It's a who's who of chefs at the March of Dimes Signature Chefs Auction, 6:30 p.m. October 6 at The Westin Colonnade in Coral Gables. Participants include event Chef Chair Paula DaSilva (1500° at the Eden Roc Renaissance Miami Beach), Host Chef Thomas Russo (Westin Colonnade), Tim Andriola (Tim? Restaurant), Tom Azar (City Hall – the Restaurant), Timon Balloo (Sugarcane Raw Bar Grill), Sean Bernal (Blue Door Fish), and more. VIP tickets for the event are $250 per person, which includes admission to the exclusive VIP champagne reception at 6:30 p.m. General admission tickets are $150 per person. All proceeds from the event benefit the March of Dimes. To purchase, click here. [EaterWire]
Andre Bienvenu of Joe’s Stone Crab; Michael Bloise of SUSHISAMBA dromo Restaurant; Alberto Cabrera of The Local; Chef Jamie DeRosa of Geoffrey Zakarian’s Tudor House; Fernando Desa of Goya Foods; Alexander Feher of InterContinental Miami; Daniel Ganem of Kane Steakhouse; Jouvens Jean of Sawa; Jonathan McCaan of Atrio Restaurant & Wine Room at the Conrad; Jorge Montes of Chef George Catering; Makoto Okuwa of Makoto Restaurant; Ralph Pagano of STK at the Gansevoort; Didier Pouzier of Azul Restaurant at the Mandarin; Luis Quant of Por Fin; E. Michael Reidt of Area 31 Restaurant & Bar; Patricio Sandoval of Mercadito Midtown Miami. Also on the roster: Edda Martinez of Edda’s Cake Designs and Ghirardelli Chocolate.