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Dinner hosted by Jose Garces and Jonathon Sawyer
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Dinner hosted by Jose Garces and Jonathon Sawyer

Friday, February 23
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Clyde Private Room at SLS South Beach
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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


Prepare for a remarkable dining experience brought to you by a dynamic duo of culinary luminaries. On one side, we have Jose Garces, an Iron Chef, James Beard Award winner, entrepreneur, and pioneer in the world of food. With over 13 restaurants under his belt, including acclaimed establishments like Amada, Buena Onda, and Village Whiskey, Garces is renowned for his expertise in Spanish and Latin-American cuisine.
On the other side, meet Jonathon Sawyer, whose culinary journey began at The Biltmore Hotel in Miami and continued with mentorship from notable chefs like Charlie Palmer and Michael Symon. In Cleveland, Ohio, he has established a culinary empire, boasting hotspots like The Greenhouse Tavern, Noodlecat, Seesaw Pretzel Shoppe, and Sawyer’s Street Frites.

This collaborative feast promises to be a vibrant celebration of unexpected flavors, courtesy of two culinary powerhouses who bring their unique perspectives to the table.

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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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