Michael Schwartz Presents- Argentina with Flour & Weirdoughs

Published On - 2 Jun, 2023

The five-month dinner series kicked off on May 23 with local chefs Renata Ferraro and Carlores Flores from Flour and Weirdoughs, a celebrated Key Biscayne bakery. The event, co-hosted with Hispanic community leader Marvin Tapia, showcased a unique and beautiful collaboration at Miami’s quintessential Miami Waterfront restaurant.

Unforgettable Welcoming

Guests were welcomed with a coconut bar featuring the refreshing Brugal Rum Calm served in a fresh coconut, setting the tone for a memorable evening.

Wine Flows from Argentina

The evening featured free-flowing Brazos wines from Argentina, including Sparkling Chardonnay, Almacita NV, White Chenin Blanc, Gen del Alma “Jijiji” 2021, and Red Malbec, Zorzal “Gran Terroir” 2020. Each wine complemented the culinary journey throughout the evening.

Unforgettable Dining

Guests were treated to an extraordinary culinary experience during their evening. The evening commenced with a selection of spectacular passed hors d’oeuvres, including the innovative Pomme Soufflé with celeriac and smoked carrot, and the delicious Island Creek Oysters featuring bone marrow and chartreuse.

The indulgent four-course dinner delighted guests with standout dishes like the ember-roasted beets with whipped pumpkin seed from Amara, the Lasagna De La Lela with freshly milled durum pasta and artisanal ham from Flour & Weirdoughs, and the Seafood Chorizo Stuffed Queen Snapper from Amara. The grand finale came in the form of the delicious Balcarce On Fire dessert by Flour & Weirdoughs, infused with Brugal Rum, which left guests in awe of the exceptional flavors and culinary artistry. This unforgettable dining experience left everyone eagerly anticipating the next installment of this monthly dinner series.

Giving Back to the Community

At Amara and The Genuine Hospitality Group, we believe in supporting local organizations. 10% of all ticket proceeds from the dinner series will go towards Viernes Culturales, a non-profit dedicated to promoting and preserving Hispanic and Latinx arts and culture in Miami’s historic Little Havana neighborhood.

Michael Schwartz Presents: Amara & Friends delivered an exceptional rooftop intimate dinner experience. With a delightful coconut bar welcome, free-flowing Brazos wines from Argentina, delicious passed appetizers, and an indulgent four-course dinner, guests embarked on a culinary journey curated by our Amara chefs collaborating with the talented Chefs Renata Ferraro and Carlos Flores.

This event marked the perfect beginning of a promising five-part monthly dinner series, celebrating Miami’s vibrant food scene, while also supporting Viernes Culturales, a non-profit dedicated to promoting and preserving Hispanic and Latin arts and culture in Miami’s historic Little Havana neighborhood. By enjoying this remarkable dining experience, guests not only savored unique flavors but also contributed to the enrichment of the local community.

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