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Dinner hosted by Dame’s Ed Szymanski & Patricia Howard and KYU’s Christopher Arellanes

Thursday, February 24
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM


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Seated Indoor Smart Casual Wines 21 years of age and older


There is nothing like a Dame! Chef Ed Szymanski and General Manager Patricia Howard’s English-inspired seafood restaurant, which opened in New York City in the summer of 2021 following a year-long, star-making stint as a pop-up, is sailing down to Miami for a fabulous feast that no passionate foodie should miss. Szymanski, who previously headed up the kitchen at Cherry Point in Brooklyn -- and earned the restaurant a two-star review in the New York Times -- will recreate much of the magic on display at the tiny Greenwich Village hotspot he co-owns with his partner in work and in life (Howard), including ingenious iterations of some of Britain’s most iconic dishes. Joining them for this flavor-packed SOBEWFF® spread will be the prodigious Christopher Arellanes, Executive Chef of the brand-new KYU NYC, sister restaurant of Wynwood’s exceedingly cool wood-fired Asian-inspired hotspot that has remained the toast of critics and diners alike since it burst onto the scene in 2016. Edgy, eclectic vibes and boundary-pushing flavors will imbue this trio's fun, funky and altogether flawless multi-course menu, featuring fine wines from the Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits portfolio.

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 tickets@sobewff.org. The Festival cannot guarantee accommodation of specific dietary requirements (including preferences and allergies) at this event. Please contact us at tickets@sobewff.org no later than two (2) weeks prior to this event to inquire if the venue and chefs can assist with your request.

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

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