Alright, kiddies. There are two types of people in this world. The type with zero responsibilities today who are sleeping in until noon, and have a boss or a job with great respect for Christopher Columbus. In fourteen hundred ninety-two, Columbus sailed the ocean blue... And then there is the type that had to get up bright and early today to work and tend to the land that Columbus so thoughtfully discovered for us in the first place.
If you are a member of the former, don't brag about it. We're bitter.
Also, we have plenty of things to do this week whether you have today off or not. So, ha!
50 Eggs Career Fair - Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
Are you looking for a new gig? Wanna work in the restaurant industry? 50 Eggs is hosting a fair to fill 150 new job opportunities in their restaurants around town. Positions range from front to back of the house and include restaurant managers, bar managers/sommeliers, servers, server assistants, bartenders, maitre'd's, hosts, hostesses, reservationists, sous chefs, line cooks, prep cooks, pastry cooks, and dishwashers. Here is this week's schedule for the fair at Swine in Coral Gables: Monday, October 14 - Tuesday, October 15 (9am to 12pm, 3pm to 6pm), Thursday October 17 (9am to 12pm, 3pm to 6pm). There will be a fair at Khong next week -- we'll be sure to give you the details on that as soon as it nears.
Become a Patron Aficionado - Wednesday
How well do you know your tequila? No, no, we don't mean if you've made besties with a bottle after a bad break-up. Do you know what's inside? How it's made? How it's distilled? Who distills it? How can you tell a good batch from a bad one? On Wednesday, October 16, Patron Tequila will be hosting a tequila seminar for anyone who wants to know more about their weekend best friend. The seminar will take place at the Fontainebleau at 7 p.m. in the Glimmer Ballroom and also includes lectures from Patron's master distillers team, cocktails, and food pairings. As a bonus, you'll also be among the first to try Gran Patron Piedra, which is the brand's new extra añejo. Call 305-538-2000 for more info.
Wynwood Brewing Co. Pairing Dinner - Thursday
To help welcome Wynwood's newest suds maker, Wynwood Kitchen & Bar is hosting a beer pairing dinner on Thursday, October 17. The prix-fixe dinner includes four courses and will revolve around executive chef Miguel Aguilar's dishes and Wynwood Brewing Company's drafts. The price is $55 per person (excluding tax and gratuities). You can make reservations for the two seatings (7:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.) by calling 305-722-8959.
Tongue & Cheek Kitchen Collab with Clay Conley - Thursday
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Clay Conley was just named Palm Beach's best chef. Jamie DeRosa, executive chef behind Tongue & Cheek will be pairing up with Conley on Thursday for another Kitchen Collab guest chef dinners. The price is $95 per person including taxes and gratuities, and guests will be welcomed with a complimentary signature cocktail and hors d'oeuvres. The five-course meal will follow. A beverage pairing including wine and beer is options for $25 per person not including tax and gratuity. You can purchase tickets for the 7 p.m. dinner here.
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