Supporting HAPPI – Helping Autistic and Pancreatic Patients Internationally

Sea Delight Ocean Fund is proud to have collaborated with Chef Ryan Martin of 180º at the DRB for the launch of the Robin Shari Parker HAPPI Foundation at their HAPPI Hours fundraising event on Thursday, March 30th at the stunning Allied Kitchen and Bath Design Center.

Chef Ryan Martin prepared his delicious and mouth-watering sustainable Tuna Poke Taco with spicy and citrus accouchements to the 150 guests celebrating the launch of this fantastic charity organization.

HAPPI – Helping Autistic and Pancreatic Patients Internationally.

Sea Delight, LLC  once again donated  handline caught tuna from Vietnam, source from one of the Fishery Improvement Projects (FIPs) that the Sea Delight Ocean Fund supports.  “We believe in the importance to continue working with Chefs and organizations in promoting the consumption of responsibly sourced seafood. Research has shown the incredible benefits of eating seafood to maintain a healthy diet and we are happy to be able to support the launch of this wonderful organization,” Adriana Sanchez, President of the Sea Delight Ocean Fund and Sustainability Director at Sea Delight, LLC.

The Robin Shari Parker HAPPI Foundation is a Florida-based 501(c )(3) organization formed to support education, research, and family care for individuals and families affected by autism spectrum and related social-communication disorders, as well as those impacted by pancreatic cancer.

Dr. Robin Parker was a beloved, gifted, and globally respected speech-language pathologist who was known for her expertise in autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Robin Shari Parker died on July 16, 2014 at the age of 50 after a brief battle with Pancreatic Cancer. As in everything Robin did, she fought hard but eventually lost her battle to this dreadful disease and leaves her legacy with all she knew and touched.

 

 

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New Times 9th Annual Artopia

Miami New Times 9th Annual ARTOPIA® event presented by Miracle Mile Downtown Coral Gables took place on Thursday, March 2, 2017 from 6pm – 10pm at the Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue in Coral Gables. This event joined together an eclectic touch of art, culture, fashion, food, music and film. Join us as we celebrate Miami’s best artists, musicians, fashion designers, culinary masters and mixologists.

We had the honor to collaborate once again with incredible Chef Ryan Martin from 180° @ The DRB. The tuna used by Chef Martin was donated by Sea Delight in support of Sea Delight Ocean Fund’s mission to create awareness about seafood sustainability and Fishery Improvement Projects (FIP).

“It was great working with Sea Delight and supporting the Sea Delight Ocean Fund’s work towards Fishery Improvement Projects around the world,” said Chef Ryan Martin. “We created a poke tuna taco using tuna that is handline caught from Vietnam and sourced from one of these projects. We believe Chefs should act as ambassadors for seafood sustainability and we are proud to have had the opportunity to collaborate again with the Sea Delight Ocean Fund,” he added.

“Working with Chefs as Ambassadors of Seafood Sustainability is our way to help create awareness about sustainability here in South Florida. We believe consumer education is key in order to achieve long term sustainability and the health of our oceans,” said Adriana Sanchez, President of the Sea Delight Ocean Fund. “We look forward to working again with Chef Ryan (among others) at the Green Gourmet in Rock The Ocean‘s Tortuga Music Festival in Ft. Lauderdale Beach on April 7-9.

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About 180° @ The DRB
180 degrees is a gastropub in the purest sense of the term, simple food performed with skillful execution and presentation. Its global plates made Chef Ryan Martin’s way. You can come in with your friends and order a few plates, or enjoy more than one item all to yourself. The motto here is gastronomy redefined, using ingredients from around the world and practicing an array of techniques and culinary tools including sous vide, dehydration, smoking and molecular gastronomy. You are not just eating, you are having a culinary experience, down to one of the over 150 craft beers you can order with your food, which have been handpicked by the chef himself to pair with your meal. We are available for Lunch, Dinner, happy hour, and brunch. Conveniently located in the heart of downtown off the north campus metro rail stop. Ample parking provided in the back.

About the Sea Delight Ocean Fund:
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.