Food News

Michael Schwartz to Take Over Restaurant at the Raleigh Hotel

The Raleigh Hotel has confirmed that Michael Schwartz is on board to create a new restaurant concept for the iconic South Beach hotel.

In addition, Schwartz will oversee all food and beverage operations at the property.

The opening of the new restaurant will coincide with the relaunch of the

Raleigh in December 2011, following a multi-million makeover of the

70-year-old art deco gem.

Schwartz, owner and chef of Michael's Genuine Food & Drink in Miami and Grand Cayman, is also set to open Harry's Pizzeria,

a "casual pizza joint" in the Design District, sometime in the fall.

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Laine Doss is the food and spirits editor for Miami New Times. She has been featured on Cooking Channel's Eat Street and Food Network's Great Food Truck Race. She won an Alternative Weekly award for her feature about what it's like to wait tables.
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