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Noche Cubana hosted by Michelle Bernstein, David Martinez and Gio Gutierrez

Friday, February 23
10:00 PM - 1:00 AM

National Hotel
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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


Una Noche Cubana NEEDS the essential touch of rum for your favorite Cuban classic cocktails with the brands that made them, BACARDI Reserva Ocho and Havana Club! Prepare for a dining experience where passion, talent, and love come together both in and out of the kitchen. Michelle Berstein and David, partners at the restaurant and in real life (yes, they're married!) make the perfect pairing that extends beyond the kitchen. Michelle Bernstein is a James Beard Award winning celebrity chef, television personality, cookbook author and restaurateur. Bernstein and David own and run Miami hot spots Cafe La Trova, Sweet Liberty, La Cañita and Senora Martinez. This perfect pair will be joined by Gio Gutierrez (aka @ChatChowTV), who is the Miami authority on all things Cuban and all things cocktails! Together, these three have a combination of culinary excellence and mixology prowess, who individually and collectively have left a lasting mark on Miami's dining and beverage scene.

Under the guidance of Michelle, David, and Gio, this will be food and drinks for your soul - and your belly! Be prepared to stir your senses, invigorate your taste buds and immerse yourself into the tropical legacy and aging of BACARDI in the Rum Room.Get ready to hit the dance floor and groove to the rhythm with a blend of sabor and lively salsa dancing – the perfect pairing – indeed!


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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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