JA World Uncorked Awards from Clean Plate Charlie
- 1500° ~ Best Plate
- White Apron ~ Best Presentation
- Cake Delirium ~ Most Unique Bite
- Bite Gastrotruck ~ Best Burger Bite
- Kilwin’s Las Olas ~ Best Sweet Treat
- Tap 42’s Old Fashioned Beer Cocktail ~ Best Brew
The Corker ” Fan Favorite” Award
- Silver Lining Catering
- Charm City Burger Company
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Riverwalk Fort Lauderdale’s Burger Battle Alley Preview, hosted by Burger Beast, is back at Uncorked! In partnership with Riverwalk FTL, JA World Uncorked! The top Burger Bites in Area Code 954 compete for a preferred spot in the upcoming Burger Battle May 24, 2013. Clean Plate Charlie & their experienced Judging team will select the juiciest bite of the night!
THE CONTENDERS ARE
★ Charm City Burger Company ★ Bite Gastrotruck ★ Elevation Burger ★Shula Burger
Carlos Velez has been employed with the Hard Rock Café since June 24, 1999. Carlos is a Hard Rock International Corporate Trainer and has opened stores in Sydney, Medellin, Phuket, Cartagena, Rio de Janeiro, Cairo, Biloxi (2x’s), Santa Domingo, South Korea, Sharmeshiek just to name a few, as well as responsible for the training of the MIT’s that pass through our Certified Training Store.
Chef Carlos is the creative one in our kitchen. He is responsible for creating one of kind menus, with the execution along with his kitchen staff. He has been featured as our chef for many years during events such as Ann Stork Celebrity Chefs, Las Olas Food & Wine Festival, JA World Uncorked!, Riverwalk Burger Battle, Taste of the Nation, Seminole Wine & Food Festival, etc. He has been a driving force behind many of the successful events here in Hollywood such as the Ambassador of Rock events, Leadership Conference, countless Bar/Bat Mitzvah’s, weddings, quinces and corporate events. Continue reading
Chef Paula DaSilva of 1500°: Growing up in South Florida, DaSilva’s childhood memories include helping out in the kitchens of her family’s Brazilian restaurants. She went on to study culinary arts at The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale, then worked with talented chef and author Dean James Max at 3030 Ocean, and eventually sparred with Gordon Ramsay on the popular culinary competition show Hell’s Kitchen. Continue reading
Check out our expanded Chef Line Up at JA World Uncorked!
We are proud to partner ARC Broward’s Culinary Institute.
The ARC Broward Culinary Institute uses food as a tool to transform lives and build stronger communities. Their non-profit catering program creates outstanding culinary experiences in an ambiance of style and taste while providing real-world employment opportunities for our graduates of the Entry Level Culinary Arts Certificate Program.
From intimate family gatherings to opening night galas, their seasoned staff uses the freshest ingredients to provide you and your guests some of the most sought after meals in town! They offer trendy and traditional catering menus and manage the creative details that will make your event memorable. Check out their Facebook Page for more information.
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We are pleased to announce that JA World partner Publix has joined our signature sponsors. Publix Apron’s Cooking School (Plantation) is returning for the third year as a participant and now Jeroboam Sponsor!
Resident Chef Wes Bonner is on board as our Chef Liaison, guiding the culinary team for our third annual event. Last year, they created a Signature Satay Station paired with Cigar City IPAs. We are looking forward to their team’s culinary creations at our upcoming event.
Wes graduated summa cum laude from Johnson and Wales University in North Miami and was a member of the silver key honor society. He has more than nine years in the culinary field through various restaurants and the hotel industry. Upon graduating Johnson and Wales in 2002, Wes was first employed with the Ritz Carlton Coconut Grove, a five-star, five-diamond establishment. A year later he chose to move overseas and expand his experience with additional education in the pastry arts through Thames Valley University in London. While living in London, Wes joined the staff of the Mandarin Oriental Hotel Hyde Park, and worked in the One Michelin Star restaurant, Le Foliage. Continue reading
Whether she is catering for celebrities such as mega producer Timbaland, actor John Corbett, Gym Class Heroes Travie McCoy and DJ Irie or hosting viewing parties of her own shot to stardom on FOX’s Hell’s Kitchen, Robyn Almodovar is out to ensure there is a party in the mouth every time.
We are excited to announce that Chef Robyn is our latest Signature Chef to join us at JA World Uncorked! In 2011, with enough courage and tenacity to strike out on her own, Almodovar purchased a 24’ food truck and founded “Palate Party”, a fresh, mobile food café that utilizes locally sourced ingredients. Palate Party was the first female-owned, non-dessert food truck in South Florida and it’s the only truck with a custom stage built on top for live entertainment, dancing and musical performances.