5th Annual Miami Taste of Brickell Holiday Gourmet Showcase Launch Party 11/16/14

5th Annual Miami Taste of Brickell Holiday Gourmet Showcase Launch Party
Sunday, 11/16/2014 – 11/16/2014 01:00 pm – 08:00 pm
NEWHoliday-Showcase-Flyer-3Four Ambassadors La Scala
905 Brickell Bay Drive,
905 Brickell Day Drive, Florida 33131
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The Miami Taste of Brickell Food & Wine Festival Presents its 5th Annual Holiday kick-off event with a special Holiday Gourmet Showcase and Brunch series. The festivities will be held at the two ball rooms of, La Scala & The Flamingo Theatre Bar within the Four Ambassadors. The event starts at 1:00 pm and ends at 8:00pm with the Brunch having two sessions between 1:00pm and 4:30pm.

This event is a very special occasion because 16 year old Lexi Alberts, daughter of Barry Alberts will be hosting the event in memory of her father who died last April in a tragic car accident. He was the Owner of Berries to Wine, Inc. He was the wine expert for Taste of Brickell and also a beloved wine aficionado, educator and hosted wine tasting events in our community to educate others.

Attendees will be able to sip wine from many wineries from across the globe and also sample gourmet food from some of world’s finest suppliers and chefs. You will also have the opportunity to purchase a ticket for a delicious brunch which will have 2 sessions.

Attendees will have an opportunity to sample, and purchase, from over 200 different food and spirits labels. Food pairings will include gourmet items of an extensive nature, chocolates, pastries and other assorted desserts for after hours. We will also have a cheese showcase with cheeses from around the world.

There will be an opportunity to shop and take your products to our Gift Basket Area where you can create and design your own Holiday gift basket to give to your clients, family and friends for the Holidays.
After the showcase shuts down we will have great entertainment and a dance floor where you can enjoy the rest of your experience at La Scala. The Expo will feature new chefs in the area, wine tastings, featuring several reserve wines that will only be available that night.

Please make sure you bid on the Silent auction which will held in La Scala there will be lots of great prizes, trips, dinners etc, great for holiday gifts.

This Holiday event is the kick off to The 5th Annual Miami Taste of Brickell Food & Wine Festival to be held March 14th 2015. For more information and participation contact 786-355-4800 or c-bettner@yahoo.com or go to our website at www.tasteofbrickell.com.

Fact Sheet:
What: Holiday Wine and Gourmet Food Showcase Presented by Taste of Brickell – Kick off party
Where: La Scala at the Four Ambassadors.
When: Sunday, November 16th, 2014 –
Time: 1:00 early entrance –1pm to 8 pm
Brunch Series – 2 Sessions (Early / Late)
8pm to 12 midnight follows live entertainment and Dancing and Cocktails
Tickets and Participations can be found our website.
Information: Go to: www.tasteofbrickell.com – Direct 786-355-4800.

About the Charity
Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center is the only academic-based cancer center in the South Florida region, where cancer research is conducted alongside our clinical care. Patient care at Sylvester is multidisciplinary, highly specialized, and “advance of the art” At Sylvester we believe that research is the key to producing the best results for cancer patients and their families. Today there are more than 280 physicians and scientists working together. Sylvester is a non-profit 501 © 3 organization. Whose mission is to reduce the human burden from cancer and other serious illnesses through research, education, prevention, and the delivery of the highest possible quality patient care.

Downtown ART DAYS 9/19/14

Downtown ART DAYS
Friday, 09/19/2014 – 09/19/2014 06:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Art-Days-most-recentMcCormick Place
111 SW 3rd Street,
Miami, Florida 33130
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Cost: FREE

Kicking off Friday, September 19th, 2014 6:00-7:00pm is the VIP Press Conference for the official launch of the Miami Downtown Arts District (MDAD). MDAD is a non-profit organization that serves cultural institutions and museums, galleries, local artists and studios, as well as, businesses, event venues, hotels, and restaurants that further awareness in History, Art, and Culture for the Downtown and Brickell area. MDAD aims to unify the Downtown and Brickell Arts District by providing a variety of programs that allow the community to explore the arts district, such as First Friday Downtown Art Night, or providing exposure and educational events through a variety of membership support services. A Proclamation from the Office of Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez will be presented to founding board members: Sean McCormick, Lee Ann Lester, Katy Sekeres Stallfus, & James Echols, on behalf of all Downtown cultural organizations, and indoctrinating the formation of MDAD.

