Nom News: February 22, 2019
In Miami Food Pug
Citi Taste of Tennis Miami Turns 5
Citi Taste of Tennis announces its return to Miami for the fifth annual premier culinary and tennis experience. This year’s top-ranked American tennis star, John Isner, will serve as the event’s official ambassador. Acclaimed Chef Adrianne Calvo will lead the roster of esteemed chefs. Citi Taste of Tennis will kick off two weeks filled with tennis excitement at SLS Brickell’s Altitude Pool Deck on Monday, March 18th from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Citi Taste of Tennis is a must for all local foodies and tennis fans. The action-packed evening will feature signature cuisines prepared by top chefs paired with some of the world’s best tennis players. Guests will enjoy up close and personal interactions with their favorite athletes and chefs and an array of amazing cocktails, music and interactive sponsor experiences. Past participants include tennis favorites Venus Williams, Alexander and Mischa Zverev, Elina Svitolina, Genie Bouchard, Caroline Wozniacki, Mike and Bob Bryan, Feliciano Lopez and many others.
This year’s chef lineup consists of some of Miami’s star chefs and visiting chefs including, but not limited to:
Adrianne Calvo (Chef Adrianne’s Vineyard Restaurant & Wine Bar) – Julian Baker (Le Zoo)- Fabian Di Paolo (CVLTVRA) – Joseph Forest (Wynwood Kitchen & Bar) – Carlos Garcia (Obra) – Miguel Gomez Navarro (Pez) – Santiago Gomes (Tacology) – Brad Kilgore (Kilgore Culinary Group) – Juan Manuel Barrientos (El Cielo) – Hernant Mathur (Maska) – Craig Wallen (Fi’lia) – Michael McGowan (Pink Pies) – Paolo Dorigato (Dolce Italian) – Abel Veulens (Isabelle’s Coconut Grove) – Victor Rosado (Bazaar Mar) – John Mooney (Bell, Book, Candle) – Ariq Flax-Clarke (BVI Tourist Board) – Jesus Gonzalez (Katsuya Brickell) – Javier Narvaez (Pisco y Nazca) – Makoto Okuwa (Makoto) – Karina Rivera (Bachour)- Justin Smillie (Upland) – Pablo Zitzmann (No Name Chinese) – Karla Hoyos (The Bazaar).
Tickets to the event are $200 and include unlimited food and drink throughout the evening. Group discounts are also available. For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit www.tasteoftennis.com/miami.