Four of the greatest chefs in the world will be travelling to Miami Beach in December for what promises to be one of the most extraordinary culinary experiences in the World.
GR8 Group, the leading international agency for distinctive VIP travel and luxury events has unveiled South Florida as its 2019 destination for “Once Upon a Kitchen” a bucket list-worthy epicurean extravaganza that will unique a quarter of culinary masters: Massimo Bottura, Mauro Colagreco, Alex Atala and Antonio Bachour.
Now in its third edition, this collaboration will take place on Sunday 1 December at the Frank Gehry-designed New World Symphony concert hall in South Beach. The first two editions took place in New York.
The event will start with a VIP cocktail reception on the rooftop with the biochemistry guru turned alchemist Alex Ott who will create some elixirs and wine expert Robert Cipresso presenting the wines for the general cocktail in the lobby.
A seven course wine paired dinner will follow with all the chefs rotating on state to show cook, plate and explain each dish and its inspiration.
“We are thrilled to be hosting the 2019 edition of ‘Once upon a Kitchen’ in Miami Beach,” said Barnabas Carrega, Co-Founder and CEO of GR8 Group. “What we have created through this event is an absolutely unforgettable and emotional experience, giving guests the extremely rare opportunity to sit within feet of their culinary idols and enjoy their most iconic creations.”
Guests of the gathering will be treated to a multi-course dinner featuring signature dishes from Massimo Bottura (Osteria Francescana, Modena, Italy), Mauro Colagreco (Mirazur, Menton, France) and Alex Atala (D.O.M. Sao Paulo, Brazil). Chef Bachour, who was raised in Puerto Rico and is known internationally for his artistic and structurally distinct pastries will furthermore create a never-before-seen dessert that evening.
Tickets for this unique event are on sale. They don’t come cheap. Silver at ($1,500 each), Gold ($2,500 each), Platinum $3,500 each) and Chef’s Table ( $5,000 each) but parts of the proceeds will go in favour of Massimo Bottura’s charity, the Food for Soul foundation, official partner of the event.
A few tickets for the event remain.