Celebrate the End of Essensiaâ€™s Organic Chefâ€™s Garden Growing Season
Wednesday, 05/22/2013, 05:00 pm –
The Palms Hotel & Spa
3025 Collins Ave,
Miami Beach, Florida 33140
On Wednesday, May 22, Essensiaâ€™s culinary team and Chef Julie Frans will host a special end of the growing season Garden Party benefiting the Environmental Coalition of Miami and the Beaches (ECOMB). Join the Garden Party for a special tour and tasting of Essensiaâ€™s Organic Chefâ€™s Garden at The Palms Hotel & Spa. Space is limited and a suggested donation of $25 will be collected upon arrival. All of the proceeds will benefit ECOMB.
The Garden Party will begin in the sandy area in front of the gardenâ€™s entrance at 5:00 p.m. Chef Julie will identify the organic produce, herbs and greens in the garden and prepare tastings utilizing ingredients from the garden. In addition, the Garden Party will feature passed â€œgarden to glassâ€ cocktails and special garden appetizers. Weekly tours and tastings of the Essensia Organic Chefâ€™s Garden will recommence in September 2013. For more information, please call Essensia Restaurant at 305.908.5458.
ECOMB, an environmental not-for-profit organization founded in 1994, is dedicated to the promotion of environmental sustainability and the preservation of our communityâ€™s ecology. This mission is carried out through the development and implementation of a variety of educational programs and campaigns in an effort to achieve the following objectives: Reduce the amount of litter in Miami-Dade Countyâ€™s beaches, waterways, islands, parks and mangroves; Increase the countyâ€™s residential and commercial recycling rates; Promote, preserve and restore coastal habitats, such as our sandy beaches, near shore coral reefs, beach dunes, mangroves, and Biscayne Bay islands and waters; Decrease our communityâ€™s carbon footprint through the adoption of â€œgreenâ€ lifestyle practices that are more environmentally sustainable. To learn more about ECOMB, visit http://ecomb.org/.
Essensia Restaurant follows a farm-to-table philosophy, offering a seasonal selection of wholesome global cuisine with emphasis on premium local and sustainable ingredients. Working with local farmers and carefully selected purveyors, Essensiaâ€™s menu features healthful and flavorful dishes made with produce, meats and seafood primarily sourced from within the State of Florida. Essensiaâ€™s exclusive wine list is committed to being sustainable, organic or biodynamic and has been selected for sharing Essensiaâ€™s mission to be good for you and the environment. For restaurant reservations, please call 305.908.5458 or visit www.essensiarestaurant.com. The Palms Hotel & Spa is located at 3025 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33140 www.thepalmshotel.com.