Daniel Boulud & Ralph Pagano

Miami, FL – July 25, 2012 – Wednesday night marked the celebration of the city’s most recognized restaurants and chefs at the 4th Annual To Live & Dine in Miami culinary experience at the Miami Design District’s Moore Building, with MIAMI magazine, co-hosted by world-renowned Chef Daniel Boulud and benefiting Chapman Partnership. To Live & Dine in Miami was presented by Mercedes-Benz of Coral Gables and Mercedes-Benz of Cutler Bay with generous support provided by Eggwhites Special Event Catering. This yearly celebration honors the July/August Restaurant Issue of MIAMI magazine. Attendees enjoyed creative bites and pairings from over 19 of Miami’s favorite culinary hotspots spread across two floors of the historic Moore Building.

The event was a culinary melting pot of over 400 food enthusiasts, honored chefs, media and restaurateurs. Attendees were the first to get a taste of Miami’s soon-to-open establishments including Florida Cookery and Swine Southern Table & Bar. Performers from The Donkey Show at The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County surprised guests with a disco flash mob while DJ Mad Linx provided the sounds for the rest of the evening. Proceeds from the event benefited Chapman Partnership, a comprehensive support program including two Homeless Assistance Centers with emergency shelter, meals, health care, day care, job training/placement, and securing stable housing.

Daniel Boulud & Ralph Pagano

Kris Wessel

Luis Ruigal & Kris Wessel

Arnaud Berthelier, Anne Owen, Ralph Pagano, Kris Wessel, & Luis Ruigal

DJ Mad Linx, Anne Owen, & Daniel Boulud

Daniel Boulud

Anne Owen

Julianna Marquez & Richard Gibson

Michael Myles & Paula Munevar

Patricia Kelly & Marina Sanchez

Ashley Spitz & Yossi Bibas

Ashlee Crnkovich & Jessica Nadelman

Amir Anvari

Todd Erickson

Betsy Magde & Lauren Buck

Jessica Ponte & Alexis Gucik

Brenton Raymond & Lauren Szczerbinski

Grace Della & Mirka Harris

Carolina Pineiro & Sara Leiter

Samantha Bower, Alan Klinger, & Bonelle Kilnger

Christina Wilson & Marie Perez

Jared Hepter & Kira Kaplan

Melissa Trimp & Luciana Salame

David & Paulina Naranjo