Easter Seals 28th Annual Festival of ChefsPosted on: November 9th, 2016 by SoFlaNights.com
Guests joined 2016 Celebrity Chef Chair Dena Marino of MC Kitchen at the 28th Annual Easter Seals Festival of Chefs at Nikki Beach. The mouth-watering event featured local cuisine prepared by South Florida’s top culinary talent, a silent auction that includes fine art, jewelry, fabulous wines, and getaways. Ana Quincoces (TV Personality- author-entrepreneur, and former cast member of Bravo’s Real Housewives of Miami) served as this year’s Mistress of Ceremonies.
Easter Seals South Florida mission is to change the way the world defines and views disabilities by making profound, positive differences in people’s lives every day. All proceeds from the Festival of Chefs will benefit Easter Seals South Florida’s Culinary Arts High School, a vocational training program for students ages 14 through 22 with autism and other disabilities.
Participating restaurants included:
Chef Adrianne’s – Chef Adrianne Calvo, Commonwealth Miami – Chef Daniel Roy, DIRT – Chef Nicole Votano, Eating House – Chef Giorgio Rapicavoli, Easter Seals Culinary Arts High School – Culinary Arts Students, EDGE Steak & Bar – Chef Aaron Brooks, Exquisito Chocolates – Chocolate-maker Carolina Quijano, Lemoni Café – Chef Assia Dahrouch, MC Kitchen – Chef Dena Marino, Meat Market – Chef Sean Brasel, Morton’s The Steakhouse – Chef Chad Lewark, Nikki Beach Miami Beach – Chef Frank Ferreiro, Nothing Bundt Cakes – John and Monica Reckert, Red, the Steakhouse – Chef Peter Vauthy, R House – Chef Rocco Carulli, Roho Kitchen – Chef Jorge Montes, Sensory Delights – Chef Alain Lemaire, Serendip-A-Tea – Artisan Chef Iliana Garcia, Soyka Restaurant & Bar – Chef Pedro Lopez, The Gang Miami – Chef Bogdan Niculae, The Salty Donut – Pastry Chef Max Santiago, Truluck’s – Chef Michael Cerny, Zuuk Mediterranean Kitchen – Chef Daniel Ganem, and 50 Ocean Restaurant – Chef Joe Bonavita.