27th Annual Bank of America Wine Spirits and Culinary Celebration


6:30 pm - 10:30 pm


Museum of Discovery & Science
401 SW 2nd St, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33312

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Downtown Fort Lauderdale’s premier gourmet fundraiser returns to dazzle and delight palates on Friday, March 8, from 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m., as the Museum of Discovery and Science (MODS) hosts its 27th annual Bank of America Wine, Spirits & Culinary Celebration. Foodies and philanthropists will enjoy the best of South Florida’s restaurants and international spirits during this epicurean evening to benefit MODS’ mission of connecting people to inspiring science.

“Once again, we are gearing up for an exceptional evening of fine wine, spirits, gourmet creations and great company to benefit MODS’ innovative, educational and inspiring STEM-based programming,” said Joseph P. Cox, president and CEO of MODS. “We are grateful to our long-standing partners at Bank of America, Southern Glazer’s Wine and Spirits, supporting sponsors, and dedicated team for bringing this 27th delectable celebration to life.”

The event’s legendary Grand Tasting will feature scrumptious bites, small plates and desserts from more than 30 of South Florida’s leading restaurants and a sampling of more than 50 wines and spirited libations courtesy of exclusive beverage sponsor Southern Glazer’s Wine and Spirits. A variety of craft beers will flow from Florida favorite breweries and beyond courtesy of Gold Coast Beverage in our Beer Garden.

Participating Restaurants

  • Lobster Bar Sea Grille
  • Another Fare to Remember
  • CrepeMaker
  • Fireman Derek’s Bake Shop
  • John Knox Village, Nikki’s Foods
  • Ann Marie’s Pizza and Wine
  • Baoshi Food Hall + Bar
  • Morton’s The Steakhouse
  • Ten Palms Restaurant at Gulfstream Park
  • Zona Fresca and more.

“Bank of America is committed to supporting MODS’ community programs, exhibits and outreach through its ongoing sponsorship of the 27th Annual Wine, Spirits & Culinary Celebration,” said Lori Chevy, president, Bank of America Fort Lauderdale. “MODS is an integral part of South Florida’s educational landscape and we’re pleased to do our part to help fund initiatives that allow underserved members of our Broward County community to experience the joy of discovery and learning.”

Silent Auction

Guests will also have the opportunity to bid on an array of luxury items including travel getaways, local entertainment packages, celebrity sports memorabilia, and more during the silent auction.


Major sponsors of MODS’ 27th Annual Wine, Spirits & Culinary Celebration are Bank of America (Presenting Sponsor); Doubletime Digital (Exclusive Print Sponsor); Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits (Exclusive Beverage Sponsor); Gold Coast Beverage (Beer Sponsor); John Knox Village (Platinum Lounge Sponsor); Centuric (VIP Wristbands Sponsor); JetBlue (Entertainment Sponsor), M. Austin & Christine Forman (Valet Sponsors); CTS Engines, Greenberg Traurig, JM Family Enterprises, Joe Cox & Jeremy Collette, Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital, Northern Trust, UKG and WSVN Channel 7 (Platinum Sponsors); 5/3 Bank, Broward Health, Debra Hixon, Grant Thornton, Gray Robinson, Kari Sutter, Michael Kimmey, PNC Bank and Truly Nolen (Grand Tasting Hosts).


Tickets are $150 for the Grand Tasting. Parties of ten receive a reduced rate of $1,100 for Grand Tasting Host packages.

Tickets are $250 for the Platinum Level. Parties of ten receive a reduced rate of $2,850 for Platinum Host packages.

For advanced tickets please call 954-713-0906; or visit modsevents.org.