connect with us

Photo Gallery

Out of the Kitchen

Out of the Kitchen

Some of the most popular chefs from across South Florida treated guests to the best seat in the house at the 4th annual Out of the Kitchen benefiting the cure-focused work of the Diabetes Research Institute.

Bravo TV “Top Chef” Fan Favorite and celeb Chef Sam Talbot and CBS Miami Entertainment and Lifestyle Reporter Lisa Petrillo hosted the event – which was chaired by Miami philanthropists Amy and Scott Greenwald and Tammy and Steve Klein, and featured Chef Co-Chairs Bradley Kilgore of Alter and The Biltmore Executive Chef Dave Hackett, and the following culinary maestros:

  • Chef Wolfgang Birk, Area 31
  • Chef Franck Steigerwald & Chef Anastasios Chasekioglou, Atlantikos at the St. Regis Bal Harbour
  • Chef Dustin Ward, BLT Prime
  • Chef Giorgio Rapicavoli, Glass & Vine
  • Chef Sean Brasel, Meat Market
  • Chef Bobby Frank, Mignonette
  • Chef Adrienne Grenier, 3030 Ocean
  • Chef Scott Linquist, Coyo Taco/Olla
  • Chef Nicole Votano        
  • Chef Jamarr Massey, GROWN
  • Chef Alex Becker, Kuro
  • Chef Mike Pirolo, Macchialina
  • Chef Tim Andriola, Timo
  • Chef Jhonnatan Contreras, Toro Toro
  • Chef Adrianne Calvo, Chef Adrianne's Vineyard Restaurant & Wine Bar
  • Chef Sebastian Fernandez, 33 Kitchen
  • Chef Raul A. Del Pozo, Lightkeepers at The Ritz-Carlton, Key Biscayne
  • Chef Fabien Gnemmi, Burlock Coast at The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale
  • Chef Dimitiris Harvalis, Elia Gourmet

Each chef simultaneously prepared a gourmet three-course dinner for their 12 adventurous diners inside the main ballroom of the Forbes five-star St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort. Along with a delicious dinner, guests also enjoyed a cocktail reception with pop-up restaurants from LILT Lounge, BH Burger, and Council Oak, raffle prizes, a wine bar, and a live auction which also featured a very special appearance by DRI supporters and restaurateurs NBA superstar Ray Allen and his wife Shannon.

Allen helped auction off two of his famous NBA Finals shot with the Miami HEAT, and personally signed them on the spot. After enjoying delicious desserts provided by Fireman Derek’s World Famous Pies and MDough, each guest went home with a complimentary copy of Talbot’s new cookbook 100% Real: 100 Insanely Good Recipes for Clean Food Made Fresh

Special thanks are extended to the following event top sponsors who made this event possible:

  • Amy & Scott Greenwald
  • Stearns Weaver Miller
  • Marquis Bank
  • Wild Oceans
  • Gerson, Preston, Klein, Lips, Eisenber, Gelber
  • The Tonkinson Foundation
  • The Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association
  • Heartland Payment Systems
  • Meland, Russin, and Budwick Attorneys at Law
  • Schwartz Media Strategies
  • Beno & Rosa Schecter
  • Bercow, Radel, Fernandez & Larkin

 Photos by Andrew Milne.


Diabetes Research Institute Foundation
200 S. Park Road, Suite 100
Hollywood, FL 33021
[P]   (954) 964-4040
[TF] (800) 321-3437
[F]   (954) 964-7036

Join Us on FacebookWatch us on YouTubeFollow Us on Twitter

BBB Wise Giving Alliance Accredited Charity  The Diabetes Research Institute Foundation is a Gold Level Participant on the GuideStar Exchange.  The Blue Circle - the global symbol for diabetes

Home | LoginDRInsider Sign Up | Site MapSite Search Contact UsDirectionsRecommended LinksPrivacy and Terms of Use | Mission Statements

© 2016 Diabetes Research Institute Foundation - National Office: 200 S. Park Road, Suite 100, Hollywood, FL 33021 - (954) 964-4040

Miller School of Medicine