MIAMI – November 28, 2011 – On Thursday, December 8, the Miami Taste of Brickell Food and Wine Festival will host a holiday pre-party at Mary Brickell Village from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. The event will benefit the Kristi House and feature delectable food samples as well as a fashion show.
Held in front of Cavas Wine Bar, the event will highlight a sampling of some of Brickell’s finest cuisine including signature dishes from Oceanaire Seafood Room, Taverna Opa, Fado Irish Pub, Toscana Divino, and Macy’s Catering. Guests will also enjoy a tasting of fine wines and champagne courtesy of Cavas Wine Bar as well as a liquor bar with drink specials from Blue Martini. The evening will also feature a chic runway fashion show courtesy of several of Mary Brickell Village’s finest boutiques and shops. Guests will also be treated to Brickell-inspired swag bags.
Tickets to the event are $50 in advance and are available for sale through the event website, www.tasteofbrickell.com. A limited amount of tickets will be sold at the door for $75. All tickets include delicious food samplings and complementary drinks. Proceeds from the event will benefit Kristi House, a non-profit organization dedicated to aiding children who are victims of sexual abuse.
“We are so proud to support an outstanding organization through an event that brings the heart of the Brickell community together,” said Cynthia Bettner, festival producer and director. “The kickoff event is a sneak peek of what’s to come at the 2012 Miami Taste of Brickell Food and Wine Festival in March.”
The 2012 Miami Taste of Brickell Food and Wine Festival will be held on March 24 and 25, 2012 in the heart of Brickell and will feature cuisine from some Miami’s finest restaurants including Chophouse Miami, Garcia’s Seafood Grill and Fish Market, Edge, Steak & Bar at Four Seasons, SCALINA Ristorante, El Gran Inka, and many more.
About the Miami Taste of Brickell
The Miami Taste of Brickell Food and Wine Festival presented by The Continental Group will be held on March 24 and 25, 2012 in Brickell. Launched in March 2011 by Cynthia Bettner in partnership with Brickell’s finest restaurants and the Brickell Homeowners Association, the Miami Taste of Brickell Food and Wine Festival is held in the heart of Brickell. In its sophomore year, the festival has significantly grown from 15 local high-end restaurants to over forty committed to participate. To purchase tickets or for more information about the Miami Taste of Brickell Food and Wine Festival please call 786.355.4800 or visit www.tasteofbrickell.com.
About the Kristi House, Inc.
Kristi House, Inc. (Kristi House) is a Florida nonprofit 501(c)(3) corporation founded by local child advocates in March 1994 as a Task Force to fill the unmet, critical need in Miami-Dade County for specialized services for children who are victims of sexual abuse. The mission of Kristi House is to provide a healing environment for all child victims of sexual abuse and their families, regardless of income, through prevention, treatment and coordination of services with our community partners. Please visit www.kristihouse.org for more information on Kristi House.