The Patio restaurant at the Continuum in Miami Beach will once again present a superlative evening of majestic Italian gastronomy under the stars, hosted by Michelin Star honoree and James Beard Award-winning Chef Michael White, who will join forces with The Patio’s Chef Claudio Lobina on Friday, May 21st starting at 7:00 p.m. Continuum residents and guests will enjoy a decadent four-course dinner menu featuring world class Mediterranean fare by two of today’s most seasoned aficionados in regional Italian cuisine.
Chef Michael White, of the renowned Soho, New York spot, Osteria Morini, and its recently-opened Miami outpost, is a James Beard Award-winning culinary marvel, and the driving force behind the Michelin-starred favorites Marea and Ai Fiori in New York, amongst an array of other successful restaurants. White has been named one of the 40 most influential New Yorkers under 40 by Crain’s New York Business.
"We are pleased to announce our second year of participation in the South Beach Wine & Food Festival®, as part of its extraordinary 20-year anniversary milestone,'" says Rishi Idnani, Managing Director of the Continuum.
"Following last year’s tremendous success of our inaugural dinner event with renowned celebrity chefs Dario Cecchini and Eyal Shani, we are very excited to welcome one of today’s most decorated maestros in Italian cuisine. This year’s carefully curated menu by Chef White and our very own Chef Lobina is the perfect sequel to showcase our ethos of culinary excellence at The Patio. These two prolific chefs are an ideal pairing for an evening of sophisticated culinary brilliance."
Guests will enjoy an exclusive menu comprising of Italian delicacies that will include: Pea, Pecorino & Lardo Crostini; Warm Sicilian Red Shrimps with mango and potato chutney; Venetian Baccalà on polenta cake; Amberjack and Burrata Olivada with lemon and pistachio; Risotto Porcini with Oregon Blonde Morel mushrooms and salmon with asparagus, roasted peppers and Salsa Bagna Cauda, among other unique plates.
Chef White will join forces with Chef Lobina for a bold, haute dining experience that combines White’s award-winning culinary artistry with Lobina’s dedication to the preservation of vibrant Mediterranean flavors. Nestled in the center of the Continuum’s luxury community, The Patio restaurant will transport diners to a whimsical Mediterranean village for this special SOBEWFF® dinner, paired with a delicious selection of wine from the Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits portfolio.