Events / Dinner

Cultural Collaboration: Cuba in My Heart

Presented by CasaCuba and Chaplin School of Hospitality and Tourism Management at Florida International University

Tue, April 23, 2019

7:00 PM
The Beard House
Member Price: $140 Public Price: $180 Phone: 212.627.2308
Cancellation and Food Allergy Policy


Guillermo Pernot

Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar, Atlantic City, Philadelphia, Orlando, and Washington, D.C.

Lourdes Castro

New York University, NYC

Fernando Saralegui

Wink Restaurant & Wine Bar, Austin

Mark Paul

Wink Restaurant & Wine Bar, Austin

Victor Albisu

Taco Bamba and Poca Madre, Washington, D.C.

Michael Cheng

Florida International University, Miami

Maria Carla Chicuén

Florida International University, Miami

We’re thrilled to collaborate with CasaCuba, a cultural and intellectual center currently in development at Florida International University, for a delicious and vibrant night celebrating Cuban culinary heritage. In the spirit of CasaCuba’s mission to spread knowledge about this Caribbean nation, we've invited a group of noteworthy chefs to create a modern menu reflecting Cuba’s past, present, and future.

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Hors d’Oeuvre

Atún Africano > African Adobo–Spiced Tuna with Green Mango Escabèche 

Bacalao y Mariquita > Basque Salt Cod Brandade with Plantain Chips

Empanada de Picadillo de Pato > Duck with Foie Gras, Guava, and Smoked Egg Yolks

Tortilla Española con Verzas > Onion, Potato, and Egg Frittatas with Pimentos and Collard Greens

Conquilla Cava Brut NV

BACARDÍ Daiquiri

BACARDÍ 8 Old Fashioned


Ceviche de Camarón > Shrimp with Grouper, Pumpkin, and Lime

Cubanisimo Vineyards Pinot Gris 2017

Sopa de Plátanos Verdes a la Manera Lezamiana con Palomitas de Maíz > Green Plantain Soup with Popcorn

Cubanisimo Vineyards Rosado de Pinot Noir 2017

Ropa Negra > Lamb with Calamari Escabèche and Taro Root

Cubanisimo Vineyards Reserve Pinot Noir 2012

Confitado de Puerquito Lechal > Suckling Pig Confit with Sweet Plantain Salpicón, Black Bean Sauce, and Cachucha Pepper Relish

Cubanisimo Vineyards Reserve Pinot Noir 2016

Plátanos en Tentación > Polenta Tamal with Rum-Caramelized Banana

BACARDÍ Gran Reserva Diez

Beverages courtesy of Cubanisimo Vineyards,.Skurnik Wines, and BACARDÍ Rum.