FoodieCon announces two-day programming for Miami event (@nph, @mollybaz, @nick.digiovanni, and more)

Due to popular demand FoodieCon® expands to two days packed with dinners, happy hours, immersive activations and more


FoodieCon®, the first-of-its-kind event celebrating the most viral and influential culinary content creators, announces two days of programming between February 23-24 at Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival presented by Capital One (SOBEWFF®). With content creators including Chef Joshua Weissman (@joshuaweissman, 9.5MM followers), Toni Chapman (@themoodyfoody, 2.7MM followers) and Molly Baz (@mollybaz, 801K followers), and celebrities including Neil Patrick Harris (@nph, 9MM followers) Bobby Flay (@bobbyflay, 2.1MM followers) FoodieCon®’s programming includes intimate dinners, lively happy hours, immersive activations, meet-and-greets and more. Tickets for FoodieCon® events are available online, with 100% of net proceeds benefiting the Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management at Florida International University. 


Taking place at W South Beach, FoodieCon®’s robust programming is spearheaded by some of the most influential content creators from around the world, including Nick DiGiovanni (@nick.digiovanni, 15.5MM  followers), Olivia Tiedemann (@oliviatied, 2.7MM followers), Jake Cohen (@jakecohen, 2.5MM followers), Nadia Caterina Munno (@the_pastaqueen, 6MM followers), and others. The full talent lineup can be found here

FoodieCon® 2024’s programming includes: 


  • FoodieCon® Kickoff Happy Hour – hosted by Neil Patrick Harris, this happy hour will jump-start the FoodieCon festivities with drinks and light bites. Tickets sold separately.

  • FoodieCon® Kickoff Dinner – hosted by Robert Irvine, @jakecohen, @olivietied and W South Beach’s Jon Miller, this exclusive dinner will feature a collaborative menu, fun drinks, and plenty of photo moments. Tickets sold separately. 

  • Between the Buns: The Ultimate Burger Build Featuring Schweid & Sons – hosted by Bobby Flay, @joshuaweissman, @owen.han, @albert_cancook, and @olivietied will build their own version of the most impressive burger, made with the best meat in the game

  • Let’s Dish: Answering Your Burning Questions – @briancantstopeating, @mancancooknz, @jakecohen, @oliviatied, @the_pastaqueen, and @joshuaweissman will answer rapid-fire questions about all things cooking, content, and the wild world of social media.

  • Hitting the Shelves – @mollybaz, @thedefineddish, @jakecohen, @nick.giovanni, and Neil Patrick Harris discuss their various product lines, and how to expand your presence and brand beyond social media, a conversation moderated by celebrity chef and FoodNetwork personality Marc Murphy. 

  • Fast Track to Success – @thejoemustgoon, @curlyfuq, and @themoodyfoody discuss their rapid growth on social media, a conversation moderated by Yelp Trends Expert Tara Lewis. 

  • Clocking Out: From Cubicles to Content – @chefpriyanka, @mollybaz, @curlyfuq, and @thedefineddish explore how they left their day jobs to pursue content creation full-time, and give attendees advice on how they can do it, too. 

  • Cuisine & Culture – @themoodyfoody, @chefpriyanka, @thejoemustgoon and @owen.han discuss how they have incorporated their cultures and upbringings into their content – and how it’s been a key ingredient in their story. This panel will be moderated by celebrity chef and FoodNetwork personality Kardea Brown. 

  • Sensory Overload – @mollybaz, @mancancooknz, @curlyfuq, @briancantstopeating, and @the_pastaqueen will put their senses to the test. This fun sensory game will work in ASMR, blindfolds, and more. 

  • Snaps & Signings – FoodieCon creators will be available for book signings, meet & greets, photo opps, and more!


FoodieCon® launched at SOBEWFF® in 2023, and has already grown exponentially due to excitement and demand from content creators, consumers and brands alike. Founded by Lee Brian Schrager – founder of both Food Network South Beach and New York City Wine & Food Festivals, which has brought together top international culinary talent for decades – FoodieCon® marks an evolution in wine and food festivals. Historically featuring traditional chefs, festivals are embracing content creators that have amassed international online communities, launched viral trends and shared their unique perspectives exclusively through social media channels. 

FoodieCon® tickets are now available at Follow @foodiecon on Instagram and TikTok (@foodieconfest).

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