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Chef Allen Susser Hosts Reunion for his Former Chefs

They say you can never go home again, but Miami original chef Allen Susser is giving it a go by hosting an alumni dinner on May 7 at the Trio at the Bay. With all proceeds going to the James Beard Foundation, the reunion dinner will bring together 15 celebrated chefs who have worked under or beside Chef Allen in his many years in South Florida. Each chef will man their own culinary station, with food to be washed down with champagne, Belvedere vodka and the fitting mango martini station.

While tickets are $150 for general admission and $175 for VIP (exclusive 50 person reception prior to the main event), the James Beard foundation will be streaming the event live for those who miss it.

Chefs scheduled to be in attendance include:

Chef Brandon Whitestone of Trio on the Bay (serving Pan Roasted Corvina with Black Rice, Corn Butter and Baby Carrots)
Chef Daniel Serfer of Blue Collar (serving Tagliatelle pasta, Pork and Veal Shoulder, Brisket, Reggiano, San Marzano Tomatoes)
Chef Jonathan Dearden of Jade Mountain, St. Lucia (serving Hamachi Crudo - Smoked Jalapeño, Raspberry Sea Salt, Petrossian Caviar)
Chef Tim Andriola of Timo
Chef Giovanni Arias of Canyon Ranch Hotel & Spa
Chef Timon Balloo of Sugarcane Raw Bar and Grill
Chef Jamie DeRosa, Tudor House
Chef Vito DiSalvo of the Park Central Cafe
Chef Bryan Doell of Burger Bar by Chef Allen
Chef Lenny Judice of 15th St. Fisheries & Dockside Café
Chef Seth Lowenstein, Corporate Chef of Operations at Branded Restaurant Hospitality
Chef Sarah Magoon of Steak 954 at the W Hotel
Chef Mike Moran, Culinary Professor at Florida International University
Chef Chris Palmer of Tap 42
Chef David Pantone, Dean of Culinary Education at the Lincoln Culinary Institute

For tickets, call 305-866-1234 or email
—Matt Tylka
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Trio on the Bay

1601 79th St. Causeway