Miami Spice Kickoff Event to Benefit Share Our Strength, Others
|Asia de Cuba is one of the participating restaurants at the Miami Spice 2011 kickoff celebration|
Miami Spice 2011 boasts more than 100 restaurants participating in the promotion, which lasts throughout August and September and is organized by the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau.
On July 28, the Miami Spice Kickoff Event promises to be nothing short of spectacular. Held at the Miami Beach Convention Center from 7 to 9 p.m., the event/fundraiser will feature tastings from a selection of participating restaurants,celebrity chefs, and a live performance by flautist Nestor Torres. Restaurants participating in the kickoff include:
Blue Door Fish at the Delano, Cabana Beach Club, City Hall, De Rodriguez Cuba, Eden South Beach, 1500 Degrees at the Eden Roc, Michael's Genuine Food & Drink, Red the Steakhouse, and West Avenue Café.
A special VIP ticket gets you a sneak peek at Cirque Éloize, complimentary sponsor specialty cocktails, a special advance preview of the food from 6 to 7 p.m., and free VIP parking.
The official after-party will happen at Louis at the Gansevoort Miami Beach. Miami Spice Kickoff ticket holders will receive complimentary admission from 9:30 p.m. to midnight and one free drink.
Tickets cost $50 in advance for general admission and go up to $100 at the door. VIP tickets cost $125 in advance and $200 at the door. Proceeds will benefit Share Our Strength, Madison's Wish, and Education Fund's Plant a Thousand Gardens Collaborative Nutrition Initiative. To purchase tickets and see the complete list of participating restaurants, click here.