America’s beloved, live-fire, open-air culinary experience, Heritage Fuego presented by Goya Foods on Sunday, November 20, 2022, with an all-star cast of chefs specializing in whole animal cookery. Heritage Fuego Miami will showcase 20 notable chefs from South Florida, each grilling heritage-bred proteins al fresco at the iconic Biltmore Hotel, each inspired by global food cultures. The lineup of participating chefs includes Eileen Andrande of FINKA, Jon Nguyen of Tran AN Vietnamese Eatery; Greg Tetzner of Old Greg’s; Andrew Gonzalez of Rolled & Night Owl Cookies; Giorgio Rapicavoli of Luca Osteria; Mel Rodriguez of La Traila BBQ, Steve Santana of Offsite, Jorgie Ramos of Cebada Rooftop & Masoquista; Christian Chirino of Tur Kitchen; Alex Kuk & Diego Ng of Temple Street Eatery; Brian Nasajon of Beaker & Gray; Jimmy Pastor of The Rusty Pelican; Fernando Desa of Goya Foods; Michael Bolen of Lion & The Rambler; Paula DaSilva of Burlock Coast Seafare & Spirits at The Ritz-Carlton Fort Lauderdale; Thomas Russo of Fontana at The Biltmore; and Louie Estrada of My Cuban Spot. More chefs to be announced.
The list of heritage and heirloom foods includes dry-aged beef, pigs, lamb, goat, squab, rabbit, duck, fish, chicken, artisan cheeses, oysters and heirloom vegetables. Produced by a21 formerly known as Agency 21 Consulting, the event’s ultimate aim is to provide education to consumers and create an experience for guests to sink their teeth into: honest food from real farmers prepared with love and precise technique. New to this year, guests will get to vote for Best Bite of the Day, and the winner will be crowned the winning title of, Heritage Hero.
In addition to one-of-a-kind, live-fire culinary creation, the event will feature a diverse and delicious array of cocktails, beers and wines. Guests can celebrate early with the VIP experience – an extra 45 minutes to get up close with the chefs, winemakers and farmers who make it all happen. Guests will enjoy select special dishes to entice VIP. @heritagefiretour @heritagefire