Tuesday, August 5, 2008

What a trifecta!!! Chef Allen, Schwartz and Bernstein

Tribute To Julia Child
A Birthday Celebration

Chefs Allen Susser, Michael Schwartz and Michelle Bernstein

On Thursday, August 21, 2008 Chef Allen will host a special tribute/birthday dinner for the late Julia Child. Joining him for this celebration night in his kitchen will be acclaimed chefs Michael Schwartz of Michaelís Genuine Food & Drink and Michelle Bernstein of Michyís.

ìJulia Childís influence on the food world is incalculable. She was an amazing talent and personality and this dinner is a great way to celebrate her legacy and while raising funds for culinary scholarships.î

Kicking off at 7:00 p.m., the dinner is a fundraiser for the American Institute of Wine & Food, which helps raise funds for scholarships in the culinary and wine arts. Limited to 60 seats and priced at $250 per person, all inclusive, the event will feature a cocktail reception followed by a lavish feast, served family style ñ all created by the trio of acclaimed cooks. The menu is currently in development.

The timing for the event could not have been more perfect. In addition to celebrating Childís birthday ñ which is actually August 15 ñ the dinner will also celebrate the restaurantís re launch. Chef Allenís sports a sleeker, modernized interior, including a larger bar area, and private Florida room. To complement the modernized interiors, a sublime new, contemporary menu, focusing on the best locally caught sustainable fish and seafood and in a movement toward simply great food.

Chef Allenís tribute dinner to Julia Child will take place on Thursday, August 21 at 7:00 p.m. To purchase tickets for the dinner, please call the AIWFís South Florida office at (954) 396-3875 or (305) 663-9641. Chef Allenís is located at 19088 NE 29th Avenue in Aventura.

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