RARE STEAKS, FRESH MADE PASTA. TALL MARTINIS. SWANK SCENERY.
Timpano Italian Chophouse offers a menu that marries award-winning cuisine with a combination of steaks, chops and pastas — with style and swagger all their own.
TIMPANO is about savoring the high life. Big red wines and martinis in the Starlight Lounge. Live entertainment from Sinatra to swing. Bone-in steaks, chops, veal, and great pastas. Service as crisp as the white tablecloth is provided by people who truly love to serve. Their passion for food, drink and friends is evident in everything they do. Like a timeless Chicago supper club, TIMPANO Italian Chophouse is larger than life. Continue reading
Marando Farms: Where the Environment, Our Community and Our Children Matter
Chelsea & Fred opened Marando Farms with a dream to do what they love and to become a staple of the Fort Lauderdale community. When you buy food locally you reduce energy consumption. Local food doesn’t have to travel far! Not only do they help reduce pollutants, but you get a higher quality of food! Marando Farms is dedicated to saving Florida’s farms and ranch land, promoting healthy farming practices and supporting local farmers.They are dedicated to saving Florida’s farms and ranch land, promoting healthy farming practices and supporting farms and farmers. As the vital link among farmers, conservationists and policy-makers, they’re focused on ensuring the availability of fresh food, a healthy environment and strong local economies across the state. They join Uncorked’s Farm to Fork demonstration. Continue reading
We are pleased to announce that JA World partner Publix has joined the 4th Annual JA World Uncorked! as a signature sponsor. Publix Aprons Cooking School (Plantation) is returning for their fourth year as a participant and Jeroboam Sponsor.
Resident Chef Wes Bonner serves as our Chef Liaison, guiding the culinary team with Culinary Chair Jack Kane for our 4th Annual 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
Chef Asher Roebuck returns to Uncorked! as Chef Liaison (his second year) and lead Judge of our 2nd Annual Uncorked! Cold Stone Creamery Contest.
Roebuck prides himself on using quality ingredients for house made creations as well as paying attention to detail for each dish that leaves his kitchen. Try the Black Skillet-Roasted Mussels presented to your table sizzling hot prepared with garlic, olive oil and kosher salt.
Roebuck grew to love food because it meant doing things with his mother and grandmother. He grew up in New York with a huge family which meant lots of food and fun. He is a graduate of the International Culinary School at the Art Institute in Fort Lauderdale with an associates degree in culinary arts. Continue reading
The Ritz-Carlton Fort Lauderdale Beach’s Via Luna offers breathtaking views coupled with simple, yet surprising Italian cuisine. Via Luna is the perfect location to enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner inside or al fresco while taking in the sights and sounds of the shimmering Atlantic. Chef Tony Velazquez presents menus in advance and customizes to individual preferences for a perfect, tailor-made evening.
Uber-contemporary enthusiasm for American cuisine is both inspiring and unabashedly mouth-watering. A Southern CA native with a love for surfing, snowboarding and discovering exciting new flavors, Chef Tony Velazquez’s modern approach to cooking is elegant yet emotional: “You won’t leave the table until you’ve scraped your plate clean.”
A self-proclaimed foodaholic, Chef Velazquez studied at the prestigious Culinary Institute of America Hyde Park, NY and has worked alongside some of the world’s greatest chefs. From the Rock and Roll Chef Kerry Simon to the much acclaimed Michelin Star Chefs like Alessandro Stratta, Bradley Ogden and Joachim Splichal just to name a few . He still credits his great grandmother and mom’s simple yet crowd pleasing recipes as a source of inspiration. “Nothing tells a great story like a good meal,” declares Chef Velazquez. 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 our 4th annual 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.
We are preparing for our fall launch at JM Lexus and announce the following culinary partners:
Burger Beast hosts the newest addition to our event: comfort food. An expansion of Burger Battle Alley, this section of our event will feature chefs, caterers and gourmet food trucks serving up savory Bites of the best comfort food in South Florida.
Think Burgers, BBQ, Bacon, Hot Dogs, Sausages, Fish & Chips, Tacos, Chicken & Waffles, Mac & Cheese, Pizza, Meatballs, Tater Tots, French Fires, Pitas, Corn Dogs, Chowder, Biscuits, Fritters, Onion Rings and maybe even some Fritas!
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For over a decade, 3030 Ocean at the Harbor Beach Marriott Resort & Spa has been known for it’s delectable seafood, romantic ambiance and talented culinary team. At the helm of the critically acclaimed restaurant’s kitchen, Executive Chef Paula DaSilva demonstrates a remarkable talent for executing imaginative, farm-to-fork dishes that highlight the flavors and freshness of South Florida’s local ingredients.
After beginning her culinary career at 3030 Ocean in 2000, the Brazil native has returned to where it all started—bringing with her a diverse culinary vitae and her signature soulful cooking style. Continue reading