Jason Binn, CEO and founder DuJour Magazine, the award-winning multi-platform lifestyle brand, and Shareef Malnik owner of The Forge Restaurant welcomed Amar’e Stoudemire Miami Heat’s new team power forward, six-time NBA All-Star and Florida native, to Miami Beach with a VIP cocktail party and private dinner hosted at The Forge and presented by Philip Stein, InList and Invicta.
Amar’e Stoudemire was drafted in 2002 to the Phoenix Suns, and quickly became one of the top NBA players in the league. In 2010 he signed to the NY Knicks and played for 5 seasons until joining the Miami Heat in the 2015/16 season. He is a philanthropist, entrepreneur, author, film producer, motivational speaker, co-owner of Israeli professional basketball team Hapoel Jerusalem, winning their first championship in 2015.
The Forge VIP cocktail party featured delicious hors d’oeuvres & cocktails, and intimate dinner was prepared by Executive Chef, Julia Doyne. The evening guest included: Heat coach Erik Spoelstra, Chris Bosh and wife Adrienne Bosh, basketball great Alonzo Mourning, DJ Irie, DJ Khaled, model Karolina Kurkova and her husband Archie Drury, and Mayor Philip Levine.