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The Rusty Pelican

3201 Rickenbacker Causeway

Key Biscayne, FL 33149

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Join us at the 29th Annual Easterseals South Florida Festival of Chefs, Wednesday, November 15th at The Rusty Pelican, Key Biscayne at 7 p.m. featuring:

  • Chef Chair, José Mendín, Pubbelly Sushi

  • Host Chef, Jim Pastor, The Rusty Pelican

  • Beaker & Gray – Chef Brian Nasajon

  • BLT Steak Miami Beach - Chef Carlos Torres

  • Cantina La Veinte & Tacology – Chef Santiago Gomez

  • Chef Adrianne's Vineyard Restaurant and Wine Bar – Chef Adrianne Calvo

  • Easterseals Culinary Arts High School Students

  • El Rey de La Paella - Chef Giovanni Fernandez

  • Exquisito Fine Chocolates - Carolina Quijano

  • Fireman Derek’s Bake Shop Wynwood – Derek Kaplan

  • Fooq’s Miami – Chef Saul Ramos

  • Gaijin Izakaya by Cake - Chef Cake

  • Goya Foods – Chef Fernando Desa

  • King of Racks BBQ at The Wharf - Chef AnthonyGarcia

  • LA Sweets - Letty Alvarez

  • Lemoni Café – Chef Assia Dahrouch

  • Meat Market – Chef Sean Brasel

  • MC Kitchen – Chef Dena Marino

  • Miami Smokers Urban Smokehouse - Chef Andres Barrientos

  • Morton’s The Steakhouse Coral Gables – Chef Charlie Fajardo

  • Neme Gastro Bar - Chef Ivan Orza

  • Nikki Beach Miami Beach – Chef Brian Molloy

  • Nothing Bundt Cakes – John and Monica Reckert

  • Pubbelly Sushi - Chef Jose Mendin

  • The Salty Donut – Raceni Richards

  • Truluck’s – Chef Michael Cerny

  • R House – Chef Rocco Carulli

  • Roho Kitchen – Chef Jorge Montes

  • Seaspice – Chef Angel Leon

  • Sensory Delights Catering - Chef Alain Lemaire

  • Soyka – Chef Pedro Lopez

And more!

The annual event pays tribute to South Florida’s culinary scene with an evening of featured signature dishes, wine & spirit tastings, silent auction and entertainment, all to benefit the Easterseals South Florida Culinary Arts High School, a vocational training program for students with autism and other disabilities. At Festival of Chefs, Easterseals culinary students showcase their abilities with a signature dish and incredible hospitality.

Guest must be 21 and over

$150 at the door

Committee members:

  • Barry Solomon, Barry Solomon Family Trust

  • Bryce Epstein, M.D., ESSF Board Member

  • Christopher Vanning, GDS Group

  • Cuqui Beguiristain, MANO Fine Art

  • Liza M. Santana-Pineres, CREATIVAS

  • Lorena Lama, Jackson Health Systems

  • Melanie Cohen, SocialMiami.com

  • Tony Guerra, TonyGuerraMiami.com

For more information, please contact 305.777.6835 or email nmolina@sfl.easterseals.com

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The Rusty Pelican

3201 Rickenbacker Causeway

Key Biscayne, FL 33149

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