrew Zimmern

Food writers and chefs can be friends. Source: Instagram user chefaz

Paula Stands Proud

Paula Stands Proud

Next to her two sons, Bobby and Jamie, Paula Deen told the audience, "I'm coming back; I'm not a quitter." Source: Instagram user peoplegreatideas

Goodbye, SOBE!

Goodbye, SOBE!

Till we meet your seafood, white beaches, and puffy clouds again next year. Source: Instagram user travelshus