Paradise Farms Announces 2015 Dinner in Paradise Lineup

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Looking for an attention-grabbing gift for the holidays? Paradise Farms, the organic farm that has biodynamic principles and a feng shui layout, has announced the lineup for its 2015 Dinner in Paradise series, and practically every noteworthy chef is participating.

Beginning with the first dinner January 11, the Federal's Cesar Zapata, Haven's Todd Erickson, and Eating House's Giorgio Rapicavoli will join forces to showcase their new and progressive takes on Miami cuisine.

January 25, partners Gabriel Orta and Elad Zvi of the Broken Shaker and their newly opened 27 Restaurant and Bar will pair up with Kris Wessel from Oolite and Diego Oka of La Mer to serve a meal of boozy brilliance.

February 1, Adrianne Calvo, who recently released a new cookbook; William Crandall, the chef de cuisine of Azul at the Mandarin Oriental; and Andrew Gilbert of Seven Dials will put a modern but organic twist on some classic English fare.

March 1 will be a plant-based, thought-provoking feast featuring Keith Kalmonowich of Love and Vegetables, Billy Devlin of Basil Park, and Enrique Ruiz of Temple Kitchen.

Fans of flora will bloom with excitement at the edible flower dinner March 14 with the likes of Jose Luis Flores of Richard Sandoval's restaurants and Toro Toro's Eric Do, who will incorporate more than 50 types of edible flowers into their extreme cuisine.

The March 29 dinner will pair Aaron Brooks of Edge Steak & Bar with Mike Pirolo of Macchialina Taverna Rustica and Gabriela Machado, founder of Copper Box Culinary Atelier and owner of Contrabando catering company.

April 12, dinner will be hosted by Sean Brasel of Meat Market, Timon Balloo of Sugarcane and Bocce Bar, and Dena Marino of MC Kitchen. It will be a feast to be remembered.

The April 19 dinner will combine the work of Danny Grant of Yardbird, Khong River House, Swine, and 1826 Restaurant with that of Jacob Anaya of OTC and Najat Kaanache, who's launching Piripi.

The series wraps up April 26, when Jodrick Ujaque of Homestead-based Chefs on the Run comes together with Richard Torres of Bread + Butter and Nicolas Cabrera of Coya.

Tickets for each dinner costs $165.50. Visit paradisefarms.net or call 305-248-4181 to purchase them.

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