By Marguerite Gil (megs@gate.net)

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The 51st edition of the Coconut Grove Art Festival returns this President’s Day Weekend from February 15-17, 2014. Regarded as one of the five finest outdoor arts exhibitions in the USA, over 380 talented artists will share their paintings, photographs, digital art, printmaking, drawings, watercolors, clay-works, glass, fiber, jewelry and sculptures this 3-day weekend.

 

 

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The popular Culinary Pavilion at the festival invites renowned chefs to prepare their famous dishes and explain their specialties. Live demonstrations will provide entertainment and educations for guests. This year’s chefs represent successful restaurants and hotels from South Florida including several nationally recognized authors, local celebrities and guest presenters.

 

 

Chefs include Oscar del Rivero (Talavera Restaurant), Chef Christopher Cramer (Panorama Restaurant), Chef Ramesh Kaduru of the Ritz Carlton who prepared our Gala dinner recently, Chef Giorgio Rapicavoli of Eating House and our own Dame d’Escoffier, Chef Paulette Bilsky, plus a delicious assortment of other talented chefs will be available for a Q & A segment following their culinary demonstrations.

Location:Shake A Leg Miami/Coconut Grove
2620 S Bayshore Drive, Miami FL 33133

Details:
www.CGAF.com

Chef Rapicavoli of Eater House who will be at the festival Saturday afternoon sharing some of his amazing recipes

Chef Rapicavoli of Eater House who will be at the festival Saturday afternoon sharing some of his amazing recipes