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Dinner hosted by Valerie Chang
Chabela Coss and Ana Castro
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Dinner hosted by Valerie Chang, Chabela Coss and Ana Castro

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

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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


Absolutely, Beyoncé got it right when she said, "Who runs the world? - Girls." And this event is a testament to the culinary talents of three remarkable and award-winning young female chefs. Get ready for a dinner experience that will leave a lasting impression.

Valerie Chang is a Peruvian cuisine sensation and the chef/owner of Maty's in Midtown Miami. Her culinary prowess and innovation in Peruvian cuisine are sure to take your taste buds on an incredible journey.

Isabel, affectionately known as Chabela, is a rising star in the culinary world. She hails from Mexico, where she learned the art of cooking from her grandmother. After moving to New York, she made a name for herself as a noted pastry chef. Currently, she's dazzling patrons with her pastry creations at Lutece in Washington, DC. Ana Castro is another chef making waves in the culinary scene. She was honored as the Best New Chef in 2022 by Food & Wine Magazine.

Ana Castro is the chef and owner of the highly acclaimed Lengua Madre in New Orleans, where she brings her culinary artistry to life.

How lucky are we to have these three female culinary powerhouses come together to host a special dinner party in Miami? It's a celebration of talent, innovation, and the art of cuisine. This dinner is bound to be an unforgettable gastronomic experience that showcases the brilliance of these three exceptional chefs.

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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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