Partners & Sponsors

Applause to all our partners who helped make JA World Uncorked V a success.

Our Signature Sponsors

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BreakthruBevFL_MRA_9872Grand Cru
Lorraine Thomas, Founding Sponsor

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Diáne Johnson and The A.D. Johnson Foundation

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The Harry T. Mangurian, Jr. Foundation

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Jeroboam Sponsors
JM Lexus, Exclusive Automobile Sponsor and Launch Party Host

JM Lexus, Exclusive Automobile Sponsor


Magnum Sponsors
Comerica Bank Grant for Financial Literacy
Ellis Connects
QuinnProQuo Corporate Strategies

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Décor Partner

MRA_3669Funky Buddha Brewery
Craft Brew Sponsor

MRA_3777Hard Rock Café, Hollywood FL
JASF Signature Guitar Pin

Pin-HRC-JA-RKQWinner-002International Culinary School at the Art Institute Fort Lauderdale

MRA_3691Jackson Family Wines
Circle Lounge Wine Sponsor

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Official Bubbly

NickNN_Mixology_MRA_1291_600xBreakthru Beverage Florida Mixology & Training Center
Nick Nistico

Drink Responsibly Partner

2016 Culinary Partners

Napa and Sonoma Culinary Courtyards

American Social Logo
America's Backyard with Chef Shashank Agtey Logo
Beauty & The Feast, CWW Lounge Exclusive Logo
Box of Chacos, with Chef David Peck Logo
Chef's Palette Café & Grill Logo
C.W.S. Lake Worth with Chef Jessie Steele Logo
Fat Boyz BBQ Logo
The Feisty Bull Logo
Garzón Restaurant Logo
Hard Rock Café, Hollywood Logo
Healthy Xpress Logo
Hoffman's Chocolates Logo
Hugh's Culinary Logo
McCoy's Oceanfront at the Pompano Beach Marriott Logo
Piccolo Ristorante with Chef Andres Avayú Logo
Publix Aprons Cooking School Plantation with Chef Chair Wes Bonner Logo
The Roasted Fig with Chef Freddy Kunkel Logo
Sea Level Restaurant & Ocean Bar with Chef Jason Connelly Logo
Shake Shack Logo
Sideways Confections Logo
Tropic Gourmet with Chef Rolin Gordon Logo
Cappuccino Express Logo


Dessert Bash Bites

A Whole Heap with Chad Thilborger Logo
Cold Stone Creamery/Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory Logo
Crave Rum Bakery Logo
JOJI Yogurt Logo

Circle of Wise Women Lounge – Members Only

Beauty & The Feast, CWW Lounge Exclusive Logo
Cake Delirium, CWW Lounge Exclusive Logo
Brown Bag Popcorn Co. Logo
Korbel Champagne Logo

By Invitation Only

Stache’s Sponsor Pavilion & Grand Cru Terrace

Breakthru Beverage Mixology and Training Center’s Nick Nistico, with Brian Freed and the team at Stache 1920’s Drinking Den, introduce a cocktail takeover featuring the Jack Daniel’s Family of Brands, Jackson Family Wines, Korbel California Champagnes and Woodford Reserve.

Funky Buddha Craft Food Counter & Kitchen with Chef Chair Jeff Vincent Logo
The Capital Grille Fort Lauderdale with Chef Chair Marc Gruverman Logo
Publix Aprons Cooking School Plantation with Chef Chair Wes Bonner Logo
Stache, 1920’s Drinking Den featuring Nick Nistico, Breakthru Beverage Logo
Sidecar Kitchen with Adam & Chef Hector Logo
JP's Chocolate Shoppe Logo
Stache Coffee Den’s Panther Cold Brew Logo
Woodford Reserve Logo

Culinary Team

Resident Chef Wes Bonner, Publix Aprons Cooking School

Executive Chef Marc Gruverman, The Capital Grille

Executive Chef Jeff Vincent, Funky Buddha Brewery Craft Food Counter & Kitchen

Nick Nistico, Breakthru Beverage Florida Program Specialist

Brian Freed, Stache 1920’s Drinking Den & Coffee Bar

John Linn, Funky Buddha Brewery

Chef Director John “Jack” Kane, Student Chef Liaison

Chad Thilborger, A Whole Heap of Goodness, Dessert Bash Host

Executive Chef Paula DaSilva, Honorary Culinary Chair

Samantha Chiz & Katie Leibick, Breakthru Beverage Florida Liaisons

Grant Rook, Brown Forman, Official Spirit Sponsor

Media Partners:

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GC Fort Lauderdale LOGOEye on South Florida

See Uncorked! Captured by the EYE! Eye on South Florida is a “Fresh” news network dedicated to providing an outlet to all Non-Profit organizations and Charities with ‘LIVE” real time broadcasting

Media Labs

TEAM>>Uncorked is our dedicated group of Social Media Gurus!
QuinnProQuo | Big Mouth Girlz | Stepping Out Florida | LastMinute Lauderdale
Lifestyle Media | Comcast Florida | Gold Coast Magazine
Go Riverwalk Magazine



Photography Team:

Middle River Arts PhotographyDowntown Photo





JA World Uncorked Strategist: Renée K. Quinn | QuinnProQuo |

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