Miami, FL (PRWEB) March 12, 2012
The Second Annual Miami Taste of Brickell Food and Wine Festival presented by the Continental Group is proud to officially announce the addition of the International One World VIP Tent sponsored by Whole Foods and Macy’s to the event.
Situated on the main grounds by the stage, the International One World VIP Tent will feature delectable food samplings representative of countries from around the world. Participating restaurants include Perriocone’s Marketplace & Café, Taverna Opa, Macy’s Catering, Mare Nostrum, Lucky Clover, and Doraku Japanese Restaurant. The VIP area will also offer spirits from Botran Rum, Pisco 100, and several other brands.
Held on March 24 and March 25 from noon to 10:00 p.m. at 1201 Brickell Bay Drive in downtown Miami, the Second Annual Miami Taste of Brickell Food and Wine Festival will also feature over 50 local restaurants in its general admission area. These include 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.
The event will also feature a wine tasting and beer crafters tent sponsored by Dolores Lolita and Gordon Biersch. Guests will also be treated to a variety of activities including a free Kids Zone, an exotic car show, heath and fitness experts, exhibitors, artists, and live musical performances. In addition the Miami Marlins will be on hand adding to the fun and Dade Heritage Trust will also be providing festivalgoers with wine tastings, educational classes, and tours in the historic Dr. Jackson’s Medical Office building across the street from the event. A portion of the proceeds from the event will benefit the Kristi House.
Tickets for the event are now on sale. General admission to the event is $5. Children under 12 are free. 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 (must be 21 years of age or older). 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.