MIAMI SPICE CELEBRATES 15 YEARS EXCLUSIVE PRICES FOR DELECTABLE DINING EXPERIENCES DESTINATIONWIDE

Aug 1, 2016

Contact: Media Relations, 305-539-3084, 800-955-3646 (U.S./Canada) Imani Rodman/Current PR at 212-445-8338

MIAMI (July 15, 2016) – Foodies rejoice! The Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau celebrates the 15th anniversary of the highly-anticipated Miami Spice Restaurant Months showcasing the destination’s diverse and delectable culinary scene. Starting August 1 through September 30, both visitors and residents can indulge in three-course meals at more than 240 restaurants at reduced prices: $23 for lunch and $39 for dinner. This year’s sponsors include:
  • Citibank®
  • Fiji Water
  • Stella Artois
  • Terrazas de los Andes
  • Kettle One Vodka
  • Don Julio Tequila 
  • Bulleit Bourbon
  • Zacapa Rum

Spice It Up!
There are a number of special offers and events taking place throughout the destination to satisfy the palates of everyone looking to feast in style at affordable price points. For more information about these and other exclusive savings, visit www.iLoveMiamiSpice.com. 


Special Events:
  • 2016 Miami Spice Mash Up/Mix-Up Dinner Series: Now in its second iteration, the GMCVB has partnered with two of Miami’s highly-acclaimed meat masters for an exclusive culinary experience. Chef Patrick Rebholz (Miami Beach’s award-winning steakhouse, Quality Meats) and Chef Aaron Brooks (Edge Steak & Bar at the Four Seasons Hotel Miami) will prepare and reveal one-of-a-kind dishes, featured on their upcoming Miami Spice menus. Seating is limited and reservations must be made in advance via phone at 305-340-3333. The cost is $65 per person, not including tax, gratuity and bar.
  • Date: Wednesday, July 20
  • Time: 7:00PM
  • Location: Quality Meats Miami Beach:  1501 Collins Avenue
  • Miami New Times Iron Fork 2016 Miami Spice Kickoff Event: To kick off Miami Spice, food lovers are invited to sample mouth-watering bites from more than 70 local restaurants.
  • Date: Thursday, July 28
  • Time: 6:00-10:00PM for VIP guests; 7:00-10:00PM for General admission
  • Location: American Airlines Arena
This year, 244 restaurants are participating, with 91 joining for the first time. The full list includes:
 
