Miami, FL (PRWEB) January 18, 2012
Miami fastest growing food and wine festival is back! The Second Annual Miami Taste of Brickell Food and Wine Festival presented by the Continental Group will be held on March 24 and March 25 from noon to 10:00 p.m. at 1201 Brickell Bay Drive.
The event, which benefits the Kristi House, will feature over 50 local restaurants. From the timeless to the trendy, the Miami Taste of Brickell Food and Wine Festival promises something for every foodie’s palate. Restaurants include Perricone’s Marketplace & Café, Chophouse Miami, Garcia’s Seafood Grill and Fish Market, Edge Steak & Bar at Four Seasons, SCALINA Ristorante, El Gran Inka, Altamare, Taverna Opa, Whole Foods, Lucky Clover Irish Pub, and Oceanaire Seafood Room. For those with a taste for more, the event will also include the One World VIP Tent sponsored by Macy’s with delectable food samplings representative of countries around the world.
From fabulous food to tasty beverages, the Second Annual Miami Taste of Brickell Food and Wine Festival will also feature a wine tasting and beer crafters tent sponsored by Dolores Lolita and Gordon Biersch. When guests aren’t indulging their appetite, they will be treated to an array of activities including an exotic car show, an art expo, a heath and fitness area, and a free kids’ zone. Dade Heritage Trust will also be providing festivalgoers with tours of the historic Jackson building across the street from the event.
“You won’t want to miss this year’s Taste of Brickell Food and Wine Festival,” says Cynthia Bettner, festival producer and director. “The community has really come together to put on a superb two-day event that is symbolic of both the unity and evolution of the Brickell neighborhood. We are making our mark on Miami.”
Tickets for the event are now on sale. General admission to the event is $5. Food tickets are sold inside the event with each restaurant offering dishes that average between $1 and $8 per item. VIP tickets are available for $100 for a single-day ticket or $175 for a two-day ticket. VIP tickets include entrance to the One World VIP Tent, the Wine Tasting and Beer Crafters Tent, plus food tickets to use throughout the event (10 tickets for single-day VIP pass and 20 tickets for two-day VIP pass). Tickets for the Wine Tasting and Beer Crafters Tent are also available for $35 per day.
For more information on the event and to purchase tickets, please visit http://www.tasteofbrickell.com.
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 the heart of Brickell at 1201 Brickell Bay Drive. 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 benefits the Kristi House. In its sophomore year, the festival has significantly grown from 15 local high-end restaurants to over 50 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 http://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 http://www.kristihouse.org for more information on Kristi House.