By Marguerite Gil (

Dame Claire Tomlin, Splendor in the Garden

HPIM1555Our very own Dame Claire Tomlin (The Market Company) has been out and about promoting healthy herbs and tangy lemons and limes. Recently, Claire was featured in the Miami Herald’s Neighbors section of the newspaper selling her delicious citrus fruits at Merrick House. Today, (1/27/14) Claire and Dame Sandy Shapiro appeared on a local TV show entitled 6 in theMix to promote Taste of the Garden. The entertaining and informative, midday program hosted by Roxy Vargas showcases musicians, community leaders, fashionistas and a vast assortment of organizations that bring positive influences to our South Florida area.


Claire and Sandy informed viewers of the upcoming Taste of the Garden which will take place at the Miami Beach Botanical Garden this Thursday (1/30/14) from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at 2000 Convention Center Drive, Miami Beach, 33139. Besides music, delicious food provided by a spectrum of restaurants and a multitude of delectable adult beverages, the Garden will also offer silent auction premiums where guests will be able to bid on top-notch items. During the interview, Claire didn’t neglect to mention Les Dames d’Escoffier’s ongoing fundraising efforts and remind everyone of the herb garden that Les Dames has been sponsoring at the Garden this past year.


Merci beaucoup Claire.