25th Annual Festival of Chefs 11/6/13

25th Annual Festival of Chefs
Wednesday, 11/06/2013 – 06:30 pm –
easterComber Hall
1251 Palermo Avenue,
coral gables, Florida 33134
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Cost: $100


South Florida’s top chefs will serve their most scrumptious culinary creations and popular artists will unveil their latest masterpieces at the 25th Annual Festival of Chefs on Wednesday, November 6, at Comber Hall, 1251 Palermo Avenue, Coral Gables, FL. The event kicks off with a VIP Reception at 6:30 p.m. hosted by Celebrity Chef Ingrid Hoffmann, author and TV host of “Delicioso” (Univision) and “Simply Delicioso” (Cooking Channel). General Admission begins at 7:30 p.m.

Proceeds from the Festival of Chefs will benefit the Easter Seals South Florida’s Culinary Arts High School, a vocational training program for students ages 16 through 22 with autism and other disabilities.

Event Chef Chair John Richards of Miami Culinary Institute has enlisted a remarkable array of leading chefs to join him for this very special event, including:

Host Chef Elgin Woodman of A Joy Wallace
Chef Alberto Cabrera of Bread + Butter
Chef Reuven Sugarman of Buns and Buns
Chef Luis Lopez of City Hall, The Restaurant
Chef Giorgio Rapicavoli of Eating House
Chef Andre Bienvenu of Joe’s Stone Crab
Chef Patricio Sandoval of Mercadito Restaurant Miami
Chef Brian Molloy of Nikki Beach Miami Beach
Chef Assia Dahrouch of Lemoni Cafe
Chef Jorge Montes of Roho Kitchen
Chef Kareem Anguin of The Oceanaire Seafood Room
Chef Norman Van Aken of Tuyo Restaurant
Chef Ricardo Baquero and Culinary Arts High School students from Easter Seals South Florida.
Dessert & Coffee participants to date include: Donut Divas, I Sweets, Nothing Bundt Cakes, Illy Coffee and more.

Along with a stellar roster of chefs, famed artist MANO who has attracted many of South Florida’s most talented artists to join him as well. “People love the Festival of Chefs because they get to enjoy a variety of fine wines and dishes from Miami’s top restaurants,” said Event Chair Shelley Daniel Rutherford. “And at the same time, they have the satisfaction of knowing that they’re raising much needed funds to provide exceptional services so that all people with disabilities or special needs have equal opportunities to live, learn, work and play in their communities.”

In addition to a fabulous multi-course feast, the Festival of Chefs will feature an extensive live and silent auction of original paintings, sculptures, multimedia artworks, fine wines, luxury vacations and upscale merchandise. Sponsors to date include: The Batchelor Foundation, Cisneros Fontanals Family, TATE Enterprises, Greenberg Traurig, Allen Morris Company, BB&T, Hutzler Foundation, Rossman, Baumberger, Reboso, Spier & Connolly, P.A., Carol Pawley, Eugenia McCrea, J. Larry Rutherford, John Sullivan, Patrick E. Sessions, Perry Ellis International, American Airlines and Peace Love World. Media sponsors include The Miami Herald/El Nuevo Herald, Indulge Magazine, Social Miami.com, Citrus Miami, Miami Food Lovers, rm2 Project, and as our public relations partner, CREATIVAS.

Tickets for the 25th Annual Festival of Chefs are $150 for VIP and $100 for General Admission. For reservations and more information, visit www.southflorida.easterseals.com, or call Nanette Molina at 305-777-6835.

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