SUNDAY – DECEMBER 8TH & MONDAY’S , DECEMBER 9th WRAP UP -WRAP DOWN AFTER PARTY MARKS THE FINALE OF THIS YEAR’S CONSCIOUS-RAISING CONFAB -SPONSORED IN PART BY THE UNITED NATIONS SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS , INTU POWER , AND iMed Advisory WITH SPECIAL REMOTE GUEST, RAE INDIGO OF THE WORLD YOGA INSTITUTE, AT THE ST ROCH MARKET WITH A NOD FROM GLORIA & EMILIO’S ESTEFAN’S KITCHEN
Miami/FL St Roch Market, the home of 11 ethnic inspired fine dining incubator eateries and a central communal bar takes center stage on Sunday-December 8 and Monday-December 9, is a destination on the road less traveled in the heart of the Miami Design District.
Described variously as Smooth, Refined, Masterful, Exquisite and Modern and that’s just mustached Max and his masterful mixologists. Add Douglas Harden and Kenzi Motai hosting their nightly retinue of guests and eleven eateries and their chefs adding a portion of passion to every recipe wind your way to this retreat one mornnig to bedtime. Here is dining where no expense is spaired, an incubators is just that, Perfection can only be the goal. Restaurantes, Trattorias, Soup Shops or bakeries these are outlets sparing no expense. Such as the reincarnation of La Bottega del Maccherone. Now, at St. Roch Market Miami, the duo delivers their first dining concept, Dal Plin, the Piemonte dialict for ‘pinch’ those cheeks or pasta. Where a box of truffles harvested by French piggies at $600 an ounce one wonders why they are not under lock and key, but then again St Roch is a family, where everyone knows your name.
From Vegan to Paleo to grass fed waygu connoisseurs there is a portion on the variegated menus for every palette with a banquet of choices found on 4 continents Earlier in the evening Estefan Kitchen , the pinnacle of authentic Cuban dining will fete the famished, while two time Ted Talk alumni, Mo Hasan of Intu Power and James Egas will be joined by a remote cast, direct from Lima, Peru with Rae Indigo, the genius behind World Yoga Institute , will be weighing in on the state of sustainability today in Peru as she presides over a retreat at the United Yoga Institute.
For the wrap up & wind down of 5 mellow yellow and coral days that served up as welcoming retreats from the car clown , circus spinning big top tents that bloom from Wynwood to South Beach.
A daily calendar of independently produced events that received the nod from ArtBasil friends and associates will showcase an exhibit of coral inspired art by emerging artists, multi-media performances by Jennifer Mirambeau (Jenergyflow.com), Jasmine Gabriella, the girl that could with her super food snack Earthy Creations , Stephania A. Orrillo of Unmask Your Strength, and Joseph and Joshua Sagarribay of Fairlawn CAN round out the festivities with impresario Douglas Hardin and Kenzi Motai presiding. For Public Art at its most stellar take in the ‘Fly’s Eye Dome’ by the futurist architect of eco-friendly habitats R. Buckminster Fuller. The AFC (Amercian FootBall Coaches) Wives Association, NFL Sisters in Service will be on hand to lend a hand.
Guests are invited to celebrate and cavort while repairing, saving and regenerating the planet’s most at risk eco system, the planets dwindling marine Coral Reefs. “These delicate living creatures are threatened by ubiquitous sun tan lotions, climate change, a morass of plastic pollution and acidification,” confirms Vasiliki Karlin whose Nayked Botanicals sun tan lotion is pure enough to drink. Called by co-host Scarlett Arana, of UnityIT, “our planet’s lungs are gasping for air” and it is now we must do something to improve their health. word count: 1300.
“Here is your chance to move the needle toward a more sustainable environment and a healthier and happier world” Tom McGrath – CEO VITALCleanTech.com , UN Climate Summit
Saving the planet, stylishly. It is only natural.