Eat well with Slow Food Miami @ Miami Beach Botanical Gardens

Slow Food hits the awards set as Slow Food Miami presents its Snail of Approval program & party March 23 at 7pm. Held at the Miami Beach Botanical Garden, the Snail of Approval program is designed to guide Miamians to “good, clean and fair” food. This year’s honorees were all nominated by local farmers and include:

  • Michael Schwartz (first Slow Food Miami Snail of Approval Winner)
  • Kris Wessel (Red Light Little River)
  • Paula de Silva (1500°)
  • Alex Piñero (Sustain restaurant + bar)
  • Monica Rios (Green Table)
  • Michael Reidt (Area 31)
  • Julie Frans (Essensia)
  • Simon Stojanovic (Altamare)
  • Mark Zeitouni (Lido Restaurant at the Standard Hotel)
  • Giancarla Bodoni (Escopazzo)
  • Michelle Bernstein (Sra. Martinez)
  • Michelle Bernstein (Michy’s)
  • Frank Randazzo and Andrea Curto-Randazzo (Creative Tastes Catering)
  • David Bracha (The River Seafood & Oyster Bar)
  • Philippe Paul Reynaud (Ocean Reef Club)
  • Richard Hales (Sakaya Kitchen)
  • Real Sorbet
  • Gaby’s Sorbet
  • Grey Goose® Vodka


Each chef will serve tastes of his/her farm to table cuisine and three celeb judges – Lee Schrager (creator SoBe Wine & Food Festival), Bruce Seidel (CEO You Tube Food Channel) and chef Art Smith (pictured) –  will award the best Farm-to-Table Bite of the Night. $150 per person, click here for tickets.


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