Daniel Ganem

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    April 14, 2014

    Passover Special Dinners in Miami

    Sundown, April 14, marks the first night of Passover. For Jewish people around the world, this eight-day long holiday remembers their exodus from Egypt over 3,000 years ago. Freed from slavery, it is said the Jewish people fled into the desert and could not bake their bread, which turned out hard ... More >>

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    September 27, 2013

    Miami Spice Last Call: Five Restaurants Not to Miss

    Hard to believe, but Miami Spice is nearly over. The two month-long dining event ends Monday, September 30, taking with it well-priced three-course lunches and dinners. The good news? You still have a few days to get your Spice fix in before it ends. We've made it easy for you by offering up five r ... More >>

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    April 15, 2013

    Restaurant Michael Schwartz to Open at The Raleigh April 22 (Photos)

    We first heard that Michael Schwartz was taking over the restaurant at the Raleigh Hotel back in 2011. Now, about 1.5 years later, the opening date (and name) for the endeavor has finally been released.Restaurant Michael Schwartz will open Monday, April 22, at the iconic South Beach Art Deco hotel a ... More >>

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    August 17, 2012

    Ten Restaurants That Offer Miami Spice on Weekends

    August in Miami brings us both good news and bad news. On the minus side, we've got intensely hot days that feel like the sun has to have a personal vendetta against you and your tender skin.  On the plus side of the equation, there's Miami Spice, where about 150 of Miami's most-loved restauran ... More >>

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    May 10, 2012

    BLT Steak: Tolentino is Out, Oetting Takes the Helm

    After we reported that Daniel Ganem has officially replaced Sam Gorenstein as chef de cuisine at The Raleigh, a Short Order reader commented that "Mario Tolentino is not at BLT Steak anymore," (that's embarrassing, thanks for the heads up to whomever "Mike" may be!) Gradually, several of our chef fr ... More >>

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    May 7, 2012

    Ganem Replaces Gorenstein at The Raleigh

    In chef-swapping news, Daniel Ganem,who headed up the kitchen at Kane Steakhouse (which shuttered last October), has taken the chef de cuisine position left open by Sam Gorenstein at The Raleigh. Gorenstein, who exited to focus solely on his new venture, My Ceviche, brought Ganem on board. He has be ... More >>

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    February 28, 2012

    SoBeWFF: Celebs Party at Satellite Events, Restaurants

    ​The hottest ticket in town this weekend may not have been in the Grand Tasting Village or some of the official parties. It seems that the celebs in town for the event were dining and drinking at various small gatherings and uber-private receptions at different venues scattered around Miami and Mi ... More >>

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    November 17, 2011

    Kane Steakhouse Has Closed UPDATED

    Empty seats last night at Kane, and maybe for good. ​The lights were out at Kane Steakhouse last night. The front door was locked. Through the tinted windows, stools could be seen flipped upside down on the bar.Earlier in the afternoon, cooks were spotted walking down Washington Avenue wondering ... More >>

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    October 18, 2011

    Sam Gorenstein Leaving BLT Steak To Join Forces With Michael Schwartz

    Is there more to this story than meats the eye?​Is there a chef-leaving-South-Beach-steakhouse epidemic going on or what? First Ralph Pagano announced that he was leaving STK Miami, then days later we learn that Daniel Ganem is on his way from Kane Steakhouse, and now Sam Gorenstein has informed S ... More >>

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    October 17, 2011

    Co-Owner Matthew Glazier Dishes on Kane Steakhouse Changes

    Photo by Laine Doss​What was the impetus behind the departure of executive chef Daniel Ganem from Kane Steakhouse in South Beach? Matthew Glazier, president of The Glazier Group and co-owner of Kane, candidly told Short Order, "We weren't happy with what was coming out of the kitchen. We saw the ... More >>

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    October 15, 2011

    Chef Daniel Ganem Gone From Kane Steakhouse

    Photo by Andres AravenaChef Daniel Ganem has left Kane.​​​Well, that was sort of fast.Seems like only yesterday that Kane Steakhouse opened with chef Daniel Ganem at the helm; in truth, it was June 27. The point being that the 28-year old executive chef has left the employ of the restaurant.Wh ... More >>

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    October 10, 2011

    Meet The Chefs South Of Fifth at James Beard Scholarship Fund Dinner (Photos)

    ​More than 100 people at Red The Steakhouse were treated to a six-course meal (not including passed Hors d'oeuvres and Prosecco) at a dinner to benefit The James Beard Scholarship Fund.The theme of the dinner was Meet The Chefs South of Fifth, a tribute to the fact that SoFi has become a central h ... More >>