From 7:00pm – Midnight, McCormick Place will transform the special event venue into a Black Box Theater. The Black Box Theater will be exhibiting award winning short films from theMIA Animation and the Miami Short Film Festival from 7:00-9:00pm, followed by a Stand-Up Comedy Show from 9:00pm-Midnight, hosted by comedian Freddy Stebbins. The exterior venue will have a the Life is Art VIP Bombay Sapphire Lounge accompanied by DJ’s, live music, Food Trucks, Wall Brawl, and performance artists. The 2nd and 3rd floors are home toFine Art Studios and the entire 7th Floor houses Eleazar Delgado Studio, all will be open to the public. Complimentary transportation will be provided by Freebee.

Latin Flavor Salsa Fridays at Club Yage 9/12/14

Latin Flavor Salsa Fridays at Club Yage
Friday, 09/12/2014 – 01/02/2015 09:00 pm – 01:00 am
401 biscayne blvd,
Miami, Florida 33131
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Cost: $10 ladies free before 12


Flavor Fridays at Club Yage(401 Biscayne)…. Where all the best dancers in Miami come to party. After 1, pure open format….

Friday Sept 12th

Ladies drink and in free before 12 (19th and on ladies free before 11

Hosted by Don Mecca and Rene Guiets

Salsa and Open format doors open at 9… DJ RR

401 Biscayne BLVD… 
, 33134 (786)309-3671 

Salsa and Open Format

Salsa Lovers and DM Miami Promotions… 

Photographs of Fabulous Miami Multichamber of Commerce Networker at Havana 1957 on 9/10/14

Fabulous Miami Multichamber of Commerce Networker at Havana 1957 on Wednesday, September 10, 2014.  A welcome complimentary drink courtesy of Ron Barcelo.  The Chambers of Bolivia, CamacolCoconut GroveColombiaChili,  DoralDowntown Miami & BrickEcuador,  Junior Chamber International, HaitiHondurasMedleyMercosurNicaraguaPanamaPeruPolandSweetwater and Brickell Rotary Club celebrating yet another successful MultiChamber of Commerce event.

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Cocktails and Canvases 9/11/14

Cocktails and Canvases
Thursday, 09/11/2014 – 07:00 pm – 10:00 pm
orlandoCocktail Collection
626 S. Miami Ave,
miami, Florida 33130
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Cost: free

New Local Artist, Aaron Arroyave shows his art all month long at Cocktail Collection. Come check it out this Thursday and enjoy $6 cocktails and meet the artist first hand! Get to know him now and check out his website:


The JR Forchion Group Presents Purple Remix Brunch Sessions 9/28/14

The JR Forchion Group Presents Purple Remix Brunch Sessions
Sunday, 09/28/2014 – 12:00 pm – 03:00 pm
PURPLE-REMIX-Flyer-9-28-2014Dolores But You Can Call Me Lolita
1000 South Miami Avenue,
Miami, Florida 33130
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Cost: $40.00

The JR Forchion Group presents Purple Remix Brunch Sessions, Miami’s newest intimate music brunch mixer showcasing what’s hot on the urban arts, culture and entertainment scene. Get ready to mingle at Brickell-area favorite Dolores But You Can Call Me Lolita as Brooklyn-born producer 8Series, alongside DJ XS, spin a smooth soundtrack of R&B, neo-soul, acid jazz and rare grooves before emerging recording artist Jordan Grizzle takes center-stage for a live performance. Hot 105 FM’s on-air personality and social media maven Kristen Kash will host the afternoon event as guests enjoy a delicious, Southern-inspired menu including free-flowing mimosas, Belgian waffles, honey chicken and more. This is a 21 and over affair, so come dressed in your “Sunday-Best” Miami-chic attire.

Food and Wine Pairing at Oceanaire 9/9/14

Food and Wine Pairing at Oceanaire
Tuesday, 09/09/2014 – 07:00 pm – 09:30 pm
Sept-HeaderThe Oceanaire Seafood Room
900 S Miami Ave,
Miami, Florida 33130
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Cost: $60

Oceanaire and Savor Tonight have partnered up to host a sit-down food + wine tasting event on Tues., Sept 9th starting at 7pm. Chef Kareem has created a delectable menu, designed especially for the group — and each course will be served with a matching wine.

Cost is $60 if purchased by Sat., September 6th and $65, thereafter, if space is available. This includes the menu listed below, along with tax + gratuity. Remember to buy your tickets early, as these events oftentimes sell out.


lava salt | micro greens | herb oil
Gewurztraminer – Firestone, Santa Ynez Valley

ghost pepper caviar | concha | choclo
Chenin Blanc – Pine Ridge, Napa Valley

braised short ribs | king crab | white truffle cream
Malbec – Tamari “Reserva,” Mendoza

mascarpone | tia maria rum | shaved chocolate

Coffee service available upon request.


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