The March of Dimes Signature Chefs Auction presented by Goya® benefiting the March of Dimes is returning for its 21st star-studded year on Wednesday, November 7, 2018. One of the area’s most popular food & wine fundraisers, the event will feature more than a dozen top local chefs as well as amazing wines, cocktails and auction items. This year’s stellar lineup includes Chef Karla Hoyos from The Bazaar by Jose Andres; Executive Chef Timon Balloo from Sugarcane; Executive Chef Clark Bowen from Boulud Sud; Chef Fernando Desa from Goya®; Chefs Michael Beltran & Justin Flit from Ariete; Chef Benjamin Murray from Pao; Corporate Executive Pastry Chef Jessica Scott from Barton G; Chef Horacio Rivadero from Plant; Pastry Chef Max Santiago; as well as Azucar Ice Cream; Panther Coffee and Exquisito Chocolates. More chefs and special performances to be revealed soon. The evening will include remarkable entertainment, a spirited live auction featuring many once-in-a-lifetime opportunities and a very special Fund the Mission.
Funds raised by Signature Chefs Auction help support research, lead programs and provide education and advocacy so that every baby can have the best possible start. Today, one in 10 babies in the United States is born premature, including one in 10 in Florida. March of Dimes is committed to working together to improve the health of every mom and baby. “It is an honor to be the presenting sponsor of the March of Dimes Signature Chefs Event for the 7th consecutive year,” shares Cynthia Chipi, marketing director of Goya Foods of Florida. “It is truly a wonderful event and our partnership helps provide awareness to the importance of the March of Dimes mission of preventing preterm labor, newborn health problems and infant mortality.”
Sponsors of note include Presenting Sponsor Goya®; Gold Sponsor Nicklaus Children’s Hospital; Silver Sponsors Wells Fargo and Centennial Bank; Media Sponsors Brustman Carrino Public Relations; iHeartMedia; NBC6 and South Florida Luxury Guide. Event partners include The Confidante Miami Beach; Bacardi and Southern Glazer’s Wine and Spirits. Individual tickets are $150 per person. #SignatureChefs @marchofdimes