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    September 29, 2011
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    September 22, 2011
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    September 14, 2011

    Gilt City Tequila Dinner at Kane Steakhouse: Meat, Booze and Lee Schrager

    All photos by Laine DossLee Schrager curated a dinner at Kane Steakhouse...sans gossip.​Gilt City chief lifestyle adviser, Lee Schrager, hosted a tequila tasting dinner at Kane Steakhouse Tuesday evening, as part of his curated dinner series for the lifestyle website. Co-hosting the dinner was Kan ... More >>

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    September 8, 2011

    Daniel Ganem's Deboned Stuffed Whole Chicken Recipe

    Kane Steakhouse​In our two part interview with Executive Chef Daniel Ganem from Kane Steakhouse, we discovered that this young executive chef takes his steak seriously. We learned that his restaurant dream come true would be a 60-seater, focusing on technical precision and fine dining. We also got ... More >>

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    September 7, 2011

    Kane's Young Executive Chef Takes His Steak Seriously (Part 2)

    Andres Aravena​Yesterday, Short Order spoke with Executive Chef Daniel Ganem of SoFi's newest meat market, Kane Steakhouse. If you missed Part 1, just click here. What we really wanted to know is how those onion rings manage to be so crispy every time, and the secret behind Kane's steakhouse sauce ... More >>

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    September 6, 2011

    Kane's Young Executive Chef Takes His Steak Seriously

    Photo by Andres Aravena​The addition of recently opened Kane Steakhouse to the SoFi restaurant landscape presented an opportunity for executive chef Daniel Ganem. When execs at the Glazier Group (Strip House in NYC, Michael Jordan's the Steak House) began searching for a head toque, they found th ... More >>

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    August 18, 2011

    Fill The Grill Competition Finals: Jacobs vs. Balloo

    Lesley ElliottChefs Michael Jacobs and Timon Balloo.​The championship battle of kitchen wills finally culminated last night at Whole Foods in Coral Gables, where chef Timon Balloo of Sugarcane faced chef Michael Jacobs, who caters to the cravings of our Miami Heat players. Both had previously won ... More >>

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    August 15, 2011

    Miami Spice 2011: Kane Steakhouse (Photos)

    Kane's duck fat chips is a side selection on the restaurant's Miami Spice menu.​Miami Spice 2011 is well under way and restaurants are lively with patrons seeking out a meal deal. Since Miami Spice is a fantastic way to get to know new restaurants, we decided to preview Kane Steakhouse's Miami Spi ... More >>

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    August 4, 2011

    What Chefs Can't Live Without in a Storm

    Red the Steakhouse executive chef Peter Vauthy plans an Italian-themed hurricane party.​You know the old game where you're asked the question, "If you're stranded on a deserted island, what couldn't you live without?" Most people answer with their favorite book, a musical instrument, or volleyball ... More >>

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    July 29, 2011

    The Five Most Spicetastic Bites From The Kick-Off Party (Photos)

    Lesley Elliott​Last night, the 10th annual Miami Spice program celebrated with a kickoff party at the Miami Beach Convention Center. VIPs were treated to extreme entertainment including contortionists and aerial performers from Cirque Eloize, but even the laypeople got to watch jazz flautist Nesto ... More >>

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    July 21, 2011

    Fill The Grill Competition: Balloo Wins First Round (Photos)

    Lesley ElliottChefs Timon Balloo and Daniel Ganem.​Last night two chefs faced off in the first installment of a cooking competition sponsored by Whole Foods in Coral Gables. Chef Timon Balloo of popular Midtown spot, Sugarcane, went up against Chef Daniel Ganem of the recently opened Kane Steakhou ... More >>

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    June 27, 2011

    Kane Steakhouse Opens Tonight: Sneak Preview (Photos)

    All photos Laine Doss Kane Steakhouse's executive chef Daniel Ganem​Kane Steakhouse is a  collaboration between restaurateur Michael Glazier (the man behind New York's Michael Jordan's Steak and Strip) restaurateur Matthew Glazier, and the Opium Group (creators of Miami clubs Mansion, ... More >>

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    June 1, 2011

    Kane Steakhouse To Open in SoFi

    Matthew Glazier, owner of Michael Jordan's Steakhouse in NYC is opening Kane in SoFi​If a YC steakhouse and a Miami ultra-club had an elicit affair, Kane Steakhouse might just be their love child. Set to take over the old Tuscan Steak locale at Fourth Street and Washington Avenue in only a ... More >>