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Ark of Taste by Michael Schwartz
The Kampong Tropical Garden
Coconut Grove, FL
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Thursday, November 29th, 2012 6:30pm
This magical night will be held at the Kampong historic home and garden.  

Chef Michael Schwartz and Chef de Cuisine Bradley Herron
of Michael's Genuine Food & Drink
will prepare a menu celebrating the endangered and divine
native ingredients of South Florida: the Sea Grape and Royal Red Shrimp.  

Desserts by Hedy Goldsmith, Pastry Chef,
Michael's Genuine Food & Drink
and author of, Baking Out Loud.

Winemaker pairings available at Whole Foods Coral Gables.

Bespoke Cocktails by GREY GOOSE Vodka.

The proceeds of this evening will fund both
the Slow Food Miami Edible School Garden Program
for our most under resourced schools in Miami and
The Kampong National Tropical Botanical Garden.


Ark of Taste Benefit Dinner Menu by
Chefs Michael Schwartz, Bradley Herron and Hedy Goldsmith
Michael's Genuine Food & Drink

Welcome Reception 6:30 - 8:00 pm
"Veronique" Signature Grey Goose Vodka Cocktail

Shrimp toast banh mi
Oyster's sea grape mignonette
Royal Red Shrimp cocktail with heirloom tomato
Pork croquettes sea grape mustard
Sea grape gazpacho

Rosé of Pinot Noir, Peter Jakob-Kühn, Stock & Stein, Germany 2011

8:00 pm seated dinner begins:


Royal Red Shrimp
fermented chilis, avocado,
green zebra tomatoes, mizuna, sea grapes

Grüner Veltliner, Kirchmayer, Kamptal, Austria 2011


Pan Roasted Golden Tilefish
Braised fennel, royal reds, preserved lemon, capers, parsley

Chenin Blanc, Domaine Laffourcade, Savennières, Loire Valley, France 2009

Roasted Squab
with sea grapes, saffron, mint, couscous, yogurt

Pinot Noir, Anne Amie, Cuvée A, Oregon 2010

Served Family Style

Sea grape + Dried Fruit Schiacciata
Tangerine, Anise + Rosemary

Housemade Ricotta
with candied citrus drizzled with local honey and Lucini olive oil

Boards of Bittersweet Chocolate

Citrus Mostarda

Sea Grape Gelees

Panforte / Torrone

Assorted Biscotti

Spiced Candied Pecans

Muscat, Viña Tabali, Late Harvest, Chile 2010

"Cherry Almond Froth"
Signature Night Cap by Grey Goose Vodka
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The Kampong Tropical Garden (View)
4013 Douglas Road
Coconut Grove, FL 33133
United States


Food > Beer, Wine, Spirits
Food > Markets & Farms
Other > Charity
Other > Fundraisers

Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!


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