Miami Eats: YUM for the entire family at Miami Science Museum 4/20/13

Miami Eats: YUM for the entire family at Miami Science Museum
yumSaturday, April 20, 2013, 10:00am until 5:00pm
Miami Science Museum
3280 South Miami Avenue
Miami, Florida 33129  
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Regular admission is $14.95 for adults ($12.70 for Miami-Dade County residents); and $10.95 for seniors (62+), children (ages 3 – 12), and students with an I.D. ($9.30 for children, students and seniors who are Miami-Dade County residents). * Buy One Get One Free Museum Admission: if you bring two non-perishable food items per person to be donated to Farm Share and Chapman Partnership (limit two free admissions per family/transaction).

Family friendly food festival exploring the art and science of how Miami grows, cooks and enjoys food.

Featuring: Chef Giorgio Rapicavoli, Food Network Chopped Winner and owner of top local restaurant Eating House, unique food exhibits, fun cooking demos with delicious tastings and special cooking classes that will show you the science behind food while also stimulating your taste buds!

Miami Eats will have several activities for the entire family to enjoy including:

• Cooking demos/tastings from celebrity Chef Giorgio Rapicavoli of Miami’s acclaimed Eating House, Chef John Richards and student chefs of the Miami Culinary Institute and TUYO, and Whole Foods

• Cooking classes sponsored by Common Threads and Chef Kat Duran

• DIY hydroponics class hosted by Hydrofarm, which will also be raffling off a hydroponic kit to two lucky winners

• Design your own “healthy” plate hosted by the Ceramic League of Miami

• Oh Honey, Bee Hive presentation all about bees with a special honey tasting from Beekeeper Inese Bunch

• Special airing of “Fish Meat” film about sustainable fisheries by Fish Navy Films

• Fruit and Veggie Painting Lesson with Artist Donna Torres

• Learn the history behind the Vizcaya Estate Farm Village. James Deering, owner of the estate, created a picturesque farm on the land where the museum sits today that produced vegetables and herbs for the kitchens.

• Make your own nitrogen ice cream courtesy of Florida International University Chaplin School of Hospitality &Tourism Management.

• Enjoy a cultural experience with a Tea Ceremony and Yummy Chun Buns Tasting by Susan Lee Chun.

• Fun with food chemistry demonstrations on sugars, fats and all that (it might surprise you) with Miami Science Museum and partners.

• Select tables and booths showcasing nutrition and healthy eating with the University of Miami’s Nutrigardens and Eat Well Foods.

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