Common Threads World Festival (Photos of Big Names!)
|All photos by Laine Doss|
|Michelle Bernstein with Common Threads students Cireh and Arieile.|
The event at the Cruz Building in Coconut Grove featured great food, drinks and the cutest little chefs we've ever seen as students from Common Threads Miami acted as sous chefs to the likes of Timon Balloo (Sugarcane Raw Bar Grill), Jamie DeRosa (Tudor House), and Jason Schaan (Michy's).
Also on hand was South Beach Wine & Food Festival Director Lee Schrager, who hosted the charity auction, and event host Michelle Bernstein.
Bernstein told us that she was happy with the event. When asked about Common Threads, an organization very close to her heart, Bernstein said, "Raising money for Common Threads has been the most heartwarming and frustrating thing I've ever done. I don't like asking people for money, but it's so important to keep this program going."
She then asked if we noticed the kids helping out. "They're all so adorable, aren't they? That's why I'm so excited that there's such a good turnout."
It was impossible to not notice the kids, who stole the hearts of both guests and chefs alike. As for the kids -- they did a stellar job of cooking, prepping, and serving. Looks as though we might have been introduced to the future of Miami cuisine.