United Way Miami Wine and Food Festival presents Sake at Sundown 10/6/11

United Way Miami Wine & Food Festival presents Sake at Sundown at Wynwood Kitchen & Bar
Thursday, October 6, 2011
6:00 – 6:30 pm, Reception
6:30 – 8:30 pm, Sake and food tasting/pairing
Wynwood Kitchen & Bar
2550 NW 2nd Ave
Miami, FL 33127

Learn from world renowned sake expert, Morgan Hartman and Latin flavors pro, Chef Miguel Aguilar

On Thursday, October 6, at Wynwood Kitchen & Bar (WKB), United Way Miami Wine & Food Festival will present Sake at Sundown, a unique sake experience that benefits United Way of Miami-Dade’s work in education, financial stability and health. Sake and tapas join the festival’s repertoire in an event where guests will enjoy a formal sake tastings paired with samplings from WKB’s new menu, amidst its open-aired art park.

Discover just how versatile sake can be with the help of special guest, Morgan Hartman of Vine Connections, one of the world’s few Level II Sake Specialists. Hartman will guide guests through each of the three premium sake tastings, while Chef Miguel Aguilar showcases exquisite samples from his new menu of Latin-flavored dishes. Hot or cold, learn the tricks of pairing sake for all occasions.

$55 – per person; $100 – per couple
United Way Young Leaders receive $5 discount

For additional event information click here or to purchase tickets, please contact Romina Gambino at gambinor@unitedwaymiami.org or 305-646-7105.

Hartman, a master sommelier and sake specialist, has been in the wine and sake business for more than 10 years. In February 2010, she earned the prestigious Level II Sake Specialist certificate, a distinction fewer than 100 people in the world have achieved. Four years ago, Hartman began her current position with Vine Connections, a company that combines her areas of expertise by specializing in wines from Argentina and premium sake from Japan.

Chef Aguilar was appointed executive chef of WKB in August 2011. Using his Venezuelan roots as inspiration, Aguilar combined vibrant Latin flavors and flawless cooking techniques to bring a new and exciting menu of small plates to Wynwood Kitchen & Bar.

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