First Annual Naples Grande Grill & Chill Weekend

August 26 - 28

Thank you to our wonderful sponsors for supporting the First Annual Grill & Chill Weekend, benefiting Florida Gulf Coast University's Resort & Hospitality Management Program!

  • HB's on the Gulf at Naples Beach Hotel
  • Edgewater Beach Hotel
  • Cavo
  • Blue Martini
  • 7th Ave Social
  • Bar Tulia (Blender Bender Judges Choice Winner!)
  • Agave Bar & Grill (Blender Bender People's Choice Winner!)
  • Felipe's Taqueria 
  • Sea Salt
  • South Street
  • Osteria Tulia
  • M Waterfront Grill
  • T Michaels (Grill Off Judges Choice Winner!)
  • Grace & Shelly's Cupcakes
  • Vanilla's Cakes & Desserts
  • Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits
  • Saks Fifth Avenue
  • Ste Michelle Wine Estates 
  • Riptide Brewing Company
  • Gulfshore Life
  • Florida Weekly
  • B103.9
  • 96 K-Rock
  • Sunny 106.3
  • Beasley Media Group
Click Below To View Photos From Each Event:
Friday's- Blender Bender
Saturday's- Beauty Brunch
Sunday's- Grande Grill Off
Click Here To View Our Sponsor Page


Florida Gulf Coast University is located in the heart of Southwest Florida’s hospitality playground, home to hundreds of high-ends resorts, hotels, private clubs, and restaurants.  FGCU offers the nation’s most comprehensive resort management program. Students come from around the country to study, learn, and work with industry leaders and top educators who are at the apex of their careers.