  • 1111 Peruvian Bistro
  • 15th & Vine Kitchen and Bar
  • 27 Restaurant & Bar
  • 33 Kitchen
  • 5300 Chop House
  • 660 at The Angler's
  • 94th Aero Squadron
  • A Fish Called Avalon
  • Adena Grill & Wine Bar
  • Akûa at The 1 Rooftop
  • Alter
  • Anacapri Italian Kitchen & Wine Bar - Miami Lakes
  • Anacapri Italian Kitchen & Wine Bar - Pinecrest
  • Angelique Euro Café
  • Area 31
  • Ariete
  • Aromas del Peru
  • Atrio Restaurant & Wine Room
  • Azul
  • B Bar Tapas & Grill
  • Bagatelle
  • Bahia at Four Seasons Hotel Miami
  • Bâoli
  • Barceloneta
  • Bavaria Haus
  • The Bazaar by José Andrés
  • Beachcraft by Tom Colicchio
  • Beaker & Gray 
  • Bellmónt Spanish Restaurant
  • Bianca at Delano South Beach
  • Big Fish Restaurant
  • Biscayne Tavern
  • Bizcaya
  • BLT Prime
  • Blue Collar
  • Blue Matisse Restaurant and Nau Lounge
  • Bocce Ristorante
  • BOURBON Steak Miami
  • Brasserie Azur
  • Brasserie Central
  • BrickTop's Coral Gables
  • Bulla Gastrobar Coral Gables
  • Bulla Gastrobar Doral
  • Byblos
  • Cafe Catula Restaurant & Art Gallery
  • Cafe Des Arts Miami
  • Cafe Prima Pasta
  • Caffe Vialetto
  • Cantina Beach
  • Cantina La Veinte
  • Canvas at Sagamore
  • The Capital Grille
  • Caracol
  • Casa Claridge's
  • Casabe 305 Bistro
  • Casablanca On The Bay
  • Catch Grill and Bar
  • Cecconi's Miami Beach
  • Chef Adrianne's Vineyard Restaurant and Wine Bar
  • Chef Rolf's Tuna's Seafood Restaurant
  • Christy's Restaurant
  • Cibo Wine Bar Coral Gables
  • Cibo Wine Bar South Beach
  • Cipriani
  • Cleo
  • Continental
  • CORSAIR Kitchen & Bar
  • Coya Restaurant
  • Crust
  • CVI.CHE 105
  • Cypress Tavern
  • db Bistro Moderne
  • Deck Sixteen
  • Devon Seafood + Steak
  • Dolce Italian
  • Downtown Bistro
  • Dragonfly Izakaya & Fish Market
  • Driftwood Room
  • Drunken Dragon
  • The Dutch Miami
  • E11even Rooftop
  • Edge, Steak & Bar
  • El Cielo
  • El Gran Inka Restaurants - Aventura
  • Embarcadero 41 Fusión
  • Essensia Restaurant & Lounge
  • Estiatorio Milos
  • FAB Fresh American Bistro
  • Farfalle
  • Fifi's Place Seafood Restaurant
  • Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar
  • Fogo de Chão Brazilian Steakhouse
  • Fontana at the Biltmore
  • Fooq's
  • The Forge Restaurant & Wine Bar
  • Francesco Restaurant Coral Gables
  • The Gang Miami
  • George's Italian Restaurant & Lounge
  • GKB, Wynwood
  • Graziano's Restauant Bird Road
  • Graziano's Restaurant Brickell
  • Graziano's Restaurant Coral Gables
  • Hakkasan at Fontainebleau Miami Beach
  • IL Mulino NY - South Beach
  • Il Mulino NY - Sunny Isles Beach
  • Izzy's Fish & Oyster
  • Jaguar Ceviche Spoon Bar & Latam Grill
  • Jaya
  • Juvia Miami
  • Kaori by Walter Martino
  • Katsuya South Beach
  • Kebo Restaurant
  • Kitchen 305
  • Klima Restaurant
  • Komodo
  • KYU
  • La Cote at Fontainebleau Miami Beach
  • La Fontana Restaurant
  • La Mar by Gaston Acurio
  • La Moderna Miami
  • La Palma Ristorante & Bar
  • La Riviera at Pullman Miami Airport
  • La Terraza Cafe & Bar
  • Larios on the Beach
  • Lazuli Lounge
  • Le Zoo
  • Los Fuegos
  • LT Steak & Seafood
  • Lure Fishbar
  • Macchialina 
  • Makoto
  • Mare Mio
  • Marion
  • Mariposa at Neiman Marcus
  • Market at Edition
  • MC Kitchen
  • Meat Market
  • Mesamar Seafood Table
  • Michael's Genuine Food & Drink
  • Midtown Oyster Bar
  • Mignonette
  • Miranda Restaurant
  • Morton's The Steakhouse - Brickell
  • Morton's The Steakhouse - Coral Gables
  • Morton's The Steakhouse - North Miami
  • Mr. Chow - Miami
  • NaiYaRa
  • Neomi's Grill
  • Novecento - Aventura
  • Novecento - Brickell
  • Novecento - Key Biscayne
  • Novecento - Midtown
  • OBBA Sushi
  • Old Lisbon Restaurant Sunset
  • O'lima Signature Cuisine
  • Ortanique on the Mile
  • Palme d'Or at The Biltmore Hotel
  • Palmeiras Beach Club
  • Panorama Restaurant & Sky Lounge
  • Pao by Paul Qui
  • Pascal's on Ponce
  • PB Station
  • Peacock Garden Café
  • Perricone's Marketplace and Cafe
  • Pied A Terre @ The Cadet Hotel
  • Pinch Kitchen
  • Pisco y Nazca Ceviche Gastrobar Kendall
  • Pisco y Nazca Doral
  • Plant Food + Wine
  • PM Fish & Steak House
  • Prime Fish
  • Prime Italian
  • Proof Pizza & Pasta
  • Pubbelly
  • Puntino Key Biscayne
  • Quality Meats
  • Quattro Gastronomia Italiana
  • Quinto La Huella
  • R House
  • Red Fish Grill
  • RED, the Steakhouse
  • RedLander Restaurant at Schnebly Winery
  • The Restaurant at the Raleigh
  • Rioja Grille
  • The River Seafood & Oyster Bar
  • River Yacht Club
  • Rosa Mexicano Mary Brickell Village
  • Rosa Mexicano South Beach
  • Rusty Pelican Miami
  • Ruth's Chris Steak House
  • Salumeria 104
  • Santorini Greek Restaurant
  • Sardinia Enoteca Ristorante
  • The Sarsaparilla Club
  • Sawa Restaurant & Lounge
  • Scarpetta at Fontainebleau Miami Beach
  • Seasons 52
  • Seaspice
  • Segafredo
  • Shula's 347 Grill
  • Shula's Steakhouse
  • Smith & Wollensky Restaurant
  • The Social Club
  • Soyka Inc.
  • Spartico
  • Spasso
  • The St. Regis Bar & Sushi Lounge
  • STK Miami
  • STK Miami Beach
  • Strada in the Grove
  • StripSteak by Michael Mina
  • Sugar Factory American Brasserie
  • SUGARCANE raw bar grill
  • Sunny's
  • Sushi Garage
  • SUSHISAMBA Miami Beach
  • Talavera Cocina Mexicana
  • Talde Miami Beach
  • Tamara Bistro at National Hotel
  • Tamarina Restaurant & Bar
  • Tanuki
  • Texas de Brazil Miami Beach
  • The Restaurant at Grand Beach Hotel Surfside
  • Thyme
  • The Tides Restaurant & Terrace
  • Timo Restaurant & Bar
  • Tiramesu
  • Toro Toro
  • Toscana Divino
  • Traymore
  • Truluck's Seafood, Steak & Crab House
  • Trust & Co. Bar and Restaurant
  • The Tuck Room
  • Tuyo - Miami Dade College
  • Two Chefs Restaurant
  • Umi Sushi & Sake at Delano
  • Vagabond Kitchen & Bar
  • Via Verdi Cucina Rustica
  • Villa Azur Restaurant & Lounge
  • Vintro Kitchen
  • Wolfgang's Steakhouse - by Wolfgang Zwiener
  • Yuca
  • Zen Sai Restaurant
  • Zest Restaurant & Market
  • Zuma

