James Beard Foundation Taste of Miami with Tuyo Chef Norman Van Aken
Friday, September 20, 2013
7:30 p.m. Next Generation Cocktail Reception
8:30 p.m. Culinary Mastersâ€™ Dinner
The Ancient Spanish Monastery
16711 W. Dixie Highway
North Miami Beach, FL 33160
Tickets On Sale Now
$200 General Ticket includes Culinary Mastersâ€™ Dinner only
$250 VIP Package Ticket includes Next Generation Cocktail Reception and preferred seating at Culinary Mastersâ€™ Dinner
$400 All-Star Ticket** includes Next Generation Cocktail Reception and a seat at All-Star Host Ted Allenâ€™s table for the Culinary Mastersâ€™ Dinner (**limited availability)
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Cocktail comfort attire
Join the James Beard Foundation and special guest host Ted Allen of Food Networkâ€™s Chopped for a stellar event with South Floridaâ€™s finest chefs. The evening will begin with a cocktail reception hosted in the gardens of The Ancient Spanish Monastery and will feature light bites from Miamiâ€™s Next Generation of rising stars, including Dena Marino of MC Kitchen; David Bracha of The River Seafood & Oyster Bar; â€œChef Paiâ€ of Khong River House; Jose Mendin of Pubbelly Restaurant Group; Clayton Miller of Yardbird; and Giorgio Rapicavoli of Eating House. Specialty cocktails will be prepared by mixologists Elad Zvi and Gabriel Orta of Bar Lab.
Following the cocktail reception, guests will be treated to an unforgettable menu from an impressive lineup of Culinary Masters, which include dishes by Norman Van Aken of Tuyo; Allen Susser of Chef Allenâ€™s Consulting; Lorena Garcia of Lorena Garcia Cocina; Michael Schwartz of Michaelâ€™s Genuine Food & Drink; and Yigit Pura of Tout Sweet Patisserie, Top Chef: Just Desserts winner.