Food & Drinks Miami-Dade County Tasting Event

Interactive Champagne Mumm Luncheon with Chef Michael Gilligan

Interactive Champagne Mumm Luncheon with Chef Michael GilliganSaturday, June 16, 12-2pm – Biltmore Hotel, Granada Ballroom, 1200 Anastasia Avenue, Coral Gables

Executive chef Michael Gilligan of the new Rusty Pelican, will leads guests at an interactive luncheon at the luxurious Biltmore Hotel, on Saturday, June 16, 2012. The luncheon is part of the Biltmore’s ongoing Interactive Culinary Series that allows guests to dine and cook alongside South Florida’s top culinary talent while they demonstrate how prepare a delicious meal. For the upcoming lunch, Chef Gilligan and participants will prepare Columbia River Salmon Sashimi with sesame oil, scorched jicama, Asian pear avocado salad drizzled with soy-yuzu dressing; followed by Soy-Honey Roasted Duck Breast with three bean salad, new potatoes, teardrop tomatoes and hazelnut vinaigrette. Dessert will be prepared by the talented Biltmore culinary team. Chef Gilligan, revered locally for his South Florida savvy and culinary creativity, entices diners at the Rusty Pelican with a menu that centers on innovative Modern American cuisine featuring small plates and updated classics. Rusty Pelican, an iconic South Florida restaurant notable for its breathtaking views of downtown Miami, recently spent $9 million renovating its dining room and event spaces as well as its menus to transform the former funky “shack” into a vibrant modern dining destination. Cellar Club Members are $52 and non-members and resort guests are $65 per person.

Reservations are required: 305-913-3203 or www.thecellarclub.com