Unique Dining Experiences Benefiting Multiple Charities

Events Coming Up in Fort Lauderdale and Miami

Chefs Up Front! is touted as a very unique dining experience, in which South Florida’s best-known chefs prepare an entire five-course dinner right next to your table. This dinner, paired with special wine selections, is prepared for tables of ten diners in mind, meaning nobody will go hungry. Chefs Up Front! also works to ensure that children in Florida don’t go hungry either. You’ll have two chances to support this event and their mission very soon.ChefUpFront_copy

Chefs Up Front! will be holding two special dinner events in South Florida: one at the W Fort Lauderdale on Friday, August 28, beginning at 5:30 p.m., and one at The Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables on Friday, September 18 beginning at 6 p.m. The proceeds from ticket sales to this dinner (as well as from accompanying silent auctions) will benefit Florida Introduces Physical Activity and Nutrition to Youth (FLIPANY) as well as the Florida chapter of Share Our Strength.

The Fort Lauderdale event begins at 5:30 p.m. on August 28 with a silent auction and reception, followed by dinner and the evening’s program at 7:30. Among the chefs participating in the Fort Lauderdale dinner are Jason Smith (W Fort Lauderdale), Eric Baker (Max’s Harvest), Ronaldo Centonzio (Shooters Waterfront) and Robyn Almodovar (Palate Party). The Miami event begins at 6 p.m. with a silent auction and reception, followed by dinner at 7:30. A number of chefs will be participating in the Miami dinner, such as Marlon Rambaran (Scarpetta), Jeremy Ford ChefUpFront_copy2(Matador Room), and Ryan Martin (180 @ the DRB).

Tickets are available for purchase right now and they are priced at $200 per person (Fort Lauderdale) and $250 per person (Miami). To sponsor a table, the cost is $3,500 at each event, and you can put in a request for sponsorship by going to To buy tickets online, you can visit

Chefs Up Front! works with FLIPANY and Share Our Strength and raises money for both organizations. FLIPANY’s mission is “to empower youth and their families through physical activity and nutrition education programs while raising awareness and creating policies for a healthier community.” Share Our Strength has worked to combat childhood hunger in the United States and abroad since 1984.

For more information on Chefs Up Front!, visit For more information on FLIPANY and Share Our Strength, visit their respective websites at and