MIAMI (CBSMiami) —  Calling all food and wine aficionados! The South Beach Wine and Food Festival started Thursday night.

In its 13th year, the festival will feature big names in the business like Anthony Bourdain, Rachel Ray, Andrew Zimmern, Giada De Laurentiis and a local favorite Michelle Bernstein, among others.

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Festivities kick off with “The Q” hosted by Chef Michael Symon. The event hosted 40 of the nation’s tops chefs while guests will be able to try all things grilled, braised and barbecued.

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Along with Symon, the 2014 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit models were co-hosting “The Q” set behind the Delano Hotel on the sands of  South Beach.

All of the events were sold out for Thurday but SOBE Wine & Food festivities  will continue throughout the weekend from food pairings to seminars on macarons to yoga and Bellini.

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Click here to check out our guide on the South Beach Wine & Food Festival.

Lisa Petrillo