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See What's Happening at Chef Allen's in June!

Celebrating Dad All Month Long
Father's Day is Sunday, June 17th
Make your reservation today!

We are honoring our Fathers all month long- making June official Father's Month. Come in for dinner any night throughout June and celebrate Dad with our five-course tasting menu priced at $49 per person. Make a reservation on Father's Day and Dad will receive a complimentary glass of scotch.

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"Wine Down" Wednesdays
Wednesday, June 25th
6-7 p.m. Reception, 7 p.m. dinner


Who says weeknights can't be fun? We've got the perfect way to add some excitement to your week. Every fourth Wednesday of the month you are invited to "wine down" at a reception featuring wine and light hors d' oeuvres from 6-7 p.m. Our sommelier will be on hand to provide insight about the wines. If you can't make it to the reception you can still "Sit Down and Savor" a specially prepared four-course tasting menu paired with the week's featured winery. Price is $49 per person.

"Wine Down Wednesdays" to take place on the following dates:
July 25, August 29, September 26, and October 24.



Puzzles!

Have some fun with Chef Allen's featured puzzle of the week.

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Much A Do About Mangos
Thursday, July 12th
6:30 p.m.
$79 per person


You've seen the recipes featured in the May issue of Bon Apetit, and now it's time to learn how to make them at home. This unique dinner and cooking class will feature cooking demonstrations featuring each recipe. This four-course dinner includes a wine pairing with each course. Every student student will receive a personally autographed copy of Chef Allen's cookbook ˝ "The Great Mango Book".

Please call 305-935-2900 to make a reservation.



Save The Date
20th Annual Share Our Strength's
Taste of the Nation Miami

Wednesday, August 1, 2007
The Ritz-Carlton, Key Biscayne
6 p.m. VIP Champagne Reception, $250 per person
7 p.m. General Admission, $125 per person


Taste of the Nation is a national effort on behalf of Share Our Strength and has become the nation's preeminent culinary benefit supporting the fight to end hunger. The evening will feature delectable cuisine prepared by Miami's finest chefs, fine wine and spirits, and an impressive live and silent auction. This is the only event of its kind where 100 percent of ticket sale proceeds support vital South Florida organizations such as the Daily Bread Food Bank and Camillus House, as well as the most effective anti-hunger organizations across the country.

For more information visit www.shareourstrengthsouthflorida.org



Summer of Spice Cooking Classes
Every Tuesday during August and September
6-6:30 p.m.
$10 per cooking class
$35 Miami Spice Three-Course Dinner Menu


It's going to be a spicy summer as Chef Allen Susser brings all of the worlds best spices to the table during this year's Miami Spice Restaurant Month 2007. Every Tuesday during August and September Chef Allen will present a cooking demonstration using a specially prepared blend of spices from a specific region. Guests will have a chance to learn about the origin of the spices, how to cook with the spices at home, and what wines will perfectly compliment each blend's unique flavors. Each guest will receive a sample of the dish, a sample packet of the spice, and a sample of a wine perfectly paired with the spice. After class stay for dinner and enjoy the Miami Spice pre-fixed menu for $35 per person.

Latin Spice: August 7
Adobo Chicken with Almond Mojo
Arroz Con Mango
Caribbean Spice: August 14
Bajan Spiced Wild Florida Shrimp
Caribbean Ratatouille with Curried Pumpkin Seeds
Mediterranean Spice: August 21
Pan Spiced Mahi-mahi with Clams and Cava
Green Lentils, Chorizo and Almonds
Indian Spice: August 28
Garam Masala Spiced Lamb T-bone Steak
Fingerling Potato Vindaloo and Mango Chutney
North African: September 4
Charmoula Spiced Mussels
Fennel, Parsley and Preserved Lemon Salad
South East Asian: September 11
Sizzle and Spice Calamari with Watermelon Salad
Shrimp and Mango Summer Roll
Pan Asian: September 18
Green Tea Steamed Red Snapper with Carrot - Ginger sauce
Japanese 7 spiced Eggplant
Miami Spice: September 25
Miami Spice Seared Yellowfin Tuna Escabeche
Avocado ˝ Mango Salad with a Peanut Rum Sauce




Recipe of the Month
Watermelon and Lychee Salad with Frisee
Serves 6

This is a light, exotic, tangy, summery salad. To prepare the lychees, simply crack the leathery shells, and the skin will peel off easily. Black sesame seeds are readily available in Oriental markets.




2

cups

watermelon

2

dz.

lychees (peeled)

1

bunch

frisee (torn)

2

tbs

fresh tarragon

1/4

cup

fresh orange juice

1/2

cup

extra virgin olive oil

1

tsp

kosher salt

1

tsp

coarse black pepper

2

tsp

black sesame seeds


To Prepare the Salad:
Cut the watermelon into large cubes 1 inch by 1 inch. Combine the watermelon, lychees, and frisee. Toss them with a vinaigrette made by whisking together the tarragon, orange juice, lemon juice, olive oil, salt and pepper.

Finish the salad with black sesame seeds.

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The Chef Allen Top 10 List
Top 10 Reasons to Dine at Chef Allen's in June
10. Grilled Florida Swordfish with Ginger Pisco Sauce
9. Singapore Style Crispy Soft Shell Crab with Hearts of Palm Ceviche
8. Yellowfin Tuna Bolognaise with Pancetta, Caramelized Vidalia Onion, Mint
7. Bahamian Lobster Risotto with Kaffir Lime, Radish, Almonds, Smoked Paprika
6. Haden Mango Empanada with Coconut Spearmint Ice Cream
5. Arugula and Rock Shrimp Summer Roll with HOT Mango Lemongrass Vinaigrette
4. Plantain Fufu Stuffed Squid with Saffron Fennel Slaw
3. Redlands Lychee Cr╦me Brule with Ginger Snap Cookies
2. Cilantro Lime Grilled Chicken Salad with Green Mango Salsa
  and the number one reason to dine with us...
1. Our Butter Pecan and Rum Ice Cream- Cream Puffs!

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