Slow Food Miami, the local 100% volunteer non-profit organization dedicated to “planting a fresher future for our children,” will hold its 3rd Annual “Snail of Approval” Tasting Party on Friday, April 25th from 7 to 10 p.m., at The Raleigh Hotel. Join Ambassador for the Evening, James Beard Award-winning Chef Michael Schwartz for what has become Miami’s “Freshest Night Out.” Guests will savor exclusive bites from Miami’s farm-to-table best, hand-crafted cocktails courtesy of 2012 Snail of Approval Award Winner GREY GOOSE Vodka, specialty wines provided by Stellar Wines, Michael’s Genuine Home Brew courtesy of Royal Caribbean International and its new Michael’s Genuine Pub, non-alcoholic refreshments from Whole Foods Market – South Beach, and the iconic Miami Beach setting of The Raleigh Hotel’s fabulous poolside venue. Main event tickets ($85) and limited VIP tickets ($165) can be purchased at www.brownpapertickets.com. Event proceeds will benefit Slow Food Miami’s Edible Garden Program.
The main event Tasting Party will take place from 7 to 10 p.m. poolside at The Raleigh. The VIP After-Party featuring 2014-15 nominees The Bazaar by José Andrés & Katsuya along with live entertainment from a Grammy-winning pianist, will take place from 9:30 p.m. to midnight.