Get Ready for Lots of Great New Food Options at Bahia Mar

Great Performances
It’s easy to build up an appetite strolling the docks and exhibits at the largest in-water boat show in the world. The good news is that this year’s show will satisfy your appetite for a better selection of food and beverages than ever before.

Great PerformancesThis year, food and beverage selections at the concessions area located at the Bahia Mar marina, the show’s main location, will be presented by Great Performances, a New York City-based catering and special event company and the official caterer for other notable events including the Miami Open tennis tournament, the New York Wine and Food Festival and the South Beach Wine and Food Festival.

“People travel to this boat show from all over the world and we’re working hard to make sure that everyone’s experience is great in every way,” said Brett Keating, vice president of consumer marketing for Show Management, the company that has managed and produced the show since 1976. “We anticipate great response from our guests to this outstanding show enhancement, which everyone enthusiastically welcomes.”

Great PerformancesGreat Performances will offer its own proprietary concepts including seafood, sandwiches and design-your-own salads. The caterer also will partner with local restaurants, each bringing its own food concept to the table to provide guests with a wide variety of food choices.

Local restaurants that will be serving at the show’s enhanced concessions area include the following: The Knife Steakhouse, offering ceviche, empanadas, sandwiches and house-made sausage; Latin Café, offering serving Cuban sandwiches, empanadas, grilled beef and grilled chicken; Puntino Pizza, presenting pizzas and meatball sandwiches; and Sushi Maki, serving a variety of rolls, tuna and salmon tacos.  Local food truck partners include Killer Melts, Moty’s Grill and Health Nut on Wheels. A wide array of beverage choices also will be available, including a coffee tent.

Great PerformancesProprietary food concepts by Great Performances include The Market Place, offering create-your-own” salads; The Sandwich Shop, featuring hot-pressed sandwiches; Buenos Aires, serving breakfast and lunch croissants, baguette and tramezzini sandwiches; Off The Dock, featuring lobster rolls, crispy calamari, fried shrimp and fish and chips; and Noi Caffe, serving an array of Italian coffees. 

Food carts with light offerings of food and drinks will be located throughout the Bahia Mar marina, Hall of Fame Marina and Las Olas Marina show locations.

For exhibitors hosting private events, Great Performances offers delivery directly to booths and boats, including a wide array of snacks, appetizers, salads, sandwiches and wraps, sushi, desserts and beverages including soda, water, coffee, beer and wine. To place a delivery order, visit

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