Taste of Design gala is Saturday at the Moore Building in Miami

Guests bid on auction items at the 2014 Taste of Design gala. This year's is Nov. 14.

Miami’s Design and Architecture Senior High (DASH) hosts its annual Taste of Design gala from 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday at the Moore Building, 4040 NE Second Ave.

The fundraiser marks the magnet school’s 25th anniversary and the upcoming retirement of principal Stacey Mancuso after 17 years.

Guests can participate in silent and live auctions while enjoying drinks from Southern Wine & Spirits and food from chefs Michael Schwartz, Dewey LoSasso and Kris Wessel as well as from restaurants Buena Vista Deli, Soyka, Lisboa Grill, Pieducks and others.

Tickets are $100-$150, available at dashptsa.com. VIP tickets include a 5:45 p.m. tribute reception for Mancuso at Schwartz’s Ella Café, 140 NE 39th St. 

Evan S. Benn is Miami Herald food editor: @EvanBenn