Les Dames d’Escoffier Miami Black Tie DinnerSaturday, November 16, 6:30pmRitz-Carlton Coconut Grove, 3300 NW 27th Avenue, Coconut Grove

Join Les Dames d’Escoffier Miami (LDEM) annual Escoffier Black Tie Dinner. The five-course gourmet dinner paired with wines prepared by the Ritz Carlton Coconut Grove executive chef Ramesh Kuduru is to honor James Beard Award-Winning Chef Michael Schwartz with the first LDEM Achievement Award for his commitment to providing the South Florida community with fresh, locally grown food, supporting the people who grow food through his farm-to-table philosophy and nurturing a new generation of knowledgeable consumers. Musical entertainment will be provided by Serrano Orchestra. The evening will include a silent auction with items ranging from highly allocated wines to one-of-a-kind culinary experiences. Tickets are $170 per person for members of Les Dames and $185 for the general public; and patron tickets are $250.