FRLA to Help Boost Local Tourism & Raise Funds for Brevard County Hospitality Students

(Cape Canaveral, Fla.)  The Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association (FRLA) is proud to sponsor the Space Coast Crab Smash & Oyster Bash Seafood Jubilee, scheduled for Saturday, January 30, 2016 at Wild Ocean Market. In addition to boosting local tourism, the 4th annual event will raise funds for Brevard County’s High School Culinary Programs.

“This event is near and dear to my heart, because it helps provide necessary funds to support the future leaders of Florida’s hospitality and tourism industry,” said Carol Dover, FRLA President and CEO. “It’s for a good cause and it’s truly great fun, as our Space Coast members always deliver savory seafood that the community is sure to enjoy.”

Media is invited to attend this event, details are as follows:

Space Coast Crab Smash & Oyster Bash Seafood Jubilee

January 30, 2016
11:30 AM – 2:30 PM

Wild Ocean Market
710 Blue Water Drive
Cape Canaveral, FL 32920

$42 per person
*Click here for ticket purchase information

This event is part of FRLA’s Great Florida Events program, co-sponsored by VISIT FLORIDA, which is designed to promote the local tourism and hospitality industry throughout the year. The public is invited and encouraged to attend these can’t miss events.


About the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association
FRLA is Florida’s premier non-profit hospitality industry trade association. Our mission is to ‘Protect, Educate and Promote’ Florida’s $82 billion hospitality industry which represents 23% of Florida’s economy and more than 1.1 million employees – making it the state’s number one industry. We offer regulatory compliance and food safety training needs (RCS and SafeStaff®); industry developed career-building high school programs (FRLAEF); sponsor the only event in Florida exclusively serving the restaurant and foodservice industry (FR&L Show, September 27-29, 2016 in Orlando); and we safeguard the needs of the hospitality industry by providing legislative advocacy. We represent and serve more than 10,000 independent and household name members, suppliers, and theme parks. For more information, go to and find us on Twitter @FRLAnews, Facebook and YouTube.