TASTE
Miami
September 18-19, 2015

Events

Join Us for a Night of Culinary Stars!
An Exclusive Dining Event
Benefiting the James Beard Foundation
Friday, September 18, 2015
6:00 pm Cocktail and Tasting Reception
7:00 pm Dinner

The Forge
432 West 41st Street
Miami Beach, FL 33140

Cocktail Attire
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Featuring a menu created by
Rocco DiSpirito
Taste America All-Star
James Beard Award Winner
Rocco DiSpirito
Chef, Author, and Creator of "The Pound A Day Diet" Meal Delivery Service
Christopher Lee
Local Star
James Beard Award Winner
Christopher Lee
The Forge
Miami Beach, FL
Sergio Navarro
Pastry Chef
Sergio Navarro
The Pubbelly Restaurant Group
Miami Beach
Evan S. Benn
Guest Emcee
Evan S. Benn
Miami Herald Food Editor
Norman Van Aken
VIP Host
James Beard Award Winner
Norman Van Aken
Reception will feature tastings by
Timon Balloo
Timon Balloo
SUGARCANE raw bar grill
Miami
Cindy Hutson
Cindy Hutson
Ortanique on the Mile
Coral Gables, FL
Brad Kilgore
Brad Kilgore
Alter
Miami
Giorgio Rapicavoli
Giorgio Rapicavoli
Glass & Vine
Coconut Grove, FL
Cesar Zapata
Cesar Zapata
Phuc Yea
Miami

Co-Chairs
Raul De Molina, Emmy Award-winning co-host, Univision El Gordo y la Flaca
Shane Graber, Vice President-Marketing Operations, BACARDÍ North America
Montserrat Valle, Creator and President of La Feria del Mercado de San Miguel

The evening begins with a tasting reception featuring an exciting lineup of Miami’s finest chefs. Then you'll enjoy a unique four-course seated dinner designed by James Beard Award winners Rocco DiSpirito and Christopher Lee, with dessert by pastry chef Sergio Navarro. Rocco DiSpirito is a chef, New York Times best-selling author of Cook Your Butt Off!, and creator of "The Pound a Day Diet" meal delivery service (roccodispirito.com). We're bringing these culinary greats together for an unforgettable, one-night-only dining experience.

Click here for tickets! For more information on events or local sponsorship in Miami, please email Alexis Knapp at alexis@rockawaypr.com or call 305.751.9641 ext. 101.

The James Beard Foundation is proud to donate a portion of the evening’s proceeds to the James Beard Foundation's Taste America® Scholarship Fund. From April 1 through May 15, 2016, local culinary students are invited to apply through jamesbeard.org.

Sponsored locally in part by:

Sur La Table

Join us for a day of FREE culinary events!
Saturday, September 19, 2015
9:30 A.M.–4:00 P.M.
Sur La Table
Mizner Park
438 Plaza Real
Boca Raton, FL 33432

Cooking demonstrations, cookbook signings, tastings, and fun for the whole family.

Schedule of events:

Nespresso
9:30 am
Coffee Tasting
Nespresso
JBF Award Winner Rocco DiSpirito<br>Chef, Author, and Creator of
10:00 am
Cooking Demonstration and Book Signing
JBF Award Winner Rocco DiSpirito
Chef, Author, and Creator of "The Pound a Day Diet" Meal Delivery
Project Pop
10:30 am
Organic Kettle Corn Tasting
Project Pop
Lifeway Foods
10:30 am
Kefir Tasting
Lifeway Foods
Breville
10:30 am
Product Demonstration
Breville
Cindy Hutson, Ortanique on the Mile, Coral Gables
12:00 pm
Cooking Demo & Book Signing Sponsored by Lifeway Foods
Cindy Hutson, Ortanique on the Mile, Coral Gables



Kitchen space is limited for chef demonstrations. Please RSVP to jamesbeard@rockawaypr.com in order to guarantee your seat (max 2 guests). Indicate the number of guests and time of the cooking demonstration you wish to attend.