Fontainebleau Goes Pink; Oak Tavern Hosts Beer Dinner
October 01, 2013 | by liana lozada | Food & Drink News
Scarpetta joins the Fontainebleau restaurant ranks in supporting Susan G. Komen this month.
Fontainebleau Extends Miami Spice: The Fontainebleau's annual “Bleau Goes Pink” initiative will feature an extension of the hotel's Miami Spice specials at Gotham Steak, Hakkasan, Scarpetta, and La Côte throughout October. One dollar from every prix fixe dinner sold (as well as $1 from every Hakkasan dim sum lunch purchase) will be donated to Susan G. Komen Miami/Ft. Lauderdale. 4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach
Oaktoberfest at Oak Tavern: Oak Tavern will host a four-course beer pairings dinner ($50 per person) curated by beer scribe Evan Benn on Wednesday, October 23 at 7 p.m. Complimenting the brews will be dishes like a brined pork shoulder with caramelized sauerkraut and a pumpkin maple cheesecake. 35 N.E. 40th St., Miami, 786-391-1818; RSVP firstname.lastname@example.org
Les Dames d’Escoffier Annual Dinner: Tickets are now available for the South Florida chapter of Les Dames d'Escoffier's annual black-tie dinner, this year honoring chef Micheal Schwartz for his commitment to sustainable, local fare. Taking place on Saturday, November 16 at the Ritz-Carlton Coconut Grove, the five-course dinner will be prepared by executive chef Ramesh Kaduru. Tickets begin at $185. Call 877-467-7725 for tickets
March of Dimes Signature Chefs Auction: Downtown's Hyatt Regency Miami will be home to the 16th Annual March of Dimes Signature Chefs Auction on Wednesday, November 6 at 6:30 p.m. Guests will be treated to bites by chefs like Philippe Ruiz, Conor Hanlon, and Doug Sisk, as well as Champagnes and wines courtesy of Southern Wine & Spirits. Tickets are $300 per person. [Tickets] 400 S.E. 2nd Ave., Miami
Toro Toro Launches Buffet Lunch: The InterContinental Miami's Pan-Latin restaurant just debuted a new $25 lunch buffet. The weekday options include prime meats, fresh ceviches, and a full salad bar, as well as daily specials. 100 Chopin Plaza, Miami, 305-372-4710
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