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Dinner hosted by Alain Allegretti and Valentino Cassanelli
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Dinner hosted by Valentino Cassanelli part of The New York Times Dinner Series

Thursday, February 22
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Fisher Island
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What's Included

All food and drink is included at this event.

Dress Code: Smart Casual

A polished yet relaxed look. Opt for slacks, button-down tops and dresses. Low heels or dressy flats optional.




21 years of age and older


Tickets to this event will be sold exclusively to members of the host venue. Tickets will not be available for purchase to the general public at this time.

Chef Valentino Cassanelli, who helms the kitchen at Lux Lucis in Tuscany, offers a Michelin-starred Italian cuisine that draws inspiration from the rich biodiversity of Forte dei Marmi. His commitment to using locally sourced ingredients and showcasing the flavors of the coastal region makes for an exciting dining experience.

The exclusive and private setting on Fisher Island adds an extra layer of luxury and sophistication to this one-off dinner. The picturesque surroundings of Fisher Island provide the perfect backdrop for this special culinary event. The combination of culinary talent, exquisite ingredients, and an idyllic setting promises a memorable and delightful evening.

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Guests will be assigned seating prior to this event. We can only guarantee that tickets purchased within the same transaction will be seated together. If you would like to be seated with another guest(s) who purchased ticket(s) separately, please send your request via email to [email protected]. The Festival cannot guarantee the accommodation of specific dietary requirements (including preferences and allergies) at this event. Please contact us at [email protected] no later than two (2) weeks prior to this event to inquire if the venue and chefs can assist with your request.

100% of net proceeds from the Festival benefit students of the Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management at Florida International University who assist Festival organizers in all aspects, including Festival planning, logistics and overall execution.

All guests must adhere to the Festival bag policy.

To request materials in accessible format, register a service animal and or secure an accommodation, please contact FIU’s Office of Civil Rights Compliance and Accessibility (OCRCA) at 305.348.2785 or [email protected] at least two weeks in advance of the event or at the earliest possible opportunity.

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