The Bon Vivants with Esquire and Imbibe Magazine hostedÂ the 2nd Annual Swig nâ€™ Swine Miami editionÂ during Art Basel at the Broken Shaker at the Freehand Miami! This year they’ve got 8 massive barrels of punch crafted by The Bon Vivants, games, some other funny tricks, live entertainmentÂ all afternoon and tons of pig and sides cooked up by master chefs. On sale were also eventÂ tanks and sweatshirts withÂ the new logo designed by internationally renowned artist Jeremy Fish, with all proceeds going toÂ the kids!
For the second year in a row, theyâ€™ve got a lineup of acclaimed culinary talent who prepared the Swig n’ Swine menu:
Chef Michael Pirolo – Macchialina and Bazi
Chef Jimmy LÃ©bron – 27 Restaurant & Bar
Chef Halid Quiroz – Sweet Liberty Drinks & Supply Co.
In theirÂ first year at Art Basel Miami Beach, they wereÂ able to raise an amazing $11,090.54, which was donated to the Overtown Youth Center in Miami. To date, Pig & Punch / Swig n’ Swine has raised $220,312.18 for charter schools in Miami, New Orleans, Brooklyn, Portland, and Austin! TheyÂ also coordinated 7,043 cumulative man hours of volunteer labor at those schools.
Partners and sponsors on this event series included: Imbibe Magazine, Esquire, D’usse Cognac, Don Q Rum, Tequila Don Julio, Templeton Rye, Dewar’s Scratched Cask, Absolut Vodka, Jameson Black Barrel, Beefeater Gin, Martini & Rossi, St-Germain, Noilly Prat, Benedictine DOM, Pernod Absinthe, Carpano Antica Formula, Fernet Branca, The King’s Ginger, Luxardo USA, Giffard USA, Zwack Unicum, Ancho Reyes, Mandarine NapolÃ©on, Cynar, Champagne Perrier Jouet, Campari, Anchor Steam Beer, House of Angostura, The Perfect Puree of Napa Valley, Jarritos.
Photos by: Brittany Robey