Events / Friends of James Beard Benefit Dinner


Tue, September 23, 2014

7:00 PM
La Mar by Gaston Acurio at Mandarin Oriental, Miami
Member Price: $75 Public Price: $75 Phone: 305.913.8358

Host Chef Diego Oka
La Mar by Gaston Acurio at Mandarin Oriental, Miami​


  • Ceviche Bar
    • Clasico > Fluke with Cilantro, Aji Limon Peppers, Red Onions, Choclo, and Clasico Tiger’s Milk
    • Nikkei > Tuna with Red Onions, Nori, Avocado, Daikon, Cucumber, and Nikkei Tamarind Tiger’s Milk
    • Pisco Sours
  • Hors d’Ouevre
    • Cangrejo Causas > Beet Causas with Crab, Avocado, Huancaína Sauce, Kale, Cherry Tomatoes, and Quail Eggs
    • Nikkei Tiraditos > Tuna with Rocoto Peppers, Scallions, Passion Fruit Tiger’s Milk, and Honey–Sesame Reduction
  • Dinner
    • Chaufa Aeropuerto > Chinese Sausage with Roasted Pork, Pan-Fried Rice, Shrimp Omelet, Nikkei Sauce, and Pickled Salad 
    • Whole Fish Nikkei > Catch of the Day with Peruvian–Japanese Spicy Sauce, Bok Choy, and White Chaufa Broccoli Rice
    • Chicha Morada Sorbet > Purple Corn Sorbet

Related Info

If you’re interested in hosting a benefit or would like to learn more, please contact Diane Harris Brown at or 212.627.1128. Proceeds support the Foundation’s scholarships and culinary programs.