Sea Delight Ocean Fund’s Responsibly Sourced Seafood Tasting & Chef’s “Fish-Off Challenge” at Casablanca on the Bay, Friday, October 16th
MIAMI — It’s going to be another flavor explosion that can’t be found in just one restaurant. The 2nd Annual Taste of the Sea Masquerade Ball is set to cast off at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, October 16th. At this year’s Taste of the Sea you will savor the finest responsibly sourced seafood dishes created by South Florida’s all-star chefs and experience these Chef’s “Fish-Off” Challenge, with guests voting on their favorite chef’s seafood creation. Guests will enjoy delicious wine and spirits to complement each dish along with scrumptious desserts, music, raffles and an interactive conservation village.
Sponsored by Where Magazine, the 2nd Annual Taste of the Sea will take place from 6:30 – 11:00 p.m. at the tropical marina setting of Casablanca on the Bay located at 1717 North Bayshore Drive, Suite 200, Miami, FL 33132.
Taste of the Sea’s all-star chefs and restaurants include The Oceanaire Seafood Room, Piccolo Ristorante, Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines’ Celebrity Chef, Latin House Grill, 180° @ the DRB, Casablanca on the Bay, Acentos & Paladares, Federacion Latinoamericana de Gastronomia (USA and PR Chapter), The Fish House, The Art Culinary Institute of Ft. Lauderdale, and International Executive Guest Chef Yanick Comeau of Yuzu Sushi and Mimi’s Ravioli and Yayi’s incredible desserts. Participating spirits include Tito’s Handmade Vodka, Wynwood Brewing Company, Casamigos Tequila and Alma Wines, among others.
In addition to sampling some of the finest responsibly sourced seafood sponsored by Sea Delight and Pier 33 Gourmet and spirits, Sea Delight Ocean Fund has brought together leaders in marine and ocean preservation for an incredible interactive and educational Conservation area, including the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC), the Loggerhead Marinelife Center (LMC), the Coastal Steward, Universo Marino, University of Miami Shark Research program, and Shark Team One.
“We are thrilled to host our 2nd Annual Taste of the Sea seafood tasting event with the participation of South Florida’s finest chefs and restaurants and sponsored by Preferred Freezer Services, Morrison, Brown, Argiz & Farra, LLC, and international Where Magazine. Based on the success of our inaugural Taste of the Sea last year, It’s incredible to have the support again this year of these wonderful organizations focused on the health of our oceans alongside these gifted culinary masters,” noted Adriana Sanchez, Sustainability Director of Sea Delight and President of the Sea Delight Ocean Fund.
“We look forward to participating in Taste of the Sea and raising awareness of the importance of ocean conservation and the need for sustainable fisheries,” said Wendy Goyert, Senior Program Officer, World Wildlife Fund. “This event is a great opportunity to showcase efforts being made on the ground and in the water, to improve the sustainability of important fish stocks around the world.”
“We look forward to participating in Sea Delight Ocean Fund’s 2nd annual Taste of the Sea after last year’s successful inaugural event,” said Sandra Cedrone, MSC Senior Commercial Manager, Americas. “This opportunity brings together talented seafood chefs and organizations that support and promote sustainable seafood and ocean conservation.
“Everyone can do their part to help promote ocean conservation,” said Jack Lighton, Loggerhead Marine Center President & CEO. “One key way to protect our ocean is to choose to eat responsibly harvested sea food,” he added. “LMC is thrilled to be involved in the Second Annual Taste of the Sea event!”
“At Preferred Freezer Services we believe in environmental stewardship, and as a developer and operator of state-of-the-art, full-service refrigerated warehouses, Preferred Freezer Services has a vested interest in helping to create a cleaner, more energy efficient environment. Our sponsorship of the Sea Delight Ocean Fund’s Taste of the Sea helps us further our commitment to the environment by supporting this organization’s global fishery improvement projects,” said Brian Beattie, President.
To purchase tickets click http://tiny.cc/5uye2x . Early Bird Ticket prices are $35.00 per person and Couple’s Tickets at just $60.00. Single tickets at the door $50.00 per person.
The Sea Delight Ocean Fund, is a local 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 2012 to create and support global fishery improvement projects and better fishing practices initiatives that protect marine resources and promote conservation efforts globally. All proceeds from this event will help further marine conservation programs led by the Sea Delight Ocean Fund, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to the conservation and protection of our oceans.