February 20-24, 2019 Miami Beach
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Tribute Dinner honoring Nancy Silverton & Rhonda Carano

hosted by Master of Ceremonies Ruth Reichl presented by Bank of America
part of The NYT Cooking Dinner Series

Saturday, February 23
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Important Info
  • Business Attire
  • Indoor
  • Seated
  • Wines
  • 21 years of age and older


Terms & Conditions

We are especially pleased to honor two trailblazing women in the food and beverage industry at this year’s seated signature Tribute Dinner at our host Loews Miami Beach hotel - acclaimed chef and restaurateur, Nancy Silverton, and Ferrari-Carano Vineyards and Winery chief executive officer, Rhonda Carano. Silverton and Carano are outstanding representatives of an industry where so many innovators are women, and their accomplishments make them fitting role models for the future leaders of the hospitality industry. Widely respected author, editor and former restaurant critic, Ruth Reichl, will serve as the evening’s master of ceremonies to pay homage to these two pioneers in food and beverage.

An unparalleled roster of highly decorated chefs have come together to curate a menu designed to celebrate these two esteemed women, including:

  • Frederic Delaire
  • Dominique Crenn
  • Gabrielle Hamilton & Ashley Merriman
  • Dahlia Narvaez
  • Missy Robbins

Among the evening's highlights, will be an extravagant LIVE AUCTION in addition to our exclusive SILENT AUCTION featuring once-in-a-lifetime travel experiences including an incredible culinary Cruise with PONANT, a trip to Paris, exciting dining packages featuring this year’s honoree, beautiful watches, a Miami Heat Ultimate Fan package and more.

Silverton is the co-owner of Pizzeria and Osteria Mozza in Los Angeles, Newport Beach and Singapore, as well as Mozza2Go and Chi Spacca in Los Angeles, and taking on an expanded leadership position with Eataly. Silverton is the author of nine cookbooks, and a multi-time James Beard Award-winning chef, including accolades for “Outstanding Chef”, “Pastry Chef of the Year” and “Who’s Who of Cooking.” In addition, she has been named one of FOOD & WINE’s “Best New Chefs” and has been names one of the “Most Innovative Women in Food and Drink” by Fortune.

Rhonda is the chief executive officer of Ferrari-Carano Vineyards and Winery. She oversees the management and implementation of marketing and advertising strategies, brand identity, packaging and collateral concepts, as well as the coordination of hospitality and special events. Her responsibilities extend to the other California properties the Caranos’ own, including Vintners Inn and Spa in Santa Rosa, California, the highly regarded Sonoma County restaurant, John Ash & Co., as well as The Front Room Bar & Lounge. The Caranos’ also own a retail and wine tasting business in downtown Healdsburg, Seasons of the Vineyard Tasting Bar & Boutique, as well as a quaint, small winery in Anderson Valley, Lazy Creek Vineyards, known for its outstanding Pinot Noirs.

Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits is also proud to recognize one of its local charitable partners, Women of Tomorrow, which provides mentoring and scholarships for at-risk high school girls in hundreds of local public schools. Led by three trailblazers, Emmy-Award winning television journalist, Jennifer Valoppi, former Telemundo Network President, Don Browne, and State Attorney for Miami-Dade County, Katherine Fernandez Rundle, Women of Tomorrow is inspiring young women to think about their futures and further their education.

Guests will be assigned seating prior to this event. We can only guarantee guests who purchased tickets together will be seated together. If you would like to be seated with another guest(s), please send your request via email to tickets@sobewff.org.

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