More Spice, More Spa
Miami Spice Restaurant Month overlaps with the equally-notable Miami Spa Month.  Running from July 1 through August 31, Miami Spa Month offers spa goers with savings up to 50 percent on countless treatments in Greater Miami and The Beaches. Miami Spa Month treatments will be exclusively available at two price points: $109 and $139, with select spas offering two treatments for $199.  

“It’s the middle of summer and we are not slowing down with the exclusive, seasonal savings offered in Greater Miami and the Beaches,” said GMCVB President and CEO William D. Talbert, III, CDME.  “From savory, signature dishes created by world-renowned chefs to relaxing treatments at the world’s most luxurious spas here in the destination, our Miami Spice and Miami Spa programs provide both residents and visitors with unprecedented culinary and pampered experiences at affordable price points. We are excited to keep momentum going in celebration of the 15th anniversary of Miami Spice and welcome so many new restaurants into the program this year.”

Enter Miami Spice Cocktail Recipe Giveaway, Win Dinner for 10
Cheers! We’re celebrating Miami Spice’s 15th anniversary with weekly cocktail recipes from Diageo! Cocktails will be posted on ILoveMiamiSpice.com. Create the cocktails or add your own unique twist, post a photo of your creation on Instagram or Twitter and include #MiamiSpiceCocktail tagging @MiamiandBeaches for your chance to win dinner for 10 at a participating Miami Spice restaurant. 

Snap, Snap. You’re Spicing. 
Dining at one of our participating Miami Spice restaurants and sharing on Snapchat? Be sure to add some “spice” before posting by including our Miami Spice filter!  

Miami Spice is part of the Miami Temptations programs developed by the GMCVB to allow all to enjoy the best that Miami and The Beaches has to offer throughout the year at attractive prices. Miami Spice is part of the successful series including Miami Cruise Month, Miami Romance Month, Shop Miami Month, Miami Sports and Wellness Month, Miami Museum Month, Miami Film Month, Miami Spa Month, Miami Attractions Month, Miami Live Month and Miami Heritage Month. For more information on the Miami Temptations programs please visit www.MiamiTemptations.com.

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Editor Note: Visuals and interviews with restaurant managers are available upon request.

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