Experience classics redefined at BRAVA By Brad Kilgore - recognized by ZAGAT as one of the 10 hottest restaurants in Miami! Chef Brad Kilgore, a two-time James Beard Award semifinalist and co-owner of Wynwood’s famed restaurant, Alter, has developed a European-style menu for the Arsht Center’s on-site restaurant BRAVA By Brad Kilgore, located inside the Ziff Ballet Opera House...
Shanea Savours: Pinch Kitchen
We really enjoyed a fabulous dinner at Pinch Kitchen located at 8601 Biscayne Blvd. The Chefs John Gallo and Rene Reyes have a wonderful provenance...Now they have opened this delightful homey, quaint and cozy little restaurant. You can tell they cook with passion as it shines through in all the well-cooked and flavorful dishes.
Pictured: Chocolate soufflé served inside a carved-out orange, with creme anglaise.
Meet Lee Brian Schrager - Miami’s Event Guru
Lee Brian Schrager, one of the nation’s preeminent event planners and media relations experts, serves as the Senior Vice President, Communications & Corporate Social Responsibility at Southern Glazer’s Wine and Spirits, LLC. He joined the company in 2000 and oversees projects in 44 U.S. states and the District of Columbia, Canada, and the Caribbean where they do business. Schrager is widely recognized for his creation of both the Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach and New York City Wine & Food Festivals.
(Pictured left, with Chuck Close and Pérez Art Museum Miami Director Franklin Sirmans)
Lee Schrager’s Event Planning Tips
Each month Behind the Magic will share insight from one of the “magicians” who have created South Florida’s most successful events. We launch with a legend in event-planning, Lee Schrager, who has a long list of fabulous events on his resume. Lee's candid advice is simple and straight-forward.
Shanea Savours: Kaori
Patrons are in for a treat! Kaori by Walter Marino is Miami’s first 360-degree cinematography dining experience. The space is so aesthetically pleasing, with cutting edge technology, art, music and scents. The food presentation is most beautiful, a complete knockout in the terms of creativity.
Dubbed the “Millionaire Chef,” for creating the most expensive dish for an Arabian prince, Italian Chef Walter Marino has landed in Miami via Ibiza. This is his first restaurant and he has really gone above and beyond in the culinary entertainment area...